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(From left: Dan Blythewood, Jr., Lisa Gomez, Margaret Anadu, Daniel Chatter) (From left: Dan Bythewood, Jr., Lisa Gomez, Margaret Anadu, Daniel Chatters)/ Photo by Betsy Kim

NEW YORK CITY—What’s it like to be a developer? “There are so many different components that have to come together all on the same track,” Lisa Gomez, partner and COO, L & M Development Partners, told a room filled with people attending Avant-Garde’s Diversity in CRE event. “If you’re a person who isn’t comfortable jumping into the deep end of the pool without floaties, it’s probably not for you.”

Adeola Adejobi Adeola Adejobi, founder of Avant-Garde Network/ Photo by Betsy Kim

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Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim was the bureau chief, East Coast, and New York City reporter for Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. As a lawyer and journalist, Betsy has worked as the director of editorial and content for LexisNexis Lawyers.com, 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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