About Us

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the premier professional association for facility management. Representing the largest community of FM professionals on the planet, IFMA membership comprises more than 19,000 facility professionals throughout 54 countries. Our members have a voice in 129 chapters and 13 councils.

IFMA was established in 1980 as a not-for-profit, incorporated association dedicated to promoting excellence in the management of facilities. Globally, IFMA spots trends, conducts research, provides educational programs, and assists corporate and organizational facility managers in developing strategies to manage human, facility and real estate resources.

The average IFMA member is responsible for 500,000 square feet of property, of which ¾ is usually office space. More than half of the members manage facilities with with more than 1,000 employees. The vast majority of IFMA members serve multi-function roles for their employers. These roles may include, but are not limited to the following:

* Operations and Maintenance
* Architecture
* Engineering
* Design Services
* Real Estate
* Maintenance
* Space Planning
* Administration & Finance

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