Beacon Awards

Congratulations to the Beacon Award Winners:

Chapter Champion Award: 2018 Winner: JLL 
Member-to-Member Business Award: 2018 Winner: Amy Lacock, JLL 
Rookie Member of the Year: 2018 Winner: Lindsey Kiefer, Manns Woodward Studios
Circle of Excellence Award: 2018 Winner: Kristen Schrader, KBE Building Corporation 
Community Impact Award: 2018 Winner: Lion Brothers Building Development Team

2018 Beacon Awards Gala Sponsors


2018 "Triple Crown" Premier Sponsor




2018 "Black Eyed Susan" Cocktail Sponsor



2018 Paddock Sponsor



2018 "Grandstand" Venue Sponsor



2018 "Actress Race Winner" Award Sponsor



2018 Trifecta Sponsor



2018 "Fast Track" Award Sponsor



2018 "Race Day Line Up" Program Sponsor



2018 Friends of CREW Sponsor


Aggregate Transport Corp
All Star Commercial Contracting Services
PCM Services
The Brick Companies


2018 Floral Sponsor


Choice Plantings

VIEW Photos from 2018 event




The Chapter Champion Award honors a company that has, over the last 24 months, made a significant and sustained commitment to CREW Baltimore through the devotion of monetary resources, employee time commitment, and other support.

2016 WINNER: Cushman & Wakefield

2014 WINNER: CohnReznick LLP


The Member-to-Member Business Award honors a CREWBaltimore member who consistently demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to marshal CREW talent, resulting in measurable business for other CREW members. This individual exemplifies the power and spirit of CREW.

2016 WINNER: Joan Renner, Chief Financial Officer at The Brick Companies

2014 WINNER: Howard Sobkov, Partner, Cap Ex Management Group


Rookie Member of the Year – The Dive-Right-In Award honors a CREW Baltimore member who, in the first two years of membership, has most embraced the CREW Baltimore mission and core values through chapter involvement, member to member business, mentoring, and/or career and professional development.

2016 WINNER: John Hutch, III, Principal, JP2 Architects

2014 WINNER: Teresa Terry, Strategic Accounts, Herman Miller, Inc.

2013 WINNERS: Kathleen Bands Schindler, Vice President, My Cleaning Service, Inc. Theresa (Majchrzak) Tsamoutalis, President & Principal, ALLSAFE Elevator Inspections, Inc.


The Circle of Excellence Award will honor a person in the Baltimore commercial real estate community who consistently embody CREW Baltimore's mission and core values related to Leadership, Excellence, Influence, Advancement, and Community.

2016 WINNER: Michele Levy Cohen, Principal at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

2014 WINNER: Laura Thul Penza, Principal, Penza Bailey Architects, Inc


The Community Impact Award will honor one or more commercial real estate professionals who played a pivotal role in a real estate project that was completed or that achieved a significant measurable milestone in the last 24 months, and that had a significant and measurable positive impact on the community.

2016 WINNER: The Reinvestment Fund Development Partners, for Preston Place

2014 WINNER: Seawall Development Company, for Baltimore Design School