Sean Warfield Honored with Sidney Glassman Memorial Award

Posted By: Brewster Thackeray (deleted)


Sean Warfield of Tishman Speyer was presented with the Sidney Glassman Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA), at AOBA’s Annual Meeting on January 16.

The Sidney Glassman award was inaugurated in 1985 by the AOBA Board of Directors. Among Mr. Glassman’s many accomplishments was writing one of the first books in the field, “Tools for Creative Property Management”. The Fundamental qualities for this leadership award are significant contributions to the industry in the areas of education, training, management, administration and legislation.

“Sean Warfield is an ambassador for our industry,” past recipient Caroline Kruger said in presenting the award. “His AOBA contributions alone include: being AOBA President; being a familiar face within the halls of the District’s Wilson building where he visits councilmembers and representatives lending his voice to advocate for fair property management legislation; providing a steady presence at AOBA events and community projects; a vigilantly supporting our rising talent.” Mr. Warfield is a past board member of Jubilee Housing, past president of the African American Real Estate Professionals, and he has served as a “guidance counselor” to the Real Property Tax Appeals Commission. Currently, in addition to his ongoing dedication to AOBA, Sean serves as Vice President of the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District’s Board of Directors, and represents AOBA on the DC Policy Center’s Board.

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