AZCREW Archives

Not enough women are leading in CRE, here’s how to change that

Women in Construction AZ - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011
by in AZRE Magazine

Professional development — is it a passing trend tied to phonetically intelligent buzzwords like “wheelhouse” and “bandwidth?” Or, is it a growing necessity in a competitive and rising job market? Although it is rather nice rolling off the tongue, professional development is by no means to be underestimated. It has become a vital traction component… Read More →

Q&A: Closing the commercial real estate gender gap

commercial real estate gender gap
by in AZRE Magazine

Though the income differences between men and women in commercial real estate are shrinking, a significant income gap still exists along with a gender gap when it comes to opportunities and advancement. So what can women in the commercial real estate industry do to narrow that gap and create more opportunities? AZRE talks business, leadership… Read More →

Jennifer Cranston named to AZCREW board

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Jennifer Cranston has been appointed secretary and director of governance for the board of directors of AZCREW, one of the founding chapters of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. She will serve a one-year term beginning Jan. 2016. In her role, Ms. Cranston will provide… Read More →

Gail Brown, JD joins the GPE brokerage team

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

GPE Commercial Advisors has announced the addition of Gail Brown, JD, Associate Vice President to the GPE Team. Gail comes to GPE with 30 years of experience as a real estate investor, one and one-half years as a commercial real estate salesperson with KW Commercial, 13 years as owner of a commercial contracting company and 8… Read More →

CBRE welcomes Krystal Dill to their team

ABI Multifamily
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announced that Krystal Dill has joined the Phoenix location. As the newest member to the team, Ms. Dill will partner with Bryan Taute and Charlie von Arentschildt to provide leasing and investment sale services to agency clients. Focused solely on listing assignments, Ms. Dill will be responsible for managing her team’s active listings, ensuring seamless… Read More →

Living social: Promoting individual and professional brand

Remember when Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” was published in 2013? There were many tips for advancing one’s career, but one of the top five, as selected by Forbes, is to form a lean-in circle with one of the book’s online “circle kits.” In essence, it encouraged finding a group of other professional women with whom… Read More →

AZCREW: CREW Network Pays it Forward

A lot can happen in 15 minutes. Advice can be offered. New appointments saved. Minds can be changed. Coffee can be retrieved between meetings. For many executives, time is priceless. Time is how many members of AZCREW “pay it forward” these days, through mentorship programs and networking functions. However, AZCREW’s national parent, CREW Network, has… Read More →

CREW Network holds an open door for women

AZCREW may be celebrating its 30th anniversary as a CREW Network chapter, but its sister chapter to the south has only been around since 2003. Barbi Reuter, a charter member of CREW Tucson, has held numerous roles in CREW Tucson, including two stints as director of the board and is currently serving a two-year term… Read More →

The New Crew: AZCREW

Vicki Williams is the senior vice president of commercial real estate at Alliance Bank of Arizona, where she has worked since 2004. She is the 2014 president of AZCREW, the Phoenix chapter of CREW Network, and former chair of AZCREW’s programs committee. Williams has been the vice president on the board of trustees for Childsplay,… Read More →

Alexandra Loye Joins GPE Commercial Advisors

by in Newsmakers

GPE Commercial Advisors welcomed Senior Vice President Alexandra Loye to its brokerage team on Wednesday. Loye brings more than five years of commercial real estate experience throughout the Metro Phoenix area. She specializes in seller, buyer and tenant representation for medical office and office users. Loye closely tracks the medical office and office market and… Read More →

AZCREW Q&A: Lindsey Carlson, Associate VP, Office Property Solutions, Colliers Intl.

Q:Professionally, what does it mean to you to be a member of AZCREW? A: I am surrounded by an incredible group of women with knowledge and expertise in a variety of aspects related to real estate. Involvement in AZCREW has allowed me to learn from my peers and become a well-rounded broker who provides a… Read More →

AZCREW Q&A: Judy Jones, Senior Investment Advisor, Sperry Van Ness

Q:Professionally, what does it mean to you to be a member of AZCREW? A:  The purpose of the membership is to promote professionalism and mentoring amongst women in the commercial real estate community. I enjoy the camaraderie of professional women, mentoring of new members, and the opportunity to grow as a professional in commercial real… Read More →

AZCREW Q&A: Vicki Williams, Senior VP, PHX Team Manager, CRE Alliance Bank of AZ

Q: Professionally, what does it mean to you to be a member of AZCREW? A: I believe that AZCREW is invaluable in enabling real estate professionals to expand their network, listen to top speakers on timely topics, and support the mission of promoting the advancement of women in the commercial real estate industry.  My personal… Read More →

AZCREW Q&A: Christine Hughes, Assistant Vice President, Fidelity National

Q: Professionally, what does it mean to you to be a member of AZCREW? A:  Being a part of a professional organization supporting each other in the commercial real estate industry. Q: What about AZCREW do you find to be most rewarding? A:  Events and networking with a group of women interested in watching your… Read More →