Women's Network

Looking for networking, learning opportunities, and professional development? Join more than 600 women professionals in the CRE industry in networking and educational events throughout the year.  Our mission is to enhance the visibility, profile, and advancement opportunities of women in the commercial real estate finance industry, provide a structured platform within CREFC dedicated to women's initiatives and provide opportunities for networking, mentoring, and development of professional women. With members all across the country, we are the largest network of professional women in the industry. 
 
Women's Network Leadership:
  • 2021-2022 Chair: Laura Swihart, Partner, Dechert LLP 
  • Chair-Elect: Sana Petersen, Managing Director, Kuvare Insurance Services LP 
  • Past Chair: Elaine McKay, Managing Director, Ares Management LLC

LISA PENDERGAST ACCEPTS 2021 CREFC WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

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Events

The Women’s Network host multiple events annually, including an annual symposium in New York. Explore our upcoming events below. In addition, members and member firms sponsor and host events for the women’s network throughout the year. Click the button below to learn more about hosting a Women’s Network event.

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Sponsorship
Thank you to our 2021 Women's Network Series Sponsors Fitch Ratings and SS&C Technologies

 
Events
CREFC Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte Women Build
June 3 | Charlotte
Senior Industry Leader Fireside Chat with Leah Nivison
June 30 | New York

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