Bill Cox of Carey Cox Company in McKinney was recently elected to a two-year term as the Southwest Regional Director of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR).

His induction will take place during the SIOR Fall World Conference in Los Angeles, California in October.

SIOR is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association in the world. The organization represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.

An SIOR since 2005, Cox has served in many commercial real estate leadership positions, including as President of the North Texas Chapter of SIOR in 2011. The North Texas Chapter of SIOR is one of the largest individual chapters in the world.

Cox has more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate in the North Texas area. The Carey Cox Company has been a family business in McKinney since 1944.

“It is an exciting opportunity to join SIOR’s National Board as Southwest Regional Director. I look forward to pursuing new and existing organization initiatives, working with the executive committee and serving on the Board of Directors,” says Cox.

Cox says that while the SIOR leadership honor is a prestigious professional accomplishment, it has tremendous meaning personally as well.

"Carey Cox Company was started by our grandfather, passed to our father, and now my brother David and I own and operate the business," Cox says. "Our Dad was an SIOR Broker as well. In our industry, the designation is a big deal. To be elected to the National Board of Directors of SIOR is an extraordinary honor."

SIOR is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation, based on achievement, knowledge, accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for SIOR. Today, there are more than 3,000 members in 580 cities in 28 countries.

SIOR maintains and promotes a professional designation of the highest quality for the benefit of its members and their clients. The SIOR designation stands unchallenged for excellence in the performance of real estate services, and is universally recognized as the prerequisite in the selection of a commercial real estate broker, agent, or consultant.

Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market. SIOR designees can hold the following specialty designations: industrial, office, sales manager, executive manager, or advisory service.

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