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Women in Commercial Real Estate Continue to Battle Glass Ceiling

From Finance & Commerce, June 7, 2013.

Women are slowly but surely expanding their roles in the commercial real  estate industry, from brokers and property managers to CPAs — and yes — even  CEOs. Yet the majority of women continue to bump into the glass ceiling in what  remains a male-dominated profession.

Photo credit: Bill Klotz, Finance & Commerce

Photo credit: Bill Klotz, Finance & Commerce

“At the end of the day, if one-third of the commercial real estate  professionals are women and only 4 percent are the top professionals, there is  absolutely something that is not working,” said Collete English Dixon, a  principal in transactions at Prudential Real Estate Investors in Chicago.

Across all disciplines, women are making it to the middle ranks such as vice  president, but they are having a difficult time getting past that level, she  said.

Continue reading article on the Finance & Commerce site.

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