The Best industry organization of 2017
Industrial & Office Real Estate Brokers Association
Jonathan Tesser, SIOR Executive Managing Director, Colliers International President, IOREBA
With roots dating back to 1927, IOREBA is one of the nation’s largest regional commercial real estate organizations of its kind, with more than 300 members conducting business in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Benefits of being a member: IOREBA hosts several informational and networking events throughout the year; where members can develop strategic friendships within the industry. These events are host to distinguished quest speakers who lend their knowledge, experience and industry intel allowing members to gain access to market information. The organization also offers professional education opportunities to help sharpen business skills in allied fields. Members are offered reduce costs to attend events; and receive a profile which includes a bio and headshot that is posted to IOREBA’s website.
NAIOP NJ Additional comments: Founded in 1970, NAIOP NJ is the leading organization for owners, developers, investors, asset managers and related professionals in the office, commercial, industrial, mixed-use real estate and logistics sector. With its 800+ members, the organization takes a visionary approach, focusing on the health of the communities where they develop and acts as a resource for key decision-makers in the state. The chapter also lobbies on a wide range of public policy issues, and provides valuable benefits such as networking, education, advocacy and news. National recognition includes, “Chapter of the Year” in 2004 and 2011 as well as several Chapter Merit Awards. In 2004, CEO Michael McGuinness was honored as “Executive of the Year,” and in 2017 received the Service to the Industry Award from The Kislak Real Estate Institute.