Membership Has Its Benefits

W. L. Butler works closely with and is a member of a diverse group of professional organizations to stay current with industry and business trends while delivering value to clients and career education to Team Members. Our participation keeps us at the forefront of the construction industry, helping us continue to provide ever-better services and solutions. Networking opportunities, safer job sites, training resources, best practice and benchmark development, green building, and executive leadership advancement are just some of the benefits.

Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE): A non-profit, professional association formed to promote working relationships and professionalism within the Sacramento commercial real estate community. ACRE brings together commercial brokers and affiliated professionals for business networking, educational presentations and discussion of industry developments.

Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA): CFMA is the only organization dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA serves more than 9,000 members via 98 chapters located throughout the US and Canada.

Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP): The leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of their members.

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC): A global trade association founded in 1957 that is linked to more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world. Its 60,000 members include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials.

San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA): SAMCEDA represents more than 30,000 employees in San Mateo County and the Silicon Valley working in the world’s leading knowledge-based capacities: from the fields of biotechnology, clean energy and sustainable design, to the sectors of finance, health care, technology and transportation.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF): Community foundations are tax-exempt public charities. As the largest community foundation in the world, SVCF helps build and strengthen the community by bringing together people and organizations who want to strengthen the common good.

Urban Land Institute (ULI): ULI is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. ULI is its members—delivering the mission, shaping the future of the industry, and creating thriving communities around the globe.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC): The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit composed of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings and communities that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.

Vistage: Vistage is the world’s largest executive coaching organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 60 years we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their toughest challenges through a comprehensive approach to success. At the heart of our proven formula is confidential peer advisory groups and executive coaching sessions.