After eight years of successful events, REWF has become a reliable annual gathering that spotlights industry leading as well as up-and-coming female executives in commercial real estate, specifically emphasizing the achievements of women who are active developers, investors, owners and operators of investment real estate.

The core DNA of the event is a commercial real estate conference focused on trending and emerging real estate market issues where the entire speaker faculty is comprised solely of women. Attendance is open to all.

This year’s conference included a slate of panels on leadership, development and construction trends, emerging innovations and technology, as well as finance and investment activity. In addition, we hosted four private peer-to-peer roundtables for select leaders in CRE, multifamily, development and company leadership roles.

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Speakers & Agenda
Rachel Golden
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Registration:
Claudia Gutwirth
(646) 862-6125

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Sponsorship & Exhibiting
Amber Collins
(646) 783-3940

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Speakers

Kate Bicknell

Kate Bicknell
Head of New York Development
Oxford Properties Group

Megumi Brod

Megumi Brod
Senior Vice President, Regional Development Officer, Northeast Region
Rockefeller Group

Gena Cheng

Gena Cheng
Managing Director, Global Investors Group
USAA Real Estate Company

Helena Durst

Helena Durst
Principal
Durst Organization

Nancy Goldsmith
Managing Director, Operations
Bozzuto

Johanna Greenbaum

Johanna Greenbaum
Planning & Development Director
Sidewalk Labs

Jill Homan

Jill Homan
President
Javelin19 Investments

Elizabeth Judd

Elizabeth Judd
President
Konover Commercial

Katie Kennedy
Vice President, Commercial Real Estate
Capital One

Inna Khidekel

Inna Khidekel
Partner
Bridge Investment Group

Hope Knight

Hope Knight
President and CEO
Greater Jamaica Development Corporation

Sharon Liss

Sharon Liss
Managing Director
Sugar Hill Capital Partners

Alisa Mall

Alisa Mall
Director of Investments – Real Estate & Natural Resources
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Clare Newman

Clare Newman
Chief of Staff & EVP
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
PREISS

Dana Roffman

Dana Roffman
Managing Director
Angelo, Gordon & Co.

Shazia Shahid

Shazia Shahid
SVP of Development
Midwood

Laurie Stanziale

Laurie Stanziale
Partner
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Past Keynotes at a Glance

Sue Ansel

Sue Ansel
CEO & President
Gables Residential

Gail Ayers, the afternoon keynote speaker

Gail Ayers
Former CEO
CREW Network

Julie Benezet

Julie Benezet
Former Real Estate Executive
Amazon
Author
The Journey of Not Knowing Now

Annemarie DiCola

Annemarie DiCola
Chief Executive Officer
Trepp

MaryAnne Gilmartin

MaryAnne Gilmartin
Chief Executive Officer
L&L MAG

Laurie Golub

Laurie Golub
General Counsel & COO
HFZ Capital Group

Leslie Himmel

Leslie Himmel
Co-Managing Partner
Himmel + Meringoff Properties

Purnima Kapur

Purnima Kapur
Executive Director
New York City Department of City Planning

Dolly Lenz & Rosanna Scotto

Dolly Lenz
Chief Executive Officer
Dolly Lenz Real Estate

Wendy Mann

Wendy Mann
Chief Executive Officer
Crew Network

Jodi Pulice

Jodi Pulice
Founder & CEO
JRT Realty Group

Diane Ramirez

Diane Ramirez
Chief Executive Officer
Halstead Property

Darcy Stacom

Darcy Stacom
Vice Chairman
CBRE

Mary Ann Tighe

Mary Ann Tighe
Chief Executive Officer
CBRE

Kathryn Wylde

Kathryn Wylde
President & CEO
Partnership for New York City

Notable Speakers at a Glance

  • Gentry Ashmore-Hoit, GreenOak
  • Jacqueline Barr, Ted Moudis Associates
  • Jodi Berman, Stonehenge Management
  • Brittany Bragg, Crown Acquisitions
  • Melissa Burch, Lendlease
  • Suzanne Carlson, NBBJ
  • Leah Carr, Margules Properties
  • Lauren Crowley Corrinet, CBRE
  • Susan Curtis, RXR Realty
  • Diane Danielson, Sperry Van Ness
  • Natalie Diaz, Time Equities
  • Patricia Dunphy, Rockrose Development
  • Helena Durst, Durst Organization
  • Cynthia Foster, Colliers International
  • Theresa Garelli, CREW New York
  • Cavarly Garrett, J.P. Morgan
  • Alicia Goldstein, HFZ
  • Julia Goldberg, BuzzFeed
  • Romy Goldman, Gold Development
  • Susan Hill, HFF
  • Katie Keenan, Blackstone
  • Lisa Kirsch, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Andrea Kretchmer, Xenolith Partners
  • Lesley Lisser, Invesco
  • Jane Lyons, CREW New York
  • Melanie Meyers, Fried Frank
  • Toby Moskovits, Heritage Equity Partner
  • Jennifer Novack, Sousou Partners
  • Michele O’Connor, CREW New York
  • Andrea Olshan, Olshan Properties
  • Melissa Pianko, Gotham Organization
  • Alicia Popper, PBC USA Real Estate
  • Sara Queen, Mapletree
  • Laura Rapaport, L&L Holding Company
  • Samantha Sax, Elad Group
  • Lisa Sexton, Marriott International
  • Patricia Simone, Simone Development
  • Lori Sokol, NY Residential
  • Nicole Stent, Empire State Development
  • Debra Tentleff, TANTUM
  • Claire Thielke, Hines
  • Susan Tjarksen, KIG
  • Barbara Van Bueren, Anbau
  • Colleen Wenke, Taconic
  • Julie Zuraw, Argo Management

Who Sponsors

The sponsors of Real Estate Women’s Forum not only make this conference possible,
but they are among the most forward thinking organizations in the industry. Past sponsors include.

AmTrust
Bright Power
Capital-One
Cushman & Wakefield
Duval & Stachenfeld
EisnerAmper
Fried Frank
GoulstonStorrs
GreenbergTraurig
Ingram Yuzek
Katerra
Kramer Levin
Marks Paneth
MeridianCapital
National Multifamily Housing Council
Olshan Frome Wolosky
Pace
Rosenberg & Estis
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Waypoint

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