C5 + CCIM Global Summit Speaker


Clifford Bogart, CCIM

"Designated Broker - Texas Head of Commercial Education"
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Cliff Bogart, CCIM CRE is founder and president of The Vanguard Commercial Group, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage services company based in Dallas, Texas.

Cliff is an active commercial real estate broker, consultant, and instructor. He is a veteran of the Houston, Dallas, and Austin, Texas commercial real estate markets since 1979.

Throughout his career Cliff has been directly responsible for marketing and leasing over 7 million square feet of commercial space from both the Landlord and Tenant perspective. In addition, Cliff has represented numerous Investors and Users in the purchase and sale of commercial property including Office, Retail, Industrial, Multi-Family, and Land.

Cliff currently serves as the Designated Broker for eXp Commercial for the state of Texas.

Cliff has been a Continuing Education commercial real estate course writer and instructor for the Texas Real Estate Commission since 2001.

In 2005 Cliff became a faculty member then Senior Instructor for the CCIM Institute teaching CI 101 -Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate, CI 103 – User Decision Analysis for Commercial Real Estate, and various Ward Center courses including Commercial Real Estate Negotiations being awarded Instructor of the Year for CI 103 in 2011.

In 2018 Cliff was invited, approved, and awarded the prestigious Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) designation, given to the top professionals in their field of commercial real estate.

Cliff is a 1976 graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in Business. He received his CCIM designation in 1995. He has been married to his wife Cheryl since 1978 and they have four grown children. Cliff is an avid runner and fitness advocate and enjoys reading history.


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