The largest and most diverse national commercial real estate conference returns in person to New York City July 28-31, 2022 for the 4th Annual Conference

Over 600 attendees, over 70 expert speakers and several Fortune 500 partners from Goldman Sachs, PGIM Real Estate and JP Morgan on board

NEW YORK, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Diversity in commercial real estate (DCRE), powered by Vanguard Networkthe leading national conference for professionals of color in commercial real estate, is hosting its 4th annual conference of the July 28-31, 2022. Participants will participate in four days of negotiation, keynotes, masterclasses, panels, recruiting and networking at Colombia University.

Adeola AdejobiFounder and CEO of DCRE, is pleased to welcome the continued influx of partner sponsors, record numbers and stature this year, including Starbucks, PGIM Real Estate, Goldman Sachs, Community Preservation Society, JPMorgan Chase, Capital one, JLL, Global NAI, NAVE, ISCL, CREA, Amazon, from Columbia University Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and more. Companies will connect with diverse participants around recruitment and access to capital, an area where emerging developers struggle the most.

“This conference is about leveling the playing field, working with the right partners who are dedicated to diversity, and connecting them to talent and entrepreneurs,” says Adejobi. “DCRE is creating space nationwide to help bridge the wide diversity gap in commercial real estate. Our conference is known for helping attendees find career opportunities, business partners and secure capital for their transactions. We are committed to increasing our results and impact, year after year.”

Key industry leaders attending this year’s conference include: Tammy K. JonesCEO and Founder of Basic investment group, H Jerome RusselPresident of HJ Russell & Company and New Urban Development of Russell, LLC, dr. Gina Merritdirector at North Real Estate Urban Ventures, LLC, Buwa Binitiégeneral manager at Dantes Partners, Warner WalkerDirector of Global Store Development at Starbucks, Yarojin RobinsonCEO of Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (UIG) at Goldman Sachs, Ola Oyinsan HixonExecutive Director and Deputy Portfolio Manager at PGIM Real Estate.

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Diversity in commercial real estate (DCRE) hosts the leading and largest conference in the United States that focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion in CRE. The national DCRE community includes more than 4,000 professionals, entrepreneurs and developers. Each year, DCRE hosts masterclasses, trainings, workshops, networking, real estate tours and career opportunities supported by partner companies committed to closing racial equity gaps in commercial real estate.


Vanguard Network is a leading social enterprise focused on building Black executives and entrepreneurs. AGN provides top-notch information on business opportunities, emerging business developments and connects the network of over 40,000 people to industry leaders and career opportunities.

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