CoreNet NorCal Announces 2019 CRE Award Honorees

The premiere corporate real estate executives’ association is pleased to announce its 2019 CRE Awards Honorees.  Ed Axelson, Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate and Facilities at Splunk has been named Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year.  Additionally, Carol Sandman, Founding Principal at AP+I Design, Inc. has been selected as Service Provider of the Year and Ylva Sandberg, Operations Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions has been chosen as Young Leader of the Year.  All three will be honored at the organization’s 22nd Annual CRE Awards Gala on November, 14, 2019 at the famed Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

Founded in 1998, the CRE Awards is the flagship event for CoreNet NorCal.  The program recognizes one Bay Area-based corporate real estate executive who’s 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.  Additionally, for the second year in a row, the program honors one Bay Area-based young leader who exemplifies excellence and has been identified as “one to watch” within the broad field of corporate real estate.

CoreNet, San Francisco, Northern California, Bay Area, Splunk, AP+I Design, CBRE, ServiceNow

“Congratulations to all three of our exceptional honorees,” said Robert Teed, Vice President, Real Estate and Workplace, ServiceNow and the 2019-20 CoreNet NorCal President. “Ed, Carol and Ylva have each  demonstrated their special brand of leadership within in our industry and we are so fortunate to have them as members of our CoreNet community”.

Past Award recipients include:
2018 Jay Bechtel and Bob Mclntire
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 Global Northern California Chapter (CoreNet NorCal)

The mission of the CoreNet Global Northern California Chapter is to connect corporate real estate, workplace and employee experience-oriented professionals to advance knowledge, promote personal excellence and add value to each individual and their respective enterprises. The Chapter, which has over 900 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. 

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.

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