AWARDS AND RECS / CAREER MOVES / IN MEMORIAM / IREM insider
Awards and Recognition
Gerald N. Perlow, CPM, CRB, GRI, MAI, senior consultant with Property Valuation Services
in the Chicago area, received the Illinois Association of REALTORS® Political Involvement
Award on Jan. 23. This award was given for outstanding political and legislative service to
the REALTOR® organization. The announcement was made at the association’s Public Policy
Meetings held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Riverfront Conference Center in East Peoria,
Ill., Jan. 22–24. Perlow has been a REALTOR®, appraiser and property management consultant
in the Chicagoland area and nationally for more than 30 years. An industry leader, he has
served the REALTOR® community in a variety of ways at the local, state and national level.
Cindy Clare, CPM, president of Kettler Management, AMO, has been
elected as this year’s secretary at the
National Apartment Association
(NAA). Clare has served on the NAA
Board for five years, holding both appointed and elected positions including board member at large, regional
vice president for region 1, legislative chair, communications advisory board chair and conference committee
chair. As conference committee chair, she is planning
the association’s 2013 education conference, which takes
place this June in San Diego. In addition to her involvement with NAA, she currently serves on the IREM Education Committee, as well as the Virginia Tech Residential Property Management advisory board. She was also
recognized as one of the “Women Changing the World of
Real Estate Management,” in the Mar.Apr issue of JPM®.
Vance C. Miller, CPM, CEO of Henry S. Miller Brokerage (HSM) LLC and IREM past president (1974)
died Feb. 23 of cardiac arrest. The 79-year-old leader in
Dallas-area real estate passed away just one year shy of
the 100th anniversary of the highly successful commercial real estate firm founded by his late father, Henry S.
Born in Oklahoma, but bred in Texas, Miller had a
huge hand in creating what has become one of the Lone
Steve L. Core, CPM, has been promoted to president of RiverRock
Real Estate, AMO, based in Newport
Beach, Calif. He will lead the company’s property/asset management;
construction management/engineer-ing and technical services; and receiverships, property accounting,
financial management and due diligence service lines.
RiverRock Real Estate managess 22 million square feet
of office, industrial and retail space. Core’s previous title
was chief operating officer, overseeing the firm’s prop-erty/construction management and leasing business.
He also served as director of property management at
CBRE (formerly Insignia/ESG) where he led property
management operations for a 7 million square foot office, industrial and retail portfolio in Orange County
and San Diego.
Star State’s largest independent full-service commercial
real estate firms. The accomplishment was followed by
HSM’s sale in the early 1980s to commercial real estate
firm Grubb & Ellis, where Miller sat on the board until 1991, when Miller and his father reacquired HSM.
Miller’s biggest claim to fame is Highland Park Village,
the upscale 250,000-square-foot property which, when
HSM sold it in 2009, fetched $170 million, or $165 million more than the company had paid for it in 1976.