2021 Next Generation Awards


Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry, these rising stars surmounted the hurdles and excelled in business and leadership in the community.

From a competitive field of nominations, we selected 100-plus winners representing each of the following regions: National, California, Seattle & Pacific Northwest, Phoenix & Southwest, Texas, Chicago & Midwest, Boston & New England, New York & Tri-State, Washington, DC, Atlanta & Southeast, and Florida & Gulf Coast. 

Congratulations to this year’s Next Generation Award winners, and thank you to all the nominees and nominators.

Simon Aftalion


Nick Caton

Sustento Group

Ben Ivory


Terence Kirk


Matthew Lorimer

Shopoff Realty Investments

Courtney Trunnell

Cushman & Wakefield

Dana Vargas

Jones Lang LaSalle

Ashley Weinstein-Carnes

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Elizabeth Wilgenburg

Allen Matkins

Caitlin Zirpolo


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