In upstate New York, an interest in the world of commercial real estate will have you brushing shoulders with members of CIREB. CIREB is an organization of real estate professionals who broker the sale, lease and/or exchange of commercial properties. The goal of CIREB is to represent the common interests of our members and at the same time allow our clients the benefit of the experience of over 500 commercial specialists working together. Our membership includes brokers, agents, property managers, developers, appraisers and affiliates actively engaged in the business of commercial real estate.

Mission Statement

The Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers, Inc. (CIREB) is a professional trade association which represents the common interests of its members who are engaged in all aspects of the commercial and industrial real estate business in New York's Capital Region and its extended Tech Valley.

CIREB enhances its member's ability to successfully conduct their individual businesses in a competent and ethical manner, promotes cooperation among its members through programs and networking, conducts and promotes educational programs to enhance a member's professional skills and promotes the public's right to own, use and transfer commercial property.

Our History

CIREB was formed by a group of local commercial real estate specialists in 1967. They created an organized system for sharing information on available properties and the real estate needs of interested parties. Our database of property listings offers an extensive pool of commercial and industrial real estate listings for sale and for lease to assist our members and their clients.

Management of CIREB

CIREB is guided by the collective wisdom of its Board of Directors consisting of a president, vice president and secretary/treasurer, along with eight directors. Each member of CIREB's Board of Directors are elected by CIREB's membership.

Its operations are governed by its By-Laws, which may only be amended by a vote of the membership. The By-laws set requirements for CIREB membership and procedural standards.

Rules for CIREB's multiple listing service are contained in the MLS Rules and Regulations, a dynamic document which is amended on an ongoing basis by the Board of Directors to keep CIREB on the cutting edge of the real estate industry.