Collete English Dixon has more than 30 years of experience in investment management with a focus on commercial real estate investing. Prior to her current role at Roosevelt University, she was Executive Director - Transactions for PGIM Real Estate (formerly known as PREI), a business unit of Prudential Financial, and co-leader of PREI's national investment dispositions program. Collete's experience also includes commercial property development and asset management. In her current role, English Dixon is the Executive Director of the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University where she is manages all aspects of the undergraduate real estate major and minor and the MSRE/MBA-RE degree and graduate certificate programs. She is the first African American woman leader of a higher-education real estate program in the US and a member of the administrative team for the Heller College of Business. She is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Nominating Committee for Marcus and Millichap, Inc, a member of the Advisory Board for Waterton Associates, LLC, and a member of the Board of Trustees of UBS' Trumbull Property Fund. Collete is also a member of the Board of Directors for Community Investment Corporation-Chicago and the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation, in addition to being a Global Governing Trustee and member of the Americas Executive Committee of ULI. She is a Past President of CREW Network, a Past Chair of the CREW Network Foundation, and a Past President of CREW Chicago.
Wed Apr 10 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time New York Hilton Midtown - Level 2, Nassau Suite
The seminal ULI 2022 publication "10 Principles for Embedding Racial Equity in Real Estate Development" highlights the need for real estate practitioners to recognize the power of language and lifts up an imperative for a shared language around racial equity in real estate. A new ULI report, "Racial Equity Terms for Real Estate Leaders," aims to elevate widely accepted definitions and help specific terms come alive for real estate professionals by demonstrating applications in real estate and development practice. In this session, learn more about the new resource and hear how real estate leaders are building their understanding of and advancing action on core concepts including antiracism, equitable development, inclusion, and more.