CREW NY March 8 panel From left: Frances Delgorio, Lisa Bevacqua, Carol Patterson, Daria Salusbury/ (photo by Howard Wexler)

NEW YORK CITY—Real Estate Forum’s July/August 2017 “Women of Influence” issue, pointed to some sobering statistics and referenced the CREW Network white paper on gender equity and inclusion in CRE. This report noted women represent 35% of the US CRE workforce.

But in 2015, women’s annual median pay was $115,000 compared to $150,000 for men. There was also an aspiration gap with 28% of women aiming for the C-suite, compared to 40% of men. Women were also 54% less likely than men to have a mentor.

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Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim was the bureau chief, East Coast, and New York City reporter for Real Estate Forum and As a lawyer and journalist, Betsy has worked as the director of editorial and content for LexisNexis, a TV/multi-media journalist for NBC and CBS affiliated TV stations in the Midwest, and an associate producer at Court TV.

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