CREW DC Members Recognized by GlobeSt./Real Estate Forum as Women of Influence 2020

July 28, 2020
Written by: KW Communications
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) DC proudly notes the recognition of the following four members by GlobeSt./Real Estate Forum as Women of Influence. Listed alphabetically with their companies and the category in which they were recognized:
Christine Espenshade (upper left), Newmark Knight Frank (Broker – Investment Sales)
Janis Schiff, (upper right) Holland & Knight LLP (CRE Legal Counsel)
Colleen Wevodau, (lower left) Baker Tilly (Humanitarian)
Megan Matthews, (lower right) JLL (Property/Facility Manager)
48 CREW members from throughout the world received recognition. Nominations were evaluated on the following criteria:
  • Their impact on, and reputation within, her firm and the broader professional community;
  • Professional career highlights, from deal making savvy and innovation to client satisfaction and personal growth; 
  • Proven ability to achieve goals and display ingenuity in terms of creative thinking and problem solving;
  • Dedication to furthering the development of her field and the role of women within it;
  • Accomplishments and involvement in her company, the CRE industry and broader social community; 
  • Personal commitment to the highest ethical standards, service and excellence. ‚Äč
View the full digital version of GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum’s “Women of Influence” 2020 issue »
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Founded in 1979, CREW DC promotes professional opportunities and business relationships for women in the commercial real estate industry. CREW DC, with approximately 500 members, is one of the largest chapters in North America. CREW Network is the national association for women in commercial real estate and represents over 12,000 women in commercial real estate in chapters across more than 75 markets in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. For more information, visit the CREW DC website at, and follow CREW DC on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram @crewwashdc and on Facebook at