CRE Leadership News

Marilee Utter Nominated for 2021 Board Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate® Marilee Utter, CRE®, has been nominated to serve as 2021 chair of The Counselors of Real Estate® professional association. Ms. Utter is president, Citiventure Associates, LLC, Denver, where she advises clients and municipalities on public/private partnerships, urban and transit-oriented development, and organizational… Read more

Hans Vrensen, CRE, Co-Chairs London Real Estate Event

Hans Vrensen, CRE, managing director, head of research & strategy, AEW, London, is serving as co-chair of The U.K. Commercial Property Lending Market event on October 17.  The private event, which launches findings from the U.K. Commercial Real Estate Lending Report, attracts an annual audience of more than 200 business and property executives from several… Read more

Nicholas Morizio, CRE, and Mark Duclos, CRE Honored by  the University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut’s Center for Real Estate celebrated the professional career of Nicholas Morizio, CRE, president, Colliers International – Hartford and New Haven by honoring him with the Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The presentation took place at the Center’s 2018 banquet in May. Nick is an alumnus of the University and has worked for… Read more

J. Casey Pipes, CRE, quoted on

J. Casey Pipes, Esq., CRE, president, Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C., Mobile, Ala., explained how eminent domain works, and how it could change in the future (possibly good news for homeowners) in an article on “What Supreme Court Appointee Brett Kavanaugh Could Mean for Real Estate.” Read the full article here. Casey was… Read more

Jeffrey Havsy, CRE, quoted in Real Estate Weekly

Real estate economist Jeff Havsy, CRE, was interviewed for a story in Real Estate Weekly titled “Report: Immigration Restrictions Hurting Construction Sector.” The story evolved from the reporter’s interest in The Counselors’ Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™ 2018-19 lists—where Construction Costs were listed on The Watch List and Immigration was noted as one of… Read more

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