President’s Message

Dear Members and Industry Leaders:

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, locally, nationally and internationally, continues to distinguish its members as the Best of the Best of commercial real estate professionals. SIOR is the leading professional industrial and office real estate association. The world’s top-producing brokers collaborate to propel their careers even further. SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.

The SIOR Northern California chapter has grown and developed into the third largest chapter of SIOR in the world. These 180 chapter members have met the high standards established by the governing board of SIOR to earn the prestigious SIOR designation which includes performance, experience, education and the SIOR Code of Ethics. In addition, members continue to enhance their skills through local meetings and the bi-annual conferences.

When you contact an SIOR member, you know you are dealing with one of the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market. Whether it be Northern California or Northern Nevada or anywhere in the world, there is an SIOR in 630 cities in 34 countries who can help you.

Thank you especially to our chapter sponsors. We encourage you to use the services of our sponsors featured on this website whenever you can, and support them as they have supported our chapter. Our website also allows you to quickly find SIOR chapter and global information.

Mark your calendar for the excellent events coming up this year. Whether it is the spring world conference in Omni Amelia Island, Florida from May 6 to May 9, 2024, the fall world conference in Los Angeles at the Loews Hollywood Hotel from October 15 18, 2024, or many of the great chapter events we have planned during the year, you will find one that is educational and fun.

We look forward to seeing you at some or all of these events and don’t hesitate to reach out about how we can help make your membership more valuable.

Ethan Smith, SIOR
2024 Northern California Chapter President

Ethan Smith