This week, we are following up on our recent 5 for Friday post featuring Amy Miller, CPM, Executive Managing Director of SVN | Miller Commercial Real Estate, by recognizing both Amy and Managing Director and Senior Advisor Brent Miller, CCIM, CPM. Amy and Brent were honored last month with the Ambassador of the Year Award at the SVN Annual Conference. SVN | Miller Commercial Real Estate is based out of Salisbury, Maryland. Read on to learn more about this well-deserved distinction!

Salisbury, MD — SVN International Corp. (SVN) has named SVN | Miller CommercialReal Estate Managing Directors Brent Miller, CCIM, CPM and Amy Miller, CPM as Ambassadors of the Year for top performance in 2017. SVN presented the year-end rankings of its top 100 grossing Advisors of 2017 to a crowd of over 400 SVN Managing Directors, Advisors and staff at the 2018 SVN Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in New Mexico. Individuals named as a Top Advisor represent SVN’s elite top performers from its franchises across the world.

Brent Miller specializes in the sale, lease, and management of retail, office, and industrial property. His primary market is the Delmarva Peninsula, Chesapeake Bay east to the Atlantic Ocean. With more than twenty-three years of commercial real estate experience, Miller has closed more than 750 transactions, resulting in a career brokerage volume of more than $150 million. Amy Miller, CPM, leverages over twenty years of commercial real estate management experience to serve as the Director of Property Management and Chief Financial Officer.

“It is an honor to be recognized as SVN Ambassadors! The SVN values, core covenants and commitment to the communities where we live and work are truly unique,” stated Managing Director Amy Miller, CPM.

SVN | Miller Commercial Real Estate, with offices in Salisbury, MD, Annapolis, MD, Bethesda, MD, Seaford, DE, and Wilmington, DE is a financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate. The firm provides advisory, brokerage, consultation, leasing and asset and property management services to clients in Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, utilizing cutting-edge technology and innovative marketing to achieve the real estate investment goals of its diverse client base.

“SVN | Miller Commercial Real Estate embodies SVN’s values and mission,” commented Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO, SVN International Corp. “Through their high performance and their dedication to the Delmarva Peninsula, they create truly amazing benefits for their clients, colleagues and community.”

In addition to receiving the Ambassador of the Year Award, SVN-Miller Commercial Real Estate ranked as the #3 office out of more than 200 offices internationally, and had 7 Advisors rank in the top 100 Advisors company-wide, which is based on over 1,600 Advisors.

Brent is a member of the Greater Salisbury Committee and the Wicomico County Rotary Club and serves on the Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport Commission. He additionally serves on the Board of Directors for Shore Bank. Brent holds the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member designation (CCIM), is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and is involved with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). In addition to his experience with office and industrial transactions, Brent brings special experience in medical properties, shopping centers, and NNN retail properties to his senior role.

Amy is equally active in her community. She serves as a member of the Executive Committee and as Vice-Chair for the Salisbury University Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to promote, sponsor and enrich the activities, educational programs, athletics and scholarships of Salisbury University, where she earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is the former board chair for the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra and is actively involved in Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and Salisbury University Alumni Association.

For more information about SVN | Miller Commercial Real Estate or to inquire about joining the team, email brent.miller@svn.com or call (410) 543-2440.

To learn more about becoming an SVN commercial real estate business owner, visit svn.com/franchising-opportunities.


About SVN®

SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, is one of the industry’s most recognized names based on the annual Lipsey Top Brand Survey. With 200 offices and over 1500 Advisors and staff, SVN provides sales, leasing, corporate services and property management services to clients across the globe. SVN Advisors also represent clients in auction services, corporate real estate, distressed properties, golf & resort, hospitality, industrial, investment services, land, medical, multifamily, office, retail, self-storage and single tenant investments. All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. For more information, visit www.svn.com.

SVN Advisor Gail Bowden Named 2016 Woman of Influence

Advisor Gail Bowden Recognized by Real Estate Forum for her Contributions to the CRE Industry

SVN International Corp. (SVN) recently announced that Gail Bowden, Senior Investment Advisor with SVN | Commercial Advisory Group in Sarasota, FL, has been recognized as one of Real Estate Forum’s 2016 Women of Influence. The 23rd annual list recognizes top performing female professionals in commercial real estate whose track record of achievements have helped shape and influence the traditionally male-dominated industry.

