Vasek Achieves SIOR Designation
NAI FMA Realty is pleased to announce that Chris Vasek, Senior Associate Broker, has achieved the SIOR designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®.
Vasek joins a select group of 3,000 commercial real estate professionals worldwide to hold the SIOR title and is one of only 15 in the state of Nebraska to hold this prestigious designation. Candidates for the designation must have completed at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field of office or industrial real estate, completed challenging sales pre-requisites, met stringent education requirements, and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct and personal integrity.
Vasek joined NAI FMA Realty in 2007 and was recently promoted to Senior Associate Broker. His specialties are sales and leasing of industrial, office, and investment properties. Over the past 11 years, he has executed 220+ transactions totaling over one million square feet and nearly $100 million. He serves as acting Board President for Houses of Hope, is an active board member of the Habitat for Humanity Restore, an American Outlaws charter member, an AO Impact board member, a Zeta Psi Fraternity Advisor, and a Leadership Lincoln and Youth Leadership Lincoln alumni.
“We congratulate Chris on achieving the prestigious SIOR designation,” said Richard Meginnis, NAI FMA Realty President and current Nebraska SIOR Chapter President. “He has been a tremendous asset to our company, and this designation will help elevate him to the next level of demonstrating professionalism and superior service to the clients.”
Among his more significant transactions, Vasek executed a long-term lease with Black Hills Energy for a 38,000-square-foot office/industrial building with a subsequent sale to an investment buyer for $3.3 million. Currently, he serves as the asset manager/broker for The Center on N Class A office building in Downtown Lincoln. He is leading a team to revitalize, upgrade, and sell the 228,000-square-foot project and has recently achieved over 90% occupancy.
NAI FMA Realty is Southeast Nebraska’s leading commercial real estate services firm with over five decades of experience advising clients on strategic acquisitions and dispositions, providing landlord and tenant representation, property management, facility maintenance, lease administration, and project coordination services. As a member of NAI Global, a network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms, NAI FMA Realty can facilitate transactions around the nation and the world. For more information, visit www.naifmarealty.com.