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


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