Ladies In CRE – Build Your Tribe

Dallas, TX: Ladies in CRE gathered in the new Haworth Showroom at McKinney & Olive where they built their tribe and heard from experienced Real Estate Broker, Kathy Parmenter.  Kathy shared her story of how and why she moved into the real estate industry, to how creating the brand of her company was important to her.  Additionally she added key advice to grown and building your business in a way to make it fun.

The organizations charity focus for the event was to share lightly used clothing to Emily’s Place.  The donations are used for women, who have suffered domestic violence, and therefore be property dressed for an interview or new job.  Find out more about Emily’s Place here:

“Kathy has been such a great mentor to me in commercial real estate and it was go great to share her wisdom with the Ladies in CRE” – Sarah Savage, Younger Partners

“What an amazing night the Ladies of CRE orchestrated last evening. The energy in the room was high among genuine friends who were networking and sharing life stories. The feature speaker was Kathy Permenter, Co-Founder of Younger Partners. She shared life lessons and sage advice through career stories. Her competitive nature is balanced with integrity and grace. And of course the new Haworth showroom at the McKinney & Olive building was a beautiful venue.” Judy Pantello Luby, FMG

“The Ladies in CRE are not only passionate about networking amongst our members but also passionate about giving back to our community. It is a beautiful thing to watch women supporting women; contributing clothes to the women at Emily’s Place is one of the ways we work to support local organizations.”  Allison Rice, The Spencer Company

About our Organization: Ladies in CRE is an organization of young female Commercial Real Estate Professionals in their 20’s and 30’s, based in Dallas, TX. The purpose of this group is to help cultivate personal and professional relationships among the many young women in the commercial real estate industry by holding quarterly networking events hosted by members.

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CBRE Raises $60,000 at Fifth Annual Austin Charity Golf Bash

AUSTIN, Texas – June 26, 2017 CBRE, a commercial real estate services firm, raised $60,000 at its annual Charity Golf Bash in Austin this year. The event is organized by the firm’s Austin employees and supports six nonprofit organizations.

“I’m proud of the hard work and dedication of the employees who volunteer their time for this event each year. Since 2013, our Austin employees have raised more than $215,000 for charity through philanthropic events,” said Scott Senese, senior managing director of CBRE’s Central Texas region.

This year’s event, held at TopGolf, benefits the following organizations:

  • Any Baby Can
  • Austin Habitat for Humanity, in support of CBRE’s Shelter Program
  • Boys & Girls Club of Austin
  • Combat Wounded Outdoors
  • Girlstart
  • Freedom14 Camp

“We couldn’t do this each year without the generous support and sponsorship from many of Austin’s real estate service providers. It’s rewarding to see everyone come together and raise funds for great causes that benefit our community,” said Elyse Kaire, CBRE Cares Austin co-chair and a senior operations analyst at the company.

This year’s event featured the largest silent auction to date, with goods and services valued at more than $20,000, as well as a raffle, golf with Topgolf pros, and a wine pull.

CBRE Foundation, a nonprofit, public benefit corporation that funds the company’s philanthropic initiatives, matched a portion of funds raised, further amplifying the event’s success.


 About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue).  The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.  CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.  Please visit our website at