HARTFORD: The CCIM [Certified Commercial Investment Member] Foundation has created the Wayne D’Amico Memorial Fund to recognize, D’Amico an Ivoryton resident and long time commercial realtor and CCIM member. D'Amico passed away on November 3 after a struggle with Pancreatic Cancer.
“Wayne was a great friend, an industry icon, as well as a great husband and father,” said CCIM Institute president Robin Webb..”
Business New Haven publisher, Mitchell Young said of D’Amico. “Wayne was a passionate and positive person and a great representative of the properties and communities he was working in and for. I never left a conversation with him not being better informed and feeling upbeat about progress in the region.”
D’Amico began his career as a commercial broker in 1989 and earned his CCIM designation in 1996. In 2002, he was elected to the CCIM board of directors. In 2011, D’Amico became CCIM Institute first vice president and subsequently became 2013 CCIM Institute president.
The CCIM Institute and the Foundation have contributed the initial $10,000 to start the fund which will be used to provide financial assistance to his two sons for their college education. Donations made to this fund are tax deductible.
In lieu of flowers and cards, the family asks that memories be shared on his CCIM memorial page. These memories will be printed and provided to the family.
Donations by visiting www.ccimef.org/give-now.asp. Checks can also be addressed to: The CCIM Foundation, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60611. (Include in note section: Wayne D’Amico Fund)