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BOMA/Suburban Chicago presents annual member awards

From left to right, 2016 winner Suzanne Boryscka, RPA of Lincoln Property Company presents David Narey, CPM, vice president, property management at Irgens with the Member of the Year award. From left to right, 2016 winner Suzanne Boryscka, RPA of Lincoln Property Company presents David Narey, CPM, vice president, property management at Irgens with the Member of the Year award.
From left to right, 2017 winner Elizabeth Schuttler of Victor Construction presents Tom Frye, MBA, senior director, suburban Chicago, of Harvard Maintenance with the Associate Member of the Year award. From left to right, 2017 winner Elizabeth Schuttler of Victor Construction presents Tom Frye, MBA, senior director, suburban Chicago, of Harvard Maintenance with the Associate Member of the Year award.
From left to right, 2017 winner Dan Riley, LEED GA, SMT, SMA of Millbrook Properties presents Tom Noonan, Chief Engineer at Millbrook Properties with the Engineer of the Year award. From left to right, 2017 winner Dan Riley, LEED GA, SMT, SMA of Millbrook Properties presents Tom Noonan, Chief Engineer at Millbrook Properties with the Engineer of the Year award.
From left to right, 2016 winner Dan Flores, LEED AP of Atomatic Mechanical Services presents Carlie Stogis, general manager of JLL with the Emerging Leader of the Year award. From left to right, 2016 winner Dan Flores, LEED AP of Atomatic Mechanical Services presents Carlie Stogis, general manager of JLL with the Emerging Leader of the Year award.
From left to right, BOMA/Suburban Chicago president Jen Sweeney of Millbrook Properties presents Kimberly A. DeFily, RPA , portfolio manager at American Landmark Properties with the Lifetime Achievement award. From left to right, BOMA/Suburban Chicago president Jen Sweeney of Millbrook Properties presents Kimberly A. DeFily, RPA , portfolio manager at American Landmark Properties with the Lifetime Achievement award.

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Suburban Chicago held their annual holiday and awards lunch on December 5 at Carlisle Banquets in Lombard, Illinois. The event included award announcements, recognition and networking. During the event, the announcement of the Member, Associate, Engineer and Emerging Leader of the Year Awards took place. The Lifetime Achievement Award was also presented at the lunch.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s Member of the Year is David Narey, CPM, vice president, property management at Irgens. Narey was appointed the chair of BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s medical office building committee over four years ago. Since then, he has worked toward furthering the committee’s mission to provide valuable education and networking opportunities in the medical office building market segment, including the creation of the committee’s annual MOB Symposium, starting in 2016. With Narey’s leadership, the committee was able to forge a partnership with another association, allowing for a more comprehensive and successful event.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s Associate Member of the Year is Tom Frye, MBA, senior director, suburban Chicago, of Harvard Maintenance, Inc. Frye has been involved in BOMA for a number of years and is a long-time member of the emerging leaders shared interest group, where he helped implement BOMA’s first ever mentorship program. Frye has also been instrumental in assisting the board of directors with special projects related to the strategic plan. Frye is the chair of the membership committee and he played a pivotal role in creating BOMA’s new individual industrial membership, which was designed to better meet the needs of the industrial market segment.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s Engineer of the Year is Tom Noonan, chief engineer at Highland Pointe in Lombard, managed by Millbrook Properties. Noonan plans the educational BOMA engineers lunches as a member of the engineers committee, volunteers on the Golf Committee and served as a TOBY Award judge. In addition, he has overseen many successful projects at his building, including elevator modernization and retrofitting twenty air handler units. He is also a great mentor to his team.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s Emerging Leader of the Year is Carlie Stogis, general manager of JLL. Stogis has shown her leadership skills in her work on the industrial committee, where she currently serves as chair. In addition, she has taken the initiative to present a course two years in a row at the BOMA International conferences. Stogis is also involved in the BOMA International industrial committee, allowing her to expand her knowledge and experience in BOMA and the industry. She also encourages her fellow staff members and others in the industry, including non-members, to attend BOMA events. 

BOMA/Suburban Chicago’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Kimberly A. DeFily, RPA, portfolio manager of American Landmark Properties. Having been a member of BOMA for over 20 years, DeFily has demonstrated her commitment to the association in many ways. She currently serves on the board of directors, is an active member for the emergency preparedness and program committees and participates in the mentorship program. DeFily has also served as regional TOBY Award judge and she continues to share her knowledge with others by teaching BOMA’s Foundations of Real Estate Management and BOMI designation courses.