WASHINGTON, D.C. — October 11, 2023 — The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the world’s premier commercial real estate organization for industrial and office brokers, inducted its 2023-2024 officers during its Fall 2023 Event in Chicago, Ill.
SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and trusted commercial real estate brokerage specialists, and these individuals are proven experts in their market and leaders in the industry.
David Lockwood, SIOR, assumes the role of SIOR Global president. Lockwood is an executive vice president and COO of Colliers International in Columbia, S.C. and has been an SIOR office specialist since 1990.
Mike Ohmes, SIOR, assumes the role of SIOR president-elect. Ohmes is the managing principal of the Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Cushman & Wakefield in Minneapolis, Minn., and has been an SIOR member since 2001. After serving one year as president-elect, he will step into the role of global president in the fall of 2024.
Saadia Sheikh, SIOR, assumes the role of SIOR vice-president, and becomes the youngest female SIOR to ever serve in this role. After a one-year term as vice president, Sheikh will serve as president-elect for one year, and then step into the presidency of SIOR in the fall of 2025. Sheikh is vice president of Brokerage and Innovation at JLL in New York City and has been an SIOR office specialist since 2017.
The following were inducted to serve two-year terms on SIOR’s Board of Directors as members-at-large:
- Amy Broadhurst, SIOR, an industrial specialist, Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Bruce Hecht, SIOR, office specialist, Dallas, Texas.
- Daniel Smolensky, SIOR, industrial specialist, Chicago, Ill.
In addition, J.R. Steinbauer Jr., SIOR, will be serving a two-year term as speaker of the Chapter Leadership Council and Tripp P. Guin III, SIOR, will be serving a two-year term as speaker-elect.
The following SIOR members were also inducted to serve as Regional Directors for a two-year term:
- Central Regional Director: Ryan Zabrowski, SIOR, industrial specialist, Omaha, Neb.
- Mid-Atlantic Regional Director: Michael Connor, SIOR, office specialist, Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Northwest Regional Director: Curt Arthur, SIOR, office specialist, Salem, Ore.
- Southeast Regional Director: Bradley Pope, SIOR, industrial specialist, Atlanta, Ga.
- Southwest Regional Director: Neil Dailey, SIOR, office specialist, Tulsa, Okla.
A complete list of current SIOR leadership can be found HERE.
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For more than 80 years, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) has been the leading global commercial real estate association, and we continue to move the industry and our members' business forward as we drive the future of CRE. Only the industry’s top industrial and office professionals qualify for the SIOR designation, and members adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Today, there are nearly 3,900 SIOR members in 46 countries. Learn more at sior.com/whysior