Code of Ethics• Developed by MNCAR broker members, reviewed by attorneys• Arbitration / Mediation of disputes• Ethics panel of Commercial Practitioners• See handout in packet
Education• Monthly Member Breakfasts• Emerging Brokers Lunches• Brokerage Basics Series• Half-day Programs with Partner Organizations• Events in Greater MN: St Cloud and Rochester• MNCAR Exchange Training• See handout in member packet
Communication• Monthly “Focus” E-newsletter• Exclusive Event Invitations• Special Member Alerts• Surveys and Focus Groups• MNCAR Group on LinkedIn
Industry Promotion MNCAR educates your prospective clientson the value of working with a commercial broker.
Industry Promotion• PR and Ad campaigns targeted to business owners• Partnerships with media and other associations: Finance and Commerce Business Journal MN Real Estate Journal NAIOP MSCA Appraisal Data Network State of Minnesota Economic Development Assoc. of MN Greater MSP Northland Connection Chambers of Commerce
GreaterMSP• Public / Private Partnership fueled by MNCAR member data• Site selection tool• Provides visibility for member listings• Goal: drive businesses to MN• Partnership with MNCAR economic and development organizations
MNCAR Membership Identification Use the MNCAR logo on your businesscards, letterhead, and other marketing materials to identify yourself as a commercial real estate professional
2011 Leadership MNCAR Board – Elected Brad Butler, President Exchange Board – Appointed Nathan Arnold, Past President Tim Igo, PresidentTom Tracy, Treasurer/ President Elect Sheila DeVine, Past President Bryan Beltrand Nathan Arnold Anna Coskran Lisa Christianson Mike Honsa Tony DelDotto Norma Jaeger Marty Fisher Stefanie Meyer Dirk Koentopf Duane Poppe John McCarthy Phil Simonet Bill Ostlund Todd Hanson Whit Peyton Jim Jetland Mike Salmen Steve Shepherd Jeff LaFavre Nils Snyder Bill Wardwell Mark Steingas Brian Wasserman
St. Cloud Exchange Data 2500 2299 2000 1500 1000 433 450 500 161 0 2007 2011 Properties Listings
Importance of Exchange Features Top 5
2010 Member Survey• 96% of survey respondents would recommend MNCAR to another broker
Sales Comp System• 58,000 Appraiser and Broker verified comps• Partnership between MNCAR and Appraiser Data Network (ADN)• Chris to provide overview
Broadcast Email Templates MNCAR Exchange Broadcast Email Templates are custom-designed marketing pieces to help you:• Produce high quality, professional-looking emails in seconds• Re-enforce your company brand through use of your logo and colors• Gain a professional edge in the market
How satisfied with MNCAR are members?In 2006, 29.7% of our memberswere “Very Satisfied.”In 2008, 43.2% of our membersare “Very Satisfied.”In 2010, 74.2% of our membersranked our overall servicequality 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 – 5.
Maximize Your Membership: Get Involved!• Attend Events• Volunteer• Learn and understand how to capitalize on the MNCAR Exchange• Use MNCAR as your industry resource