Boston, MA –Brett N. Pelletier, Chief Operating Officer of Kirk & Company of Boston, has been awarded the CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international group of high profile real estate practitioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land‐related matters.
The credential was awarded at The Counselors’ annual 2019 Midyear meeting in Chicago, IL.
Professionally, Mr. Pelletier specializes in real estate valuation, market analysis, and counseling services for sophisticated market participants with a focus on affordable and mixed-income housing throughout the United States.
Mr. Pelletier is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in MA, RI, CT, and NH, a licensed real estate salesperson in Massachusetts, a designated member of the MBREA (MRA), a Candidate for Designation of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), an Emerging Leader Member of the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a member of the National Council of Housing Market Analysts (NCHMA), and is a member of Lambda Alpha International (LAI); an honorary land economics society.
Mr. Pelletier, a Bentley University alumnus, is a contributing writer to the New England Real Estate Journal and publishes articles on real estate consulting, capital markets, and real estate trends and has spoken at numerous conferences relating to affordable housing finance, analysis, and policy.
Membership in The Counselors of Real Estate is selective and is extended by invitation only, attesting to the practitioner’s expertise and proven competence in his or her chosen area of real estate. Members receive the CRE credential in recognition of proven superior problem‐solving ability. Once invited to membership, Counselors must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice. Counselors are recognized in the marketplace as having consistently demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment.
Fewer than 1,100 real estate professionals currently hold the CRE credential.
The Counselors of Real Estate, established in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is an international professional organization whose members provide objective, reliable advice and counsel on matters affecting all forms of real property in the United States and abroad. Members include ranking representatives of real estate consulting, financial, legal and business advisory firms as well as leaders of Wall Street, government and academia.