Ken Braden

Longtime CARW member and former CCIM Wisconsin & SIOR Wisconsin Board member Ken Braden, CCIM, SIOR passed away earlier this year, on March 25th.  Ken is being remembered by all three organizations (CARW, CCIM and SIOR) for his work promoting commercial real estate education through the creation of the Ken Braden Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Monies from this fund will be used to support scholarships for students with a declared major in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, pursuing a Real Estate Certificate.  Contributions for this fund may be made payable to Ken Braden Memorial Fund and sent to 250 E. Wisconsin Ave, Suite 725 | Milwaukee, WI  53202.

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Prominent Commercial Realtor Passes Away: Ken Braden, Vice president at Cassidy Turley Barry in Milwaukee, Passed away on Tuesday, March 25th.

Braden was involved in many high profile commercial real estate transactions throughout Wisconsin and received recognition in 2011 by winning the Industrial Deal of the Year Award of the Commercial Association of Realtors–Wisconsin (CARW). During his long career in the real estate industry, he sold or leased more than 5 million square feet of property, valued at more than $200 million.

Braden served as president of both the Wisconsin Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Chapter and the Wisconsin Commercial Investment Real Estate Institution (CCIM) Chapter. CARW and the Wisconsin Chapters of CCIM and SIOR plan to establish a Ken Braden Memorial Scholarship Fund to benefit young commercial real estate professionals seeking to advance their real estate educations.

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