Media Coverage

‘The Changing of the Guard’: Atlanta C-Suites are Getting Younger, Fast


Don Miller is almost 57, but he is turning over the keys to the $2.5B REIT he runs to 43-year-old Brent Smith. At the start of the year, Colin Connolly, 42, took over as CEO at Cousins Properties from Larry Gellerstedt, who is in his early 60s. And at Newmark Knight Frank, Executive Vice President Sean […]


Secrets To Success: How CRE Executive Kate Waggoner Forged Her Own Career Path

Mann Report

In this month’s executive Q&A, Jana Turner, a CRE veteran passionate about creating meaningful change for women, and principal at RETS Associates (RETS), a national real estate recruiting firm, connects with Kate Waggoner, a CRE operations leader with nearly 15 years of industry experience. As one of RETS’ recently placed female executives, the two discuss […]


Competing for Talent in a Tight Job Market

Mann Report

Kent Elliott, Principal and John Colelli, Director, RETS Associates Record-breaking low unemployment rates—currently at 3.9 percent nationally—indicate a thriving economy, but companies trying to fill critical positions are seeing the downside of this labor market. Real estate and development firms throughout the United States are struggling to find and hire qualified talent. Along the West […]


Women On Boards: New Law Could Shape The Makeup Of CRE Boardrooms


Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire has long noticed a problem: There are no women on the boards of one-fourth of all the companies on the Russell 3000 index, which monitors the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. It is an issue her organization and others are trying to address. Now a new California law could help create more […]


How a Trusted Recruiting Partner Can Help You Find Your Career Home

Connect Media

October 15, 2018 In this edition of The Hiring Squad, Kent Elliott, principal at RETS Associates (RETS), a leading national real estate recruiting firm, connects with Brett Albrecht, president at Kraemer Land Company, a fully integrated real estate firm with more than 50 years of hands-on, cycle-tested experience in acquiring, developing, leasing, managing and financing real estate. The two discuss how […]