ACBR Diversity Initiative

 

Diversity Committee

Chair: John F. O'Neill III, Cushman & Wakefield
Co-Chair: Dallas Smith, T. Dallas Smith & Company, LLC
This committee was established to embrace, educate, and elevate minorities and women in the commercial real estate industry through avenues such as networking, education and mentorship programs.

Sub-Committees

Mentorship Program

Chair: Rod Mullice, Colliers
Co-Chair: Christine Gorham, Eastwood Real Estate Services, LLC
Mission: To establish a program for women and minorities in our industry. The mentorship program was launched and had it's first graduating class in 2015. Mentees are selected in the late fall; Mentees and Mentors are paired; a kick-off meeting is held in February; and events take place throughout the year.

Take a look at the 2016 Mentorship Program Participants »

Apply for the 2017 Mentorship Program »

Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® Diversity

Partnership Program

Chair: James Cunningham, T. Dallas Smith & Company
Mission: To combine forces with industry organizations to improve diversity mission & results. This committee works with other commercial real estate organizations, such as CoreNet, NAIOP, etc. on joint diversity-focused events.

Commercial Real Estate Studio

Chair: TBD
Mission: To organize educational events with industry leaders providing their personal story of success in the commercial real estate industry.
This committee works to secure speakers, sponsors and venues at this annual event. Additionally, this committee is charged with promotion and attendance, with a special focus on inviting minorities and women that are interested in commercial real estate to attend the event to network and meet fellow CBR members.

Take a look at highlights from the 2016 CRE Studio, featuring Meredith Leapley »

2015 CRE Studio featuring Steve Selig

Get Involved!

Diversity Committee Registration

We are so excited about this new initiative of the Board. We have had such overwhelming interest, that we are no longer accepting volunteers for the 2016 Diversity Committee or its sub-committees.

If you are interested in being contacted for the 2017 Committee, please let us know and we will be in touch soon. Thank you for you interest!

ACBR Diversity in the News...

Steve Selig, Featured Speaker at 2nd Annual Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® CRE Studio
Metro Atlanta CEO Covers CRE Studio Featuring Steve Selig | November 18, 2015
The Atlanta Commercial Board recently held its 2nd annual Commercial Real Estate Studio at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, featuring Steve Selig, CEO of Selig Enterprises and moderated by son, Scott Selig, Vice President of Selig Enterprises.
Commercial REALTORS®' Diversity Unit Rightly Honors Steve Selig's Life
Buckhead View Covers CRE Studio Featuring Steve Selig | November 18, 2015

Atlanta real estate icon Steve Selig, whose grandfather is said to have started the Atlanta skyline after Sherman left it in ashes, faced discrimination several times in his life because of his Jewish faith—in high school, in college and in his business and community life.

Steve Selig, Featured Speaker at 2nd Annual Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® CRE Studio
REalEstateRama Covers CRE Studio Featuring Steve Selig | November 30, 2015

The Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® recently held its 2nd annual Commercial Real Estate Studio at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, featuring Steve Selig, CEO of Selig Enterprises and moderated by son, Scott Selig, Vice President of Selig Enterprises.

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