Nation’s Largest & Foremost DCRE (Diversity in Commercial Real Estate) Conference Celebrates 5th Annual Event on July 27-30, 2023 in NYC

Adeola Adejobi is the CEO and Founder of Diversity in Commercial Real Estate and Avant-Garde Network. Photo by Jamel Charles.


Diversity in Commercial Real Estate (DCRE), the nation’s leading conference for diverse professionals and entrepreneurs in commercial real estate, hosts its 5th annual conference from Thursday, July 27 through Sunday, July 30, 2023. Attendees will participate in four immersive days of dealmaking, keynotes, masterclasses, panels, recruiting and networking at Columbia University.

Adeola Adejobi, founder and CEO of DCRE, powered by Avant-Garde Network, is pleased to welcome the ongoing influx of partner sponsors, record-breaking in number and stature, including StarbucksJPMorgan ChasePGIM Real EstateGoldman SachsMarcus & MillichapGreystoneNYUCushman & WakefieldCommunity Preservation CorporationKeyBankNAI Global, CREAGenworthTruFundColumbia University’s Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and more.


“This conference is about empowering diverse emerging developers and advancing recruitment, retention and impact,” says Adejobi. “For the past five years, DCRE has built a powerful network on a national level that is changing the landscape in the commercial real estate industry. Our conference fosters partnerships, inspires deals, propels projects, and helps professionals access capital and career opportunities. As our reach continually grows each year, so does our impact as we yield significantly improved results.”

Key industry leaders participating in this year’s conference include: Dawanna WilliamsDabar Development PartnersDr. Gina MerrittNorthern Real Estate Urban Ventures, LLC,  Lionel LynchJPMorgan Chase;  James SimmonsAshland Capital PartnersStacy MilamMarcus & MillichapGina Nisbeth9th and Clinton and Open AccessJillian JosephNuveen;  Ola Oyinsan HixonPGIM Real EstateBakari A. AdamsStarwood Capital GroupTiara HendersonWells FargoKarim HutsonGenesis CompaniesMarea ParkerGenworth; Congresswoman Joyce Beatty;

Register at Sponsors and recruiters may contact to learn more. Follow DCRE on LinkedInInstagram and Twitter.