Epps among 114 individuals who earned commercial real estate's global standard for professional achievement
Greenville, S.C. – (September 22, 2020) – McNeil Epps, of NAI Earle Furman, was recently recognized for earning the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. Headquartered in Chicago, the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute is one of the largest global commercial real estate networks. The CCIM designation is the golden standard for professional achievement in the commercial real estate industry.
To earn the CCIM designation, commercial real estate professionals must complete more than 160 hours of case-study driven education covering topics such as interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and ethics in commercial investment real estate. Candidates must also compile a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience and pass a comprehensive examination.
“We are very proud of McNeil’s hard work and his commitment to perfecting his craft by earning the CCIM designation, “said Jon Good, CEO of NAI Earle Furman. “McNeil’s drive and determination are what make him such a great professional with our firm, but more importantly he embodies our firm’s culture.” Adding to that sentiment, J. Earle Furman, Jr., Chairman of NAI Earle Furman, commented, “We are so delighted to see McNeil achieve the prestigious CCIM designation, and I am excited to see what the future has in store for his career with our company.”
About NAI Earle Furman:
In 2017, NAI Earle Furman (SC) and NAI Piedmont Triad (NC) joined forces and in 2019 entered into a partnership with NAI Columbia (SC) to form a creative commercial real estate collaboration across state lines. This strategic alliance benefits our firms with more manpower, added support, and additional resources. NAI Earle Furman, NAI Piedmont Triad and NAI Columbia each encourage an environment of collaboration, mentoring and shared success. The agents at these firms have the passion, dedication, and expertise to realize the maximum potential and generate creative solutions for our clients across the Carolinas and worldwide.
Through NAI, a managed global network of outstanding brokers, we are uniquely capable of satisfying client requirements by having experts on the ground at virtually every location around the world. Relationships that are formed by outstanding local service are transitioned across the globe. Our collaborative services platform provides an expansive, yet nimble and responsive structure enabling us to efficiently deliver superior results.
For more information, visit www.naiearlefurman.com.
About CCIM Institute
CCIM Institute created the language of global real estate investment. Our courses and worldwide community deploy commercial real estate investment methodologies and tools that speed the pathway between opportunity, a go/no-go decision and success for an asset, taught by instructors who are themselves industry leaders. Today, the organization, through its 50 chapters, continues to innovate best practices and elevate the commercial real estate professional through its core designation program to earn the CCIM pin— real estate’s most coveted credential — and its topical education courses offered through the Ward Center for Real Estate Studies. In addition, membership in CCIM includes the industry’s best technology and operational platform, allowing entrepreneurial and mid-sized businesses to compete with the largest multinational providers. Today, almost 70 percent of designees hold the title of owner, partner, principal, or president, representing an exclusive worldwide referral network of 13,000 members in 30 countries. Ultimately, CCIM represents a larger vision of the commercial real estate provider, leveraging investment analysis, opinions of value, and underwriting to become a leader in sourcing capital, building a cash-flow vehicle, and ultimately creating value. Information at www.ccim.com.
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