5 top gov’t execs conferred fellows, diplomate in real estate by FIABCI

Four top administration officials have been conferred “Fellows” and a government corporate executive “Diplomate” in real estate management by the Philippines’ chapter of the Paris-based International Real Estate Federation, or FIABCI, the acronym for Fédération Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers.

The fellow in real estate management is conferred on those with at least 10 years of involvement in real estate, and diplomate 25 years or more.

Conferred fellows during the FIABCI-PH Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel Manila recently were Senate urban planning, housing and resettlement committee chairman Senator Joseph Victor  Ejercito, Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando, Human Settlements and Urban Development Undersecretary Henry Yap, and National Home Mortgage Finance Corp. president and CEO Renato Tobias.

Conferred the diplomate was president and chief executive officer Aileen A. Zosa of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority.

A NEW CROP IS JOINING THE RANKS OF SELECT REAL ESTATE PRACTITIONERS CONFERRED DIPLOMATES IN REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT. Photo shows (from left) Dr Eduardo G. OnG, FIABCI World VP for Training and Education, FIABCI PHIL President Nestor S Mangio, flanking awardees FIABCI World president-elect Budiarsa Sastrawinata, Robert Marie Sy, former FIABCI Philippines president, the internationally-renowned Arch Felino Palafox, Jr., Aileen A. Zosa, CEO of Bases Conversion Development Authority, and Wilfredo Tan, president and CEO of Hausland Development Corp., Special Envoy to Japan Reghis M. Romero II, Chairman, FIABCI Philippines, past FIABCI World president Florentino Dulalia, Jr. and FIABCI Philippines secretary-general Jexter Dulalia.

Only the FIABCI-PH has the right to conduct such conferment by virtue of its certification from the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines.

Also conferred fellows were Dr. Winston Conrad Padojinog, president of the University of Asia and the Pacific, with a doctoral degree in business administration from the De La Salle University, a master of science in industrial economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific, and a bachelor of arts in economics and management from the University of the Philippines – Visayas;  Oscar Teodoro  Labrador, a licensed real estate broker, appraiser and consultant of the Professional Regulation Commission; Marcelito Roldan Manalili, president of RLand Development Inc.;  Marissa Inting, a licensed real estate broker, certified international property specialist designee and president and CEO of Land Asia Realty & Development Corp.; Emmanuel Rausa, a licensed civil engineer, real estate broker and developer, and an alumnus of Harvard Graduate School of Design;  and, Marie Yvonne Apad, a licensed architect, real estate appraiser, broker and consultant, and president of Intech Property Appraisal Inc. 

FIABCI-PH chairman and special envoy to Japan Reghis Romero II said the conferment effectively placed the conferees among the models of the property and real estate industry in their respective areas of specialization.

“As such, their expert opinions are considered of high import even by their own peers,” Romero II said.