Women's Network

Looking for networking, learning opportunities, and professional development? Join more than 460 women professionals in the CRE industry in networking and educational events throughout the year.  Our mission is to enhance the visibility, profile, and advancement opportunities of women in the commercial real estate finance industry, provide a structured platform within CREFC dedicated to women's initiatives and provide opportunities for networking, mentoring, and development of professional women. With members all across the country, we are the largest network of professional women in the industry. 
Women's Network Leadership:
  • Chair: Leah Nivison, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Chair-Elect: Natalie Grainger, Director, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
  • Past-Chair: Jan Sternin, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC

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The Women’s Network host multiple events annually, including an annual symposium in New York. Explore our upcoming events below. In addition, members and member firms sponsor and host events for the women’s network throughout the year. Click the button below to learn more about hosting a Women’s Network event.

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Creating Communities With Lucy Billingsley
October 17 | Dallas
Women's Network Speed Mentoring - Dallas
May 1 | Dallas
CREFC Women's Network Symposium
May 3 | New York

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