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CREW Names C&W’s Jennifer Hafner Inland Empire President

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) named Cushman & Wakefield’s Jennifer Hafner President of the trade organization’s Inland Empire chapter for 2018. As a longtime member of the CREW Network, Hafner has been actively involved within the organization for 12 years, and previously served as President of the Los Angeles chapter in 2010.

Hafner says, “I am excited about 2018 in the Inland Empire market, as there are such tremendous opportunities for growth. We will be focusing on expanding our membership base in 2018, so that CREW members could truly do a deal together from the beginning to the end of a commercial real estate project.”

Based in Cushman & Wakefield’s Ontario office, Hafner, MAI, Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, is responsible for valuing industrial, office, retail, multifamily, and land assets within the Inland Empire market. She has been appraising commercial properties in Southern California since 2005.

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