COCIE Governing Board
The COCIE Governing Board is the advisory group overseeing the day-to-day activities of the COCIE. Actions of the COCIE Governing Board are to be approved by the C/I Steering Committee and Columbus REALTORS® Board of Directors.
The COCIE Governing Board shall consist of nine voting members and three non-voting members. For the first year, the Board is appointed by the President from recommendations received from the C/I Steering Committee.
Voting board members shall consist of: three members from the top five commercial REALTOR® firms elected by COCIE Participants (brokers); four members appointed by the President from C/I Steering Committee recommendations; one non-REALTOR® member elected by COCIE participants (brokers). Each shall serve 3-yr staggered terms. The President shall be a voting member appointed by the President of the MLS (based on recommendations from the C/I Steering Committee) to serve a one-year term.
Non-voting board members shall consist of: one Affiliate Participant or Subscriber appointed; one member of the Board of Directors. Both shall be appointed by the President of the MLS for a one-year term.
2017 Governing Board
Gerald Hinkle, The Robert Weiler Company
Benjamin Johnson, Colliers International
Jesse Shkolnik, Equity
Randy Best, Best Corporate Real Estate
COCIE Advisory Board Liaison
Sydney Federer, Casto
Matt Gregory, NAI Ohio Equities
Greg Hrabcak, HER, REALTORS®
Nicholas Klacik, CB Richard Ellis, Inc.
Stephen Kuhr, JLL
Matt McCollister, Columbus 2020
Randy Bloomfield, Kohr Royer Griffith, Inc.
Download the COCIE Rules and Regulations (PDF)