Your partner in success, the Greater New York area association of BOMA International, the world’s largest trade organization, which represents 91 local associations throughout the United States and ten affiliates in Austrailia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Phillippines (2) and South Africa.
Representative of the largest industry in our market area-commercial real estate-which generates approximately $1.5 billion in annual tax revenue.
Responsible for the ownership/management of approximately 400,000,000 sq. ft. of office space, including some of the world’s most prestigious properties.
And, collectively, we serve as the first line of defense for New York’s working public, accountable for the safety, physical well-being and security of the City’s 3 million office tenants.
Serve more than 800-person membership representing: building owners, professional property management firms, professional service providers (architects, engineers, systems consultants, etc.) and contract services including construction, elevator maintenance, cleaning services and more
Are the largest association in the BOMA International federation, which was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Washington, DC
Administer comprehensive educational coursework for professional designations (RPA, FMA, SMA and SMT)
Successfully lobbied locally for the inclusion of fair, practical compliance terms re: NYC Local Law 5 (Fire Protection Standards), Local Law 58 (Handicapped Access) and several others
Participated in the development of international model codes for energy conservation, indoor air quality, elevator safety and handicapped access (including the ADA)
Become an increasingly influential voice at City Hall, the State House in Albany and in Washington, DC, lobbying for issues as diverse as air quality protocols and security personnel certification
When your firm joins BOMA/NY, you receive automatic membership in both the regional (MAC) and the international federations, and are entitled to all the benefits included.
MAC is comprised of the following federations: Albany, Baltimore, Boston, Greater Buffalo, Greater Hartford, New Jersey, Central New York, Greater New York, Long Island, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Greater Rochester, Southern Connecticut, Metropolitan Washington and Westchester County, NY.
Founded in 1926 by the BOMA federations of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, the MAC promotes the general welfare of the industry by creating, developing and maintaining cooperation among building owners and managers, and promoting the exchange of ideas and information between likeminded professionals.
BOMA International Mission: The mission of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.
Since its inception, BOMA International has been the premier network of over 16,000 commercial real estate professionals. In North America alone, the membership represents more than 9 billion sq. ft. of office space, and companies ranging from owners and management firms, to developers, leasing agents, and firms providing the full range of goods and services for the properties.
BOMA established the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) in 1970 to fill a perceived gap in property management education, developing the well-respected RPA, FMA, SMT and SMA programs, which have graduated thousands of career professionals over the years.
The organization stays in the forefront of the industry through continued research, topical reporting and data collecting, and legislative, code and regulatory monitoring and lobbying. BOMA publishes a number of works each year, including boma.org monthly magazine, the Experience Exchange Report (EER), the Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide, it also maintains the BOMA sourcebook and boma.org website.