Honoring Female Consultants/Advisors in Commercial Real Estate

In preparation for our specialty and retreat for women of influence, GlobeSt. The Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com jointly focus on the performance of women in commercial real estate.

This year we have collected nominations in various areas and will do so Celebrate the winners at our GlobeSt.ELITE conference for women in influence in Park City, UT. This year’s number of submissions was our largest to date.

The CRE Consultant category was open to female professionals who were internal managers of a company’s real estate strategies, operations and decisions. Often behind the scenes, the selected women play a role that is not limited to balancing the company’s space requirements with costs and resources. Most likely, the following women are instrumental in driving important expansion, contraction, and / or relocation decisions for some of the most active names in American business.

The top women in the category of CRE consultants selected this year are:

Lydia Bennett, West Coast Commercial Real Estate

Antonia Cardone, Cushman & Wakefield

Rachel Casanova, Cushman & Wakefield

Maureen Ehrenberg, Blue Skyre IBE

Summer Gell, Partner Engineering and Science Inc.

Susan Hinkson-Carling, Capalino

Susan Hoffman, the immediate group

Helene Jacobson, Newmark Valuation & Advisory

Arden Karson, Karson & Co.

Stephanie McClain, American real estate advisor

Carolyn L. Pianin, Arcturus Group

Jennifer A. Stark, Avison Young

Cheryl A. Tyndall, Colliers

Naseem Wenzel, CohnReznick LLP

As always, our experienced editorial team was looking for the best of the best in the entire commercial real estate spectrum. In evaluating entries, we considered a number of factors including: the impact and reputation of nominees on their fixed and broader professional community; the nominee’s professional career highlights, from business acumen and innovation to customer satisfaction and personal growth; a demonstrated ability to achieve goals and show resourcefulness in creative thinking and problem solving; her commitment to the further development of her subject area and the role of women in it; Accomplishments and engagement in their company, the CRE industry, and a wider social community; personal commitment to the highest ethical standards, service and excellence; and so much more.

The Annual GlobeSt. Conference on women in influence celebrates the women who drive the commercial real estate industry. These influential leaders will discuss the critical questions CRE faces now and in the future, what it means to be a woman in business today and CRE’s place in the #MeToo era. They will discuss what they are doing to promote diversity among senior management and what the industry can do to position itself for a more inclusive future.

Check GlobeSt.com for more winners from other categories and keep an eye out for the July / August issue of GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum that will further highlight the accomplishments of this person.