Younan Properties Senior Property Manager Wins 2014 IREM Legacy Award

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Younan Properties Debbie Lister named 2014 IREM® Legacy Award Recipient; senior property manager of Lakeside Square in Dallas recognized as industry role model

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Debbie Lister with Jessica Warrior, IREM President, Dallas Chapter

Debbie is a consummate professional and exceptional property manager with the ability and passion to mentor and develop talent and is a great asset to Younan Properties.

Debbie Lister, CPM®, Senior Property Manager of Lakeside Square, received the coveted IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) Dallas Legacy Award at the 2014 Industry Awards Gala on November 12. This award recognizes an industry professional who contributes at a high level of leadership and has a long history of contributions both for the Dallas chapter and for the IREM nationally.

According to Ed Boudreau, CPM®, Past President of IREM Headquarters and of the Dallas Chapter, the Legacy Award is not presented every year. "Debbie Lister has been a valued IREM Instructor for many years and has taught courses for our Chapter and our Region during her tenure. She also has served on the IREM Council several different times in many different leadership roles. In addition, she has participated on National Committees consistently and continues to be a role model in our industry. She is uniquely qualified to receive this prestigious award."

Debbie Lister is an experienced professional with more than three decades of facility, asset and onsite management experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining Younan Properties, she was Managing Partner for Search Property Services, LLC. Debbie also owned her own consulting firm La Vita, LLC working with real estate firms to assist them in due diligence projects and human resource planning and training. Past engagements include Stream Realty Partners, Carter Crowley Properties and Prentiss Properties. She was Director of Property Management for Kelley, Lundeen and Crawford, where she was responsible for the oversight of 10 million square feet of commercial property in the DFW area.

"We are indeed fortunate to have Debbie managing our team at Lakeside Square," said John Cook, Regional Vice President, Leasing & Operations. "She is a consummate professional and exceptional property manager with the ability and passion to mentor and develop talent and is a great asset to Younan Properties and our Dallas team."

About Younan Properties
Younan Properties, Inc., is a privately held real estate investment and management company, specializing in acquiring and managing Class A office properties and selected retail centers in strong growth markets throughout the United States including Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Phoenix. Known for its detailed, hands-on approach to improving operational efficiencies, while maintaining top building standards for tenants, Younan is a full-service real estate investment company with in-house expertise and resources in leasing, asset and property management, marketing, acquisitions, redevelopment, facility engineering and financing. For more information, visit

About IREM
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. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors. To learn more about IREM, visit

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