HFF’s Scott Pertel named NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area president
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – HFF announced today that NAIOP’s San Francisco Bay Area Chapter has appointed Scott Pertel as president for a one-year term effective December 2015.
The president position entails overseeing the chapter finances and the eight separate committees that manage the day-to-day-activities of the chapter. The president also represents the chapter’s membership of 560 members and 52 sponsors within the local real estate community.
“Without question, NAIOP has been, and continues to be, the most influential real estate organization for my career development and growth,” said Mr. Pertel. “My goal as president is to make sure our entire membership benefits in the ways that I have from NAIOP through the networking opportunities that we provide, deal-centric environment we create for our members, and the events we offer, which last year alone tallied 40 separate events geared towards deal making and networking.”
Mr. Pertel is a managing director in HFF’s San Francisco office concentrating on office and industrial transactions with a focus on sale leasebacks and net lease sales in the Western United States. He has been involved with NAIOP for 10 years serving on various committees and the Board of Directors as well as the Young Professionals Group (YPG). In 2014, Mr. Pertel was awarded the National NAIOP Developing Leader of the Year Award. He also sits on the board of CREATE San Francisco and the Stillwater Foundation. Mr. Pertel graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
About NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for commercial real estate developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate.
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter was founded in 1977 (originally as the Northern California Chapter) and today serves eight of the nine Bay Area Counties; San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, San Mateo and Solano. The Chapter’s membership is comprised of the Bay Area’s leading owner/developers and a wide variety of service providers.
The Chapter offers a full calendar of educational programs on topical issues as well as social and networking events for its 500+ members and guests. The Chapter’s Legislative Action Committee works in concert with NAIOP corporate, the NAIOP State Council and our Sacramento representative, California Business Properties Association (www.cbpa.com), as well as communicating with legislators at the local level, to voice the concerns and support of its membership on legislative issues affecting the industry.
Nationally NAIOP is comprised of 16,000+ members in 51 chapters across North America. The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is the 11th largest chapter of NAIOP.
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