The Mildred C. Hanson, SIOR Memorial Scholarship

The Mildred C. Hanson, SIOR Memorial Fund, established in 2008, has generously instituted an educational scholarship program intended to encourage and assist qualified female students in obtaining an education that will lead them into productive careers in the commercial real estate industry.

The Mildred C. Hanson, SIOR Memorial Fund awards up to $4,000 in scholarship funds to a qualified rising junior or senior female student enrolled in a program of study designed in pursuit of an undergraduate degree in an accredited four-year college or university program in Real Estate, Business or Finance, in the United States or Canada, who intends to pursue a career in commercial real estate.

Mildred C. (Millie) Hanson, SIOR was a specialist in office and industrial sales and leasing and was one of the first women to earn the SIOR (Specialist, Industrial and Office REALTOR®) designation. Millie served as President of both the SIOR New Jersey Chapter and the Industrial and Office Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area. Millie was named the Top Sales Associate of 2005 and 2006 for NAI James Hanson Real Estate, Hackensack, New Jersey. During her 34-year career, she brokered deals valued at more than $800 million.

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