Deborah Brown of Yardi receives “Professional Appreciation Award” from Industry Data Standards Group “MITS”


SANTA BARBARA, CA, November 6, 2007 — Yardi Systems, the global leader in asset and property management software, is pleased to announce that Deborah Brown, Development Manager for Standard Interfaces, received the “Professional Appreciation Award” presented by David Cardwell of the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) and Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS) Group. The award was presented to select individuals from participating companies in the MITS initiative in recognition of their dedication, leadership and commitment to the development and implementation of industry data standards for the multifamily housing industry. Ms. Brown received the award during a MITS annual membership meeting held at the National NMHC Technology Conference in Dallas, TX, October 28-30, 2007.

“This award represents the most significant individual contributions to the MITS initiative over the past year,” said Cardwell. “The MITS leadership committee truly appreciates Deborah’s thoughtful and very engaged contribution to the initiative. She stepped in to support the initiative flawlessly with the highest quality and caliber of participation,” he continued. “Deborah, and others like her, are helping to make data standardization a reality for the industry, and we take great pleasure in acknowledging their contribution.”

About MITS
The MITS Initiative is an internationally recognized data standards effort for the multifamily housing industry. Its purpose is to support systems integration, information management, and automated data exchange. These data standards facilitate more effective and efficient exchange of data throughout the industry, saving users time and financial resources. More information about MITS may be found at

About Yardi
Yardi Systems is the global leader in the design, development, and support of integrated Asset and Property Management software for organizations of all sizes. For more than 25 years, Yardi’s technology and services have led the industry through responsiveness and innovation, becoming the premier application for real estate software solutions worldwide. Yardi’s software is client-driven and serves more than 15,000 businesses, corporations, and government agencies, representing more than 5 billion square feet of commercial space and 5 million residential units globally.

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Yardi Systems has offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. More information about Yardi products and services may be found by visiting

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