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2019 Executive Committee

Lisa Lugauskas
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
111 Founders Plaza, Suite 1403
East Hartford, CT 06108


Melissa L. Ferrucci, CPA
CohnReznick LLP
350 Church Street, 12th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
(959) 200-7091

Edward Engberg, CPA
Whittlesey PC
184 Crestwood Drive
Guilford, CT 06437

Andrea L. Gomes, Esq.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Colleen Sheridan
RM Bradley
One Financial Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Janet L Wheeler, LEED AP
University of Hartford - Facilities
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

2019 Committee Chairs

Jennifer Marks, LS
BL Companies, Inc.
355 Research Pkwy
Meriden, CT 06450

Melissa M. Roy
Tecton Architects, Inc.
One Hartford Square West
Hartford, CT 06106

Monika Avery, LEED, IIDA
The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc.
80 Glastonbury Blvd
Glastonbury, CT 06033-4410

Megan Cleary
Tecton Architects, Inc.
One Hartford Square West
Hartford, CT 06106

Kathleen Mylod, JD
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Hilary Stoudt
CBRE | New England
185 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Nikki Witaszek
JCJ Architecture
120 Huyshope Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Jenna Marie Zaikarite, CPA
Whittlesey PC
280 Trumbull Street, 24th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Laura Bellotti Cardillo, Esq.
Pullman & Comley, LLC
90 Statehouse Sq, 13th Fl
Hartford, CT 06103-3702

Betty Horne, LEED AP
Red Thread
300 East River Drive
East Hartford, CT 06108

Rita A Joy
Interscape Commercial Environments
10 Waterside Dr, Ste 201
Farmington, CT 06032
(860)882-5903 x308

Mission Statement

Founded in 1987, CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange is an organization dedicated to supporting and advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. It provides a networking, social and educational forum for Commercial Real Estate Professionals of every related field and discipline. It is the only commercial real estate organization in Connecticut where a cross section of professionals can network directly with other industry professionals.

Asset Managers
Contract Designers
Corp. RE Executives

Institutional Investors
Investment Advisors
Leasing/Sales Professionals
Property Managers
Title Insurers


CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange's activities and services are coordinated through the dedication and efforts of its committee members. Active involvement in our committees is where the real networking happens! Our events provide an important forum for real estate professionals to broaden their knowledge and experience and to network with other professional women and men in the field of commercial real estate. These committees include:

Executive:Manages the overall affairs and activities of the organization.

Programs: Plans four Public Forums each year, including the "State of the State" in the fall and the Blue Ribbon Awards Showcase in the spring. Each has prominent speakers addressing important and timely topics in the commercial real estate field.

Membership: Provides information to potential members, recruits new members and reviews the qualifications of applicants.  Hosts two prospective member events each year. The committee also coordinates production of the membership directory.

Sponsorship: Solicits financial support from corporate employers of members and the community at large.

Communications: Promotes CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange events and activities through various channels including social media, the website and other publications such as a newsletter. Committee members arrange for press coverage for upcoming public forums and other noteworthy news.

Professional Development: Plans and organizes seminars and workshops of general interest to the membership. These sessions are often led by CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange members who share their knowledge and skills. These seminars are open to members and invited guests.

Blue Ribbon Awards: Solicits and reviews nominations for the annual Blue Ribbon Awards. This committee contains a cross-section of members from various professions and from other committees within CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange.

CREW Careers:The CREW Careers Committee designs and hosts a program to expose teenage girls to the commercial real estate field and the opportunities that exist for women in the industry.

CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange is one of over 70 CREW Network chapters. Over 100 local professionals are part of this growing network of over 10,000 members across the globe. Visit to learn more!

CREW Network Foundation was founded in 1998 as the philanthropic arm of CREW Network. CREW Network Foundation is the only foundation dedicating its resources solely towards advancing women in the commercial real estate industry.

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