The Chicago chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation awarded four scholarships totaling $12,000. Each of the four students received a scholarship of $3,000. The Chicago chapter of SIOR 2019 Scholarship Committee included Terri Alexander, SIOR, of Transwestern; Larry Goldwasser, SIOR, of Cushman and Wakefield and Sean Henrick, SIOR, of Cushman and Wakefield.
The recipients of the 2019 scholarships were Jonah Helbraun, DePaul University; Clarissa Tarandy, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign; Marlon Taylor of Roosevelt University and Dan Viner of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Since 1984, the SIOR Chicago Chapter has provided nearly $200,000 in real estate scholarships to 78 students. The program recognizes and rewards outstanding academic performance in business and real estate courses. In addition to education funding, recipients are also provided access to career opportunities and internship programs available within the Chicago real estate community. Professor Roger Cannaday, Associate Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, helped create the SIOR Chicago Scholarship award.
The SIOR Foundation’s mission is to promote and support initiatives that expand, educate and enrich the commercial real estate community. Established in 1962 to publish the industry’s first graduate level textbook on industrial real estate, the SIOR Foundation has maintained its dedication to expanding an understanding of the commercial real estate industry. The foundation has a matching scholarship program available to the various local SIOR chapters.