NAIOP South Florida Names Diana Parker Member of the Year
24 Feb, 2010, Miami
Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Diana Parker has been named Member of the Year by NAIOP South Florida. The announcement was made at NAIOP's Award of Excellence event held yesterday at The DCOTA in Fort Lauderdale.
"To receive the award as Member of the Year from my esteemed peers is a most meaningful honor to me," said Ms. Parker, a Director based in Cushman & Wakefield's Miami office.
Ms. Parker is currently in her third year as a Director for NAIOP South Florida's Board of Directors, and has served on its Executive Committee for two years.
"I am afforded the insight to the dedication this association chapter has committed to excelling value to its members, as we all continue to work hard through these challenging economic times," said Ms. Parker.
"Diana was tapped four years ago to join the Board due to her vast experience in strategic planning from having served on national boards, which has taken NAIOP South Florida to its next level," stated Alice Lucia, Senior Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle and Past President of NAIOP South Florida.
"Diana's tremendous involvement and active participation in many facets of the NAIOP South Florida Chapter, including the transitional issues that faced our Chapter in 2009, proved invaluable," stated Eric Rapkin, 2010 NAIOP South Florida President and a Shareholder at Akerman Senterfitt law firm. "Her passion and dedication to promoting NAIOP to the commercial real estate development community is highly regarded by many, and this recognition from the NAIOP South Florida leadership is truly deserved."
Ms. Parker is a 20-plus year veteran of the commercial real estate industry in South Florida, and is highly respected for her experience in successfully representing both landlords and tenants.
In addition to her work with NAIOP South Florida, Ms. Parker gives back to the community as an active Board of Directors for Friends of WLRN, Inc. dedicated to the support of WLRN National Public Radio and Television. Additionally, Ms. Parker is a past National Chair for CREW Foundation and now serves as an Honorary Trustee on the Board of CREW Foundation.