Company Behind The World's Largest Real Estate Tech Community Enters Consulting Space Aimed Primarily At Helping Landlords, Developers And Brokers Adopt Technology

New York, NY (June 19, 2020)CREtech (, the largest intelligence platform devoted to Reimagining Real Estate, announced today the formation of an Advisory Board for their newly launched Global Innovation Consulting Practice. The Advisory Board, comprised of some of the most respected real estate and tech professionals in the industry, was assembled to provide expert insights to the world-class team of consultants that make up the company’s Consulting Practice. The Board will additionally offer ongoing strategic counsel to the senior leadership team at CREtech.

The CREtech Global Innovation Consulting Practice is a network of technology experts carefully assembled by CREtech CEO, Michael Beckerman. The consulting practice was built to advise real estate owners/developers, asset/investment managers, brokers, construction companies and occupiers on product recommendations, innovation strategies, customized tech solutions and more. CREtech is uniquely positioned to form this first-of-its-kind consulting consortium based on their massive global reach, deep knowledge of the real estate tech ecosystem and access to the most accomplished tech experts in the world. 

CREtech is proud to have assembled some of the most accomplished and knowledgeable real estate and tech professionals in the world as their advisors. Each professional was carefully selected based on their deep understanding of the real estate tech ecosystem, product and market expertise as well as for their thought-leadership in the real estate tech sector as a whole.

The CREtech Global Innovation Consulting Practice Advisory Board consists of the following professionals:

  • Andy Cohen, Co-CEO, Gensler
  • Charlie Kuntz, Managing Director – Innovation Officer, Hines
  • Craig Robinson, Real Estate Tech Executive, Advisor and Investor
  • Karen Hollinger, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, AvalonBay Communities
  • David Knowles, Co-Founder of the Stanford Real Estate Council; Chair of the Innovation Committee for Stanford Professionals in Real Estate
  • Darren Wesemann,  EVP and Chief Innovation Officer, Berkadia
  • Ginny Miller, VP of Technology and Innovation, Jamestown
  • Minta Kay, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Rahul Baig, Managing Director, Head of Venture Capital Coverage, Wells Fargo
  • Sara Shank, Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation, PGIM
  • Deborah Boyer, EVP, Director of Innovation & Community Impact, The Swig Company
  • Eyal Reggev, Real Estate Developer, Angel Investor, Former President, Stonehenge NYC
  • Jeffrey Kok, Chief Innovation Officer & Chief Information Officer, Mill Creek Residential
  • Patrick McGrath, CIO, Head of Client Technology, Savills
  • William O'Donnell, Managing Partner, Prologis Ventures
  • Steve Weikal, Head of Industry Relations, MiT Center for Real Estate / CRE Tech Lead, MiT REILab
  • Jenny Wong, Managing Director, Tishman Speyer
  • John Huber, National Sales Lead, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking, Technology Banking Group
  • Ashkan Zandieh, CREtech Advisor
  • Khushbu Sikaria, Principal, KSA
  • Linda J. Isaacson, Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation and Technology, Ferguson Partners, Ltd.
  • Patrick Klein, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Essex Property Trust
  • Pierce Neinken, Portfolio Manager, Airbnb
  • David Levine, CEO, Presidio Mortgage Holdings and Levine Family Ventures


“One of the perks I have as CEO of CREtech/FUTURE PropTech is that I have the great privilege of being surrounded by people who inspire me, educate me and help me chart our company’s, and our industries, path forward,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech and FUTURE PropTech. “The caliber of professionals that comprise our Advisory Board for our new Consulting Practice is truly extraordinary, the real leaders and trailblazers in our industry. These industry leaders will provide our Practice with invaluable insights on the leading-edge trends in the real estate technology space that will not only help our clients embrace and adopt technology, but help the entire industry accelerate adoption as well.” Beckerman concluded.

For more information on CREtech’s Consulting practice, contact Michael Beckerman directly at

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