SVN Advisor Gail BowdenReal Estate Forum, a leading publication in the commercial real estate industry, chose this year’s impressive winners from a pool of more than 300 high-caliber nominees. Bowden earned her spot on the coveted list due to her exceptional transactional volume and contributions to the industry. With over 30 years in CRE, she has cultivated a strong reputation and list of accomplishments that have contributed to a career sales total of over $200 million. Bowden recently ranked as the 3rd top-performing SVN Advisor on a national level and ranks among the top two percent of SVN commercial real estate Advisors in the United States.

“It’s a great honor to have been selected as a 2016 Women of Influence,” says SVN Senior Investment Advisor Gail Bowden. “One of my ongoing life goals has been to inspire and empower other women; to instill in them that there are no barriers, the glass ceiling has been shattered and the path has been created to achieve even greater success. In my opinion, true success is measured by our ability to pay it forward, give back through mentoring and philanthropy.”

Beyond her success on the CRE playing field, Bowden donates much of her time to industry and community organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, SPARCC (Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center) and helping SVN launch the Women’s CRE Forum (WCF) earlier this year. WCF is a dedicated platform providing education and mentorship to new and established female commercial real estate professionals with the goal of increasing and strengthening much needed female leadership in the real estate industry.

“Here at SVN we experience Gail’s hard work and commitment everyday and can’t think of anyone else more deserving of this achievement,” said SVN President and CEO Kevin Maggiacomo. “Serving as an example and mentor to many in the industry, Gail has been instrumental in launching the Women’s CRE Forum. Part of SVN’s Shared Value Network initiative, the forum serves as a tool to help further promote gender balance in commercial real estate.”

Bowden and her fellow winners are featured in Real Estate Forum’s August issue, as well as on GlobeSt.com. They will also be honored in an awards ceremony on October 5th at the joint RealShare New York and RealShare Investment & Finance cocktail reception.

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SVN Wins CRE Industry Award for Social Responsibility

Industry Peers Recognize SVN in NREI/IMN Awards

SVN International Corp. (SVN) recently announced it has earned a National Real Estate Investor (NREI) & Information Management Network (IMN) 2016 Commercial Real Estate Award for Social Responsibility. The inaugural awards recognize top performing organizations that exemplify the highest degree of business excellence and forward thinking in the commercial real estate industry.

The NREI/IMN 2016 Commercial Real Estate Awards are given for superiority in the areas of Innovation, Disruption, Social Responsibility and Social Media that have contributed significantly to the commercial real estate industry over the past 12 months. SVN was named as the winner in the Brokers: Social Responsibility category due to the firm’s qualitative and quantitative measures to enhance the industry’s image, give back to the community, improve society as well as promote diversity and the next generation.

Bringing Diversity to the Commercial Real Estate Industry

“This award is a testament to the importance we place on diverse thought at SVN, and more importantly, that the industry is listening,” says SVN President and CEO Kevin Maggiacomo. “In 2015 we rebranded with a goal of creating a Shared Value Network of openness, inclusiveness and innovation, which meant bringing intentionality to recruiting and empowering women, Millennials and minorities. By the end of last year, 40% of all new SVN franchises were minority or women-owned. For comparison, in 2004 98% of SVN franchise owners were male. Since then we have increased the number of women and minority owners by over 1000% percent. It’s truly been an incredible and rewarding shift.”

This year the NREI/IMN 2016 Commercial Real Estate Awards saw an unprecedented number of nominations making the final decisions no easy task. All awards are based on a system of nominations and peer selection. Winners, selected by NREI’s esteemed panel of judges, were announced at the awards dinner on June 13th in New York. By recognizing outstanding achievement in the industry, the Industry Awards hope to inspire innovation and leadership among participants, creating a meaningful annual benchmark that acknowledges and rewards excellence in the commercial real estate industry.

To learn more about joining the innovative SVN platform, visit the franchising opportunities page here.

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