CommercialForum Diversity Summit


CommercialForum Diversity Summit

Thursday, September 1, 2022
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Early Bird Tickets (Ends Monday, August 8 at 11:59 PM): CAR Members - $50 | Non-Members - $65
Regular Tickets: CAR Members - $55 | Non-Members - $75
Onsite Tickets: CAR Members - $65 | Non-Members - $85
Pre-Registration will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, August 31. 
A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

Register for this empowering discussion to get concrete tips to advance your career while fostering diversity and inclusion from a dynamic panel of thought leaders.

Diversity Summit Panelists

  • Collete English Dixon | Executive Director, Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate
  • Manny Flores | CEO, Somercor
  • Ronan Remandaban | Executive Managing Director, Bradford Allen
  • Manikka Bowman | Executive Director & Founder, Project REAP, HarveyReed LLC


  • Commercial Forum Chair Jimena Sayavedra | Broker, Newmark


After the panel, connect with featured guests, fellow attendees and other commercial real estate leaders in a “speed networking” session. We’ll host focused conversations designed to strengthen your network and facilitate career mentorship/sponsorship opportunities. This is a great opportunity for up-and-coming talent to connect with decision-makers!

Featured guests include:

  • Brandon Green | Professional Services, Life Science & Nonprofit, CBRE, Inc.
  • Patrick Clay | Director Of Business Development, ARCO/Murray
  • Moses Hall | CEO, MoHall Commercial & Urban Development
  • Rebecca Thomson | Regional Director, Coldwell Banker
  • Tony Hardy | Executive Director, Multifamily Investment Advisors, Keller Williams Commercial
  • Joseph Nery | Owner & Partner, Nery & Richardson, LLC
  • Collete English Dixon | Executive Director, Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate
  • Manny Flores | CEO, Somercor
  • Ronan Remandaban | Executive Managing Director, Bradford Allen
  • Manikka Bowman | Executive Director & Founder, Project REAP, HarveyReedLLCA

COVID-19 Guidelines | Diversity Summit

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  • 2022 CommercialForum Diversity Summit

  • Space is limited. Please click here for more information on CAR’s event attendance and cancellation policy. A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

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