The CCIM Foundation Establishes Scholarship in Honor of Patterson-Woods President and SVN | Imperial Realty Principal

Headshot of Duncan Patterson, President of Patterson-Woods.Wilmington, DE (June 22, 2017) – The PA/NJ/DE CCIM Chapter has recently established a scholarship to honor individuals for their outstanding service to their CCIM chapter, the commercial real estate industry and to their communities. The scholarship, named the W. Duncan Patterson, Jr./Darbin Skeans Scholarship, was named after Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International President Duncan Patterson, CCIM, and SVN | Imperial Realty Principal Darbin Skeans, CCIM. 

Duncan served as President of the CCIM Institute in 2000 and is currently on the Board of Directors for the CCIM Foundation. He was instrumental in developing the course Making Transactions Happen with Real Estate Gifting, which he teaches nationally. The course is administered by the CCIM Foundation and works to advance knowledge and professionalism in the field of commercial investment real estate.

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in the fall, and will help the recipient with the cost of the desigination course CI 103: User Decision Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate. With the approval of this and several new scholarships around the country, the CCIM Foundation now has 105 fully funded scholarships.

About The CCIM Foundation

The CCIM Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. The Mission of the CCIM Foundation is to advance and foster commercial real estate education through scholarships, programs and initiatives. Additional information about the CCIM Foundation can be found online at: 

About The CCIM Institute

The CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For 50 years, the Institute has been building opportunities through its respected education program, led by established practitioners. CCIM Institute members are eligible to earn the CCIM designation, int industry’s most prestigious certification.

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