Spotlights

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Celina Carter, CPA Partner, DGC (DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP)

What led you to your current profession? In high school, I took an elective class in accounting, and I found out quickly that it was a great fit for me. The process of solving complex problems motivated me to choose accounting as my career

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Kristyn Neal, Marketing Director, Northeast Private Client Group

In the past year, what project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? Since the start of 2021, my team and I have established a brand for the company. We dove deep into who we are and partnered with an agency to develop a clear brand message and identity.

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Elizabeth Krol, Client Director, EBI Consulting

What led you to your current profession? I’m fortunate to have a liberal arts education as my foundation, and one of the things it taught me–besides making me more well-rounded as a writer and a scientist–is the need for excellent communication.

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Julia Anne Slom, The Washington Trust Company

What are some of the benefits of being a mentor or having a mentor? I have had several strong mentors in my career and have served as an “official” mentor both at Washington Trust and with CREW, as well as informally mentoring people.

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Susan Phillips, National Portfolio Director, EBI Consulting

In the past year, what project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I am most proud of our amazing team here at EBI. I know that seems like a standard response, but it’s true!

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Bethany Lyons, The Washington Trust Company

strong>What led you to your current profession? I have one of my college professors to thank for that! I graduated with a degree in Finance but was unsure what path to take. After helping to set up an informational interview with the CEO at Washington Trust

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Sheryl Starr, Managing Partner, Bernkopf Goodman LLP

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in commercial real estate should possess? Don’t be afraid to trust your gut; to ask questions when something doesn’t seem right; and to keep asking questions until you understand. Too many times,

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Lydia Chesnick, Partner, Bernkopf Goodman LLP

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in commercial real estate should possess? Growing up, it never occurred to me that being a woman could present any limitations on my ambitions and accomplishments.

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: April Wilmar, Partner, Bernkopf Goodman LLP

What time management strategies do you find to be the most effective for you? I’m a partner and full-time mom of two active teenage boys. One is involved in numerous sports, and one has special medical needs requiring total care.

2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate: Ann Sobolewski, partner, Prince Lobel Tye LLP

What time management strategies do you find to be the most effective for you? My most useful time management strategy derives from a quote that is attributed to Mark Twain: “If it’s your job to eat a frog