Leadership & Governance

The CCIM Institute is administered by CCIM Designees who volunteer their time and expertise. These commercial real estate professionals work in conjunction with CCIM's team of association professionals to carry out the Institute's mission. Our official name is The CCIM Institute of the National Association of REALTORSĀ®. We are a 501(c)(6) trade association.

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Members have many opportunities to expand their networks by volunteering at a local or national level. Contact your chapter for local volunteer opportunities or apply for a CCIM Institute board and/or committee position. Learn more about the criteria for leadership positions (PDF)

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Board and/or Committee Position

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Visit the members-only CCIM Governance Reference Library (sign-in required) dedicated to board and committee information, meeting minutes, governing documents, election ballots and more.

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Governance Library

Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy

Named after the Institute's first president, the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy is a selective, members-only program that trains future leaders for top volunteer positions within the CCIM organization. Learn more and apply.

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CCIM Officer and Committee Position Descriptions

The CCIM Institute is led by a group of dedicated CCIM volunteers. They hold leadership positions and serve on committees and advisory boards that help to define and direct CCIM's strategic goals. Learn about the governance structure and the roles and responsibilities of the various positions. Questions? Contact governance@ccim.com.

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The Institute's Strategic Plan

This document explains who we are, what our goals are, and where we're going.

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2022 Strategic Plan


These are the rules used to govern CCIM Institute.

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Financial Disclosures

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