A Higher Standard: The Commercial Real Estate Certification You've Been Waiting For

Just announced: The BOMA Foundation has created a new scholarship to fund individuals pursuing the CMCP certification. Up to eight scholarships will be awarded per quarter. Applicants may use the scholarship to cover either the CMCP application/exam fee or the CMCP Exam Prep Course.
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We are pleased to offer the 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 an important step in building a successful career in commercial real estate.

CMCP™ Advantages

  • Offers recognition in one’s career
  • 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 Certification, Inc., the leaders in commercial real estate education and training

Eligibility Requirements

  • Four-year degree and 1 year of property management experience, or
  • Two-year degree and 2 years of property management experience, or
  • No degree and 4 years of property management experience, and
  • 30 hours of verifiable education in commercial property management

CMCP™ Exam

  • Exams offered at multiple 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
  • Registration is $675, which includes application and exam fees and a candidate handbook.

Learn more about the CMCP certification and get on the early access list for more information at www.CRECI.org.


The CMCP certification is administered by BOMA International.

Exam Preparation Resources

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.