November 2018 – Stephen G. Schimmel, CPM®, was sworn in as the 2019 Treasurer of IREM Chicago at the organization’s meeting and 65th Anniversary Celebration held November 1. Schimmel and other officers were officially installed in a ceremony conducted by Maleta J. Brown, CPM®, Region 9 Vice President for the Institute of Real Estate Management.
As chapter Treasurer, Schimmel will be a member of the IREM Chicago Executive Council and help guide education, membership and advocacy initiatives for the organization in 2019.
Schimmel is President of McLennan Property Management, a division of the McLennan Companies, a more than 100-year-old diversified real estate company based in Park Ridge, IL, that provides residential and commercial management and brokerage services.
Schimmel holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation issued through the Institute of Real Estate Management. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University and is licensed commercial pilot. He is a resident of Mount Prospect with his wife and two children.
Founded in 1953, IREM Chicago has nearly 700 members who are charged with managing office, industrial and multifamily properties throughout metropolitan Chicago. The Chapter works to keep members informed on safety standards, legislative activities and other issues that have an impact on commercial real estate property management. And, it provides members with industry education, opportunities for community service, job referral services and guidance for candidates seeking to earn IREM industry designations.