MRI Software Honors Real Estate Technology Leaders with 2018 MRI Innovation Awards

MRI Recognizes Phillips Edison & Company, CBRE, Village Green and VTS for Innovative Use of Technology to Drive Business Impact at its International Users Conference

ATLANTA – October 15, 2018MRI Software LLC, a global leader in real estate software solutions, today presented the inaugural MRI Innovation Awards at its International Users Conference (IUC) in Atlanta. Awards were presented in four categories – Impact, Flexibility, Ambassador of the Year and Partner of the Year – to honor MRI clients that realized meaningful business impact leveraging MRI’s powerful, open and connected software.

“Our incredible roster of clients and partners are the foundation of MRI, and we’re so proud of how many of them are with us at our 2018 North American IUC,” said Patrick Ghilani, Chief Executive Officer of MRI Software. “These four award winners, in particular, stood out over the past year. Not only are they providing exceptional value to their clients, they are doing amazing work to pioneer advancements in real estate technology and push the limits of what’s possible for the industry.”

2018 MRI Innovation Awards – Impact: Phillips Edison & Company (PECO)
Phillips Edison, a nationwide owner and manager of grocery-anchored shopping centers, received the Impact Award for its pioneering use of robotics and machine learning in concert with MRI solutions. The result has been increased business productivity through optimized decision making, enhanced cross-functional data sharing and heightened analytical precision.

2018 MRI Innovation Awards – Flexibility: CBRE Group
CBRE Group, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, was honored for its innovative use of the MRI Information Exchange (MIX) APIs to connect its own proprietary systems with MRI’s financial and accounting platform. As a result, CBRE was able to streamline data audits, simplify reporting and reduce manual processes.

2018 MRI Innovation Awards – Ambassador of the Year: Mirriam Livingstone, Village Green
Mirriam Livingstone, vice president of operations services at Village Green, one of the nation’s largest apartment property management companies, has made exemplary contributions and displayed strong leadership in the real estate community. Mirriam and her team actively participate in MRI users groups, and they have provided instrumental input into MRI’s residential management feature sets and partner integrations. As a genuine advocate for her organization, Mirriam’s collaboration with MRI has truly helped shape the future of real estate software.

2018 MRI Innovation Awards – Partner of the Year: VTS
VTS, the commercial real estate industry’s leading leasing and asset management platform, was selected as an outstanding member of MRI’s Partner Connect program. VTS ranks among MRI’s highest rated partners in client satisfaction, offers the capability to integrate with MRI’s solutions across the world to serve clients globally, and has one of the highest adoption rates of any partner among MRI clients. The commercial success of this partnership is possible through the strength of the VTS solution and the active, close collaboration between the MRI Partner Connect and VTS teams.

The MRI International Users Conference is an annual event that brings MRI staff, clients and partners together for educational sessions, hands-on product training and networking. Due to the company’s significant international growth over the past twelve months, MRI is expanding to host regionally focused conferences. MRI will host an EMEA International Users Conference in London on December 5, 2018, and an APAC International Users Conference in Sydney on March 19-20, 2019.

About MRI Software
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI’s comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses-from property-level management and accounting to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets. A pioneer of the real estate software industry, MRI develops lasting client relationships based on nearly five decades of expertise and insight. Through leading solutions and a rich partner ecosystem, MRI liberates real estate companies to elevate their business and gain a competitive edge. For more information, please visit

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