Accreditation is the ultimate mark of distinction for real estate management firms.  Global recognition and increased marketability are within reach if your company is truly elite.



If you manage small to mid-size commercial portfolios, the ACCREDITED COMMERCIAL MANAGER (ACoM) certification is for you.  The ACoM is a great stepping stone to the CPM designation.


For asset and property managers of any property sector, the CPM designation is the PhD of real estate management.  Trusted by property owners and investors for decades, the CPM designation recognizes only the best of the best.  Join the community of asset performance experts by earning the most prestigious credential in the real estate management industry.


When you join IREM, you join a network of over 20,000 other real estate professionals dedicated to ethical business practices, education, and information sharing.  A strong team of real estate management experts with a wealth of knowledge and expertise who believe that good management matters, IREM gives you the education, networking and resources you need to be successful.

The following scholarships are available through the IREM FOUNDATION

  • Bette Fears, ARM Scholarship
  • Donald M. Furbush, CPM Scholarship
  • Diversity Outreach Scholarship
  • Paul H. Rittle, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

For an application, scholarship details, criteria, procedures, and filing deadlines click the information button

For Instant Membership

ASSOCIATE membership is both a journey and a destination.  Whether you want to just give IREM a try, earn immediate discounts on courses, start on the part to earning a credential, or want instant, affordable access to IREM member benefits, becoming an Associate Member is the ideal solution.



offered by IREM Western Pennsylvania Chapter

The Stanley W. Arnheim and Paul A. Neely Memorial Scholarship is bestowed on an individual in recognition of his or her commitment to professionalism and continued education in the Real Estate Management field.

This scholarship of up to $1,000 must be used within one year of its receipt and applied to the cost of a qualifying course for the CPM®, ARM® or ACOM certification to a class conducted by Chapter No. 7. The applicant must be an ARM® Applicant, CPM® Candidate, or ACOM Candidate of the Western PA Chapter or agree to apply for such status within one year.

The scholarship recipient will be chosen by the Executive Council of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter in recognition  of his/her professional accomplishments and involvement/participation in chapter related activities or other industry related programs, or need.

Applications (application is in PDF format) for the Stanley W. Arnheim and Paul A. Neely Memorial Scholarship and all other Chapter scholarships must be submitted to IREM-Western Pennsylvania Chapter for review by the Executive Council.

Mail applications to:
IREM Western PA Chapter
Scholarship Committee
1427 West Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15226-1101

If you manage small to mid-size residential portfolios, the ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER (ARM) certification will recognize your excellence and offer a platform for new opportunities.  Those who hold the ARM certification find that the investment has elevated their career, personal growth, and respect within the industry.