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CCIM: the acronym that takes the guesswork out of commercial real estate.

The prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is held by merely 6% of commercial realtors nationwide who possess key success criteria, passed rigorous testing and met the highest standards in the industry. So, when it comes to your most important commercial real estate transactions, isn’t it nice to know that CCIM has taken the guesswork out of finding a broker? Here in Northern Nevada, you have access to a number of highly skilled CCIMs who are standing by to put their expertise to work for you.

To contact the Northern Nevada CCIM Chapter, please call 775-224-7038.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 18625

Reno, Nevada 89511



Chapter News

Forecast Winners Announced

Category: General

Published: Nov 24, 2015

CCIM is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Forecast. Each of the professionals below most closely estimated the vacancy rates in their respective market segments to the actual vacancies reported by CO-STAR and Johnson Perkins. Please join us in congratulating these winners! You will have the opportunity to hear them cast their estimates for 2016 vacancies at the upcoming Forecast with BANN to be held on January 13, 2016.


Gary Tremaine and Joel Fountain of Dickson Commercial Group


Todd Blonsley of Marcus & Millichap

Kevin Annis of Archcrest Commercial Partners

Greg Shutt and Chris Fairchild of Colliers International



CCIM Announces Officers for 2016

Category: General

Published: Nov 03, 2015

CCIM announced the following individuals with serve on the Board of Directors for the Northern Nevada Chapter. Please join us on November 18 for the Officer Installation event. Congratulations to the new Board:

Sheila Colfer – President
Ian Cochran – Vice President
Kevin Annis – Past President
Carole Brill – Secretary
Martin Mihaylov – Treasurer

Lyle Chamberlain
Tom Traficanti
Andy Tourin
Sam Douglass
Reed Simmons
Ryan Johnson
Roger Kadz
Steve Kucera, NAI Alliance
Matt Harris, Coldwell Banker Commercial


24th Annual Call for Forecasts

Category: General

Published: Oct 26, 2015


The CCIM Forecast competition and book is here with an expanded platform and an opportunity to speak at the largest forecast event of the year!

Once again CCIM will join the BANN forecast event which will be held on January 13, 2016. CCIM will provide a Forecast Book to the 300+ attendees. All brokers are welcome to participate, and be included in the Forecast Book, by submitting a 2015 overview and a 2016 forecast. Winners of the forecast competition will be invited to speak at the 2017 BANN/CCIM Forecast event.


Please use the following 3rd Quarter CO-STAR and Johnson Perkins* vacancy rates as your base numbers for your 2016 forecast (Note: feel free to click on the category below to access the CO-STAR reports that detail these figures):


Multi-Family: 2.67%
Office: 12.3%
Retail: 10.5%
Industrial: 7.1%

* While CO-STAR will be used to forecast Office, Retail and Industrial, Johnson Perkins will be used to evaluate the Multi-Family segment.

All forecasts are due to Stacie Griffin no later than December 4th, 2015. Please submit a single page, high-res PDF by e-mailing your forecast to

For more information or questions, please click here or call 775-224-7038.


Cast your ballot for 2016 Officers

Category: General

Published: Oct 08, 2015

CCIM is asking for your vote! Please click on the following link to cast your vote for the 2016 incoming Officers on the Board of Directors.


N. Nevada congratulates new designee

Category: General

Published: May 04, 2015

Congratulations to Steve Kucera of NAI Alliance for obtaining his CCIM Designation in March 2015! It's a big accomplishment, Steve!

About Steve:

Specialties: Industrial, Investment

Scope of Service Experience
Specializing in Industrial Institutional Landlord Representation, Buyer/Tenant Representation, Industrial Sales and Leasing, Industrial Land, Industrial Investments

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Information Systems from The University of Montana.

Background & Experience
Steve has an extensive nine-year background in commercial real estate, which includes: landlord and tenant representation, high-profile lease transaction negotiation and administration, advisory services for industrial clients, financial management, and property management. Steve has previously worked for Prologis, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Cushman & Wakefield.


CCIM Welcomes 2015 Sponsors

Category: General

Published: Jan 30, 2015

CCIM of Northern Nevada is honored to welcome the following companies as valued sponsors in 2015. Thanks to their generous support, our chapter continues to bring to market a number of educational, networking and professional opportunities for our members and the commercial real estate market in Northern Nevada. 


Platinum Sponsor
Heritage Bank


Gold Sponsors
ArchCrest Commercial Partners
Dermody Properties
US Bank


Silver Sponsors
Dickson Commercial
Fielder Law LTD
First Centennial Title
Holland & Hart
Johnson Group
Plumas Bank
Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors
Stark and Associates
SilverBlu Media
Ticor Title



Category: General

Published: Nov 05, 2012


CCIM Designation Signifies Expertise in Commercial Real Estate

(RENO, NV) Nov 5, 2012 – The Northern Nevada CCIM Chapter has recognized three chapter members who recently earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute, one of the leading commercial real estate associations in the world.

Awarded the designation at the Institute’s business meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada, were Gigi Hay Chisel, Lewis Operating Corporation, Matthew Alan Grimes, Coldwell Banker Commercial Clay & Associates and Mary Irene Self, Wells Fargo Wealth Management. They were among 215 commercial real estate professionals who passed the CCIM Comprehensive Examination, the final component in the designation process. The CCIM designation is awarded upon successful completion of an intensive analytical curriculum and presentation of a portfolio of qualifying experience demonstrating concept mastery through real-world success. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis.
The Northern Nevada CCIM Chapter is one of 56 local chapters of the CCIM Institute. The mission of the chapter is to provide quality education programs, networking opportunities, and technology products to its 67 members, as well as to promote the merits of the CCIM designation to prospective members and the business community at large.

About CCIM: Since 1969, the Chicago-based CCIM Institute has conferred the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation to commercial real estate and allied professionals through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. Currently, there are more than 9,000 CCIMs in 1,000 markets throughout the United States, Canada, and 30 additional countries. Another 7,000 practitioners are pursuing the designation, making the institute the governing body of one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, the CCIM Institute’s recognized curriculum, powerful technology tools, and networking programs impact and influence the commercial real estate industry. Visit or the local chapter website at for more information.


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