SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

June 12, 2012 07:00 ET

AlliedBarton's Michael Coleman Named 2012 BOMA Fellow

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - Jun 12, 2012) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel,, is pleased to announce that Michael Coleman, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, was named a 2012 BOMA Fellow. Coleman joins the inaugural class of BOMA Fellows, a group of selected individuals who have displayed exemplary and sustained contributions to commercial real estate, their profession, the community and BOMA at all levels and have continually answered the call to leadership and service throughout their careers.

Coleman, and all honorees, will use the "BOMA Fellow" credential after their name and will be called upon to serve BOMA in a variety of capacities. These may include teaching, authoring articles, mentoring new members or young professionals, identifying future BOMA leaders, and serving as thought-leaders to identify future trends.

"Mike Coleman possesses the talent and leadership skills that have helped him achieve success throughout his career, but just as important is his continued commitment of service to the BOMA community and commercial real estate as a whole," remarked BOMA International Chair Boyd R. Zoccola, executive vice president, Hokanson Companies Inc. "As a BOMA Fellow, Mike will continue to give back to this great industry and nurture the talents and skills of current and upcoming generations of industry professionals and leaders."

Coleman leads AlliedBarton's services to the commercial real estate industry and is a long standing member of BOMA. His career includes 26 years with AlliedBarton and 38 in the security industry.

"We are honored that BOMA International recognizes the talent and leadership skills that Mike Coleman has demonstrated at AlliedBarton and within the commercial real estate industry," said Bill Whitmore, President and CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "As the only service provider to hold this designation, Mike is in a unique position to continue to establish security best practices in the commercial real estate setting."

Congratulations to all of the 2012 BOMA Fellows which include:

  • Robert M. Brierley, Brookfield Office Properties, Boston, MA
  • J. Michael Coleman, AlliedBarton Security Services, Philadelphia, PA
  • P. Marc Fischer, CPM®, RPA, CCIM, Transwestern, Columbia, MD
  • Patrick M. Freeman, RPA, SMA, CPM®, CCIM, LEED AP, Wells Real Estate, Norcross, GA
  • Thomas W. Gille, RPA, CAC Real Estate Management Company, Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • Murray S. Greene, RPA, SMA, CPM®, Greene Commercial Real Estate Group, Inc., Hollywood, FL
  • David W. Hewett, CPM®, FMA, RPA, CCIM, CRE, CFM, David W. Hewett, Inc., Hillsboro, OR
  • John G. Oliver, CPM®, Wells Real Estate Funds, Norcross, GA
  • Larry F. Soehren, CPM®, Kiemle & Hagood Company, Spokane, WA
  • Brenna S. Walraven, RPA, CPM®, USAA Real Estate Company, San Antonio, TX

The first class of Fellows will be honored at BOMA International's annual conference in June 2012 in Seattle, WA.

About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International's mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. On the Web at

About AlliedBarton Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton leads the industry in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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