2015 Benchmark Study Report: Gender Differences in Commercial Real Estate

As a CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) member for nearly 10 years, I found some of the data in the CREW 2015 Benchmark Study startling. Take note of the highlights below:

Women in #CRE are more satisfied with career success and closer to the C-Suite than ever.

Commercial Real Estate Professionals Very Satisfied with Levels of Career Success

More women fill SVP, managing director and partner positions in CRE than ever.

Trends in Commercial Real Estate: Positions by Gender

An ‘aspiration gap’ exists between men and women in #CRE: 28% of women aspire to the C-suite vs. 40% of men; 47% of women aspire to the senior vice president, managing director or partner levels.

Commercial Real Estate Professionals: Career Aspirations by Gender

The #CRE industry median annual compensation is $115,000 for women and $150,000 for men – an average income gap of 23.3%.

Median Income - Commercial Real Estate Professionals

Women in #CRE view relationships with internal senior executives as the #1 factor supporting their future advancement. How does mentoring in your organization stack up?

Commercial Real Estate Professionals: Top Contributing Factors to Future Success

While women in #CRE continue to strive for parity, industry leaders must take action to implement change.

Commercial Real Estate Professionals: Top Barriers to Success

Thanks CREW! View the full study and takeaways here: bit.ly/crewstudy

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