CORFAC Congratulates 2015 Award Winners

CORFAC International announced its annual Charlie King MVP Award, Thomas B. Hayes Award and Olen Monsees Award winners and the 2015 Standards of Excellence Award winners at its annual Fall Summit held September 9-12 in Minneapolis, MN. CORFAC 2015 President Scott Savacool, CCIM, SIOR, (right) presented Tom Martindale, SIOR, President of San Francisco, CA-based TRI Commercial/CORFAC International, with the Charlie King MVP Award. Martindale received the award […]

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The Power of Networking

Networking!  It’s a focus for many CRE professionals, and it’s one of the many benefits CORFAC Affiliates receive.  CORFAC has two conferences a year for members and holds webinars throughout the year to help firms network and learn from one another. 2015 CORFAC President Scott Savacool of Sansone Group/CORFAC International has a plan for the year ahead. In the most recent issue of Midwest Real […]

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CORFAC Events in 2015

Relationships Build Business, CORFAC Builds Relationships.  By joining us as a sponsor, you will build relationships with principals and brokers within the CORFAC community of independent commercial real estate firms. View the 2015 Sponsorship Package. This is an intimate and unique way to interact with decision makers while highlighting your business.  As a sponsor, you will receive exposure to the extensive CORFAC International network. Sponsors […]

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Walsh, Jaffe Win Top CORFAC Awards

Kurt Walsh with Chicago, IL-based ProTen Realty Group/CORFAC International  won CORFAC International’s Charlie King MVP Award, while Andy Jaffe, SIOR, with Commercial Properties Inc./CORFAC International, based in Tempe, AZ, won the Olen Monsees Award. The annual Charlie King MVP Award is the highest recognition bestowed by CORFAC International. It recognizes the person who is the ‘Most Valuable Player’ for his or her on-going and significant […]

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CORFAC International Expands in Mexico

CORFAC International’s new Mexican affiliate, Citius Capital/CORFAC International, has corporate headquarters in San Pedro and offices in San Luis Potosi, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Cd. Juarez, Reynosa, and Aguascalientes. Citius plans to open an eighth office in Mexico City in 2015. Firm principals are co-founder Miguel Cavazos, SIOR, CCIM; co-founder Dario Villarreal, SIOR, CCIM; Antonio Cano, SIOR; and John Best, SIOR. Cavazos is the Chief Managing Partner […]

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Congrats to CORFAC SOE Award Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the second Annual CORFAC International Standards of Excellence Awards.  The awards were handed out on September 5, 2014 at the CORFAC International 2014 Fall Summit in Chicago, IL The awards recognizs CORFAC firms that exceed industry standards and operate with the CORFAC Core Values, Mission, and Vision in mind.  The winning firms are the CORFAC affiliates who participate the most […]

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Technology for #CRE: CRM and Online Tools

The technology best practices sessions were the best attended workshops in recent memory. Gary Grochowski, SIOR of L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International in Detroit, Susan Singer, CCIM of Bradford Real Estate Services/CORFAC International in Dallas and Todd Jacobek of Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International focused their presentation on CRM Software for the commercial real estate industry. They presented the CRM solutions their firms currently use, and led a […]

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Finding Your Identity to be Successful

Stedman Graham (@officialstedman) joined CORFAC Affiliates in Chicago to lead them in a discussion of identity – and how knowing yourself can make you more successful. Graham, Chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, is the author of 11 books that are mostly focused on corporate and personal development and leadership. He urged attendees to “organize your life around who you are” and walked […]

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Revitalization and Reurbanization in Chicago

Several developers joined us in Chicago to discuss Revitalization and Reurbanization. John Homsher of Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International led a panel discussion based on core and local commercial real estate.  Thomas D’Arcy with Hines, Rand Diamond with GlenStar Properties and Nick Anderson with Related Companies were on the panel. The group discussed Chicago projects that illustrated the conference theme of Revitalization and Reurbanization. The early part […]

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Selling without a pitch – Learning from Steve Yastrow

CORFAC Affiliates were treated to a session from Steve Yastrow (@steveyastrow) at our 2014 Fall Summit in Chicago last week.  Yastrow led a 90-minute workshop based on his recent book, Ditch The Pitch. Passionate by nature, Yastrow explained that planned pitches don’t work because you can’t plan for the mood of the meeting or the needs of the customer  In order to be successful, you […]

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