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The REFF Programs Committee is charged with planning and facilitating regular networking events for REFF members, which are occasionally extended to the broader real estate industry. Events include professional development sessions on leadership, career advancement, and compensation; industry luncheons on current topics in real estate; property tours of new or rehabbed buildings in Chicago; and informal networking happy hours. Please find information on past and future events on the calendar below.

If you have a suggestion for an event, please contact the Programs co-chairs

Upcoming events

    • 10 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    Breaking It Down: 2020 CREW Network Benchmark Study

    Cecilia Hyun - Partner, Siegel Jennings Co. LPA of CREW Cleveland and 2020 CREW Network Industry Research Committee Chair and Sharon Krohn – Executive Coach, Sharon Krohn Consulting of CREW Chicago will discuss the findings of the 2020 CREW Network Benchmark study in regards to Compensation, Diversity, Culture Shift and the Aspiration Gap. 

    Also joining in the conversation, CREW is pleased to welcome Karin Kraai, MBA Interim Executive Director of The Goldie Initiative. 

    Please join CREW for an interactive conversation and action steps as to how we can facilitate change and become part of the solution.

    CREW Chicago and The Goldie Initiative are organizations dedicated to advancing the success of women in commercial real estate by providing network opportunities, leadership, mentorship, and professional development. 

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 

    12-1:30 p.m.

    Zoom Meeting


    12:00 – 12:45 pm Presentation 

    12:45 – 1:15 pm Small group, breakout session 

    1:15 – 1:30 pm Wrap up and action items

    Breakout sessions will focus on 1 question per group and feedback will be disseminated to all registered participants following the luncheon. 

    No Charge - Members and Nonmembers



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