Oklahoma CCIM Chapter Presidents Barbara Mefford welcomes  Vickie Patterson with Wiggins Properties – Tulsa,    Nick Lombardi with Frisbie Lombardi Commercial – Tulsa,     Kevin O’Connor with Mid America Realty – Tulsa,    and    Caple Spence – Arcadia (not pictured) as Oklahoma’s newest CCIM Designees, along with Jason Kennon, Oklahoma CCIM President-Elect and Brad Waken, CCIM Institute Director.


The Oklahoma CCIM Chapter recognizes Vickie Patterson, Nick Lombardi, Kevin O’Connor, and Caple Spence who recently earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation, the global standard for professional achievement, from the CCIM Institute. Headquartered in Chicago, CCIM Institute is one of the largest global commercial real estate networks.


The new CCIM Chapter members were among the 167 industry professionals who earned the CCIM designation during the organization’s 2019 Midyear Governance Meetings held on March 30-April 3 at La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, Texas:


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.


CCIM Institute is a global community of 13,000 members, more than 50 chapters, and 30 countries that educates and connects the world’s leading experts in investment strategy, financial analysis, and market analysis.


Learn more about CCIM Institute’s education and designation program at ccim.com.