The BOMA/GLA Awards of Excellence recognizes outstanding commercial real estate professionals who have demonstrated both exceptional standards and commitment to their work as well as dedication to advancing the industry. In addition to presenting our annual awards the 2019 Chairman, Marc Gittleman, and the new members of the Board of Directors will be installed. Join us as we kick-off the new year and celebrate the following 2018 award recipients:
Barbara S. Harris Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Ziman, Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.
Member of the Year
Alice Myers, Kennedy Wilson
Associate Member of the Year
Pat Koscher, HARBRO
Executive of the Year
Althea De Pietro, De Pietro Holdings
Property Manager of the Year
Rosie Ulfik, Shorenstein Realty Services, L.P.
Engineer of the Year
Paul Powell, CBRE
Generation BOMA (Gen B) Professional of the Year
Maya Henderson, Kilroy Realty
Awards of Excellence recognizes our members who play a vital role in our Association
Members who are involved in everyday activities in the association make a substantial and positive impact on the organization. The Awards of Excellence Program recognizes the professional performance of our members each year by honoring those members who have contributed to our association in many ways. Recipients of these prestigious awards are highlighted for an evening at our annual banquet ceremony for all their efforts throughout the year.
Every year a committee of real estate professionals campaigns to our membership for nominations to be submitted in each of our award categories. The association recognizes creativity, innovation and communication and understands that it plays a vital role in the organization and the real estate industry.
MEMBER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to a Principal or Professional member of BOMA/GLA for distinguished service to the Association. Distinguished service is characterized by dedicated commitment to the Association's goals through active membership on committees, attendance at conferences, support of local, state or national advocacy efforts, acceptance of leadership roles, or other significant activities on behalf of the Association and its aims. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing and has been active for five (5) or more years.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to an Associate Member of BOMA/GLA who best exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership and has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to the association and its membership. Nominees support the association through committee involvement, by attending or sponsoring functions and provide a high level of professionalism when dealing with clients, other BOMA/GLA members, and the commercial real estate community.
EXECUTIVE MANAGER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to a member of BOMA/GLA in recognition of outstanding contributions to the commercial real estate industry through quality building management and professional growth. Nominees must currently hold a title of Director, Asset Manager, Executive, Vice President or similar status. They must manage commercial, retail, industrial, government, facilities, mixed-use or any combination thereof, in the Greater Los Angeles market. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
PROPERTY MANAGER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to a member of BOMA/GLA in recognition of outstanding contributions to the commercial real estate industry through quality building management and professional growth. Nominees must currently manage commercial, retail, industrial, government, facilities, mixed-use or any combination thereof, in the Greater Los Angeles market. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing. Nominees should demonstrate their efforts to promote BOMA/GLA by supporting the association and by attending and/or sponsoring functions. Nominees regularly include Associate Members in bid processes; have a reputation for honesty and integrity in contract negotiation and provide a high level of professionalism when working with clients, other BOMA/GLA members, and the commercial real estate community. Nominees must currently hold a title of General Manager, Senior Manager, Property Manager or similar status.
ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to a nominee who supports one or more building members of BOMA/GLA. The nominee maintains the property to the highest standards possible and provides an outstanding level of professionalism when working with building tenants and staff. Nominations must be made by a current BOMA/GLA building owner or manager.
GENERATION BOMA (GEN B) PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
This award recognizes individuals who are pursuing excellence in their careers and have made a valuable contribution to BOMA/GLA by serving in a volunteer leadership position. Gen B members are defined by the Association as younger members newer to the commercial real estate industry and their specific area of expertise. Nominees must be in the property management field and member of BOMA/GLA. They must demonstrate initiative, excellent performance, dedication and professionalism. The nominee is committed to development of their professional and leadership skills through involvement in BOMI Institute courses, BOMA seminars or other professional training.