Any questions regarding general membership should be directed to Melanie Stehmer-Townsend at Melanie.Stehmer-Townsend@brookfield.com

Questions regarding student membership should be directed to Auja Little at ALITTLE@washreit.com, or visit our student specific website at www.ucrewdc.com.

Click on any of the headings below to learn more about CREW DC membership.

Membership Types

Active – Employed in the field of Commercial Real Estate for at least five years.

Associate – Employed in the field of Commercial Real Estate for fewer than five years. Number of associate memberships available is limited.

Student - A student in an accredited degree program leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in Commercial Real Estate or a related area (i.e. architecture, urban planning, business, finance, etc.)..

Public Sector – Active member who shall be employed full-time in any federal, state or local government capacity or in an economic development entity reasonably recognized by the Board of Directors. Such Public Sector Member shall have all of the privileges and rights of Active Members.

Retired – Active member of the Association or another CREW chapter for a period of at least two years prior to such member's retirement from fulltime or part-time employment, and shall have been actively employed in the field of Commercial Real Estate for at least five years.

Membership Requirements for Admission

Submit a completed CREW DC membership application form to Membership Chair Melanie Stehmer-Townsend at Melanie.Stehmer-Townsend@brookfield.com.

Returning or transferring members should contact Melanie for reinstatement/transferring requirements.

Membership Openings

Acceptance of new members is dependent on the availability of membership openings. Membership shall be comprised of the following categories or disciplines within the field of Commercial Real Estate:

Design – includes architecture, engineering, interior design, space planning, and environmental assessment.

Build – includes development, construction (general contractor), and construction management.

Own – includes acquisitions, investments, corporate real estate, and non-profit real estate.

Management – includes asset management, property management, and facility management.

Broker – includes leasing, sales, brokerage, landlord representation, and tenant representation.

Finance – includes finance, mortgage brokerage or banking, institutional lending, accounting, appraisal, and title and escrow.

Law – includes real estate law, land use and zoning, and other transactional law.

Promotion – includes advertising, business development, marketing, research, and media organizations.

Public Sector – includes federal, state, and local governments, and economic development entities.

Student – includes any person currently enrolled in an accredited degree program leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in the Field of Commercial Real Estate as hereinafter defined

Vendors – includes any person providing services to the commercial real estate industry but not employed by a commercial real estate organization.

Other – includes consulting, human resources, IT, and other roles employed in a commercial real estate organization.

Membership Application

General Membership: Click here to access the online CREW DC Application form. Direct any questions to Melanie Stehmer-Townsend at Melanie.Stehmer-Townsend@brookfield.com.

Student Membership: Complete a Student Member Application. Direct any questions to Auja Little at alittle@washreit.com.

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Annual Dues

Annual Membership Dues cover the 12 month period from January 1 - December 31. New members admitted after July will be billed on a half-year basis (excluding students).

Membership Dues 

Annual Dues

 Mid-Year Dues
(after July 1)

Active (5 or more yrs CRE
experience

 $495.00

 $265.00

Associate (fewer than 5 yrs
CRE experience)

$345.00

$225.00

Student (undergraduate)

$50.00

 

Student (graduate)

$90.00

 

Public Sector

$276.00

 

Retired

$365.00

 

In addition, there is a non-refundable $25.00 application fee for prospective members. This application fee does not apply to transfers from other CREW chapters.

Renewals

For existing members (excluding student members), click here to log in to CREWBiz (click “retrieve password” if you don’t remember your password) and either renew online with a credit card or print your invoice to mail in with a check. Please contact CREW Network with any questions at 785-832-1808 or membershipinfo@crewnetwork.org.

Student membership must reapply annually in order for CREW DC to verify student status.

Membership expires on December 31st of the current year. If dues payment is not made by February 14th, benefits of membership (i.e. program attendance at member rate and inclusion in the CREW Network directory) will not be available.

Annual Membership Dues and the non-refundable application fee are due upon submission of the application. If a prospective member is not
approved for membership the dues payment will be returned.

If you believe you qualify for the Member Emeritus or Retired member classes please contact the Membership Chair.

Current CREW members from other chapters who would like to transfer to the Washington, DC chapter should contact the Membership Chair to
discuss the specifics of their request.

Bylaws

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