Annually CREW Greater Cincinnati honors members of the chapter who consistently deliver excellence, go above and beyond, and whose accomplishments and contributions show support for the organization's mission to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women to positions of leadership and influence.

Award winners demonstrate integrity and innovation, and serve as thought leaders, change agents and champions of diversity. 

Member of the Year Award

The Member of the Year award recognizes a CREW member who has demonstrated commitment, passion, professionalism, and dedication while assisting CREW as it advances the commercial real estate profession and advocates for excellence. 

2022      Whitney Brignolo, Newmark
2021      Melissa Wilhelm, CBRE  
2020      Jen Kunz,
2019      Joy Lytle, Clermont County Chamber of Commerce

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Impact Award recognizes a member who is a rising leader in CREW and in the commercial real estate industry. This award will honor outstanding volunteer contributions, participation, and engagement in CREW Network.

2022      Jackie Lakeberg, CEC
2022      Lindsay Selders, Oswald
2021      Paige Young, Equity

Legacy Award 

The Legacy Award recognizes a member who exemplifies the highest standards of professional, social, and cultural leadership — one who has given freely of time and energy to the promotion of excellence in commercial real estate. They exemplify the qualities of a true leader: visionary, pacesetters. They are colleagues who have expertise and a continuing commitment to their leadership activities. 

2022      Melissa Lutz, Champlin
2021      Susan Branscome, LeadingShe   

Deal Of The Year

The Deal of the Year Award honors a CREW member (or members) who exemplifies the power and spirit of CREW Network and consistently demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to assembling member talent, resulting in measurable business for other CREW Network members.  

2021      Abby Doench, Stockyards Bank
              Margie Cunningham, Strauss & Troy
              Mary Nurre, Frost Brown Todd
2020      Sloane Nichols, Equity
              Nina Marx, Commonwealth Title
              Robert Knight, Partner Engineering & Science
              Tim Mescher, ECS
2019      Karen Duesing, The Everest Group
              Mary Nurre, Frost Brown Todd
              Martin Eisele, Citizens Deposit Bank

President's Award

The President’s Award is selected by the current term President and recognizes a member who has made a meaningful and lasting impact on the Chapter.  This member may have run a key event, started a new initiative or promoted inclusion.

2022      Melissa Wilhelm, CBRE
2022      Pam Shrout, SHP