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Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute (CRECI)

Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute (CRECI)

Scheduling Your Exam

Congratulations on qualifying for the CMCP certification exam. To schedule your seat time, you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Create an account using your CRECI ID number.
    (Note that even if you already have an account through BOMI International, you will need to create a separate CRECI account.)
    • CLICK the Create account button.
    • ENTER your first name, last name, and CRECI ID (where it says BOMI ID).
    • CLICK Next.
    • CREATE a username and password.
  1. Sign into your account using your new username and password.

You are now at your personalized Pearson VUE/CRECI homepage. If you’ve already scheduled an exam, this is where it would be listed.

  1. Click on the Pre-Approved Exam “CEX-0101.01: Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP)

You are now at the Exam Details page. From here you can view testing policies, view your eligibility period, or…

  1. CLICK the Schedule this Exam button.

You are now at the Test Center Search page, where you can search for test centers near you.

  1. ENTER your address. A list of locations will be shown, including distances and addresses. You can select one or several locations in order to show available dates and times.
  2. SELECT your preferred location(s) and click Next.
  3. CLICK on the appointment time that works best.

You are now on the My Order page, and can click the Proceed to Checkout button to confirm your selection.

  1. Verify that all information is correct, and click Submit Order.

Registering for your test early will give you the most scheduling options. You must register with Pearson VUE at least one business day prior to your desired test date. After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date and time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.


The Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute has been established through a collaboration between BOMA International and BOMI Certification, Inc. The purpose is to map out a complete career path from an early career property professional all the way to industry leadership. We do this through the development of certification programs that validate a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For more information on CRECI and for resources to help you better understand what to expect when you take the exam, visit

About the CMCP

The Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP) certification is the first program offered by CRECI. It is designed for early-career property managers. It is the only certification of its kind for early career commercial property managers – you may qualify with as little as one year of experience.

Some of the benefits of earning CMCP certification are:

  1. Instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager with a strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role
  2. Offers recognition early in your career and increases your value to your company and the industry
  3. Signals to employers you have the potential to advance and grow in your career and can navigate the fast-changing world of commercial real estate
  4. Boosts confidence by validating your knowledge of fundamental commercial real estate operations and management principles
  5. May increase your chances for promotion and/or additional responsibilities and opportunities
Last updated 2019-10-23