CHICAGO (May 14. 2014) — Richard L. Fulton, CCIM, of Nashville, Tennessee, was recently honored with an endowed scholarship through CCIM Foundation. The endowed scholarship was created to recognize Fulton for his ongoing contributions to the commercial real estate industry, the Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter, and CCIM Institute.

Fulton, Vice President of Colliers International in Nashville, has more than 30 years of experience assisting corporations with their commercial real estate needs. He has taught CCIM courses throughout North America for 15 years, and was recognized as CCIM Instructor of the Year in 2005. Fulton has previously served as a president of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, Commercial Investment Division of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, Commercial Investment Division of the Tennessee Association of Realtors, Green Hills Rotary Club, and United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee. He is also a past chairman of both the Legislation Committee for the National Association of Realtors® and the Education Committee of CCIM Institute.

The Richard Fulton CCIM Scholarship was funded by CCIM Foundation and members of the Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter, and announced during CCIM Institute’s 2014 Midyear Governance Meeting held recently in Nashville. With this new scholarship, the Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter will award an annual recipient with $1,000 toward the tuition cost for one of the four core courses of CCIM Institute: CI-101 Financial Analysis, CI-102 Market Analysis, CI-103 User Decision Analysis, or CI-104 Investment Analysis. CCIM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The mission of CCIM Foundation is to advance and foster commercial real estate education through scholarships, programs and initiatives. CCIM Foundation has been granting scholarships to deserving students and real estate professionals since 1988. Scholarship programs are designed to encourage and assist professionals pursuing the CCIM designation and to promote high education standards. For more information about CCIM Foundation, visit or call 312-321-4491.