About IREM

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.

An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors. 
We believe:

  • That good management matters

  • That well-managed properties pay dividends in terms of value and in the quality of life for residents, tenants and customers

  • In professional ethics

  • In the power of knowledge and the importance of sharing it

IREM offers a variety of membership types for professionals of every experience level, from on-site managers to high-level executives. Our credentials, earned by meeting high standards of education, experience, and ethical business practices, include

  • Certified Property Manager® (CPM®)

  • Accredited Residential Manager® (ARM®)

  • Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM)s

  • Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®)

For 80 years, IREM has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. Today, IREM membership includes more than 19,000 individuals and 550 corporate members.


The only organization that serves both commercial and residential real estate professionals who manage all property types. 

IREM Georgia Mission Statement

Serving real estate professionals who manage ALL REAL ESTATE property types, The Institute of Real Estate Management Organization, IREM has been an integral force in the State of Georgia, since 1970. We are dedicated to delivering leading-edge networking and educational offerings for every stage of your career, evolving with you to provide lifelong professional development opportunities.

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is your source for education and professional recognition for real estate managers and management organizations. IREM exists to advance the profession of real estate management while helping real estate managers prosper and add value to their companies and the properties they manage.

Contact: Deborah Westphal, CPM, ARM
Executive Director - deborah@iremga.org
Office Phone# 770-590-9995
Cell Phone # 678.687.4110

For more than eight decades, IREM has been the source for education, resources, information and membership for real estate management professionals. 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 80 U.S. chapters, eight international chapters and several other partnerships around the globe, IREM is an international organization that also serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry.

IREM promotes ethical real estate management practices through its training and credentialed membership programs, including:

  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation,

  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification,

  • Accredited Commercial Manager certification

  • Accredited Management Organization (AMO) accreditation.

These esteemed credentials certify competence and professionalism for those engaged in real estate management In addition, IREM offers Associate, Student and Academic memberships.

Collectively, IREM CPM Members in the United States manage over $1.5 trillion in real estate assets, including 8.4 million residential units and 8.4 billion net square feet of commercial space. An additional 977,400 residential units are managed by IREM ARM Members. IREM Members are employed by some of the most prestigious real estate firms in the world and nearly 70% hold upper-level management positions. Due to their professionalism and vast experience, property owners and investors worldwide continually seek out the management services of IREM Members.

Become an IREM member and join an influential organization with a focus on delivering value and solutions to advance your career. The Institute offers three types of credentialed membership, which will enhance your career and give you instant industry recognition as an experienced, established, and committed real estate management professional. In addition, Associate, Student and Academic memberships are available for individuals who are not yet ready or eligible to seek a credential. Explore our membership options online


The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has been the source for education, membership, resources and information for real estate management professionals since 1933. 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. In addition to serving both sectors, what sets IREM apart? Getting you from point A to B in your career isn’t our only goal – IREM evolves with you, helping you reach milestone after milestone as you progress in your career.

About IREM