7 Peabody employees also earn IREM® designations

Braintree, MA (December 1, 2017) – Peabody Properties is proud to announce that three of its housing properties were recently recognized for excellence by the Institute of Real Estate Management® Boston Metropolitan Chapter at its annual Landscaping Awards Dinner.

Mill Pond in Littleton, Massachusetts, took 1st place in the Suburban Category with a landscaping budget of $1-$5,000; Lamplighter Village in Canton, Massachusetts, received 3rd place in the Suburban Category with a landscaping budget of $1-$5,000; and Congregational Retirement Homes I/II/III in Melrose, Massachusetts, was recognized with 1st place in the Suburban Category with a landscaping budget of $5,000+.

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.

In addition to the three landscaping awards, seven Peabody Properties employees were also recognized for earning an IREM® designation. Melissa Hume, Barbara Schmidt-Castro, Edith Melendez, John Devane, Diane Fleming, and Marilyn Estremera all earned the Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) credential; Kristin Pine earned the Certified Property Manager (CPM) credential.

“It’s an honor to receive recognition by the IREM®,” said Karen Fish-Will, Principal and CEO of Peabody Properties, Inc. “We take great pride in every facet of our properties and are delighted that our landscaping is considered among the best. Special thanks are extended to all our outstanding personnel at Mill Pond, Lamplighter Village and Congregational Retirement Homes for representing Peabody Properties and the housing industry in general in such a positive manner.

“We also congratulate all our employees who earned their ARM and CPM credentials; this is an impressive personal achievement, as well as a valued industry designation. We are grateful for their commitment to our field.”