BOMA is your partner in recruitment, training and communication

Commercial real estate professionals look to BOMA as a leading source for industry education. BOMA San Francisco offers a variety of education programs to fit the needs of building owners, mid- to senior-level management company executives, young real estate professionals, corporate facility managers and onsite personnel.

BOMA San Francisco 2021 Education Program Schedule for classroom instructor-led accelerated designation courses

Looking for online-only courses? Click here to view courses offered by BOMI International.


Designation Courses

BOMA San Francisco offers designation coursework toward obtaining a RPA (Real Property Administrator) designation and for professionals needing a refresher course in the various aspects of building management. Professional designation programs are developed and regularly updated by the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI).  Click here for local BOMASF RPA classes.

Certification Program

We are pleased to introduce the new Certified Manager of Commercial Properties™ (CMCP™), a certification designed for early-career property professionals who are looking to validate their industry knowledge and take their careers in commercial real estate to the next level. It is designed for professionals with 1-5 years of experience.

As the only certification of its kind in the industry, the CMCP instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager and your strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role. Earning the CMCP certification is the first step in building a successful career in commercial real estate.

CMCP™ Advantages:

  • Offers recognition early in one’s career (typically 1–5 years of experience)
  • Validates foundational knowledge in key areas of property management
  • Evaluates readiness for additional training, responsibilities and career advancement
  • Quickly assists employers with on-boarding new property managers and assessing industry knowledge and career potential
  • Backed by BOMA and BOMI Certification, Inc., the leaders in commercial real estate education and training

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Four-year degree and 1 year of property management experience, or
  • Two-year degree and 2 years of property management experience, or
  • No degree and 4 years of property management experience, and
  • 30 hours of verifiable education in commercial property management

For a quick introduction to the certification program and to find out how you can stand out, please watch this short video.  For more information and to apply, please visit

Member Benefit Series

Member Series Programs Planned To Date:

4/29/21 – Real Estate Talk with Nancy & Tom Gille

5/12/21 - Future of the Office Webinar

Henry Chamberlain,  APR, FASAE, CAE | BOMA International

Shelby Christensen, LEED Green Associate, Chair and Chief Elected Officer

5/24/21 - Book Club Meeting

Choose Better with author Dr. Timothy Yen

Check out our event calendar for more details.  

Topical Seminars

Experts in various fields provide in-depth information on topical issues affecting our industry.  Programs are usually 2-3 hours in length and provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for those holding the RPA/FMA/SMA designations.  1 hour of class time equals 1 CPD credit.


These free, usually lunchtime, programs are designed to provide members with a brief look at a specific topic.  Workshops are member only events.

Our webinars cover timely and topical issues that address the wide-ranging needs of commercial real estate professionals. BOMA webinars qualify for continuing professional development credit for the renewal of these industry designations:  CMCP, RPA, FMA, SMA

BOMA Emerging Professionals (BOMA EP) Career Success Workshops

BOMA Emerging Professionals, BOMA EP, are the members of our association in the early stage (0-7 years) of their commercial real estate  careers.   Career Success Workshops are lunchtime programs designed to enhance the learning and skill development of future industry and BOMA leaders. The workshops are open to all members but geared towards BOMA Emerging Professionals -- individuals in the early stages (0-7 years) of their commercial real estate careers that are looking for exposure to the skill sets necessary to excel and to the career paths available in this industry.  For a list of planned and previous topics, visit the BOMA EP Committee page.

Membership Luncheons

Membership luncheons offer a large-scale networking opportunity for members and feature speakers and/or topics of general interest to the commercial real estate industry.  


BOMA International hosts several conferences each year including the Annual Conference and The Office Building Show, National Issues Conference, the Winter Business Meeting and the Medical Office Buildings Conference.  Visit BOMA International's website for more detailed information.  BOMA California hosts conferences throughout the year as well.  Visit BOMA California's website for more detailed information.