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Building Owners and Managers Association International

Joe F. Marchant Honored with BOMA International Chair’s Award

June 29, 2011

​(WASHINGTON – June 29, 2011) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International 2010-2011 Chair and Chief Elected Officer Ray H. Mackey, Jr., RPA, CPM, CCIM, partner and chief operating officer, Stream Realty Partners, L.P., recognized Joe F. Marchant with the Chair’s Award last night at the 2011 BOMA International Conference, held June 26-28 in Washington, D.C. The Chairman’s Award is the highest recognition presented by the BOMA International Chair and is bestowed annually upon those who through innovation, talent and dedication have set new standards of excellence for the commercial real estate industry.

“The Chair’s Award is presented to Joe in recognition of his many years of dedication and commitment to our organization,” commented Mackey. “Along with his lovely wife Clara Marie, Joe has been an inspiration to so many of us throughout the association. His thoughtful insights, friendly encouragement and artful persuasion have propelled all of us to achieve greater things."

After a career in the United States Air Force and prior to BOMA, Joe served as the chief executive officer of an international support company in the commercial design industry where he produced training films and conducted international training programs.

Joe’s education includes an Associate of Science degree from Murray State College, Tishomingo, Okla.; a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with teaching fields of Speech and English from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas; a Masters of Art degree in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. and additional course work at the University of Texas in Dallas.

His college teaching experience includes online college writing courses of the University of Phoenix; speech communications and public speaking at Brookhaven College; writing courses at North Lake College; speech courses at Anchorage Community College, Anchorage, Alaska; and Effective Communication at the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School. Joe retired from teaching in 2008 to return to studying oil painting and spend more time traveling with his wife.


About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. On the Web at

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