Participate in the 2021 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Survey

Originally published on March  3, 2021, by Kathryn Hamilton for 

NAIOP is again partnering with CEL & Associates, Inc. to compile the 2021 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Survey. A nationally known real estate advisor, CEL has conducted this survey –the largest in the industry – for 32 consecutive years.

Complete the survey by April 30. 

Take Survey


This valuable survey is the national standard allowing commercial real estate businesses to stay current on salaries, bonuses and benefits for CRE professionals from executives to entry-level positions. Each company that responds to the survey will receive a complimentary electronic copy of the full comprehensive survey report – a $2,500 value!

The survey includes:

  • Submissions from over 300 companies
  • Salary, bonus, incentives and benefits for up to 200 CRE positions
  • Data from more than 100,000 distinct jobs in the office/industrial, retail and residential property sectors

You will have access to data you can sort by:

  • Company size (based on number of employees)
  • Company type (public or private)
  • Real estate specializations (development of office/industrial, retail, or residential; brokerage; asset management; land development; and Other)
  • Seven U.S. regions and up to 28 metro areas

This company-level survey should be completed by your company’s Human Resources or Financial/Accounting Executive. All responses are strictly confidential. Please note: If your company participated in a previous survey, contact Janet Gora first to set up your account and preload your data.

If you have questions or to participate, contact Janet Gora, CEL managing director of research services, at 310-207-7328.

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