- Political Contender
In March of 2015, commercial real estate broker and developer, Dolly
Elizondo, CCIM, was running to become the first Latina from Texas to
serve in the U.S. Congress. Placing third in a six-way Democratic
primary, she narrowly missed the runoff by a mere 1,026 votes out of
more than 50,000 cast.
As she continues her commercial real estate career and contemplates
her political future, Elizondo appreciates the long path that brought
her to where she is now.
- The Rainmaker
On most days, you will find Yakhin Israel, CCIM, vice president and commercial real estate lender in Fifth Third Bank's Southeast region, calling upon fellow CCIMs in preparations for his travels to towns and cities all over the southeastern U.S.
“Nowhere else except CCIM have I found so many people will
- International Force
In 12 years, Yong Nam Kim, CCIM, has developed a vibrant, thriving commercial real estate business in South Korea, providing full commercial real estate services to clients nationally and internationally. Currently, Kim is the president of the South Korea CCIM Chapter, as well as a real estate columnist for
- Medical Enabler
Having a reputation for stabilizing value-add medical office
properties and finding dynamic new developments for her clients, Trisha
Talbot, CCIM, is a respected leader in the Arizona healthcare
brokerage community and sees many changes ahead for the medical office
Talbot foresees much activity for the medical sector in the near
future. She talked to Commercial Investment Real Estate about her
- Globe Trotter
Ensuring the safety and security of U.S. embassies and ambassador residences globally are of prime concern to David Lauster, CCIM, CIPS, CRS, senior realty specialist for property acquisitions at the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.
“The laws in the U.S. generally do not ch
- Career Changer
Peter Stergos, CCIM, made the leap from working with the client at Cushman & Wakefield to becoming the client at United Technologies Corp. Four years after he made the career switch, Stergos is heading up Real Estate Transactions and Strategy for the $57.9 billion company.
“Not many commercial real es