Inside this Issue – Winter 2016

Welcome to the winter 2016 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Paul M. Winger, S.E.C., the 2016 president of the Society, reflects on his path of becoming involved with the Society.

James T. Wilson, S.E.C., CCIM, presents and defines “proactive investment strategies versus passive investment strategies for the advanced wealth builder” in a comprehensive article. Ted J. Blank, S.E.C., CCIM, compares “professional sports teams to real estate investors” and Bob Steele shares his rules and strategies for brainstorming.

The S.E.C. Education Foundation’s 2016 president, John P. Brennan, S.E.C., CCIM, reports on recent and upcoming courses. The “Society News Briefs” section includes information about our upcoming meetings in Atlanta, Georgia, and Denver, Colorado, as well as information about “Owner Financing – The Paper Course” to be presented by Dana Barnes, S.E.C., scheduled for March 13th in Atlanta.

In this issue, our “In the Spotlight” section features Jim Brondino, who was recently named a Legend by the Society; short profiles on our newest Life Member Award recipients, Jim Brondino, Richard P. Clark, William W. Warr, and Paul F. Winger; and congratulations to our annual award recipients, Stephen R. England, Lance Moore, Ted J. Blank, Ronald J. Bowden, Larry S. Browning, and Charles E. Sutherland.

Enjoy this issue. As always, we welcome your comments, suggestions, and submissions of articles to be considered for publication. Please contact the S.E.C. office via e-mail at

Jackie Hellingson
Editor, S.E.C. Observer

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