Florida State University Names Recipients of 2014 Crossman & Company Endowed Scholarship

Two very well deserving students attending Florida State University were recently awarded scholarships endowed by Crossman & Company. The Crossman & Company endowed scholarship was established in 2006 and has given 16 scholarships to date.
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Florida State University Seniors, Christina Cernkovic and Danny Alvv recently received scholarships on behalf of Crossman & Company to support their deserving hard work and studies in the College of Business.

ChristinaCernkovic is a double major in Finance and Real Estate with a minor in Hospitality Management. She is also the Secretary of the Real Estate Society, Vice President of Women in Real Estate, and Vice President of her Sorority, Phi Mu. After graduation this spring, she hopes to work in the site selection sector of commercial real estate in a tier one market. “I am very thankful for this scholarship from Crossman & Company. It has helped me tremendously this year in all my educational endeavors and after graduation I hope I can give back to Florida State like Crossman & Company does every year,” added Cernkovic.

In being awarded the Crossman & Company Scholarship,
Alvv said, “I am very humbled Dannyand honored to be a recipient of the Crossman & Company Scholarship. It is always a great feeling to be recognized and rewarded for your accomplishments and work in a field I am passionate about.”  Alvv is also majoring in Real Estate, which is not only a passion of his, but also one of his family’s. One of his brothers is a real estate attorney, while the other is a property appraiser.  In addition, Alvv’s father owns a development company, which Alvv states has paved the way for him to get his real estate license and pursue his career in the commercial real estate industry.

“One of the best ways to improve the real estate market is to encourage the participation from the best of the next generation,” said John Crossman, President of Crossman & Company. “At Crossman & Company, we take that responsibility very seriously, and we impact education like no other firm in the United States.”

Crossman & Company plans to endow many more scholarships at Colleges & Universities throughout the Southeast.  It is also of note, that the commercial real estate firm is currently breaking barriers by leading the way in establishing Real Estate Programs at Historic Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU). Through this ground-breaking initiative, Crossman & Company will have established a Real Estate Program for at least three HBCU’s by the end of 2015, forever impacting the Real Estate industry.

To learn more about Crossman & Company and their influence on the industry, education and the community, visit: www.crossmanco.com.

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About Crossman & Company
Crossman & Company was founded in 1990 and is a regional shopping center brokerage firm, which represents over 200 shopping centers in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. For more information, visit the company’s website: www.crossmanco.com