Date: 11/09/2017

Contact: Alexis Fermanis, SIOR Director of Communications |

SIOR Inducts 2018 Officers

WASHINGTON, DC - November 9, 2017 - The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) installed its 2018 officers during its Fall World Conference in Chicago, Illinois on October 25, 2017.

The newly installed officers include:

  • SIOR President – Del C. Markward, SIOR, President and CEO of the Markward Group in Allentown, PA
  • SIOR President Elect – Robert G. Thornburgh, SIOR, Partner and Executive Vice President of Kidder Mathews in Los Angeles, CA
  • SIOR Vice President – Mark Duclos, SIOR, President of Sentry Commercial in Hartford, CT
These officers are joined by the following members of the Board:

  • Immediate Past President – Geoffrey M. Kasselman, SIOR, Executive Managing Director of Newmark Knight Frank in Chicago, IL
  • Treasurer –  Jack Whalen, SIOR, Senior Vice President of Kidder Mathews in Los Angeles, CA
  • Past President Representative –  Terry E Smith, SIOR, Executive Vice President & Partner of Nashville, Colliers International in Nashville, TN
  • Past President Representative –  Craig Meyer, SIOR, President of JLL | Industrial in El Segundo, CA
  • Operations Director –  Thomas E. McCormick III, SIOR, of TEM Consulting in Corona del Mar, CA
  • Speaker of the Chapter Leadership Council – David Liebman, SIOR, Managing Broker for Merit Partners, LLC, in Chicago, IL
  • Member-at-Large –  Conrad Bernard, SIOR, Principal of Boyd Commercial, LLC /  CORFAC International in Houston, TX
  • Member-at-Large –  Jeff K. Johnson, SIOR, President of NAI Black in Spokane, WA
  • Member-at-Large –  Patricia J. Loveall, SIOR, Senior Vice President and Partner of Kidder Mathews in Seattle, WA
  • Member-at-Large –  David C. Lockwood, SIOR, Executive Vice President and COO, Colliers International in Columbia, SC
  • Member-at-Large –  Patrick Sentner, SIOR, of CBRE in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Member-at-Large – J. Peter Whatmore, SIOR, Sr. VP & Executive Managing Director of CBRE Limited in London, ON



Headquartered in Washington, DC, the SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS (SIOR, is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation. Today, there are more than 3,200 SIOR members in 685 cities in 36 countries.

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