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Finally, the commercial real estate industry has a professional certification that provides early recognition for foundational knowledge and guides the next generation of property managers toward greater responsibility and success in their careers: the Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP).



introducing the capstone experience!

BOMI listened to student and industry experts and are enhancing their programs to help students achieve their RPA and FMA designations faster and more efficiently, while maintaining the highest standards in the industry.  Here's what's new:

    • Course exams will now be taken through the BOMI Learning Portal - no need to visit a testing center
    • Simplified experience forms requiring employment history verification only
    • Once all RPA and/or FMA course requirements are complete, learners will undergo a culminating RPA/FMA Capstone Exam
    • The Capstone Exam is a 2-hour multiple choice exam.  




BOMA Indiana offers these accelerated courses to earn your RPA faster:

  • Design, Operations & Maintenance I and II

  • Budgeting & Accounting
  • Law & Risk Management
  • Real Estate Investment & Finance
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Asset Management
  • Leasing & Marketing for Property Managers
  • Managing the Organization

We recommend you take Ethics Short Course self-study or online.


See experience requirements here.


In an ever-changing industry, career success depends on maintaining strong fundamentals, developing new skills and keeping a pulse on current trends. BOMA Indianapolis' educational offerings are designed to help you do just that.

  • BOMA provides you with new solutions to improve your operations, save money and retain tenants.
  • Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned pro, BOMA has the professional development resources you need to grow in your career, from management basics and lease negotiations to financial analysis and asset performance.
  • BOMA’s resources help you assess your market to make the most informed decisions, plan long-term strategy and run a more efficient operation.
  • As a BOMA member, you’ll gain access to leading experts in commercial real estate to share best practices, learn proven strategies and address common challenges. 


      Abby Kichura, RPA of Lillibridge, has over fourteen years of experience as a reputable commercial real estate leader and innovative thinker in multiple Class A buildings, skilled in time management/prioritizing, tenant relations, project management and communication. Possess a deep understanding of property operations, financial responsibilities, and leasing strategies to cultivate a unique and successful asset.  Abby currently teaches our Budgeting and Accounting Course.

      Michael Lauhoff has been teaching for BOMI since 2006 and teaches most of the courses BOMI offers.  He's one of BOMI's top instructors.  He's a past Board member of BOMA Metro Detroit and a past Co-Chair of the Education Committee for BOMA Metro Detroit.  Michael holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and has spoken in Brazil and has taught in Germany for BOMI. He has over 28 years in Facility and Property Management and currently operates his own Facility Management business since 2010. Michael has managed properties in the Commercial, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Bottling Industry and currently provides services to Coca-Cola.

      Renae Breitbach, RPA has been a property manager since 1995 and is teaching our Leasing & Marketing for Property Managers. Renae has a long history of managing class A office, industrial, flex space, medical office and retail.  As a current/founding Partner and Executive Vice President of Amerimar Midwest Management Co., Inc., a third-party fee property management company, Renae is responsible for all client development, marketing, sales, management, financial reporting, human resource management and project management.

      Richard Wieland has been a BOMI instructor since 2010 and teaches RPA and FMA classes throughout the country utilizing the accelerated and on-line formats. Mr. Wieland over his 40 years of experience has held positions at Ford, Chrysler and Federal-Mogul along with being the Senior Operations Manager for two manufacturing companies. Richard’s personnel real estate investing experience includes the creation, funding and management of a residential real estate LLC. Mr. Wieland presently works for the Department of Defense responsible for programing of probabilistic cost models for very large scale government programs from conception, development, construction, deployment and maintenance investment phases covering time frames of 20 to 30 years.

      Already Have A Designation?

      You may receive credit for specific courses from accredited colleges and universities, or from specific professional credentials, including the CCIM, CPM, PE, SIOR, and more.  More information HERE.

      Earn Certificates Along the Way

      Property Administrator Certificate (PAC)
      Property Management Financial Proficiency Certificate (PMFP)
      Facilities Management Certificate (FMC)
      Building Systems Maintenance Certificate (SMC)

      Earn Your RPA, FMA, SMT or SMA

      Real Property Administrator (RPA)
      Facilities Management Advisor (FMA)
      Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT)
      Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA)


      Industrial properties present a set of unique challenges when it comes to energy management, which is why BOMA International now has tailored its popular BOMA Energy Efficiency Program, or BEEP®, for this sector.  BEEP® for Industrial Properties explores the role of energy efficiency in operating sustainable—and profitable—industrial warehouse buildings. Similar to the traditional BEEP program, it contains modules covering everything from fundamentals of energy management to creating an energy management plan to common benchmarking and reporting tools.

      BEEP for Industrial Properties offers the most relevant, up-to-date source of energy efficiency training for industrial property professionals. The five-course curriculum includes:

      • Introduction to Energy Performance
      • How To Benchmark Energy Performance Using ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager
      • Audits to Action Plans – Concepts and Economic Benefits
      • Building the Business Case – Valuing Energy Enhancement Projects and Financial Returns
      • Awareness and Engagement – Promoting and Leveraging Sustainability Success

      All BEEP for Industrial Properties courses are delivered conveniently via web-assisted webinar recording and are available for limited use (30 days after purchase). You can purchase courses individually or as a bundle.

      Questions? Contact Catie Leard, BOMA’s Director of Education, at [email protected] to purchase an extended use license, or visit the portal at www.boma.org/BEEPIndustrial for full seminar descriptions and additional information.

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