Steven Leader, CRE Emeritus, Serves as Judge & Mediator for 2022 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Steven D. Leader, CRE Emeritus, was selected to serve as a Judge and Mediator representing the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in the Thirteenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon. The Triathlon, co-sponsored by FINRA and St. John’s University School of Law, is a joint initiative of the law school’s Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute […]

The Counselors of Real Estate Announces 2023 Leadership

Chicago, IL, September 14, 2022—The Counselors of Real Estate, an international consortium of commercial property advisors, has announced its 2023 leadership team.  William McCarthy, CRE, will lead the 1,000-member organization as Global Chair. Mr. McCarthy is president of W.P.J. McCarthy and Company Ltd. in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  Invited to Counselor membership in 1995, he […]

Ethan Blevins Accepts the First-Ever Jared Shlaes Prize

Pacific Legal Foundation’s Ethan Blevins accepts the first-ever Jared Shlaes Prize, a $10,000 award given annually to a Real Estate Issues author whose writing personifies clarity of thought. Noah Shlaes, CRE, (left) presented the award along with his sisters Jane and Amity in honor of their father, Jared Shlaes, CRE (1930 – 2020), creator and […]

The Counselors of Real Estate® Reveals Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate for 2022-2023

Inflation, interest rates and geopolitical risk among key issues shaping real estate’s near future CHICAGO (July 14, 2022) — The Counselors of Real Estate®, a global organization of commercial property advisors, today released its annual report on the Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate for the upcoming year. Since 2011, the report has identified the current and emerging issues the […]

Announcing The Jared Shlaes Prize

The Counselors of Real Estate is proud to announce creation of The Jared Shlaes Prize, a $10,000 award, presented annually, recognizing an article, published in Real Estate Issues, which “makes a real estate subject clear to the broadest possible audience.” The Prize, envisioned and endowed by the family of the late Jared Shlaes, CRE (1930 […]

The Counselors of Real Estate Establishes The Michel Couillard Award For Leadership

Honor Recognizes 2020-21 Global Chair of 1,000-Member Organization Chicago, IL – May 2, 2022 – The Counselors of Real Estate, a global organization of commercial property advisors, has established The Michel Couillard Award For Leadership to honor its 2020-21 Global Chair for his vision, commitment, generosity of spirit, and stewardship of the organization through the […]

The Counselors of Real Estate® Launches New Economic Advisory Council

Esteemed group of American and European economic advisers available to share expert insights and solutions to complex real estate issues  CHICAGO (April 12, 2022) — The Counselors of Real Estate® (“CRE®”) global organization today announced the formation of its inaugural Economic Advisory Council, which currently includes a team of economists based in the U.S. and Europe. […]

Counselors attend MIPIM in Cannes, France

Representing 10 countries, a cadre of Counselors gathered for lunch and camaraderie March 16 at MIPIM in Cannes, France. Clockwise second from left: Ralf-Peter Koschny, CRE, Hans-Ulrich Berendes, CRE, Thierry Ledieu, CRE, Anton Bondi de Antoni, CRE, Guniz Celen CRE, Hans Vrensen, CRE, Antonio Campagnoli, CRE, Leopold Kuehmayer, CRE, Kevin Turpin, CRE, and Tina Paillet, […]

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate