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CREFC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is charged with ensuring continued progress toward CREFC’s vision of developing policies and programs that promote workplace diversity and inclusion and foster a culture that ensures every voice is welcomed, heard, and respected. Working with this Committee, CREFC will strive to incorporate minority voices in all that we do, including on our panels and discussion groups at industry events.
The DEI Committee initiatives are the continuation of CREFC’s long-standing efforts to work toward the expansion of diversity within the CRE finance industry. Through ongoing actions and utilizing our DEI Sub-Committees, we will continue addressing inequality in our nation.
For more information or to get involved with one of CREFC’s DEI Sub-Committees, please contact Garren Fox.
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The mission of the Young Professionals (YP) Network is to provide a platform for junior CRE finance professionals to foster meaningful business relationships and gain relevant industry knowledge through networking events, seminars and panels.
YP programming events are developed by YPs – so the content is current and applicable in their daily work. Each YP educational event includes a networking aspect to build and foster industry relationships with both peers and seasoned industry leaders. YPs are surveyed by region for ideas for future programming to ensure educational and industry needs are met.
Additionally, there are networking only events held in a more relaxed atmosphere where YPs can mingle among their peers.
There is a discounted rate to conferences and seminars for those CREFC Members 30 years of age or younger. To sign up for the 30 and Under Program Rate join the network and ensure that you check off the box “I would like to sign up to receive the “30 and Under Program Rate”. You will be required to submit photo ID to be approved for the discounted program rate.
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Take your career to the next level with our programming, mentoring, career planning, and continuing education.
Our members shape the commercial real estate finance industry with our advocacy initiatives. Through a collaborative process with our members, CREFC develops official policy positions that are presented as needed to legislators and regulators. These policies are developed through participation in our forums. CREFC also maintains fact sheets in online and PDF format on all major CRE issues and informs members weekly of the latest regulatory developments. To make a difference in the direction of our industry, sign up for a forum and participate in our advocacy efforts below. Contact Justin Ailes with any CREFC policy or advocacy questions.
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CREFC is tracking state policy developments affecting commercial and multifamily real estate in response to the pandemic, including eviction and foreclosure moratoriums, proposed and passed legislation, and executive orders.
CREFC State Legislation and Policy Tracker (Updated 4.27.2021)
CREFC will provide weekly updates on the Presidential transition and the new 117th Congress.
Biden Transition Guidebook (updated 2.10.2021)
For our weekly government relations and industry policy briefings, please visit our Document Resource Center. The Document Resource Center contains CREFC position papers, analyses, testimony, and other policy tools.
CREFC offers industry participants an unparalleled ability to connect, participate, advocate and learn!