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SIOR Inducts 2022-2023 Board of Directors


Washington, D.C. – October 20, 2022 - The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the world’s premier commercial real estate organization for industrial and office brokers, announced today they have installed a new Board of Directors to lead the organization’s efforts for the next twelve months. The new members were sworn in during SIOR’s CREate 360 event, held October 20-22 in Dallas, Texas.

Patricia J. Loveall, SIOR, assumed the role of SIOR Global President. Loveall is an executive vice president with Kidder Mathews in Seattle, Wash., and has been an SIOR industrial specialist since 1997.

David Lockwood, SIOR, took office as SIOR President-Elect. After serving in the role for one year, he'll assume the role as president of the Board in the fall of 2023. Lockwood is executive vice president and COO of Colliers International in Columbia, S.C. and has been an SIOR office specialist since 1990.

Mike Ohmes, SIOR, an office specialist in Minneapolis, has been inducted to serve as SIOR's Vice-President. After serving a one-year term as vice president, Ohmes will serve as president-elect for one year, and then step into the presidency of SIOR in the fall of 2024.

Paul Danks, SIOR, began his term as SIOR's International Representative. Danks is from London where he serves as Director at DRG Group Ltd. and served as the 2021-2022 president of the SIOR European Regional Chapter. He has been an SIOR industrial specialist since 2009.

The following members also began two-year and one-year terms on SIOR’s Board of Directors as members-at-large:

Two-Year Term

One-Year Term

In addition, the following SIOR members assumed the roles of Regional Directors for two-year terms:

  • Canada Regional Director: Matt D’Orsay, SIOR, industrial specialist, Toronto, ON
  • Great Lakes Regional Director: David Liebman, SIOR, industrial specialist, Northbrook, Ill.
  • Northeast Regional Director: Alessandro Conte, SIOR, industrial specialist, Short Hills, N.J.
  • South Regional Director: Matt Sultenfuss, SIOR, industrial & office specialist, Tampa, Fla.
  • West Regional Director: Edward Hofer, SIOR, industrial specialist, San Jose, Calif.

A complete list of current SIOR leadership can be found HERE

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The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation and adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Today, there are more than 3,700 SIOR members in 722 cities and 45 countries.



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