Spotlights

2020 Women in RE: Elizabeth Schrero, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
As the last few months have demonstrated, every woman (and man) in business should possess resilience. Life throws curve balls and

2020 Women in RE: Barbara Champoux, Champoux Law Group PLLC

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
I believe women need several core characteristics to succeed in today’s complex business world. Among those, is Fearlessness.

2020 Women in RE: Tami Hausman, Hausman LLC

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
In mid-April, I moderated a panel that focused on storytelling and outreach during the COVID-19 crisis. There was general agreement among the panelists that

2020 Women in RE: Adelaide Polsinelli, Compass

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
Confidence! Take a position of power in a meeting. Sit at the head of the table or in a prominent area. Women should be seen and heard.

2020 Women in RE: Jessica Richer, Hanna Commercial Real Estate

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? When COVID-19 impacted commercial real estate and how we conduct business, The Richer Team at Hanna Commercial implemented several strategies to enhance our digital footprint. These are

2020 Women in RE: Galiya Khusniyarova, Tri State Commercial Realty

What would you tell your daughter if she was interested in following in your footsteps?
Women are not expected to be successful in real estate, it’s mainly the men’s world. And from my experience trying to compete with men is

2020 Women in RE: Kathleen Farrell, Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? In April of 2020, my team and I closed a substantial transaction involving the sale of 61 acres in Farmingville, N.Y. The deal required many months of

2020 Women in RE: Michelle Lala, RM Friedland

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
I have found that having a strong sense of confidence is an extremely important characteristic, especially in a male centric business like

2020 Women in RE: Katelin Van Voorhis, RM Friedland

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
Representing the Family YMCA at Tarrytown to sell its historic Main St property and relocate their operations to a new location has been

2020 Women in RE: Michelle Galindez, Syska Hennessy

What conferences, books, blogs, podcasts, or influencers would you recommend to women?
I recently read the book “Getting Naked” by Patrick Lencioni. It’s a great quick read and I highly recommend it for those who