Launching July 2019: The Commercial Real Estate Certification You’ve Been Waiting For

Introducing the new Certified Manager of Commercial Properties™ (CMCP™), a certification designed for early-career property professionals who are looking to validate their industry knowledge and take their careers in commercial real estate to the next level.

As the only certification of its kind in the industry, the CMCP instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager and your strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role. Earning the CMCP certification is the first step in building a successful career in commercial real estate.

CMCP™ Advantages

  • Offers recognition early in one’s career (typically 1–5 years’ experience).
  • Validates foundational knowledge in key areas of property management
  • Evaluates readiness for additional training, responsibilities and career advancement
  • Quickly assists employers with on-boarding new property managers and assessing industry knowledge and career potential
  • Backed by BOMA and BOMI, the leaders in commercial real estate education and training

Eligibility Requirements

  • High school diploma and 4 years’ property management experience, or
  • Two-year degree and 2 years’ property management experience, or
  • Four-year degree and 1-year property management experience, and
  • 30 hours of verifiable education in commercial property management from any source

CMCP™ Exam

  • Exams offered at Pearson Vue testing centers throughout the U.S. and internationally
  • Exam questions reflect body of knowledge for property management developed through market research and a Job Task Analysis conducted by BOMA and BOMI
  • Membership in BOMA is not required
  • Application fees and re-certification fees and requirements are being finalized

Learn more about the CMCP certification and get on the early access list for more information at

Exam Preparation

BOMA and BOMI have partnered to develop a 30-hour CMCP exam prep course, to be offered online and launched in July 2019, but other training is also acceptable to meet eligibility requirements, including the BOMA Foundations of Real Estate Management course, RPA courses, programs offered by BOMA local associations and other organizations, company in-house training programs, real estate license education and other verifiable sources of commercial real estate education.

The CMCP certification is administered by the Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute (CRECI), an independent certification institute created by BOMA International and BOMI International.