BOMA San Francisco - Your Recruitment, Training, and Communication Partner

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, emerging real estate professionals, corporate facility managers, and onsite personnel.

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.


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

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: RPA, CMCP, 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 (also known as CSWs) 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 EP that are looking for exposure to the skill sets necessary to excel and navigate the career paths available in this industry. 

BOMA San Francisco offers coursework toward obtaining a RPA® 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).

What is the RPA®?

The RPA® (Real Property Administrator) designation program positions property managers for success by providing insight into and knowledge of operating a commercial building. You’ll gain a full understanding of the diverse aspects of property management involved in analyzing a building in its entirety. The program will teach you to maximize a building’s net income while minimizing risks, thereby enhancing your standing in the industry and positioning you for long-term success.

What will I learn?

In the RPA® program, you’ll learn how to enhance the value of the asset through proper and strategic decision making. Components of this program include design, operation, and maintenance of an office building. You will become fully versed in budgeting and accounting for commercial real estate, risk management, and best practices in bidding. This program also covers reviewing and selecting contract providers, marketing and leasing the building, and operating the asset from an owner’s perspective through a comprehensive asset management component.

BOMA San Francisco Education Program Schedule (local classroom / instructor led accelerated designation courses)

BOMI International (online only at your own pace courses)


Additional Educational Offerings

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

As the only certification of its kind in the industry, the CMCP™ instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager, as well as 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
  • 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, assessing industry knowledge, and evaluating 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