Institute of Real Estate Management is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, Institute of Real Estate Management is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management and the only organization serving both the multifamily and commercial sectors.Institute of Real Estate Management believes that good management matters, and that well-managed properties pay dividends in terms of value and in the quality of life for residents, tenants, and customers. Institute of Real Estate Management believes in professional ethics, the power of knowledge, and the importance of sharing it.
Institute of Real Estate Management offers a variety of membership types for professionals of every experience level, from on-site managers to high-level executives. Institute of Real Estate Management credentials, earned by meeting high standards of education, experience, and ethical business practices include: Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM), or Accredited Management Organization (AMO).
Since 1933, when it was founded in Chicago, Institute of Real Estate Management has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. At the beginning of 2014, Institute of Real Estate Management membership included 19,000 individual and 580 corporate members.