The Wisconsin Commercial REALTORS Education and Research Fund (CARW Foundation) is a 501(c)3 organization which began in 2018. It was announced at the CARW 25th Anniversary Celebration by Chairman, Steve Pape. The effort was formalized in 2020 by a group of commercial real estate professionals dedicated to enhancing the careers of commercial real estate professionals and the communities in which we live.
The purpose of the Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Education and Research Fund is to provide scholarships for aspiring commercial real estate professionals and to support research that benefits the Wisconsin commercial real estate community.
- Support/fund scholarships for commercial real estate practitioners looking to further their knowledge through attendance at commercial real estate educational designation programs.
- Support primary and secondary research for commercial real estate and community funding issues including community development initiatives.
President of the Board | Steve Pape, Revel Real Estate Investments
Secretary of the Board | Joseph F. Lak Jr., The Heimat Group
Treasurer of the Board | Benjamin Adank, Cushman & Wakefield | The BOERKE Company
Director | Curt Pitzen, Newmark
Executive Director | Tracy Johnson, CARW (Commercial Association of REALTORS® Wisconsin)
If you are interested in learning more about being part of the Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Education and Research Fund efforts, contact Tracy Johnson at [email protected]
Supporting the Foundation
Gifts / Individual Contributions:
Contact Tracy Johnson at [email protected]
The Wisconsin Commercial REALTORS Education and Research Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions made to the Fund are tax-deductible.
Annually, The Wisconsin Commercial REALTORS Education and Research Fund will award 2 to 10 scholarships to commercial real estate professionals and students looking to expand their knowledge and experience in the industry. More information and application information will be coming soon.