June 2011

BOSTON, MA – Mark Stevens, SIOR, Principal of The Stevens Group / ITRA Global, was recently presented with the 2011 Exemplary Service Award by the International Tenant Representative Alliance (ITRA Global) during its Spring Conference held in Atlanta Georgia.

Mark Stevens

The annual award highlights outstanding leadership and contributions by an individual to the organization. The award was presented to Mr. Stevens by ITRA Global’s Chairman, Ms. Debra Stracke Anderson. ITRA Global is an organization of Real Estate Professionals specializing in representing tenants and buyers in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office and industrial real estate. With coverage in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe and Latin America, ITRA Global is active in more than 90 markets around the world.

The Stevens Group is the Boston regional affiliate for ITRA Global. The company provides transactional, brokerage and consulting services to corporate users of commercial real estate in the Greater Boston area and its suburbs, in addition to representing international clients.

Mr. Stevens serves as a director on the ITRA Board of Directors and is Chairman of the ITRA Global Marketing Committee. “I have been honored to serve on the ITRA Board and as Chairman of the Global Marketing Committee” says Mr. Stevens. “ITRA Global has experienced tremendous growth and continues to attract stellar corporate and real estate services companies from around the world, all committed to advocacy for the corporate tenant and user of commercial real estate. I look forward to continuing to work closely with all of our affiliates worldwide to expand ITRA’s global reach and brand identity.”

A thirty five-year veteran of the real estate industry, Mr. Stevens specializes in representing corporate users in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office, research and development, manufacturing and industrial facilities. During his career, he has worked with and represented numerous local and national companies including LeMaitre Vascular, Boston Beer, Masco Corp, Tyco, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, SimplexGrinnell and Del Monte Foods. He has also assisted the General Services Administration (GSA) in the procurement of facilities for various governmental agencies.

Mr. Stevens is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and has served as President of the New England Chapter of SIOR. He is also a member and past president of the Greater Boston Commercial Brokers Association (CBA).