Progressive’s Roxy Klein Named 2024 President of ACRE SoCal
Roxanne “Roxy” Klein of Rancho Cucamonga-based Progressive Real Estate Partners has been named the new 2024 president of ACRE (Association of Commercial Real Estate) SoCal. In this volunteer role, Klein will lead the ACRE board of directors to help grow the association’s brand by hosting a variety of activities ranging from retail tenant events to panel discussions covering timely topics that help shape the retail industry.
Klein is VP of retail leasing and sales at Progressive, where she specializes in the leasing and sale of commercial properties located in SoCal’s Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley. She has worked with a number of national and regional retailers and has more than 20 years of real estate and business management experience. Her expertise includes leasing, sales, tenant representation, client relations, contract negotiations and marketing.
In addition to being the 2024 ACRE SoCal President, Klein also Co-Chairs the Retail Brokers Network (RBN) Landlord’s Rep Council. RBN is a professional network of 60+ independent retail brokerage offices in 40 major markets throughout the US and Canada.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 16-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 7-10 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).