Associations

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Founded in 1992, Retail Brokers Network (RBN) is a professional network of retail real estate brokerage firms across the United States, Canada and Mexico. With over 60 offices covering North America’s most dynamic markets, RBN has built its reputation and success on the expertise of its proven professionals whose relationships and knowledge has provided unparalleled value for its clients. RBN member firms work together on a regional, national, and even internationally in all areas of commercial real estate including: tenant representation, investment sales, and project leasing.

The CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Institute confers the CCIM Individual Member ) designation and is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS. The CCIM movement began over 40 years ago with commercial real estate practitioners who wanted to elevate their business practices through education and networking which are the cornerstones of the CCIM designation. A CCIM is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate.

Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 63,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.

The CCBA is committed to encouraging the continuous improvement of Safe and Sound business principles and practices for its members to help them better serve the families and small businesses in their communities.

The Massachusetts Bankers Association (Mass Bankers) is a multi-faceted banking trade group that represents about 170 banks all across Massachusetts. These institutions, large and small, are commercial, savings and co-operative banks, federal savings banks, savings and loan institutions, and trust companies in every corner of the Commonwealth, and a few neighboring states. Together, our member banks manage an aggregate $2.2 trillion in assets.

The Cooperative Credit Union Association represents the credit unions in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The credit unions of these three states have joined together to ensure that they can, individually and collectively, provide consumers with outstanding financial services.  

The Association is, first and foremost, an advocate for its member credit unions. The most important role it plays is to represent the interests of credit unions before Congress and state legislatures, regulatory bodies and the public. In addition, the Association provides excellent learning opportunities for credit union volunteers and professionals and a steady stream of quality information through its Daily CU Scan and various other channels. The Association also works with a select group of businesses that serve the credit union community through its CU Connect program as well as a number of Credit Union System Partners. 

The New Hampshire Bankers Association is a statewide, not-for-profit trade association representing and serving all of the banking institutions in the State of NH whose purpose is to promote the general welfare, usefulness, and public perception of banks and banking institutions to the betterment of New Hampshire, its economy, and all its citizens.

The Maine Bankers Association provides Maine banks with a forum to exchange valuable industry information; gain maximum representation in state and federal legislative and regulatory matters; receive education, training and staff certification; and wield greater collective purchasing power.