News from the Chicago Chapter

IREM Next-Gen CPM Leaders Program: A Fast-Track to Advancement

Last year, IREM launched Next-Gen CPM Leaders, an initiative designed to nurture young property managers with accelerated education and professional development that leads to earning the Certified Property Manager designation. Through the program, committed property managers under 40 can fas...

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President’s Message: Boosting Membership, Engaging Next Gen Among Challenges Ahead in 2019

By Kris Haskins, CPM® Colliers InternationalIREM Chicago 2019 President With 2019 before us, IREM Chicago is poised to have another productive year dedicated to meeting its mission: Provide outstanding industry education, host valuable and informative social and networkin...

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Reflections on a Productive Year: IREM Chicago 2018 in Rewind

A highly successful awards gala, two insightful panel discussions on property taxes, a provocative mid-year panel presentation, a rain-free and rewarding golf outing and the 65thanniversary celebration and new officer installation event were among the highlights of 2018 for IREM Chicago. With the ...

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IREM Chicago Scholarship Spotlight: Michele Harris, Property Manager, East Lake Management

Why did you want to pursue the ARM® designation? I was cruising through the job market seeing what was out there, and I started noticing that 95% of the employers wanted to you to have a certificate in property management. The Accredited Residential Manager® certification h...

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IREM Chicago Scholarship Spotlight: Edgar Barron, Property Manager, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation

Edgar Barron, Property ManagerBickerdike Redevelopment Corporation I am the oldest of three, which is why a l often inspire my younger siblings to continue their education and aspire for greatness. I got into property management because I believe having proper housing should not b...

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