Carrie Blast Furnace Tours

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area operates tours of the Carrie Blast Furnaces at the former U. S. Steel Homestead Works. Tours take visitors through the iron-making process and include the famous 40' "Deer Head" crafted entirely of materials found on the site.

Mary Scherer, CPM®   

2016 CPM of the Year!

Welcome to IREM's Western Pennsylvania Chapter No. 7.

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has been the source for education, resources, information and membership for real estate management professionals for over 70 years. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, IREM® is the only professional real estate management association serving both the multi-family and commercial real estate sectors. With 81 U.S. chapters, eight international chapters, and several other partnerships around the globe, IREM®is an international organization that serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry.

June 16, 2017

Carrie Blast Furnace Tour - Homestead Works 

10 am to Noon

September 14 2017

Luncheon & Meeting

 Hyde Park Steak House


David Gibson, ARM®, our newest ARM® member with President Elect, Michael Kempton, CPM®.

IREM® Western Pennsylvania Chapter No 7

1427 W Liberty Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA, 15226


Kevin Acklin, Chief of Staff for Mayor Bill Peduto, speaking at our April Lunch Meeting.

IREM Western Pennsylvania Chapter No. 7 

Do you want to get more involved in what is happening in Chapter 7?  If so, check out the descriptions of the chapter volunteer positions.  If you see a position that interests you, please give Eileen a call or contact Gary or any member of the executive council.

2017 Officers

Upcoming Events

 Nia Gray

2016 Industry Partner of the Year!

2017 President

Gary R Kowalczyk, CPM®
Forest City Residential Mgmt
Coraopolis Towers
951 First Avenue
Coraopolis, PA 15108 Email:

President Elect

Michael J. Kempton - CPM®, ARM®
McKinney Properties, Inc. 
1717 Penn Ave., Ste. 5015
Wilkinsburg PA 15221
United States

Secretary Treasurer

​Tracy L. Mitchell, CPM®
Sampson Morris Group
Monroeville Apartments
3848-B William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA  15146