Jim Walberg is a delegate to the FIABCI-USA Symposium on global sustainable housing

October 26, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 27, 2012 Jim Walberg of Keller Williams Realty International joined 75 top global housing professionals for the FIABCI-USA Symposium on housing sustainability issues.

According to Walberg, the symposium was an educational opportunity for housing professionals who have a commitment to learning about various global housing sustainability solutions. "This inspiring symposium provided the cutting edge solutions for sustainable housing from various United Nations presenters the UN Economic & Social Council, the UN Economic Commission for Europe and the UN Habitat," said Walberg.

"FIABCI The International Real Estate Federation" is a non-political entity whose objective is to help its members add an international dimension to their businesses. FIABCI helps members acquire knowledge, develop networks and optimize business opportunities all over the world. It is a special consultant with NGO status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Organization (ECOSOC).

"Attending the FIABCI-USA New York City Symposium is a part of my on-going education regarding local and global issues pertaining to all aspects of housing," said Walberg. "I must be proactive to stay on top of today's global housing challenges. By networking with the best minds in the world of sustainable housing I can help my local region of California plan for the future regarding finding solutions for responsible housing and development."

Jim Walberg has been a part of the San Francisco Bay Area real estate community for over 30 years. Walberg is a member of the FIABCI The International Real Estate Federation board of directors which is based in Paris, France. He is responsible for FIABCI's international intern program - university students as interns in foreign countries learning local methods of practicing real estate.

About FIABCI The International Real Estate Federation
The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) is EVERYWHERE - providing professional, ethical, and respected collaboration globally in over 60 countries. Members include professionals in every specialty dealing with all aspects of commercial, residential and industrial development. In addition, all adjunct professions are included; attorneys, architects, financial experts and more who have created a membership which is deep, diverse source of expertise worldwide.

About Jim Walberg
Jim Walberg has been a member of the Bay Area business community since 1970. He and his wife Ann Marie are the owners of The Bay Area Team at Keller Williams Realty International with headquarters in Danville, California. He is also one of Keller Williams University's Regional Trainers. He was inducted into the REALTORS® Hall of Fame for the East Bay, and he is in the very top Escalon of Realtors nationally. Walberg is also the co-founder of the Luxury Alliance, a very select consortium of Brokers from around the world. He loves sailing, traveling the world, reading, trout fishing, and skiing. However, the most important part of his life is his personal faith, his loving wife and business partner, and their five adult children.