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Ron Tabaczynski Retires from BOMA/Chicago

Ron Tabaczynski Retires from BOMA/Chicago Congratulations to Ron Tabaczynski, who is retiring after serving 14 years as Government Affairs Director. His last day with us will be on June 30. Ron by the Stats… During his Tenure (7/1/2008-6/30/2022) at BOMA/Chicago he worked through: •            3 Mayors •            4 Governors •            5 Building Commissioners •            5 OEMC Directors…

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BOMA/Chicago Visits Green Era

BOMA/Chicago Visits Green Era Last week, BOMA/Chicago took a field trip to Green Era Campus. Green Era’s mission is to create more sustainable communities by supporting local food production through better management of biodegradable waste and access to soil. They’re transforming a 9-acre vacant brownfield on the South Side of Chicago into a renewable energy…

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Kate Guercio with Hard Surface Finishers Appointed to BOMA/Chicago Board

Kate Guercio with Hard Surface Finishers Appointed to BOMA/Chicago Board We welcome Kate Guercio, President of Hard Surface Finishers, Inc., to our BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors. As a BOMA/Chicago member for over 17 years, Kate has been involved in the Events Committee and the Emerging Leaders Committee. She participated in developing the goals, objectives, and…

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Caitlin Wright Joins BOMA/Chicago Staff as Marketing and Events Manager

Caitlin Wright Joins BOMA/Chicago Staff as Marketing and Events Manager We are excited to announce that Caitlin Wright has joined the BOMA/Chicago team as our new Marketing and Events Manager. Caitlin earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Digital Studies from Grand Valley State University in 2020. Caitlin brings a fresh perspective to content, strategy,…

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Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech

Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech Reginald L. Ollie, our Ollie Scholarship namesake, recorded a special message for the 10th Annual BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Celebration. You can watch Reggie’s message here and read his speech below. We look forward to seeing you at the June 17 Diversity Celebration. Learn more and register.  …

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Susan Hammer Named BOMA Fellow

Susan Hammer, RPA, BOMI-HP

Susan Hammer Named BOMA Fellow Congratulations to Susan Hammer, RPA, LEED AP O&M, named by BOMA International as a 2022 BOMA Fellow. 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…

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Chicago Returns Week a Big Success

Chicago Returns Week a Big Success BOMA/Chicago, in partnership with Chicago Returns, World Business Chicago, and the City of Chicago, launched Chicago Returns Week the week of May 2-May 6. The initiative, a celebration of a return to downtown and to the office, was a huge success. Chicago Returns Week incorporated a dozen outdoor public…

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Delay in Property Tax Bills Subject of Cook County Board Hearing

Delay in Property Tax Bills Subject of Cook County Board Hearing The Cook County Finance and Technology and Innovations Committees met in joint session on Monday, April 25 to discuss the anticipated delays in property tax billing caused by the Cook County Assessor. Ron Tabaczynski, BOMA/Chicago Director of Government Affairs provided testimony explaining how late…

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Chicago’s City-Wide Scooter Program To Launch in May

Chicago’s City-Wide Scooter Program To Launch in May After two years of pilot programs authorizing scooter usage on the public way, the City of Chicago’s citywide scooter program is set to launch in May of 2022. BOMA/Chicago was engaged in discussions with the City about use of scooters in the Central Business District. During those…

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Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s Five Regional TOBY Winners!

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s Five Regional TOBY Winners! BOMA/Chicago is proud to announce that all five local BOMA/Chicago TOBY winners have also won the 2022 North Central Region TOBY Award! The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. In the commercial real estate industry, the TOBY Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive…

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