Jessica Gies, CPM®, CCIM has been named president-elect for the Oregon Columbia River Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). She will assume the role of chapter president in 2020.
Gies is a senior vice president at Kidder Mathews and leads the firm’s property management services in Portland, Oregon. She has over 20 years of property management experience and has managed over 7 million square feet throughout her career.
Gies has been an IREM member since 2001, and she earned her CPM® designation in 2004. She has served for three years on the IREM Forecast Breakfast committee. She is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is an international community of nearly 20,000 real estate professionals dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education, professional development, and collaboration.
IREM provides opportunities for members to earn various professional credentials including the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation. Requirements to earn the designation involve education, experience, ethics and examination. For more information, visit irem.org.
About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with 800 real estate professionals and staff in 22 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, property management, consulting, project & construction management, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $9 billion in transactions, manages over 53 million square feet of space, and conducts over 1,600 appraisals annually. For more information, visit kidder.com.