NAI Bahamas and Bahamas Realty CEO, Larry Roberts, achieves SIOR Designation from Society of Indutri

Friday June 8th, 2012

(Nassau, Bahamas) —Larry Roberts, SIOR and CEO of NAI Bahamas, the commercial division of Bahamas Realty Limited, has achieved the SIOR office designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. SIOR is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,000 commercial real estate professionals, 2,800 of whom have earned the coveted SIOR designation.

To achieve the SIOR designation, Larry Roberts, SIOR completed at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field of office real estate; met stringent education requirements; and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct, and personal integrity. Mr. Roberts has been a licensed real estate Broker in the Bahamas for 43 years.

Individuals who hold the SIOR designation are top producers in the commercial real estate field and are represented in more than 630 cities in 29 countries around the world. SIOR enforces a strict code of ethics and required designees to complete its ethics course within their first three years of membership.

Mr. Roberts attended the SIOR Spring Conference on Miami Beach recently where he was formally introduced as an SIOR member. In addition to the SIOR designation Mr. Roberts is also a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) and a member of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI).

In August of last year Bahamas Realty Commercial joined NAI Global as its exclusive member for The Bahamas. Bahamas Realty Commercial is now known as NAI Bahamas. NAI Global is one of the world's leading providers of commercial real estate services with a Network of 5,000 professionals and 350 offices in 55 countries. In Latin America & The Caribbean NAIGlobal is the foremost and largest Commercial Real Estate Service Provider with 33 offices in 13 countries, offering services from traditional brokerage to MAI Appraisal, Lease Administration, Portfolio Management and Audit, Investment Services, Hospitality Consulting, Logistics/Supply Chain Solutions, Project Management, Design Build and Sustainability LEED Design Consulting, among others. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., 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. Today, there are 3,000 SIOR members in 630 cities in 29 countries. www.sior.com