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Real Estate Organizations

There are a number of professional real estate organizations where students can network to explore career possibilities and find jobs plus learn about the activities of each of these organizations.  Below is a list of some of the professional organizations, most of which have local chapters in Portland.  Students are encouraged to become involved with any organizations that interest them and many organizations have special student memberships.  For additional information about these organizations, researching careers and job opportunities in real estate, students should contact Center for Real Estate Associate Director Julie Gibson at

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Organization Website
AIA of Portland(American Institute of Architects)
BOMA (Association of Building Owners and Managers)
CAB (Commercial Association of Brokers)
CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
CRE (Counselors of Real Estate)
CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women)
Greater Oregon AI (Appraisal Institute)
ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management)
NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and
Office Properties)
OAMP (Oregon Association of Mortgage Professionals)
OAR (Oregon Association of Realtors)
OMLA (Oregon Mortgage Lenders Association)
PMAR (Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors)
SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors)
ULI (Urban Land Institute) Oregon/SW Washington
WAR (Washington Association of Realtors)