The CCIM Institute confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation to commercial real estate professionals through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours, in addition to industry experience. The CCIM education curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis and investment analysis - the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate. There are 9,500 CCIMs in 1,000 markets worldwide. An additional 9,500 practitioners are pursuing the designation. Headquartered in Chicago, CCIM Institute is the largest brokerage network in the world, with a growing international membership of 1,000 professionals in more than 30 nations overseas. Visit www.ccim.com or call 800-621-7027.