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2018 Executive Committee

Colleen Sheridan
RM Bradley
One Financial Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103


Lisa Lugauskas
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
111 Founders Plaza, Suite 1403
East Hartford, CT 06108

Melissa L. Ferrucci, CPA
CohnReznick LLP
350 Church Street, 12th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
(959) 200-7091

Jennifer Marks, LS
BL Companies, Inc.
355 Research Pkwy
Meriden, CT 06450

Courtney Hendricson
Connecticut Economic Resource Center
805 Brook Street, Bldg 4
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Monika Avery, LEED, IIDA
The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc.
80 Glastonbury Blvd
Glastonbury, CT 06033-4410

2018 Committee Chairs

Lisa Chapman
Performance Environmental Services, LLC
40 B Weston St
Hartford, CT 06102

Kelsey Rath, LEED Green Associate h
Talcott Realty Investors
One Financial Plaza, 10th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Jamar A. Arbelo
General Motors LLC
702 Bridgeport Ave, Ste 301
Shelton, CT 06484
(203)924-9400 x17

Megan Cleary
Tecton Architects, Inc.
One Hartford Square West
Hartford, CT 06106

Tanya Cutolo, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB
S/L/A/M Construction Services
80 Glastonbury Blvd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Patrick Hulton, J.D.
The Associated Construction Company
1010 Wethersfield Ave, Ste 304
Hartford, CT 06114

Jenna Marie Bennetti, CPA
Whittlesey PC
280 Trumbull Street, 24th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Nikki Witaszek
Phase Zero Design, Inc.
8 Wilcox Street
Simsbury, CT 06070

Kathleen Cyr, P.G., P.E., LEP
GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc.
35 Nutmeg Drive, Suite 325
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 683-2601

Cherie Lawton, NCIDQ
Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc.
17 Hampden St
Springfield, MA 01103

Andrea L. Gomes, Esq.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Rita A Joy
Interscape Commercial Environments
10 Waterside Dr, Ste 201
Farmington, CT 06032
(860)882-5903 x308

Mission Statement

Founded in 1987, CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange is an organization dedicated to supporting and advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. It provides a networking, social and educational forum for Commercial Real Estate Professionals of every related field and discipline. It is the only commercial real estate organization in Connecticut where a cross section of professionals can network directly with other industry professionals.

Asset Managers
Contract Designers
Corp. RE Executives

Institutional Investors
Investment Advisors
Leasing/Sales Professionals
Property Managers
Title Insurers


CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange's activities and services are coordinated through the dedication and efforts of its committee members. Active involvement in our committees is where the real networking happens! Our events provide an important forum for real estate professionals to broaden their knowledge and experience and to network with other professional women and men in the field of commercial real estate. These committees include:

Executive:Manages the overall affairs and activities of the organization.

Programs: Plans four Public Forums each year, including the "State of the State" in the fall and the Blue Ribbon Awards Showcase in the spring. Each has prominent speakers addressing important and timely topics in the commercial real estate field.

Membership: Provides information to potential members, recruits new members and reviews the qualifications of applicants.  Hosts two prospective member events each year. The committee also coordinates production of the membership directory.

Sponsorship: Solicits financial support from corporate employers of members and the community at large.

Communications: Promotes CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange events and activities through various channels including social media, the website and other publications such as a newsletter. Committee members arrange for press coverage for upcoming public forums and other noteworthy news.

Professional Development: Plans and organizes seminars and workshops of general interest to the membership. These sessions are often led by CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange members who share their knowledge and skills. These seminars are open to members and invited guests.

Blue Ribbon Awards: Solicits and reviews nominations for the annual Blue Ribbon Awards. This committee contains a cross-section of members from various professions and from other committees within CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange.

CREW Careers:The CREW Careers Committee designs and hosts a program to expose teenage girls to the commercial real estate field and the opportunities that exist for women in the industry.

CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange is one of over 70 CREW Network chapters. Over 100 local professionals are part of this growing network of over 10,000 members across the globe. Visit to learn more!

CREW Network Foundation was founded in 1998 as the philanthropic arm of CREW Network. CREW Network Foundation is the only foundation dedicating its resources solely towards advancing women in the commercial real estate industry.

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