Alex Campbell of NAI Earle Furman and Tammy Dixon of NAI Piedmont Triad awarded CCIM designation

October 14, 2021

Campbell and Dixon were among other individuals who earned commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement in Pittsburgh this past weekend. Alex was the only recipient from South Carolina and Tammy Dixon was one of four representing North Carolina. Tammy is the first female broker in our firm to earn the pin and the first person (and woman) to receive the CMB and CCIM in the state of North Carolina.

Greenville, S.C. – Alex Campbell of NAI Earle Furman and Tammy Dixon of NAI Piedmont Triad were recently recognized for earning the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. Headquartered in Chicago, the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute is one of the largest global commercial real estate networks. The CCIM designation is the golden standard for professional achievement in the commercial real estate industry.

Tammy Dixon of of NAI Piedmont Triad and Alex Campbell of NAI Earle Furman

To earn the CCIM designation, commercial real estate professionals must complete more than 160 hours of case-study-driven education covering topics such as interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and ethics in commercial investment real estate. Candidates must also compile a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience and pass a comprehensive examination.

“Passing the CCIM exam puts a broker in the elite group of commercial brokers trained to be experts in the investment field. We have more CCIMs than any other firm in the Carolinas and I am proud of both Tammy and Alex for this wonderful accomplishment. Thank you for your individual dedication by providing exceptional service to your clients.” – Jon Good, SIOR, Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder

“I am very proud of their accomplishment. It takes a lot of work and demonstrates your knowledge and determination.” – Earle Furman, SIOR, Chairman of NAI Earle Furman

About NAI Earle Furman

In 2017, NAI Earle Furman, serving the Upstate of South Carolina, and North Carolina’s NAI Piedmont Triad joined forces to form a creative commercial real estate collaboration across state lines. The teams expanded their market footprint in 2019 by partnering with the newly rebranded NAI Columbia (formerly Avant) group operating in the South Carolina Midlands. This strategic alliance equally benefits all three firms with additional manpower, expanded resources, and ever-evolving cross-market projects fueled by combined expertise.

Individually, each firm has been an active presence in its market for over three decades, and together they share an engaging environment defined by teamwork, guidance, and growth. The people at each firm possess the passion, dedication, and experience to realize the maximum potential for clients across the Carolinas and worldwide.

Through NAI, a managed global network of outstanding brokers, NAI Earle Furman, NAI Piedmont Triad, and NAI Columbia are uniquely capable of satisfying client requirements, with experts on the ground in virtually every location around the world. Relationships formed through outstanding local service are transitioned across the globe. This collective services platform provides an expansive yet nimble and responsive structure which enables these firms to efficiently deliver superior results.

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About CCIM Institute

Many professionals go on to earn the CCIM pin, commercial real estate’s most coveted credential, which represents proven expertise in investment analysis. Since 1967, more than 20,000 professionals have completed the core designation program. Today, fewer than 10 percent of commercial real estate investors and advisers currently wear the CCIM pin, making them the go-to experts in their respective markets. Industry research has shown that CCIM designees significantly outperform non-designated professionals across key metrics, including compensation.

While the core curriculum to earn the CCIM designation is for those who want to set themselves apart as the expert in their company or market, it’s not for everybody. That’s why the institute offers more than 60 other courses, along with custom training, to ensure that everyone working in commercial real estate has access to professional development, regardless of their ultimate career goals.

In conjunction with more than 50 chapters across the globe, CCIM Institute continues to innovate best practices, provide members with industry-leading tools, and advance the commercial real estate profession.