Benefits & Qualifications



You can apply to CREW-St. Louis and CREW Network online. Your membership advances your career and supports the success of women in commercial real estate. Become a partner in our mission: CREW-St. Louis advances, educates and supports women to influence the commercial real estate industry.

Membership Has Its Privileges


Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll receive from joining CREW-St. Louis:

  • Networking remains a core focus both with our local members and globally through CREW Network. This includes exclusive access to CREWbiz, an online business networking tool to promote your skills and expertise to our member base of more than 11,000 professionals globally.
  • Leadership training and mentoring opportunities with professionals from within and outside your industry discipline.
  • Opportunities to grow your skills and career through serving on committees, the CREW-St. Louis Board and CREW Network.
  • Discounted registration rates for top-notch programs that inform members on the region’s key issues and commercial real estate developments and projects, as well as keys to advancing your career and success.
  • Two to three members-only networking events per year, including our year-end holiday party.
  • Branding and promotions of CREW-St. Louis through media coverage, e-newsletter and social media channels.
  • Scholarships to attend the industry’s premier educational and networking event – CREW Network Convention & Marketplace.
  • Discounted registration to the CREW Network Convention & Marketplace and to the winter, spring and fall CREW Network Leadership Summits.
  • Exclusive access to programs and leadership training, including the CREW Network Leadership Certificate.
 

We Offer Opportunities To Join Us

Every CREW member contributes to the collective knowledge, experience and voice of both CREW-St. Louis and CREW Network. We welcome industry leaders and future leaders by offering several membership categories. Requirements vary for these membership levels: 

Full Membership

Full membership status may be granted to any individual of good character and reputation who is a professional in the field of commercial real estate, and (a) is currently involved in a substantially full-time, professional position the primary responsibilities of which are in one or more of the Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate (as hereinafter defined), or (b) has been employed in a substantially full-time, professional position within the last eighteen (18) months and is currently seeking employment for a substantially full-time, professional position the primary responsibilities of which are in one or more of the Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate, and such full membership status is approved by the Board of Directors. Those individuals granted full membership status are hereinafter referred to as “Full Members.” Full Members who are current with membership dues and other obligations are eligible to vote, to serve on committees, to chair committees, and to serve on the Board of Directors.  “Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate” shall have the meaning as ascribed to such term by CREW Network from time to time. 

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership status may be granted to individuals of good character and reputation that are not actively engaged in any Qualified Field of Commercial Real Estate, but are employed full-time in a field that (a) has a tangential relationship to commercial real estate, (b) provides benefits, supports or supplies to commercial real estate, and/or (c) furthers the purposes of CREW-St. Louis and benefits its members, and such affiliate membership status is approved by the Board of Directors.  Those individuals granted affiliate membership status are hereinafter referred to as “Affiliate Members.” Affiliate Members who are current with membership dues and other obligations are eligible to vote, to chair committees, to serve on committees, and to serve on the Board of Directors; provided, however, no more than 25% of the members of the Board of Directors shall be comprised of Affiliate Members. 

Retired Membership

Retired membership status may be granted to individuals of good character and reputation who has retired from their full-time, professional position, the primary responsibilities of which were in one or more of the Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate but would like to remain a member, and such retired membership status is approved by the Board of Directors. Those individuals granted retired membership status are hereinafter referred to as “Retired Members”.  Retired Members who are current with membership dues and other obligations are eligible to vote and to serve on committees, but they are not eligible to chair committees nor to serve on the Board of Directors.  Dues may be reduced for Retired Members as determined by the Board of Directors. 

Student Membership

Student membership status may be granted to an individual of good character and reputation who is currently enrolled full-time (12+ hours) in an undergraduate or graduate university program in a field that is intended to lead to a professional position, the primary responsibilities of which are in one or more of the Qualified Fields of Commercial Real Estate, and such student membership status is approved by the Board of Directors.  Those individuals granted student membership status are hereinafter referred to as “Student Members.” Unless otherwise determined by the Board of Directors, such student membership status shall be valid through December of the year of graduation, and, thereafter, the Student Member shall be deemed a Full Member in January of the calendar year immediately following graduation, so long as the associated dues of the appropriate membership are current. Student Members who are current with membership dues and other obligations are eligible to serve on committees and to vote, but they are not eligible to chair committees nor to serve on the Board of Directors. Dues may be reduced for Student Members as determined by the Board of Directors. 

Honorary/Special Membership

Honorary or special membership status may be granted to an individual of good character and reputation who would benefit CREW-St. Louis but may or may not qualify for any membership status, and such honorary or special membership status is approved by the Board of Directors.  Those individuals granted honorary or special membership status are hereinafter referred to as “Honorary/Special Members”. Honorary/Special Members who are current with membership dues and other obligations are eligible to serve on committees and to vote, but they are not eligible to chair committees nor to serve on the Board of Directors. Dues may be reduced (or eliminated) for Honorary/Special Members as determined by the Board of Directors. 


CREW-St. Louis memberships are on a calendar-year cycle; all memberships expire on December 31. Memberships are based on individual experience/specialty and are therefore non-transferable.

Membership dues and $50 application fees are non-refundable.

Questions about your eligibility for membership?

Contact: Jen Nevil
CREW-St. Louis Membership Chair
(314)749-5102
nevilj@theljc.com

Apply online