CoreNet Global Northern California Chapter Announces its 21th Annual CRE Awards Honorees

San Francisco (August 1, 2018) – CoreNet Global Northern California Chapter the premiere corporate real estate executives’ association today announced its 2018 CRE Awards Honorees. Jay Bechtel, Real Estate Project Executive, Google, Inc. has been named Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year and Bob McIntire, Founder, Nova Partners, Inc. has been selected as Service Provider of the Year. Both will be honored at the organization’s 21st Annual CRE Awards Gala on November, 15, 2018 at the famed Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

Founded in 1998, the CRE Awards is the flagship event for the CoreNet Northern California Chapter. The program recognizes one Bay Area-based corporate real estate executive whose local and/or global real estate accomplishments for their company and the industry distinguish them among their peers. It also recognizes one Bay Area-based corporate real estate service provider whose performance and client interactions provide a uniquely valued experience to those with whom they work and evidences actions that transcend the expected.

“It gives me great pleasure to congratulate both of our distinguished honorees who have helped raise the bar on leadership within our industry,” said John Lucas, Vice President, Global Real Estate and Workplace Services, Juniper Networks, Inc. and the 2018-19 Northern California Chapter President. “I am so excited to celebrate their success at our annual CRE Awards Gala this Fall.”

Past Award recipients include:

Bob McIntire, Founder, Nova Partners, Inc.

2017 Bill Roberts and Michael Casolo
2016 Jim Morgensen and Steve Hargis
2015 John Bruno and Richard Pollack
2014 Curtis Wilhelm and Antonia Cardone
2013 John Lucas and George Denise, Sr.
2012 Sven Pole and Barbara Donaldson
2011 David Radcliffe and Greg Hulbert
2010 Chris Ross and Barbara Carlyle
2009 David Harris and Meade Boutwell
2008 Randall Knox and Bill Valentine
2007 Frank Jesse and Joan Price
2006 Luigi Sciabarrasi and Ian Cameron
2005 Mark Golan and David Mourning
2004 David Nelson and Jeff Fini
2003 Randy Smith and Art Gensler
2002 Bob Kraiss and Andy Ball
2001 Bill Agnello and Bob Cavigli
2000 Frank Robinson and Rick Ingwers
1999 John Igoe and Robbie Cook
1998 Parkash Ahuja and Art Schultz

About CoreNet Northern California Chapter (CoreNet NorCal)
The mission of the Corenet NorCal is to connect groups of professionals, end-users and service providers in order to advance knowledge, promote personal excellence and add value to each individual and their respective enterprises. The Chapter, which has over 800 members is the second largest chapter in the country and accomplishes its mission through facilitating and sponsoring a variety of diversified programs that provide members educational and networking opportunities. CoreNet NorCal is the local Northern California Chapter of CoreNet Global. Please visit CoreNet NorCal at to learn more.

About CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is the world’s leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, service providers and economic developers. The organization’s mission is to seek to support its dynamic global network of professionals by offering education and networking opportunities that advance knowledge, connect people, and promote personal excellence. CoreNet Global’s 10,000 members, who include 70% of the top 100 U.S. companies and nearly half of the Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. For more information, please visit

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