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Established in 2013, the African American Real Estate Professionals was developed to support the advancement of those African Americans seeking to obtain career establishment and growth within the commercial real estate industry through professional development and networking.                                                                                                                      

The organization’s activities have a united purpose: to support future developers, construction executives, architects, asset managers, brokers, finance, real estate professionals, and law professionals in building relationships and obtaining the resources that aid in current and future career growth.


While career building and leveraging resources are key; equally prominent are mentorship and community outreach to educate the greater community about the vast opportunities and options within the commercial real estate profession.

2021 Board of Directors

Executive Board

To advance the economic livelihood of African American Commercial Real Estate Professionals and enlighten the community through outreach and mentorship.

Our Mission

William E. Yarbro Jr

Commercial Director

Keller Williams Inglewood


Kimberly Brown

Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield

Vice President

Michael Tidwell II

Valuation & Advisory

Cushman & Wakefield


Alicia Bramble

Asset Manager

Brilliant Corners


Board of Directors

Lynne Miller

Director – L.A. Property Management

Charles Dunn Company

Board Member

Garland Fuller

Diversity Recruiting Leader


Board Member

Khalif Edwards

Managing Director

Starwood Capital Group

Board Member

Lynn King-Tolliver

Managing Principal

Archere Investment Management

Board Member

Janae Hilliard

Leasing Assistant

Brookfield Properties

Board Member

Matthew Gates


In the Building LA

Board Member

James Malone

Executive Vice President

JLL Los Angeles

Board Member

Advisory Board

Sherri Brewer

Senior Vice President

One United Bank

Advisory Board Member

Troy Jenkins

Principal, Investment Management

Avison Young

Advisory Board Member

Fred White

Housing Finance Manager

City of Los Angeles

Advisory Board Member

Jamie J Wright

FORE Investments

Managing Member 

Advisory Board Member

Alicia Crooks

Affordable Housing Advocate  

St. Joseph Center

Advisory Board Member



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Sponsorship Opportunities

Each sponsorship level was created to align with companies based on size and employee participation in our organization.

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