Tom Burton, SIOR, SIOR Minn. Chapter President-Elect, and attendees look on as Bill Wardwell,
SIOR, SIOR Minn. Chapter President, welcomes SIOR President Allen Gump, SIOR.
SIOR President Visits SIOR Minnesota Chapter
In early March, the SIOR Minnesota Chapter welcomed SIOR Global President,
Allen Gump, SIOR, as guest speaker to its cocktail hour at BLVD Kitchen and Bar in
Minnetonka, Minn. More than 40 attendees gathered to network and inform prospective members about SIOR. Allen gave a brief update on plans to celebrate SIOR’s 75th
anniversary, including the new logo, the Spring World Conference in San Diego and
the Fall World Conference in New York. Also during the event, the chapter awarded
Drew Rafshol (St. Cloud State University), Jonathan Packer (St. Cloud State University),
Jackson Becker (University of St. Thomas), and Nicholas Nielsen (University of St.
Thomas) each a $1500 scholarship.
L to R: Chapter President, Frank Hird, SIOR; Northeast Regional Director, Dennis
Hennessy, SIOR; Chapter Treasurer, Kristin Geenty, SIOR, and Chapter Vice
President Jeff Ryer, SIOR.
SIOR Connecticut Western
Massachusetts Chapter Springs
The chapter held its spring quarterly meeting at II
Palio in Shelton, Conn. in March. More than 40 SIOR
members, guests, and sponsors attended the regular business meeting. Northeast Regional Director,
Dennis Hennessy, SIOR, gave brief remarks about
SIOR initiatives. After dinner, Tim Breda, Goedecke
& Company, spoke about capital markets and recent lending trends. The event was sponsored by
R.D. Scinto, Inc.
SIOR Oregon Chapter Co-
Hosts Night of Excellence
The SIOR Oregon Chapter joined with
NAIOP Oregon Chapter and CAB Oregon
& Southwest Washington to present the
2016 Night of Excellence in Commercial
Real Estate Awards early this past
March at the Portland Art Museum. The
event honored the local commercial
real estate industry’s great achievements in 2015. Mike Nye, SIOR, took
home the prestigious Bill Naito Award
and Industrial Broker of the Year Award
went to Brad Fletcher, SIOR. Buzz Ellis,
SIOR, placed as runner-up in the Office