About Us

With more than 145 members, CREW East Bay is the leading organization for senior-level executive women in the Alameda and Contra Costa County commercial real estate field. Part of CREW Network, the industry’s premier business organization, CREW East Bay is transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. CREW Network’s membership of 12,000 professionals in over 75 major global markets represents all aspects of commercial real estate, providing our members with direct access to real estate professionals across all geographies and disciplines.

CREW East Bay fosters a collaborative and collegial culture that emphasizes sharing information about developing trends, pending deals, career opportunities and other "needs and leads" with one another. We are committed to facilitating the success of our chapter membership, and we take pride in doing business with one another. CREW East Bay provides educational resources, recognition, and opportunities to build professional relationships.

Our mission

To advance women as influential leaders in the commercial real estate industry by providing educational resources, recognition, and opportunities to build professional relationships.

Our history

CREW East Bay was founded as a chapter of CREW Network in 2005 to focus on the unique and vibrant commercial real estate landscape of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our geographical territory includes Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

Our Initiatives

Business Networking

Facilitating business networking and deal making among our multi-disciplinary membership is the cornerstone of our organization. We deliver impactful networking opportunities including three Leadership Summits and the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace annually. Members also have exclusive access to our CREWbiz technology platform, which serves as a membership directory, resource and referral center, personal marketing tool and app.

Industry Research

CREW Network is the world’s leading researcher on women in commercial real estate. Our industry research produces white papers annually and a benchmark study every five years, delivering data and action items to advance women in commercial real estate and positively impact the industry.

Leadership Development

Building effective leaders is key to advancing the commercial real estate industry. We dedicate significant resources to providing our members with high-level leadership development training and opportunities to serve on global boards and committees to develop and hone applicable leadership skills.

Career Outreach

CREW Network and our Foundation are committed to bringing more women into commercial real estate by creating programs that educate women and girls about the career opportunities available to them, supporting college-level commercial real estate education through scholarships, and providing mentorships to those new to the industry.

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