A Certified Commercial Investment Member is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. Membership is only awarded after successfully completing a designation process that ensures proficiency in practice and theory. The elite CCIM corps is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. This extensive network enables CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, making them an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors and users.


National Association of Realtors

The National Association of Realtors is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1 million members involved in the residential and commercial real estate industries. Its mission is to help its members become more successful and profitable in today’s competitive real estate market. NAR is uniquely poised to provide realtors and real estate professionals with first-class opportunities for professional development, research and exchange of information.


International Council of Shopping Centers

The International Council of Shopping Centers is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. With 50,000 members throughout the U.S., Canada and 80 other countries, ICSC helps develop retail and hospitality businesses through networking, education, research, information, deal-making and action on legislation and regulation. ICSC provides the opportunity to enhance your visibility, grow your business and engage with tens of thousands of industry colleagues.


REALTORS Land Institute

The REALTORS Land Institute is dedicated to building knowledge, building relationships, and building business by bringing together real estate professionals who broker, lease, sell, develop, and manage land. It is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, serving over 900,000 members. It is the only branch of the REALTOR family focused on land transactions, including: land brokerage, land management, planning and developing, agribusiness, appraising, and land acquisition.


RARE Connection (Formerly CIRB)

Griffin Properties is the only Michigan member of RARE (Restaurants and Real Estate) Connection. RARE is an exclusive network of the top real estate brokers who specialize in restaurant real estate and consulting. Clients of RARE members enjoy enormous competitive advantages that stem from inside knowledge of local and regional markets, the restaurant business, and their affiliation in a multi-national network of restaurant real estate experts.


National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association represents over 380,000 successful restaurant-related businesses, from restaurants and suppliers to educators and nonprofits. Since 1919 the NRA has been the restaurant industry’s leading association, providing valuable resources needed to stay ahead in this fast-paced industry. Its goal is to lead America’s restaurant industry into a new era of prosperity, prominence and participation.


Michigan Restaurant Association

The Michigan Restaurant Association serves to enhance and nurture the growth and development of Michigan’s hospitality industry. For over nearly a century, restaurateurs have counted on the MRA for solid information and advice, money saving programs and networking opportunities with peers in their industry.