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Stirling Properties’ Joe Gardner Awarded CCIM Designation

Joe Gardner

Stirling Properties’ Joe Gardner, Sales and Leasing Executive based in the New Orleans office and member of the Louisiana CCIM chapter, was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute, one of the leading commercial real estate associations in the world.

Receiving the designation means, that Mr. Gardner successfully completed graduate-level education curriculum and presented a portfolio of qualifying experience. The curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis, the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis.

Currently there are more than 13,000 CCIMs based in over 1,000 markets throughout 30 countries around 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.

Stirling Properties’ Chris Abadie and Dick Cyr Now Hold ICSC Professional Certifications

Chris Abadie

Chris Abadie

Dick Cyr

Dick Cyr

Stirling Properties is pleased to announce that Chris Abadie, Vice President and Manager of Commercial Brokerage, and Dick Cyr, Senior Project Manager, are now International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Certified professionals.  Mr. Abadie is now an ICSC Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) and Mr. Cyr is now an ICSC Certified Development, Design and Construction Professional (CDP).

ICSC estimates that less than 10% of industry professionals have achieved this important status, setting Mr. Abadie and Mr. Cyr, as well as Stirling Properties, apart from the rest.

With over 6,000 designees in 55 countries, ICSC certification programs are a mark of excellence. Certifications focus on raising industry professional standards worldwide and give special recognition to shopping center professionals who demonstrate the highest levels of competency in their industry through professional education, experience, ethics, and by passing a rigorous examination.

Stirling Properties’ Commercial Agents among Top Producers at Annual CID Awards Ceremony

Stirling NOMAR CID WinnersStirling Properties’ commercial agents were honored during the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors Commercial Investment Division’s 20th annual awards banquet held Friday, April 5, 2013 at the New Orleans Country Club.

Leading the way was Rhonda Sharkawy, who received the F. Poche Waguespack Award for having the highest volume of sales and leases in the marketplace for the year. Rhonda’s volume for 2012 included 72 deals and totaled more than $25 million. This is her third consecutive year to receive this honor and one of only a handful of women to achieve it since it was created back in 1964.

In addition to celebrating the top producers and transactions of 2012, the awards ceremony also recognized commercial agents who passed the $2 million mark in sales. Also recognized was Gaines Seaman who received the Overall Top Office Producer Award with more than $18 million in volume and Joe Gardner who eclipsed the $2 million for the first time with a volume of $4.6 million.

Stirling Properties’ Beth Cristina Receives National Commercial Award

NEW ORLEANS,Beth Cristina Louisiana —- (November 10, 2011) Stirling Properties’ Beth Cristina, Commercial Broker Associate in the New Orleans office, was recently recognized for outstanding commercial achievement as a 2011 National Commercial Award recipient.  Given by the Commercial Real Estate Division of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the award was created to highlight and honor commercial specialists who have distinguished themselves in their communities.  (more…)

Stirling Properties Recognizes Top Commercial Agents for Outstanding 2010 Production

2010 Commercial Production Awards

(L-R) Rhonda Sharkawy, Ryan Pecot, Chris Abadie, Charles Cornay, Will Barrois, Gaines Seaman, Joe Kramer, Beezie Landry, Bradley McCoy, Seth Citron, Dottie Tarleton, Rick Skelding, Lee de le Houssaye, and Gretchen Dauterive

COVINGTON, LOUISIANA (January 31, 2011)

On Wednesday, January 26th, during an Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon, Stirling Properties  recognized top commercial agents from the Commercial Brokerage Division.  Hosted at the Pan American Life Center in New Orleans, award recipients received recognition for Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, & Emerald production levels based on individual Adjusted Gross Commission numbers (AGC) for 2010.  

Included in the awards were special recognitions given to Rhonda Sharkawy, Retail Leasing and Development Executive in the New Orleans office, for the Most Transactions and for Top Agent.  Also recognized were Seth Citron, Sales Associate in the Lafayette office, and Bradley McCoy, Broker Associate in the New Orleans office, for having the highest production level improvement over the previous year.

 Emerald Level

Rhonda Sharkawy – New Orleans Office

Platinum Level

Ryan Pecot – Lafayette Office

Chris Abadie – New Orleans Office

Gold Level

Charles Cornay – Lafayette Office

Will Barrois – Covington Office

Gaines Seaman – Metairie Office

Silver Level

Joe Kramer – Covington Office

Beezie Landry – Covington Office

Bradley McCoy – New Orleans Office

Seth Citron – Lafayette Office

Dottie Tarleton – Baton Rouge Office

Bronze Level

Rick Skelding – New Orleans Office

Lee de la Houssaye – Covington Office

Gretchen Dauterive – Baton Rouge Office 

The Commercial Brokerage Division at Stirling Properties specializes in commercial sales and leasing of all property types throughout the Gulf South. Our Brokerage Team has developed a comprehensive knowledge of the marketplace and the geographic region and has assisted individual clients, seasoned real estate investors, and Fortune 500 companies with specialized leasing and brokerage services for over 35 years.

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