Mr. Simmons is responsible for company performance, supervision of executive personnel, maintaining client and agency relations, developing corporate strategies, goals and objectives, plus new business development.
He also chairs the CRM Executive Committee and currently serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors of the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), the Atlantic City and County Board of Realtors; additionally he is a member of the Federal Housing Advisory Board for the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Mr. Simmons is a Member Emeritus of the IREM National Faculty. He is also honored to have served as National President of the Institute of Real Estate Management in 1999, as well as President of the IREM Foundation in 2004 and 2005.
He was a founding member and the first president of the Southern New Jersey IREM Chapter 101. In 1993 Mr. Simmons was named Certified Property Manager of the Year by the chapter. He has served as an editorial consultant for IREM on numerous occasions, including for the publication titled “Government Assisted Housing: Strategies for Site Managers,” a textbook published by the Institute.
As a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania, with over 40 years of experience in the property management business, Mr. Simmons is a frequent speaker on industry issues and remains active with several professional associations relating to the real estate industry and property management profession. Within the local community he currently serves on the Board of Directors of Gilda’s Club South Jersey an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community.