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.
Process Geek at Heart
Audrey Kestner, a self-described process geek at heart, discusses her unique career path at Freddie Mac Multifamily as a woman leading in loan administration.
The Green Champion
Luba Kim-Reynolds, an advocate of green bonds and social impact at Freddie Mac, discusses her career path as a woman in Capital Markets Investor Relations.
Wendy McCain, a master at solving puzzles, discusses her path from studying biology to a woman leading in cash management at Freddie Mac.
Sana Rauf, found a passion and use for technology in her college years and it's steered her career. She's currently a strategic transformation professional at Freddie Mac.
Survival of the Fittest
Kelly Siu takes a military approach to her leadership style in Risk Controls and knows a thing about survival of the fittest.
Embracing the Risk
Karen Clark grew an interest in real estate and investments from the start of her career and has been embracing risks and managing rewards ever since.
Alexis Sofyanos plays multiple roles as a production manager for Conventional business and thrives by helping others.
Curiosity Fulfilled the Cat
Jessica Shoemaker has let curiosity and a love for learning guide her career in multifamily finance. She isn't afraid of a lateral move or shaking up industry norms.
Kind but Courageous Changemaker
Lindsey Bass grew up with one golden rule, have courage and be kind. It's the mindset she carries as she leads in asset management at Freddie Mac.
Do the Math
Sara Hoffman has unapologetically followed her interests in numbers since a young age, leading her into finance and capital markets.
Sweetest Tooth in FinTech
Growing up in Russia, Evguenia Yerukhimovich believed there was nothing she couldn't accomplish if she set her mind to it, and her well-rounded career is proof of it.