Comstock's magazine 0419 - April 2019 - Page 72

| ACRE / BOMA | ACRE PRESIDENT’S WELCOME Ryan DeMar, 2019 ACRE President ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE The Association of Commercial Real Es- tate appreciates the opportunity to once again team up with the Building Owners and Managers Association of Sacramento and Comstock’s to provide you our annual Capital Region Office Guide. Founded in 1983, ACRE is a profes- sional organization of real estate brokers, developers and related companies dedi- cated to community service and charitable 72 comstocksmag.com | April 201 9 events while providing educational, social and professional benefits to those in the Sacramento region commercial real estate industry. ACRE was the proud recipient of Association of Fundraising Professionals, California Capital Chapter’s Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award. Our philanthropic efforts and the strong re- gional support in our events make ACRE the premier commercial real estate orga- nization of the Sacramento area. The 2019 board of directors will host our 27th annual Charity Benefit Broker of the Year Awards on April 11, which recognizes the top bro- kers in each commercial real estate cate- gory and a local charity. ACRE has helped raise charitable donations of more than $5 million to local Sacramento regional chari- ties over the years. ACRE has several annual events, in- cluding the ACRE Golf Tournament on May 13, at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin, and our 20th Developer Showcase trade show on Nov. 21, at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. At the Developer Showcase, attendees will see the year’s best and brightest commercial real estate projects and have the chance to network with 900- plus attendees involved in the commercial real estate industry. This tradeshow event is widely known as commercial real es- tate’s networking party of the year for our region. In addition to these great events, we hold several educational and social net- working events throughout the year. ACRE provides its members great val- ue professionally and an outlet to come together within the commercial real estate community and give back philanthropi- cally. I have been involved with ACRE for many years. I am honored to be the 2019 ACRE president and continue to build on the great foundation set by its past presi- dents. Please visit www.acre.org for more information on events and membership opportunities, and make sure to request to join our email list to receive ACRE updates. A special thanks to our members and company supporters for their commit- ment, participation and continued support in ACRE.