Over time, commercial real estate has seen a transition from a male oriented industry to one where women are involved and thriving in every aspect of the business. Whether it be on the front lines as loan originators, crunching numbers as underwriters, in the boardrooms as C-suite leaders and everywhere in between, women are making a mark in the Multifamily world.
We will highlight several movers and shakers to show the breadth of roles women hold in Multifamily real estate. Hats off to these women and many others who work beside them every day. The more diverse our ecosystem is the better we can serve our downstream customers.
From the multifamily tree
As 3rd generation in commercial real estate, the apple doesn't fall far for Abbey Lipson. She brings a fresh perspective to the industry and likes to think outside of the box.
in pursuit of excellence
Originally from Zambia, Anshita Kumar is a leader in multifamily who knows a thing or two about sacrifices and the dogged determination it takes to achieve your own success.
policing to partnering
From aerospace aspirations to becoming a woman leading in multifamily finance, Erlita Shively has her finger on the pulse and she doesn't miss a beat.
dare to dream
Hui Zhang traveled a long way from home in pursuit of her dreams. She is a leader who embraces challenges, pushes outside of her comfort zones and does her best to pay it forward.
When opportunity knocks
With the help of a little intuition, Jillian Grzywacz started off at a niche firm and expanded her network of opportunities as a woman leading in multifamily finance.
Since a young age, Maggie has stayed true to her goals. This tenacity helped pave her way as an associate general counsel and an integral part of the multifamily team.
Olufunke Owolabi has an affinity for administration of justice and organizational behavior. She's shaping and uplifting the culture at Freddie Mac and across the industry, one step at a time.