The women behind TRD’s January cover story sound off on RE’s gender divide

Pam Liebman, Toby Moskovits and more share their stories

TRD NEW YORK /
Jan.January 09, 2018 02:15 PM

The red carpet at Sunday’s 75th annual Golden Globes resembled more of a funeral procession than a celebration of entertainment’s elite. Actors both male and female traded in colorful garb for black dress in a show of solidarity against sexual harassment and assault in the industry — though the problem exists and persists outside of Hollywood.

The Harvey Weinstein scandal in particular set off a chain reaction of allegations and firsthand accounts of abuse, specifically in the workplace. For The Real Deal‘s January issue, we took a close look at dramatic gender divide in real estate, as well as the frat-boy culture that’s dominated the industry, especially the commercial sector.

To get a sense of where the industry is at and how far it still needs to go, TRD spoke to some of real estate’s top female executives. Check out their stories below.

The Corcoran Group’s Pam Liebman on why commercial real estate tends to be a boys’ club

Heritage Equity Partners president Toby Moskovits on finding success in a male-dominated industry

Leslie Himmel, co-partner of Himmel + Meringoff Properties, on why more and more women will join the ranks of commercial real estate

Stribling’s Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan on why residential real estate first appealed to women and how “Million Dollar Listing” can do better

Thor Equities COO Melissa Gliatta on balancing personal and professional

Videos produced by Jhila Farzaneh and Kathryn Brenzel


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Pam Liebman (Illustration by Paul Kisselev)

Pam Liebman’s lifeguarding days

What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?

What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?

The Observation Deck at Hudson Yards (Credit: Adam Pogoff)

Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere

From left: 55 East 74th Street, 9 East 82nd Street, 1 Central Park South, 78 Irving Place with Adam Neumann and 111 West 57th Street (Credit: StreetEasy, Wikipedia, Getty Images)

Adam Neumann’s triplex, Russians’ Plaza pad were priciest homes listed last week

3 East 69th Street and 252 East 57th Street 

With asking prices in freefall, luxury market sees strong week

Keller Williams CEO Gary Keller

Keller Williams will cut off agents who leave

From left: Bruce Molser, David Schechtman, Bob Knakal, David Greenbaum, and Judi Pulice

New York’s real estate bigwigs offer predictions for 2020

Wall Street bonus season is the stuff home sellers’ dreams, as they picture eager buyers armed with hefty bonus checks and willing to pay top price. But in a buyer’s market that vision may be more like a mirage (Credit: iStock)

Here’s what Wall Street bonus season means for real estate this year

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...