Chicago Chapter of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors Awards $12,000 to its 2023 Scholarship Winners

From left to right:Christian Krull of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jordyn Dellis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sergio Chapa, SIOR of Newmark, Denise Chaimovitz, SIOR of Paine Wetzel, Anna Zimmerman from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Xavier Papillon from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (Photo Credit: SIOR Chicago)

The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation recently awarded its 2023Len CaldeiraScholarshipstotaling $12,000 to four deserving students: Jordyn Dellis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Christian Krull from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Xavier Papillon from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Anna Zimmerman from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each of the students received a scholarship of $3,000 presented by SIOR Chicago 2023 Scholarship Committee members Sergio Chapa, SIOR of Newmark and Denise Chaimovitz, SIOR of Paine Wetzel.

Since 1984, the SIOR Chicago Chapter has provided approximately $215,000 in real estate scholarships to more than 100 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.

About SIOR Chicago Chapter

The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), the leading international professional commercial and industrial real estate association, boasts nearly 200 members possessing the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the Chicago industrial and office real estate market. The Windy City’s active SIOR professionals are well known for assuring its clients of the most expert representation available. In a metropolitan area of more than 5,600 square miles with a population of more than 9.1 million people, SIOR professionals consistently serve with distinction both industrial and office properties on behalf of a sophisticated, multi-faceted array of owners, landlords, tenants and investors.  For more information, visit www.siorchicago.org.