Upcoming Events

 
Jul 16, 2014
Time: 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Various Locations

 
Aug 05, 2014
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location: Toni's Patisserie, 65 E. Washington Street

 
Aug 05, 2014
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location: Event TBD

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Noteworthy

Speakers Bureau Initiative
Tuesday, Beginners -July 1st
Tuesday, Advanced -July 8th
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CREW Chicago is offering a Grant to Attend the Network Convention & Marketplace
To Apply or Find Out More Contact: Julie Sorensen

Sponsors


Premier


Platinum

First American Title Ins Co
USI  Read more...


Gold

Associated Bank
Baker Tilly
CBIZ
Cushman & Wakefield
DLA Piper
Gould & Ratner
GRS Group
Prudential Investment Mgnt
Schiff Hardin LLP
Shepard Schwartz & Harris

Standard Parking
 
Silver
Plante Moran

 

Media Sponsors

Illinois Real Estate Journal
PR Services by ktpr
Northern Illinois Real Estate Magazine

CREW Membership Categories and Qualifications

CREW membership runs on a calendar year basis and dues include membership in both the national and local organization. (Bylaws prohibit membership locally without membership nationally.)  Applications are reviewed by the Membership Committee then presented to the Board of Directors for vote at monthly meeting, taking place on the second Monday of each month.

To learn more about CREW, join the Membership Committee for monthly Coffee & Conversation events. Please see the CREW Calendar for upcoming events.


Full Membership $395 annually
- $215 CREW Chicago Dues and $180 CREW Network Dues -

  • Employed full time with a minimum of five years experience in a qualified field* of Commercial Real Estate.
  • Has attended at least two (2) CREW Chicago events withing 18 months prior to making an application.
  • Sponsored by two (2) CREW Chicago members in-good-standing, who will provide a Sponsor Letter in support of the application (at least one of whom shall be from outside the applicant’s firm.)
  • Submits a complete Membership Application including resume, names of Sponsors and dates of CREW Chicago events attended.
  • Member has full rights and privileges as described in the CREW Chicago bylaws. 
  • CREW Chicago bylaws prohibit any one qualified field representing more than 20% of the membership.  If the 20% cap is reached for any field, the Board of Directors must close membership to those applicants in that particular field.  However, applications will still be accepted and those applicants in a temporarily full field will be placed on a waiting list based on the date of application.  Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Civic Membership $200 annually
- $110 CREW Chicago Dues and $90 CREW Network Dues -

  • Employed full time with a minimum of five years of experience in one or more aspects of the real estate division or operations of a local or regional government, public agency, non-profit university or
    educational institution or other non-profit organization in a position considered to be a qualified field* of Commercial Real Estate.
  • Has attended at least two (2) CREW Chicago events prior to making an application.
  • Sponsored by two (2) CREW Chicago members in-good-standing, who will provide a Sponsor Letter in support of the application (at least one of whom shall be from outside the applicant’s firm.)
  • Submits a complete Membership Application including resume, names of Sponsors and dates of CREW Chicago events attended.
  • Civic Member has full rights and privileges as described in the CREW Chicago bylaws. 
  • No more than 10% of the membership may be Civic Members. Applications will still be accepted if this category is temporarily full. Those applicants will be placed on a waiting list based on the date of application. Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Associate Membership $230 annually
- $35 CREW Chicago Dues and $180 CREW Network Dues -

  • Employed full time with a minimum of two (2) years but not more than five (5) years experience in a qualified field* of Commercial Real Estate
  • Has attended at least two CREW Chicago meetings or events during the eighteen-month period preceding the date the individual’s application is submitted to the Board for consideration,
  • Sponsored by two (2) CREW Chicago members in-good-standing, who will provide a Sponsor Letter in support of the application (at least one of whom shall be from outside the applicant’s firm.)
  • Submits a complete Membership Application including resume, names of Sponsors and dates of CREW Chicago events attended.
  • Associate Members shall have the same rights and privileges as Full Members excluding membership voting rights; the right to hold a committee chair or board director position; the right to serve as a CREW Network delegate.
  • No more than 10% of the membership may be Associate members. Applications will still be accepted if this category is temporarily full. Those applicants will be placed on a waiting list based on the date of application. Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Affiliate Membership $1395 annually
- $1215 CREW Chicago Dues and $180 CREW Network Dues -

  • Employed full time with a minimum of five (5) years in a position where applicant’s primary professional responsibilities support commercial real estate and supply a service or physical product related to commercial real estate.
  • Has attended at least two CREW Chicago meetings or events during the eighteen-month period preceding the date the individual’s application is submitted to the Board for consideration.
  • Sponsored by two (2) CREW Chicago members in-good-standing, who will provide a Sponsor Letter in support of the application (at least one of whom shall be from outside the applicant’s firm.)
  • Submits a complete Membership Application including resume, names of Sponsors and dates of CREW Chicago events attended.
  • Affiliate Members shall have the same rights and privileges as described in the CREW Chicago Bylaws.
    Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Retired Member $100 - $110 annually
$10 +( $10 CC convenience fee) CREW Chicago Dues and $90 CREW Network Dues)

  • Is currently an active CREW Chicago member in good standing
  • Is no longer working full time
  • Submits a letter to the membership committee stating planned retirement and requesting retired membership status
  • Retired Members shall have the same rights and privileges as Full Members excluding membership voting rights; the right to hold a committee chair or board director position and/or the right to serve as a CREW Network delegate.
  • No more than 10% of the membership may be Retired members. Applications will still be accepted if this category is temporarily full. Those applicants will be placed on a waiting list based on the date of application. Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate include:

Accounting, Acquisitions, Administration, Advertising, Appraisal, Architecture, Asset Management, Brokerage, Construction, Consulting, Corporate Real Estate, Development, Engineering, Environmental, Finance, Institutional Lending, Interior Design/Space Planning, Insurance, Investments, Journalism, Law, Leasing, Market Research, Marketing, Mortgage Banking/Brokerage, Personnel, Property Management, Public Relations, Public Services/Agency, Sales, Strategic Planning, Syndication and Title/Escrow, as approved by the CREW Chicago Board of Directors.

Apply online for CREW Chicago membership
Apply or read more about CREW Chicago Associate membership
Any questions regarding application for membership should be directed to Linda Short, Membership Committee Chair 312/376‐4105 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.