ORION’s Nick Miner, CCIM Appointed to CCIM Institute’s 2015 Executive Committee

CHICAGO, IL October 30, 2014 – The CCIM Institute (, one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world, announced its 2015 leadership teams during the organization’s annual conference in Los Angeles in Oct. 17-21. The CCIM Institute confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement.

Nick Miner, CCIM, Vice President of ORION Investment Real Estate was appointed to serve as a member of the CCIM Institute’s Executive Committee, which is as a governing body for the organization that works in conjunction with CCIM’s Board of Directors, national committees, and staff. The organization’s leadership teams convene at the CCIM Institute’s spring and fall business meetings.

Nick has been in commercial real estate since 1998.  He has completed over $142 million dollars in sales and leasing activity.  His primary focus is to assist investors in the acquisition and disposition of investment properties.  Nick obtained his CCIM designation in 2003 and has been active locally and nationally ever since.

The CCIM Institute’s 2015 executive leadership team includes President Mark Macek, CCIM, president and owner of Macek Companies, Inc., in Great Falls, Mont.; President Elect Steven Moreira, CCIM, president of Magic Properties and Investments, Inc., in Longwood, Fla.; First Vice President Robin Webb, CCIM, managing director/principal of NAI Realvest in Orlando, Fla.; and Treasurer Charles C. (Chuck) Connely IV, CCIM, managing director of EPR Financial Services in Kansas City, Mo.

About The ORION Investment Real Estate
ORION Investment Real Estate (“ORION”) is a leading commercial real estate investment brokerage firm in the Western United States.  With a multi-billion dollar track record, ORION focuses on the sale of income producing real estate.  ORION’s principals have closed hundreds of retail, office, industrial, and multifamily transactions throughout the United States.  ORION is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.  For more information on ORION, please visit our Web site at

About the CCIM Institute
Since 1969, the Chicago-based CCIM Institute has conferred the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation to commercial real estate and allied professionals through an extensive curriculum of 160 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. The core curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and negotiation—the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate.

An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, the CCIM Institute also provides members with powerful technology tools including the Site To Do Business, an online site analysis and demographics resource.


Information about the Executive Committee:

Except as to actions specifically stated in these Bylaws or by law to require approval of or to be taken by the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee shall have all of the power of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board of Directors; provided, however, that the following powers shall be expressly reserved to the Board of Directors: (a) the election, appointment or removal of any officer or committee member, other than the appointment or removal of the Executive Vice President; (b) any action with respect to which a Supermajority Vote of the Board of Directors is required pursuant to Article V, Section 9; (c) the adoption, modification or amendment of the Governing Policies; (d) any action inconsistent with the Articles of Incorporation, these Bylaws and/or the Governing Policies or any standing resolution or direction of the Board of Directors; (e) the approval or modification of the education and designation requirements for candidates and designees under Article V, Section 2; (f) any change or modification to tuition fees involving more than fifteen (15%) percent of such tuition fees; and (g) the amendment of these Bylaws or the Articles of Incorporation. The Executive Committee shall report its actions as appropriate to the Board of Directors.


  • President
  • President–Elect
  • First Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past President
  • Eight members elected by the Board of Directors from among its membership for staggered two–year terms
  • Presidential Liaisons as ex–officio, non–voting members
  • Chair of the Governance Committee as an ex–officio, non–voting member
  • CCIM Institute representative to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® as an ex–officio, non–voting member
  • Executive Vice President as an ex–officio, non–voting member