|Yesterday, seven of Chicago's loveliest real estate ladies were honored by their peers. The Illinois Real Estate Journal?s Women In Real Estate awards at the Apparel Center at the Merchandise Mart included speaker Cassandra Francis, of Chicago 2016, noting that it looked a lot like a fashion show (but for business professionals).|
|Ghafari's Firuzan Yasamis-Speroni, Jones Lang LaSalle's Len Caldeira, and Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler's Lynn Reich. While Firuzan says her firm just earned a GSA consulting contract, Lynn says she's busy ?blending, extending, and not spending.?|
Cheering on colleague Kimberly Penfold, it's Transwestern's Amy Clark, Elke Quade, Maggie Brophy, and Molly Clark. Kimberly was nominated for the Bright Horizons award for professionalism and client relationships built in just a few years on the job. Also, the firm is excited for its Back the Bid party on September 30.
Maureen Ehrenberg of Expense Solutions Inc. won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Other winners included JLL?s Helee Hillman, Inland Real Estate Group's Joann Amenta, Alter+Care's Donna Jarmusz, Sharon Krohn Executive Search's Sharon Krohn, JLL?s Elaine Melonides, and Chicago Title Insurance's Gina Gianelli.