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Joint Holiday Dinner - SIOR * CCIM * CIRC * TCSR * DREW * AI

Annual Joint Holiday Dinner

Thursday, November 16, 2023 
(5:15 to 8:00 PM)
Harry's Savoy Ballroom 

2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE

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Keynote Speaker:


Jerry Sweeney

President & Chief Executive Officer and Trustee
Brandywine Realty Trust

Participating Commercial Real Estate Organizations


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CIRC is pleased to host the Annual Joint Holiday Dinner for the members and guests of participating tristate-area CRE organizations, including:

CIRC | SIOR Philadelphia Chapter | PA/NJ/DE CCIM Chapter | Commercial Chapter of Tri-County Suburban REALTORS | Delaware Real Estate Women | Delaware Chapter of the Appraisal Institute


Enjoy networking during a cocktail hour, Harry's award-winning dinner buffet, desserts & coffee before we hear from our keynote speaker: Jerry Sweeney, President and CEO of Brandywine Realty Trust.

Registration: The member cost is $80 and includes dinner and one free drink ticket per person. Members of CCIM, SIOR and TCSR should register directly with your own association - all others (CIRC, DREW and AI may use CIRC's registration portal).

Evening's Agenda:

4:30 - 5:15
Sponsor Setup

Cocktail Hour | Networking   

1 Free Drink Ticket and Two Cash Bars
Hors d'oeuvres in the Patio Room

Seated for Opening Remarks 

Introduction of Organizations' Presidents:
Cindy Fleming  President, CIRC 
Chichi Ahia, SIOR – President, SIOR Philadelphia Chapter
Lisa Lord Edmonds, CCIM – President, NJ/PA/DE CCIM Chapter
Amy Nazdrowicz for Christina Summa  President, DREW
Todd Harrison, MAI – President, Delaware Chapter of the Appraisal Institute 
Harry Pennewell - Chairman, Commercial Chapter Advisory Council - Tri-County Suburban REALTORS®

Harry's Classic Dinner Buffet

Harry's Classic Caesar Salad
Three Entrees:
Harry's Award-Winning Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus 
Grilled Chicken Breast 
Butter-Braised Mahi-Mahi
Horseradish-Bacon Whipped Potatoes & Glazed Baby Carrots 
Desserts & Coffee

Denise Ross, Brandywine Realty Trust
Keynote Speech
Jerry Sweeney

Brandywine Realty Trust

Thank You to our Sponsors! 

 Become a 'Joint Dinner' Sponsor Today!

Joint Dinner Sponsorships are available for $360 each and include Dinner for one person and two drink tickets.
Your support is appreciated to help make this another terrific event. Your company logo will be prominently displayed during the event and you will be verbally recognized. A limited number of spaces for vertical 3-foot wide banner stands are available around the networking and dinner area.

Join our Joint Dinner Event Sponsors:



Register online or contact the Event Coordinator

About our speaker: Gerard "Jerry" Sweeney

Mr. Sweeney has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Brandywine since the Company’s founding in 1994. Under his leadership, Brandywine has grown into one of the largest, publicly-traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States, with a core focus on urban, town center, and transit–oriented development in the Philadelphia, PA, Washington, D.C., and Austin, TX markets. Mr. Sweeney is also Chair of the Schuylkill River Development Corporate (SRDC), the Center City District Foundation (CCDF).  He is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, NAIOP Research Foundation, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Additionally, Mr. Sweeney is co-founder and co-CEO of Bonomo Turkish Taffy LLC.


Prior to 1994, Mr. Sweeney served as Vice President of LCOR, Incorporated, a real estate development firm, and Financial Vice President and General Partner of the Linpro Company (a predecessor of LCOR). He has previously served on the boards of several Philadelphia organizations.  Mr. Sweeney holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Harry's Savoy Grill Ballroom
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Janet Pippert
Registration of CIRC members & guests
Joint Dinner - SIOR-CCIM-CIRC
Registration is required before Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
- CIRC - Use the 'REGISTER NOW' button in upper right corner of your screen (Log in for member rates)
- SIOR - Contact Jennifer Shockley, CAE -
- CCIM - Contact Harry Young -
- Tri-County Suburban REALTORS' Commercial Chapter - Contact Mike Carlin at or
- DREW - use CIRC registration portal
- Appraisal Institute - use CIRC registration portal
Cancellation Policy:
Notification of cancellation must be made to the Event Coordinator 48 hours in advance (by Tuesday, November 14 4:00 p.m.) in order to receive a full refund for registrations placed directly with CIRC. The refund will be in the form of a credit on your member or non-member account for future use.
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