Sponsored by Gray Contracting
Nov. 17, 2020 | 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Members: Free, registration required | Non-Members: $59 | add $10 for registrations after Nov. 13.
Learn what leading real estate companies are doing to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. This webinar will explore DEI programs built and implemented by real estate companies. Featured speakers Marie Kastens, managing director with CBRE; and Jenny Bean, senior vice president of Human Resources with Duke Realty, will lead this webinar by sharing examples and lessons learned and also spark dialog around the future of DEI initiatives.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES, DUKE REALTY
As Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Jenny is responsible for developing, communicating and implementing a strategic human resources plan that aligns to Duke Realty’s long-term business strategy. This includes attracting and retaining the highest qualified candidates for open positions, structuring and administering competitive benefit packages and compensation systems, developing and administering a performance management system, providing training and development, managing employee relations and overseeing succession management.
Jenny oversees Duke Realty’s Wellness Council, Diversity & Inclusion Council and Community Partnership with the American Red Cross. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative and serves on NAREIT’s Diversity through Dividends advisory committee.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, CBRE
As Managing Director, Marie Kastens oversees the strategic property management responsibilities for CBRE's Atlanta region, which includes a portfolio of approximately 40 million SF of office, industrial and retail properties located in Georgia and Alabama. Leading a team of five directors and associate directors, who in turn manage over 150 real estate managers and engineering personnel, Marie ensures the day-to-day management and operations requirements are being met, in order to meet the investment interests of the buildings’ owners.
Marie has been involved in real estate management, leasing and marketing for more than 20 years and joined CBRE in 2012. Prior to her current position with CBRE, she has represented numerous local and regional real estate investors and institutional clients including John Hancock Life Insurance, New York Life, Travelers Insurance, Wells Fargo, AEW Capital Management and Great Point Investors.
Ms. Kastens also has a wide range of experience in acquisitions, leasing, project management, investment sales and new market development. All areas of her experience with third party management firms, owners and developers focused on maximizing return on investment.
Ms. Kastens served as the 2004 president of BOMA Atlanta and continues to be active in the organization. In 2003 and 2004, Ms. Kastens received the NAIOP Million Dollar Award.