CREW-LA is committed to helping advance the success of women in commercial real estate. We accomplish this by: strategically building our chapter to provide members with ample opportunities to network and build long-lasting business relationships; providing relevant and interesting programs and events to members for professional development; implementing a mentorship program to help develop the business leaders of the future; and, creating a strong CREW-LA brand to promote the professional excellence of its members. CREW-LA membership represents a wide variety of disciplines within commercial real estate. To qualify for membership, individuals must be employed within a qualified field of real estate, which may include the following:
What can you expect as a member of CREW-LA?
- Formed in 1985, CREW-LA is one of 74 chapters of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW Network) across the country and in Canada. Currently, there are over 8,400 members of CREW Network in North America. As a member, you can tap into the power of CREW-LA and CREW Network anytime. It won’t be a cold-call that you make, but a warm, welcoming call for a business connection.
- Exclusive access to CREWbiz, a proprietary business networking tool which provides members the opportunity to promote their expertise to over 8,400 CREW Network members across North America.
- Because CREW-LA is a multidisciplinary organization, it provides superior business development and networking opportunities in all areas of commercial real estate.
- Leadership training and mentoring opportunities with professionals from within and outside your industry discipline through mentorship program guidelines developed specifically for the needs of CREW-LA members.
- CREW-LA stages many members-only networking and skill-building events throughout the year, such as: “First Thursday” networking events in Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, ; Prospective Members and Committee Happy Hour events.
How To Apply
Step 4) Complete all required fields on the application form & submit application according to the instructions provided
Step 5) Upon receipt, the CREW-LA Board of Directors reviews and approves applications at monthly board meetings
Step 6) If approved, you will be contacted and payment will be processed, thus activating your membership benefits. If not approved, you will be contacted and payment will be returned (card information destroyed). For any questions, please contact VP of Membership Recruitment: Misty Vazquez Ponce ([email protected])
After you become a member be sure to:
2017 Membership Level / Dues Amounts
Annual dues amounts are for the entire calendar year. Dues amounts noted “After 7/1” apply for members joining after 7/1 for the remainder of the calendar year. All memberships expire on December 31st. Memberships in CREW-LA are individual (vs. corporate) and are approved based on the individuals’ experience and expertise, therefore memberships are not transferable. Membership dues are non-refundable.
Full Active Member: Annual Dues $375.00 (Dues after 7/1 = $235.00)
“Full Active Member” shall be defined as any individual actively and currently employed for at least five (5) years in commercial real estate or a “qualified field of commercial real estate” and employed full time in a professional position, the primary responsibilities of which are in a “qualified field of commercial real estate”. A “qualified field of commercial real estate” shall include any of the fields noted in “Industry Specialty” on the Membership Page. For the purposes of the foregoing, the term “commercial real estate” shall mean income producing real property and real property held for investment. Services rendered in connection with the sale or transfer of individual residential units shall not be considered to relate to commercial real estate but instead shall be considered to relate to residential real estate. Full Active Members shall be entitled to all of the rights, benefits and privileges of membership in the organization, including but not limited to, voting and serving as a member of the Board of Directors.
Associate Member: Annual Dues $345.00 (Dues after 7/1 = $215.00)
“Associate Member” shall meet the same qualifications as a Full Active Member, but shall be actively and currently employed in commercial real estate or a qualified field of commercial real estate for more than two (2) but less than five (5) consecutive years, immediately preceding the date such Associate Member is admitted. Associate Members shall be entitled to all of the rights, benefits and privileges of membership in the organization, including the right to vote, but shall not be eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
Candidate Member: Annual Dues $315.00 (Dues after 7/1 = $175.00)
“Candidate Member” shall meet the same qualifications as a Full Active Member, but shall be actively and currently employed in commercial real estate or a qualified field of commercial real estate for two (2) years or less, immediately preceding the date such Candidate Member is admitted. A Candidate shall be entitled to all of the rights, benefits and privileges of membership in the organization, but shall not be entitled to vote or be eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
Member: Annual Dues $1,015.00 (Dues after 7/1 = $675.00)
“Member” shall be employed full time in a position, the primary professional responsibilities of which relate to, benefit or support commercial real estate and supplies a service or physical product related to commercial real estate, including but not limited to roofing, carpeting, landscaping, painting, furniture fields, or such other related fields as the Board of Directors may determine from time to time. The number of years that a
Student Member: Annual Dues $120.00
“Student Member” shall be enrolled full time in an undergraduate
college or university program, pursuing educational goals intended to lead to a career in a commercial real estate field. A student member shall not be entitled to vote or be eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
Retired Member: Annual Dues $145.00
“Retired Member” shall be a Full Active Member who is no longer working full time, but who wants to remain involved in the Corporation and connected to its members. A retired member shall not be entitled to vote or be eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
Dual Member: Annual Dues $340.00
“Dual Member” is for individuals who already belong to and have paid the current years’ dues to another CREW Chapter. When applying, please indicate your main chapter.
Civic Member (by invitation only) to $175 and Media Member (by invitation only) to $185