Chapter Young Leader of the Year Award

Northern California Chapter

Young Leader of the Year Award

Northern California Chapter Young Leader of the Year Award 

We're excited to announce Ylva Sandberg as the 2019 Northern California Chapter Young Leader of the Year. Ylva has shown dedication and enthusiasm for her work as CBRE's Account Operations Director and the Head of the Coordinator Function of CBRE's Uber Account. Additionally Ylva is an active member of the Chapter's Leadership team and is in her second year as Co-Chair of the Chapter's Programs Committee that is responsible for planning our monthly chapter meetings. Thanks to her efforts and leadership, the monthly program have increased in attendance by 9% and it is her priority to ensure we have a diverse group of speakers.

  • Paid Young Leader Member of CoreNet Global (must be age 36 or younger by January 1st of award year)
  • Actively engaged member over the previous 12 months (examples of engagement may include but are not limited to: attended a Summit, MCR candidate or other designation (LEED, registered architect, surveyor, …), contributed to the content of a Chapter program/event, committee member)
  • The nominee demonstrated best practices and implemented initiatives that positively impacted the profession (35 points)
  • The nominee demonstrated quantifiable achievements that contributed to their employer’s success (35 points)
  • The nominee has been actively involved in real estate industry organizations and/or CoreNet Global over the previous 12 months (15 points)
  • The nominee is actively pursuing professional development (15 points)
  • 2018: Michelle Lagos
  • 2017: Melissa Pesci
  • 2016: Nadira Akbari 

Northern California Young Leader of the Year award celebrates and recognizes actively engaged young professionals who are implementing best practices and quantifiable achievements in the field and are pursing professional development opportunities.