After eleven 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.

Join the Real Estate Women’s Forum in a re-imagined ONLINE format designed specifically to recreate that in-person networking event that drives authentic connections amongst your peers. The conference has been organized in brief, easy-to-consume portions to minimize disruption to your work and personal life.

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.


Past Keynotes

Sue Ansel

Sue Ansel
CEO & President
Gables Residential

MaryAnne Gilmartin

MaryAnne Gilmartin
Chief Executive Officer

Avra Jain

Avra Jain
Vagabond Group

Wendy Mann

Wendy Mann
Chief Executive Officer
Crew Network

Break through the Virtual Wall & Connect

REWF uses an innovative virtual conference format that combines networking and panel discussions into one easy-to-use platform. Join live to connect with attendees and speakers before and after each content session.

The platform allows you to see who is participating and speak with them via chat or video. Meet one-on-one or in small groups; engage with speakers; move from table to table to mingle; exchange contact info and follow up later.

Get Involved!

Samantha Williams
Event Director

Who Speaks

Speakers at the conference are women who are senior in their organizations and well known in the industry,
as well as select topical experts, deal makers and influential professionals.

Past speakers at the Real Estate Women’s Forum include:

Gail Ayers

Gail Ayers
Former CEO
CREW Network

Julie Benezet

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

Cindy Clare

Cindy Clare
Chief Operating Officer
Bell Partners

Annemarie DiCola

Annemarie DiCola
Chief Executive Officer

Collete English Dixon

Collete English Dixon
Executive Director
Marshall Bennett
Institute of Real Estate

Laurie Golub

Laurie Golub
General Counsel & COO
HFZ Capital Group

Greta Guggenheim

Greta Guggenheim
CEO & President
TPG Real Estate Finance Trust

Leslie Himmel

Leslie Himmel
Co-Managing Partner
Himmel + Meringoff Properties

Purnima Kapur

Purnima Kapur
Executive Director
New York City
Department of City Planning

Pamela Liebman

Pamela Liebman
President & CEO

Dolly Lenz

Dolly Lenz
Chief Executive Officer
Dolly Lenz Real Estate

Lynn Owen

Lynn Owen
Chief Operations Officer
TruAmerica Multifamily

Onay Payne

Onay Payne
Managing Director
Clarion Partners

Amy Price

Amy Price
President & CIO
Bentall Kennedy

Jodi Pulice

Jodi Pulice
Founder & CEO
JRT Realty Group

Diane Ramirez

Diane Ramirez
Chief Executive Officer
Halstead Property

Darcy Stacom

Darcy Stacom
Vice Chairman

Claire Thielke

Claire Thielke
Managing Director

Mary Ann Tighe

Mary Ann Tighe
Chief Executive Officer

Kathryn Wylde

Kathryn Wylde
President & CEO
Partnership for New York City

Susi Yu

Susi Yu
Head of Development

Who Attends

Each year, the Real Estate Women’s Forum brings together industry leading
as well as up-and-coming female executives in commercial real estate.

Past attending companies include:

  • Akerman
  • Allen Matkins
  • Alliance Residential Company
  • Angelo, Gordon & Co.
  • AvalonBay Communities
  • AVID Holdings
  • Banyan Street Capital
  • Bell Partners
  • BentallGreenOak
  • Berkadia
  • BlackRock
  • Bozzuto
  • Broadway Stages
  • Brookfield
  • Capital One
  • CBRE
  • CetraRuddy
  • Colliers International
  • Colony Capital
  • Corcoran
  • Douglas Elliman
  • Durst Organization
  • Emory University
  • Envizzo
  • Equity Residential
  • Ernst & Young
  • Exan Capital
  • First Florida
  • Fisher Brothers
  • Fried Frank
  • Gemdale USA
  • Glaser Weil
  • Goldman Sachs
  • GPI Companies
  • Grant Thornton
  • Greystone
  • Himmel & Meringoff Properties
  • HSP Real Estate Group
  • JLL
  • Jonathan Rose Companies
  • JPI
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Kaufman Lynn
  • Keyes Commercial Real Estate
  • Kimco Realty
  • Kirby & McQuinn
  • Kolter Group
  • L&H Land Corp
  • Landmark Companies
  • Lazard
  • Lennar Multifamily
  • Lionheart Capital
  • LA County Retirement System
  • LT Global Investment
  • Marcus & Millichap
  • Marriott International
  • Maxim Capital Group
  • Miami-Dade County
  • Michaels Organization
  • Mill Creek Residential Trust
  • Millie and Severson
  • Montclair Capital Partners
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New York Life
  • NNN Properties
  • NYC Department of City Planning
  • One Sotheby’s International Realty
  • OSM Investment
  • Pacific Project Management
  • Park Tower Group
  • Related
  • Resmark
  • Rising Realty Partners
  • Rivergate KW Residential
  • RK Properties
  • Rubenstein
  • RXR Realty
  • Sharestates
  • SIlver Sky Realty
  • Silverback Development
  • Skanska
  • SL Green Realty
  • Suffolk
  • Sunbeam Properties
  • Syska Hennessy
  • TAG
  • Transacta Developers
  • TruAmerica Multifamily
  • University of California Irvine
  • UrbanWorks
  • USAA Real Estate
  • USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
  • USI
  • Vagabond Group
  • Washington Square Partners
  • WCD Group
  • Wells Fargo
  • Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
  • Wharton School
  • Women Presidents’ Organization
  • WSP

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:

Bright Power
Capital One
CBT Architects
CIT Bank
Color Design Development Group
Cushman & Wakefield
Duval & Stachenfeld
Fried Frank
IF Studio
JPMorgan Chase
Marcus & Millichap
Marks Paneth
Marks Paneth
MM LaFleur
National Multifamily Housing Council
Olshan Frome Wolosky
Robinson & Cole
Sheppard Mullin
Shutts & Bowen
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin
Witkin Hults Design Group

Pictures from Past Events

We believe in the magic that happens when the smartest, boldest minds come together resulting in business growth and industry evolution. We build high-value events that foster relationships, tap into intellectual wisdom, promote authentic interaction and create success for our clients.