SIOR is a global, professional association that represents the commercial real estate industry’s top producers. The prestigious SIOR designation is professional recognition of the highest level of achievement, knowledge, accountability, and ethical standards in today’s real estate industry. Real Estate transaction professionals who hold SIOR certification are widely recognized by real estate executives, other commercial real estate brokers agents and lenders, as the most experienced and capable brokerage practitioners in the commercial brokerage community. Those holding the SIOR designation represent industrial and office brokers, sales management, advisory services, and executive management specialists.
A professional affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, SIOR is dedicated to the practice and maintenance of the highest professional and ethical standards. Founded in 1941 (in answer to the U. S. War Departments’ request for assistance to locate industrial facilities), SIOR maintains a commitment to business and industry by providing outstanding professional services, publications, and educational programs. Today, the global SIOR network includes nearly 3,100 members in over 500 markets in 21 countries on six continents. SIOR also offers an Associate membership level that includes corporate executives, developers, educators, lenders, and others involved in the commercial real estate industry.