June 23, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Twenty individuals have been selected as the recipients of the third annual NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship for Women and Underrepresented Professionals. The program is designed to prepare a pipeline of women and minorities for development and operations positions in commercial real estate.
The recipients are:
Manager, Asset Management, Manulife Financial
Associate, CBRE Inc
Senior Associate, Tishman International Companies
Los Angeles, California
National Commercial Escrow Processor, Lawyers Title of Oregon
Director of Real Estate & Team Leader, Self-Help
Durham, North Carolina
Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. General Services Administration
Business Development Director, Deutsch Architecture Group
Sales Manager - Associate Broker, Urban Pace a Long & Foster Company
Co-founder, One 5 Olive
Civil Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates
Las Vegas, Nevada
Planning & Development Manager, Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District
Wentong (Leila) Li
Account Officer, Landsea Homes
Huntington Beach, California
Project (Contract) Administrator, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate
Associate, Lee and Associates
San Diego, California
Land Use Planner, Manatt
Villa Park, California
Development Manager, Trammell Crow Company
Development Manager, PC Urban
Vancouver, British Columbia
Associate, Slate Asset Management
Senior Development Manager, Panattoni Development Company, Inc.
Yi Fan (Helen) Xie
Assistant Project Manager, Canderel
“NAIOP is proud to partner with Prologis to support this growing program, which this year recognizes 20 individuals who have demonstrated tremendous dedication and leadership in the industry,” said Thomas J. Bisacquino, NAIOP president and CEO. “NAIOP has long held the belief that diversity strengthens commercial real estate, and we value the opportunity to provide mentorship and education opportunities to this impressive group of professionals.”
“Prologis recognizes that diversity is one of the key drivers of innovation and is critical to the long-term success of our industry. The NAIOP and Prologis scholarship program is a unique opportunity to celebrate and empower emerging talent, and we are pleased to support their professional development,” said Kim Snyder, president of Prologis’ West Region and NAIOP vice chair for membership. “Since its inception, the program has seen a significant increase in the number of applicants, a trend we hope continues in the years to come.”
As part of the program, each of the recipients will have the opportunity to earn the NAIOP Certificate of Advanced Study in Commercial Real Estate Development at no cost, a comprehensive program built on core competencies critical to success in the development industry, and delivered through courses in the NAIOP Center for Education. Recipients will be recognized at I.CON Virtual, online June 23-25, 2020, where they’ll connect virtually with industry mentors and hear insights from industrial real estate leaders from across North America.
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About NAIOP: NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, investors, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. For more information, visit www.naiop.org.
About Prologis: Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of March 31, 2020, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 965 million square feet (90 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,500 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
Kathryn Hamilton, NAIOP
703-904-7100, ext. 165
Melissa Sachs, Prologis