THURSDAY, September 28

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
5:30 - 9:00PM

Business attire

Open Bar featuring special guest bartenders

Heavy hors d'oeuvres

View Photos from the 2017 Awards

View the 2017 Award Sponsors





Congratulations to the 2017 CREW DC Award Winners and Finalists!

Outstanding Impact Award
Kathy Allgier

Complete Building Services

This is CREW DC’s top honor and is intended
to recognize lifetime achievements in local
real estate by a woman. The award winner
has a long track record of outstanding performance
and achievements in the local real estate market;
have been a role model for others; have mentored
other women; and have broken barriers in her field.

Rising Star Award
Liisa Warden
Baker Tilly

The Rising Star Award recognizes a new,
CREW DC member under the age of 35 who
has made noticeable contributions to CREW by
being active in CREW DC events,committees
and those charities which CREW supports and
who demonstrates leadership skills.


Annual Achievement Award
Catherine Heath
HYL Architecture

The Annual Achievement Award is designed
to recognize those CREW DC members who
have achieved success with a significant
achievement/challenge in their individual
career goals over the course of the
past year.


Corporate Leadership Award
Janis Schiff

Holland & Knight, LLP

The Corporate Leadership Award recognizes a
President, CEO, Principal, or other Senior Leader of a
company within the real estate community
(male or female, member or non-member)
who has shown individual leadership in encouraging
and promoting women within their leadership team.



Espirt De Corps
Ruth Jansson
Leo A. Daly

The Esprit de Corps Award recognizes a CREW DC
member who continually puts significant and outstanding
effort into CREW. The award winner has demonstrated
a strong commitment to furthering CREW’s
goals and mission.


Winners in the following categories will be announced at the Awards Show. 

Placemaking Finalists:

The Best Development Award recognizes a team who worked together on a development, major renovation or redevelopment project that demonstrates excellence in functionality, aesthetics and relationship to surroundings. Developments in this category include mixed use, office, retail, apartment, condominium or any combination thereof. 


Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners | Bentall Kennedy | Donohoe | Hord Coplan Macht

Fairfax County Public Schools Administrative Offices

DBI Architects | Cushman & Wakefield | KBS Realty Advisors

John + Jill Ker Conway Residence

DLR Group | SORG | Westlake Reed Leskosky

Dealmaking Finalists:

Best Real Estate Transaction is awarded to the team of professionals who worked together on a transaction that demonstrated excellence, resourcefulness, collaboration and industry best practices. The team may include landlord broker/agent, tenant broker/agent, seller broker/agent, buyer broker/agent, bank officer, mortgage banker, in-house professionals or other professionals, including attorneys, accountants, valuation and title experts, etc. 

500 L'Enfant Plaza

JBG Smith | HYL Architects

American Geophysical Union

MGAC | Hickok Cole Architects | Goulston Storrs | Skanska | Stratacomm | Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

FCC Headquarters Lease

Trammell Crow Company | Rand Construction Corporation | Tenenbaum & SAAS | CBRE

Best Interior Finalists:

Awarded to the team who has completed an interiors project in a commercial/retail/multifamily residential space and has improved the overall aesthetics and functionality of that space, which in turn has improved its marketability and/or workplace/livability environment. Open to architects/designers/construction managers/ general contractors/furniture sources, etc. 

1110 Vermont Avenue

Martone Construction | Wingate Hughes Architects

American Beverage Association

Fox Architects | GPI | Davis Construction | Herman Miller

Sands Capital Management

OTJ Architects | GPI | Davis Construction

Most Creative Marketing Finalists:

Awarded to a company or individual who has developed the most creative and effective advertising or marketing program that promotes or features commercial real estate, including projects, transactions and/or initiatives.  

The Adele

Urban Pace

Brookfield Properties

Brookfield Office Properties

Westwood Metro Tower

MRP Realty | Cushman & Wakefield