CORFAC International Web Site
CORFAC International is a worldwide organization of carefully selected, privately held entrepreneurial commercial real estate companies that represent major North American, United Kingdom, mainland European and Asian markets. Firms are invited to join CORFAC International based upon their demonstrated ability to provide commercial real estate services in a reliable, professional and trustworthy manner. Member companies provide expertise in the areas of consulting, agency/brokerage, valuation, project management, development and property/asset management. The foundation precept of CORFAC International is the quality of its members and their willingness to share their expertise with other members for the benefit of their clients wherever they are in the world.
SIOR Web Site
The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With 2,000 members in 350 cities worldwide, the Society represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.
The Society certifies its members with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry. Real estate professional who hold the SIOR designation are recognized by commercial real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, and agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most experienced and capable practitioners in any market.
A professional affiliate of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, the Society is dedicated to the practice and maintenance of the highest professional and ethical standards. The Society maintains a commitment to business and industry by providing outstanding professional services, publication, and educational programs.
NAIOP Web Site
The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) is the trade association for developers, owners and investors in industrial, office and related commercial real estate. Founded in 1967, NAIOP is comprised of 6,500+ members in 47 North American chapters and offers its members business and networking opportunities, education programs, research on trends and innovations and strong legislative representation.
NAIOP provides communication, networking and business opportunities for all real estate related professionals; serves as a forum for continuing education; and promotes effective public policy through its grassroots network to create, protect and enhance property values.
IOREBA Web Site
The Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association of the Metropolitan New York Area, Inc. (IOREBA) is one of the nation's largest regional organizations, and is the oldest commercial and industrial real estate brokers association in the United States. From an original 33 members in 1927, IOREBA has grown to over 325 members located throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The core membership of brokers is joined by associate members from allied fields including developers, architects, lenders, investors, public utilities, and economic development organizations. The organization promotes professional education, networking, and the development of strategic friendships within the industry. McBride Corporate Real Estate has long taken a leadership role in this organization. McBride President, Michael Jacobus, was the organization's past president from 1988-89, and McBride Executive Vice President Robert Scherreik was the past president for 1997-98.