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NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky Earns FRICS Designation


NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky Earns FRICS Designation

New York, NY, March 19, 2015 – NAI Global, the world’s largest, most powerful network of owner-operated commercial real estate firms, announced today that its President, Jay Olshonsky, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), an international organization with over 118,000 land, property and construction professionals. RICS members regulate and promote the industry; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice and guidance.

The prestigious FRICS designation is a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, skill and experience production and ethics in the real estate industry. Olshonsky joins 2,500 qualified members in 25 countries throughout the Americas. Only 20% of RICS members worldwide have attained the FRICS designation. Fellowship is awarded on the basis of individual achievement in the profession, recognizing commitment to professionalism, leadership, technical innovation, standards setting, academic achievement, raising the profile of the profession and demonstrating corporate social responsibility.

“I am honored to join this group of professionals who stand out in the eyes of their peers, clients and the community,” said Olshonsky. “NAI Global encourages individuals at our Member firms to further their professional development to better serve their clients and uphold industry standards; we encourage them to join and support RICS by becoming qualified members, earning designations and accreditations, and maximizing the educational programs and services it offers.  I am glad for the opportunity to lead by example.”

About NAI Global

NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global provides a full range of corporate real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global network, Member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges.

NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a leading commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, online capital markets, title services and multifamily property management. C-III’s principal place of business is located in Irving, TX, with additional offices in New York, NY, Greenville, SC and Nashville, TN.   

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03/19/2015 - 13:00


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