“Investment Real Estate Financing and Valuation – Part One
(ASM603) (page 19)
n “Leadership and Human Resource Essentials” (HRS402) (page 22)
n “Marketing and Leasing: Office Buildings” (MKL406) (pages 34)
“Marketing and Leasing: Retail Properties” (MKL404) (pages 32)
n “Managing the Physical Asset” (MNT402) (page 24)
Option 2. Designation Fast Track:
n Hold a CPM, CCIM, CSM, PCAM, or RPA designation.
n Have an undergraduate or graduate degree with a major, minor,
or concentration in real estate or property management or an
associate’s degree in a non-residential property management or
real estate program.
n Pass the ACoM Certification Exam (CMLEXM) (page 37).
2. Attend and pass the exam for “Ethics for the Real Estate
Manager” (ETH800) (page 16).
n Pledge to uphold the IREM Code of Professional Ethics.
n Have 12 months of commercial real estate management
experience, meeting minimum portfolio sizes and minimum job
n Submit an ACoM application with the non-refundable fee,
which is $80 in 2014.
n Be interviewed and recommended for approval by your IREM
EARNING THE ACoM CERTIFICATION
The Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM) certification gives real estate
managers with small to mid-size commercial portfolios increased market visibility
and credibility with employers and clients — and the prestige and recognition that
comes with holding a credential from IREM. The ACoM certification is a great
stepping stone to the CPM designation.
While you work toward earning your ACoM certification, apply online for Associate membership and receive the member
tuition rate on all courses. www.irem.org/joinirem/associate
YOUR CHECKLIST FOR THE ACoM CERTIFICATION Look for the (ACoM) icon on offerings that fulfill the ACoM program requirements. www.irem.org/joinirem/acom
“The people I’ve met through IREM are really extraordinary. It’s been great to get to know people in my chapter and all over the country
and all over the world…and I can bring those experiences directly
back to my company and use those contacts to get information
about the industry.
—SHANNON ALTER, CPM
SANTA ANA, CA ”