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Women in Real Estate

Dallas Summit

September 12, 2018

The Clubs of Prestonwood
15909 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas

4 Hours of Real Estate Continuing Education APPROVED with the Texas Real Estate Commission
Course# 34806

Regular Rate

After August 23, 2018
  • Register Before September 11, 2018 for Regular rate
  • Includes Hot Buffet Breakfast
  • No Cancelations 72 Hours Prior to Event

Walk-In Rate

Walk-Ins Welcome!
  • Walk-In Registrations Welcome
  • Includes Hot Buffet Breakfast

Speakers Include

Leigh Richter, Executive Vice President, Bradford
Diane Butler, Principal, Butler Associates
Paula Beasley, Partner, Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP
Maureen Kelly Cooper, Executive Director Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield
Susan Arledge, President Site Selection, esrp
Liz Trocchio Smith, Founder & CEO, The Trocchio Advantage
Laura Hoffmann, Attorney, Winstead
Kennis Ketchum, President, Portfolio Development
Julie Young, General Manager, Crescent Real Estate Equities, LLC



8:00 AM

Risks and Success Stories of Industry Pioneers in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

• Early Pioneers: Making their way into a male dominated industry
• The challenges in overcoming the paradigms in a male dominated industry
• Looking Back: could the early pioneers have done anything different
• Initial industry reaction to women in the business
• The Vision for Women in Real Estate for the future


9:00 AM

Lessons Learned from Leaders in Real Estate Today

• Business owners discuss continued support for diversity with commercial real estate professionals
• The types of education, networking and learning opportunities available to help compete and grow
• Embracing the differences: How women are standing out today in the Commercial Real Estate Industry
• Challenges in today’s market and solutions to overcome these obstacles
• Trends in the commercial real estate market impacting women in the business


10:00 AM

Break and Networking


10:10 AM

Assessing the Gender Gap Across Commercial Real Estate Sectors

• Commercial Real Estate Brokerage: Retail, Multifamily, Office, Industrial & Other
• Commercial Real Estate Development
• Commercial Construction
• Real Estate Professional Service Providers: Attorneys, Appraisers, Bankers & Others


11:05 AM

Looking Forward: Commercial Real Estate Industry for the Future

• Mentoring young women today that are interested in commercial real estate
• Exploring and developing opportunities for women in real estate
• The changes needing to occur to continue to improve the industry
• Future Forecast & Trends: Shaping the Commercial Real Estate Industry
• A Vision for the Industry and into the future


12:00 PM

Adjourn and Networking