Know Your Worth: Tips for Women in Commercial Real Estate from Immigrant, Wife, Mother and CFO
JANUARY 3, 2023 - EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ. It’s no secret that real estate is a male-dominated industry. As chief financial officer of a vertically integrated, three-generation, family-owned industrial real estate firm, I (Masha Sherman) am part of the 9% of women in commercial real estate who hold C-suite positions, as well as the approximately 36% of women in commercial real estate overall. To make it into this small faction, I had no choice but to thrive in this large, interconnected “boys’ club” — as a woman, an immigrant, a wife and a mother.