Patrick Palmer Elected to be the Southeast Regional Vice President of CCIM

NAI Columbia Principal and Director of Retail Services, Patrick Palmer was elected to be the Southeast Regional Vice President of CCIM. The announcement was made at the CCIM governance meeting in San Antonio, Texas last week. The CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement.

As the CCIM Southeast Regional Vice President, Patrick will act as a liaison between chapters within the region (SC, NC, GA and AL) and the Institute, communicating news, information and concerns, and will facilitate the exchange of best practices throughout the region. He will visit Southeastern chapters on a regular basis and serve as a member of the Institute’s Board of Directors.

Patrick has extensive experience across the Midland’s region with a focus on retail and general commercial brokerage. Since 2016, Patrick completed transactions involving over four million square feet with a transactional volume of $36.4 million. He is also a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers.)

About NAI Columbia

NAI Columbia, a full service commercial real estate firm, officially launched on January 1, 2019. The new company is a partnership with NAI Earle Furman (Greenville, SC) and eight local principals, all of whom were senior brokers with NAI Avant, which served the Midlands market for over fifty years. As the Metropolitan Columbia representative of NAI Global, NAI Columbia is affiliated with more than 400 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, and with more than 7,000 local market professionals, managing 425 million square feet of property. NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate firms that work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Columbia provides comprehensive brokerage, leasing, development, property and project management services throughout the Southeast.

About CCIM Institute

CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For 50 years, the Institute has been building opportunities through its respected education program, led by established practitioners. CCIM Institute members are eligible to earn the CCIM designation, the industry’s most prestigious certification. The mission of CCIM Institute is to elevate its members to the highest levels of success in the commercial real estate profession with a vision to shape the commercial real estate industry by being the most influential, innovative, and internationally recognized organization.


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