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Ward Center Classes

The Ward Center curriculum includes courses on a variety of topics. Most are available for licensed delivery by approved sponsors such as CCIM chapters. For more information, please contact Angela Hawk, Ward Center Program Manager.


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CCIM Instructors

The best teachers of commercial real estate investment principles are experienced and successful commercial real estate practitioners. CCIM was founded on that tenet, and our instructors remain a central part of the CCIM experience. Since they are practicing commercial real estate professionals and CCIM designees, our instructors are able to relate course concepts to your real-world business questions. Through dedicated education and training, they teach methodologies that propel CCIM students ahead of the competition.

Carl G. Russell, CCIM, SIOR

Orange, CT
Professional Background:
Carl is a graduate from Boston University with a B.S. in Business Administration, and a major in accounting. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Lehigh University with a major in International Trade and Finance.
Instructional Background:
Carl is a senior instructor for the CCIM designation courses. He was selected as Instructor of the Year in 1996, and received in 1997 the prestigious Victor L. Lyon Award for his contributions to the CCIM education program. In addition to teaching for the CCIM Institute, Carl is an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Real Estate at New York University.
Carl has a BS degree in Business Administration from Boston University and an MBA in International Trade and Finance from Lehigh University.
Personal Background and Interests:
A native of New Haven, Carl resides in Orange, Connecticut, with his wife and two sons.

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