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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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Join us at the Women in Real Estate Conference!

Co-sponsored by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate and MNCREW, this half day event will feature a keynote presentation by Collete English Dixon, Past President of CREW Network and Principal at Prudential Real Estate Investors, and a panel discussion about the changing working environment for women in commercial real estate.

vertical_campus_mpls1Event Details:
Women in Commercial Real Estate Conference
Thursday, June 6, 2013 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
University of St. Thomas, Opus Hall room 201
MNCREW member rate: $45, Non-member rate: $65
Register Today!

This program has been approved for 2 hours of real estate agent/broker continuing education credit through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Conference Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Presentation

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion

About our presenters:

Keynote Presenter

Collete English Dixon, vice president of transactions, Prudential Real Estate Investors

Collete English Dixon’s work ethic is legendary in the commercial real estate business. She began her career at Prudential in 1979 as an asset management analyst. Today, as the vice president of transactions, Collete is responsible for a team who has completed more than $2 billion in portfolio assets. During her presentation, Collete will give an update on capital markets and share the CREW network research results. She will also discuss her career story and share lessons learned along the way.

Women in Commercial Real Estate Panel

Moderator: Valerie Doleman, vice president of marketing and growth strategy, Guaranty Commercial Title, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Helen Brooks, former vice president, Colliers Towle Real Estate
  • Annalisa Cariveau, real estate developer, Alpha Theory, LLC.
  • Gina Dingman, president and NAI director, NAI Everest
  • Keri Kindelspire, director of business development and marketing, Anderson Companies

With careers spanning over five decades, our panelists will discuss how the commercial real estate industry has evolved over time for women. Representing three different generations, our panelists will share experiences from their past and present, and discuss where they see the future of the commercial real estate business.

Register Today!