Marshall Bennett Institute Of Real Estate’s 20th Annual Gala Raises More Than $250,000

October 26, 2021

One of most anticipated real estate events of the fall season is always from Taylor Johnson client Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate (MBIRE), and this year was certainly no exception after the MBIRE Gala went virtual in 2020, but returned on Sept. 30 for in-person celebrating at the Old Post Office. Of course, no one was more excited than team TJ, which not only worked for months with Collete English Dixon, executive director of MBIRE, in planning every detail of MBIRE’s 20th Annual Real Estate Gala – from food and drink to the stunning setting and decor – but also oversaw the media relations and social media components of the event. With more than 200 real estate industry professionals in attendance watching Michelle Mills Clement, CEO of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®, receive the 2021 Changemaker Award and more than $250,000 raised to benefit the student and industry education programs of MBIRE, we quickly shared highlights of the evening with REjournals, resulting in this story. Please visit the MBIRE Giving Page to make a contribution toward the next generation of CRE leaders. Open TJ TALK to read the full story.

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The Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate’s 20th Annual Gala hosted more than 200 people, including clockwise from top left: Michelle Mills Clement, recipient of MBIRE’s 2021 Changemaker Award; Collete English Dixon, executive director of MBIRE, and Nancy Swabb from TJ’s event team; MBIRE students Roxanne Garcia, Laura Pisula, Angela Azmitia and Ashley Besic; and Collete English Dixon (center) with Archideas Principals Jeff Miller and Joe Pasquinelli, who is also an MBIRE advisory board member.


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