BOMA International Announces 2018 Class of Fellows

April 19, 2018


Ten Professionals Named to BOMA’s Highest Level of Recognition for Ongoing Contributions to Commercial Real Estate

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 19, 2018) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is pleased to announce the 2018 class of BOMA Fellows. The individuals honored as BOMA Fellows have displayed exemplary and sustained contributions to the industry, their profession, the community and BOMA at all levels and have continually answered the call to leadership and service throughout their careers.

The honorees will use the "BOMA Fellow" credential after their names and will be called upon to serve BOMA in a variety of capacities, including teaching, mentoring new members and young professionals, identifying future BOMA leaders, authoring articles and serving as thought leaders to address industry trends.

"The 10 individuals honored as BOMA Fellows this year have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, as well as a significant commitment to both BOMA and the commercial real estate industry,” said BOMA International Chair Rob Brierley, BOMA Fellow, managing director of Real Estate Management Services and executive vice president of Colliers Boston. “Through their service as BOMA Fellows, they will continue to advance the industry and help guide the next generation of property professionals.”

Congratulations to the 2018 BOMA Fellows:

  • Mark Dukes, CCIM, RPA
    Vice President of Asset Management, Physicians Realty Trust
    Atlanta, Georgia 
  • Donald J. Fairgrieve-Park, RPA
    Executive Vice President, British Columbia Region, QuadReal Property Group
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Brian M. Harnetiaux
    Senior Vice President, McCarthy Cook & Co.
    Costa Mesa, California
  • Richard H. Kenwood, CPM, CRX, CSM, FMA, RPA 
    General Manager, Madison Marquette
    Princeton, New Jersey
  • Peter Merrett
    Speaker/Genie/Coach, The House of Wonderful
    Oyster Bay, New South Wales, Australia
  • Sheldon S. Oppermann, CPM, J.D., MBA, RPA
    Executive Vice President, Compass Properties LLC
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Laura T. Ragans, RPA
    Regional Property Manager, MBRE Healthcare
    Orlando, Florida
  • Andrew J. Romerdahl, CCIM, MAI
    Senior Regional Director, Providence St. Joseph Health
    Seattle, Washington
  • Coleen M. Spratt
    Managing Director/REMS Puget Sound, Colliers International
    Seattle, Washington
  • Geoffrey M. Wardle
    Partner, Spink Butler, LLP
    Boise, Idaho

This latest class of BOMA Fellows will be honored at BOMA International's annual conference this June in San Antonio.

To learn more about the BOMA International Fellows Program, visit the BOMA Fellows webpage.


About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 88 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at

Jessica Bates
Manager of Communications & Marketing
BOMA International
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