About Us

About Us


The mission of BOMA Columbus is to advance the commercial real estate industry though advocacy, professional development and information exchange. Our vision is to be recognized as an industry leader in both legislative advocacy and professional development for a broad spectrum of commercial real estate professionals in the Columbus market.


BOMA Columbus is a 501 (c) 6 not-for-profit organization serving the advocacy, education and networking needs of commercial real estate professionals in the Central Ohio area, servicing Champaign, Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union counties. BOMA Columbus became federated with BOMA International in 1945 and incorporated in 1981. We represent one of six local associations in the State of Ohio and one of more than 100 throughout the world. BOMA International, our umbrella organization, is headquartered in Washington, DC.

BOMA Columbus members include:

  • Building Owners

  • Property Managers

  • Asset Managers

  • Corporate Facility Managers

  • Government Office Building Managers

  • Industrial Building Managers

  • Medical Office Building Professionals

  • Other Commercial Real Estate Professionals

  • Commercial Real Estate Product or Service Providers

BOMA Columbus is governed by established bylaws. The association is led by the Board of Governors and actively managed by an Executive Director, under the direction of the association President.


As the leading organization for the commercial real estate profession, BOMA Columbus plays an important role as a leader and public advocate for the industry. BOMA Columbus’ activities are as diverse as the constituency we serve.

  • We conduct regular education programs to enrich our members’ expertise in property management.

  • We communicate regularly with our members regarding matter important to the industry.

  • We send representatives to our national meetings.

  • We engage in governmental legislative lobbying as appropriate.

  • We support professional designation in property management.

  • We provide opportunities for members to build networks and relationships that add to the strength of the industry and association.

We’re part of BOMA International, a dynamic international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 17,000-plus members own or manage more than 9 billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.

BOMA Columbus Code of Ethics

Media Fact Sheet


Year Founded 1945
Organization Profile BOMA Columbus represents 125 companies that manage or provide services to commercial office buildings. BOMA Columbus members are responsible for the management and operation of approximately 85 million square feet of downtown commercial office buildings and 60 percent of Central Ohio’s commercial real estate.
Advocacy Initiatives

BOMA Columbus raises awareness on a broad range of issues impacting Columbus’ business community. They include:

  • Human relations issues
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Building codes and standards
  • Energy and Environmental sustainability
2018 Officers

President: Shonna Moore, IMC Real Estate Ohio
President-Elect: Cathy Frederick, Colliers International
Treasurer: Debi Pair, Jones Lang LaSalle


Affiliation BOMA International 
Washington, DC
Website: www.boma.org

500 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite 125
Worthington, Ohio 43085
Website: www.bomacolumbus.org, Email: info@bomacolumbus.org