VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE) announces that the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has been awarded to Carlotta Lilly, senior property manager at Divaris’ headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va.
This designation indicates attainment of a broad knowledge of core disciplines and key skills exclusively for property and asset managers working with large portfolios of all property types. Candidates must be experienced and well-trained in every aspect of the business.
The CPM Certification Exam tests all that a candidate has learned through his or her education and experience in real estate management and ensures the integrity of the CPM designation. The exam measures professional competency in the areas of financial operations and asset management, human resources, legal and risk management, maintenance and operations and marketing and leasing.
Carlotta joined Divaris Property Management Corp in 2009 and currently oversees a portfolio consisting of office and retail in Hampton Roads totaling approximately 465,000 square feet. Her responsibilities include: building maintenance, budgeting, administration, tenant relations, and overseeing capital and tenant improvements. She brought to Divaris 15 years of experience in property management as an assistant property manager with Advantis Real Estate Services Company where she assisted several managers with a mixed portfolio of retail and office properties comprised of approximately one million square feet.
Carlotta also holds the Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM) designation from IREM Hampton Roads Chapter No. 39. She was recipient of the 2015 Divaris Property Management Award, 2014 Divaris Leadership Award and Divaris’ Property Manager of the Year Award in 2011.
About Divaris Real Estate
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; Beverly Hills, CA; and Washington, DC. Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases over 36.7 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space from New Jersey to Florida. Gerald S. Divaris is Chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources, (http://www.realtyresources.org/) a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers, covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S. DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network, (http://www.corenetworkcre.org/) a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development, management, sales and acquisitions.