The New Mexico Chapter of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) has never been an organization to sit still.  New Officers for 2000 approved by acclamation are:

Trudy Jones, CCIM -  President - Grubb & Ellis|Lewinger Hamilton

Mark Bates, CCIM -  President-elect - Bates Commercial Realty

Brad Allen, CCIM -  Vice President-  Roger Cox & Associates

Ruth Ann Firestone -  Secretary/Treasurer - First State Bank

Four CCIM courses have been scheduled for 2000.  They are:

Introduction to Commercial Real Estate

January 17th-18th and again September 18th-19th

CI 104

Investment Analysis

March 27th-31st

CI 101 Investment

Financial Analysis

October 23rd-27th

Todd Clarke, CCIM, also deserves a big round of applause.  Todd was recently promoted to senior instructor for C1 102.  A longtime REALTOR® and associate with Grubb & Ellis|Lewinger Hamilton, Todd was the first President of the Commercial Association of REALTORS®, New Mexico.  He held that title while he was serving as president of CCIM.  Currently, Todd is the group's national ambassador to Poland.

For more information about upcoming events, education courses, or membership in CCIM or CARNM, please call Julia Barker Gardiner, CARNM Executive Director,


To the Pointe

Membership Newsletter -              January 2000