Arnold and Associates Wins BIG at 2016 Global Conference

Coldwell Banker Commercial Arnold and Associates Awarded Prestigious Honor at Global ConferenceSheri Arnold and Jes Prince at the 2016 Global Conference

BEAUMONT, TEXAS – One of Southeast Texas’ only national franchised commercial real estate companies, Coldwell Banker Commercial Arnold and Associates (CBCAAA), was recently presented with the prestigious award of Mentor/Protégé of the Year at the 2016 Coldwell Banker Commercial Global Conference held in Orlando, Florida.

The Global conference, which was held in early April, was a sold-out event where hundreds of commercial real estate professionals gathered for honors, distinctions, education, events and more. Sheri Arnold, President of CBCAAA, and Jes Prince, Associate Broker, were awarded the 2015 Mentor/Protégé of the Year award on April 12th.

According to Coldwell Banker Commercial’s corporate office, the international Mentor/Protégé of the Year award is given to only one Coldwell Banker Commercial mentor/protégé team where a dedicated mentor has demonstrated consistent leadership qualities by formally guiding a colleague to successful practices in the evolving and exciting commercial real estate industry. Further, the protégé must have exemplified professionalism, determination, and tremendous dedication to the Coldwell Banker Commercial organization throughout the year. This is the first time an all-female team has been awarded in Coldwell Banker history.

Sheri, the President and Broker for CBCAAA, has more than two decades of experience in economic development in the Southeast Texas area. Her expertise is far reaching into the industrial sector, office sales and leasing, retail development, and investment transactions. Sheri holds the Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) designation and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Commercial Real Estate Women’s group (CREW). She is an active member and volunteers in several local chambers of commerce, participates in numerous civic and charitable events, and is also a member of the Beaumont Rotary Club. Throughout her career, Sheri has handled diverse transactions with national credit tenants and buyers as well as numerous local businesses, investors, and financial institutions. As a longtime resident of Southeast Texas, Sheri knows the market and has the skills to help her clients be successful.

Sheri also has an eye that recognizes talent. In 2014, she recruited Jes to join her Beaumont, Texas office. In her first year alone, Jes completed more than 20 transactions. Ambitious in more than one area, Jes proved to be a strong addition to the team, as she was the first person from CBCAAA to attend the Emerging Broker Training class, where she finished in the Top 3. This year, she is also a candidate for the CCIM designation with an estimated completion date of October 2016. Born and raised in Beaumont, Jes graduated from Lamar University and remained in Southeast Texas where she has been Chief Operating Officer of GCI since 2005. She has had extensive experience in forming strategic alliances and partnerships with our local community. Jes currently serves as Chairman of the Industrial/Commercial Committee for Beaumont Board of Realtors. Jes is an active member of the National, Texas and Houston Association of Realtors and the Southeast Texas Young Professionals Organization. She is also a graduate of Leadership Beaumont and served many years on the Junior League of Beaumont Board. Currently, she serves on the Boards of DTWT Region 5, CAFS and Beaumont Main Street. Jes participates in multiple civic groups as well.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Arnold and Associates was also recognized for productivity at the Global Conference. Deb Cowart was awarded the Platinum level Circle of Distinction, which is the highest honor awarded to agents each year. Deb is a top 2% producer nationwide.


Coldwell Banker Commercial Arnold and Associates is one of the only national franchises in Southeast Texas that specializes in commercial, industrial and investment transactions. Within the collaborative network of independently owned and operated affiliates, CBCAAA is offering its clients worldwide resources combined with local knowledge. The organization skillfully combines a powerful national and international presence with the agility of a regional market innovator. This striking versatility allows them to provide the resources and insight to understand their local market and the expertise to convert this knowledge into tangible value for each client. For more information, visit 

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