We had around 70 woman who showed up to hear BillingsleysMarijke Lantz speak out our Q4 Ladies in CRE event.  Marijke spoke about being a woman in the real estate industry, lessons learned, and how one of her favorite projects she has worked on has been Cypress Watters.

As Senior Vice President of Investments, Marjike Lantz is responsible for the acquisition of office, industrial, multi-family, retail and land to grow the Billingsley Company’s real estate portfolio.


We are so lucky to have had Melanie Hughes and Sharon Friedberg of Bradford Commercial speak at our launch party last night, we are truly grateful!!

Melanie Hughes

Melanie began her career in commercial real estate in 1982. Since that time, she has leased office, industrial and retail properties in the municipalities of Arlington, Carrollton, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Las Colinas, Plano and Richardson, Texas. She has specialized in Landlord and Owner Representation and has leased over 50 commercial properties throughout the Metroplex for both private and institutional owners. She has consummated well over 3,500 transactions during her career.

Melanie has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and is a member of the Cox School of Business Alumni Association. She is also a member of CREW Dallas, CREW National Network, NTCAR and NAIOP.

Sharon Friedberg

Before joining Bradford, Sharon worked at Fischer & Company where she represented corporate clients on a national basis. She also represented Corrigan Real Estate on their project leasing team.

Sharon attended both the University of Texas at Austin and North Texas University where she obtained both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees.

Ms. Friedberg has been active in the following civic and charitable organizations: Children’s Cancer Fund, Cattle Baron’s, The March of Dimes, Dallas Real Estate Ministries and Dallas Commercial Real Estate Women.