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What is the CCIM Designation?

The CCIM Designation Is the Pinnacle in Commercial Real Estate

CCIM Designees are proven leaders in commercial real estate who care as much about the expertise, ethical responsibility, and quality of their service, as they do about the result.

Individuals earn the CCIM Designation by: 

  • Completing a rigorous program including an elite curriculum 

  • Demonstrating a depth of proven experience 

  • Exemplifying a commitment to ethics and deal-making 

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Who can apply?

CCIM Designees come from a variety of professional backgrounds including:

  • Asset management
  • Brokerage
  • Banking
  • Development
  • Property management
  • Law
  • Accounting

Learn about the requirements and the process or start your application.

Since 1967, more than 20,000 professionals have completed the CCIM Designation program. CCIM Designees care as much about the expertise and quality of their service as they do about the result.

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Did You Know?

Industry research shows that CCIM Designees significantly outperform non-Designated professionals across key metrics, including compensation. 

Plus, CCIM Designees can take courses at a substantial discount through the Life with the Pin program.