Spotlights

2020 Women in Real Estate: Tamar Warburg, Director of Sustainability at Sasaki

Who inspired you to join the CRE Industry? I had been torn between two passions, architecture and sustainability. Ed Mazria’s manifesto in 2003 was a revelation: if buildings produce half of global greenhouse gas emissions,

2020 Women in Real Estate: Christine Verbitzki, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal at GUND Partnership

How have you been networking during the lockdown? I have enjoyed attending really interesting virtual presentations, coffee chats and workshops. The online format makes it so convenient to attend.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Valerie Puchades, CPSM, Director of Marketing at GUND Partnership

How have you been networking during the lockdown? Organizations like SCUP, SMPS and the Boston Chamber really stepped up with free networking opportunities. I was able to meet new people outside of my network because of that.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Monica Audette, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Partner, Senior Project Manager at Margulies Perruzzi

What recent project or transaction are you most proud of? We recently finished a project for the DWS Group at 50 Staniford St. Located in Boston’s West End neighborhood, it features a 10-story medical office tower

2020 Women in Real Estate: Susie Curreri, Senior Property Manager at Peabody Properties, Inc.

Who inspired you to join the CRE Industry? It was happenstance. I have worked in the residential property management field for over 10 years. During this time, I have slowly progressed with managing and overseeing numerous combination/multi-use properties with commercial components.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Jaxa Patel, Project Controls Engineer at DPS Group Global

What aspects of working from home have you enjoyed most? I really love working in an office environment. It’s great to be able to answer questions or offer suggestions directly to your colleagues.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Noreen O’Toole Principal Platinum Partners, LLC

Who inspired you to join the CRE Industry? I made the transition into Commercial Real Estate based on my experience working in government for over 30 years with the community at large, within the planning and development field

2020 Women in Real Estate: Angela Nuss, Director of Special Projects at Jay Nuss Realty Group, LLC

Who inspired you to join the CRE Industry? I credit both of my parents, Jay and Carol Nuss, for my career change. My dad, Jay Nuss, has been in the commercial real estate industry for more than 35 years.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Brittany Page, Senior Interior Designer at Margulies Perruzzi

What honor, achievement or recognition means the most to you and why? I am most proud of our recent project at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Endoscopy Suite in Burlington, Mass.

2020 Women in Real Estate: Catherine West, CEO/President at 43 West Properties

What books, blogs, podcasts, resources or influencers would you recommend to women? I highly recommend Ray Dalio and his book “The Changing World Order,” which gives a clear and easy to understand history of the world’s economies