AZCREW Archives

Gail Brown, JD joins the GPE brokerage team  Sergey Nivens
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 inq
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

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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

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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

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

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

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

Alexandra Loye, GPE, WEB
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 →

AZCREW Q&A: Jackie Orcutt, Associate Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Q: Professionally, what does it mean to you to be a member of AZCREW? A: Commercial real estate is a wonderful field in which to work, but it is no secret that historically there have been far fewer women in the industry than men. My membership has introduced me to so many inspiring people — men… Read More →

Q&A: AZCREW President Karen Halpert

Q: AZCREW is celebrating 30 years in 2015. How has the local organization helped shape the landscape of commercial real estate professionals in the Valley? A: AZCREW facilitates business networking, enabling members to build their network. We create opportunities for our members to work together and offer a way for them to give back to… Read More →

Cultivating and Connecting: AZCREW


As the business environment in commercial real estate is changing, so is the mission and vision of AZCREW, the Valley group comprised of professional women in the industry. Leadership development, education, networking and business development are but a few of the organization’s building blocks. Building a strong member base, embracing social media and branding are… Read More →