James Leopold, of BARBERMurphy Group, has achieved the CCIM designation awarded by the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute. At 25, he is the youngest in the nation to achieve this designation, the company said.
A CCIM is recognized for expertise in the commercial and investment real estate industry. A lapel pin is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient both in theory and practice.
A CCIM is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries.
He is a graduate from the University of Missouri with a major in finance, specializing in personal finance and is a third-generation Realtor.