41 episodes

Successful land broker and champion of women, Nancy Surak has been creating her own lane in the male-dominated land brokerage industry for nearly two decades. Fueled by the desire to empower women to go after their goals, Nancy created She’s WILD, the podcast for women in land and development. Join Nancy weekly for candid conversations with women leaders as they share their career stories and meaningful advice to inspire and motivate women to pursue careers in commercial real estate, land, and development.

She's WILD Nancy Surak

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    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Successful land broker and champion of women, Nancy Surak has been creating her own lane in the male-dominated land brokerage industry for nearly two decades. Fueled by the desire to empower women to go after their goals, Nancy created She’s WILD, the podcast for women in land and development. Join Nancy weekly for candid conversations with women leaders as they share their career stories and meaningful advice to inspire and motivate women to pursue careers in commercial real estate, land, and development.

    Women Can Grow Enormous Wealth By Investing In Real Estate, with Beth Azor, CEO Azor Advisory Services

    Women Can Grow Enormous Wealth By Investing In Real Estate, with Beth Azor, CEO Azor Advisory Services

    Today's guest is Beth Azor, ‘The Canvassing Queen®’. Beth is the founder and CEO of Azor Advisory Services (AAS), a leading commercial real estate advisory and investment firm based in Weston, Florida. Beth currently owns and manages five shopping centers in Florida valued at over $80 million. She travels the U.S. consulting with, brokering deals for and training associates in the commercial real estate industry. In this episode, we discuss Beth’s career, how she became known as the ‘The Canvassing Queen®’, why she decided to begin making her own investments in commercial real estate, and how she’s working to help other women also invest.

    • 53 min
    It's About The Human Connection, with Michelle Freeman, CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies

    It's About The Human Connection, with Michelle Freeman, CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies

    Today's guest is Michelle DiFebo Freeman, the owner and CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies, a Real Estate company established in 1947, that specializes in land acquisition, land planning, development and redevelopment, and the management of award-winning, amenity-rich residential communities, neighborhood shopping centers and commercial properties.

    Michelle is also a minority partner in Monumental Sports and Entertainment which owns Capital One Arena, the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Valor Football. She is one of 13 female NBA team owners and In 2013 Elle Magazine named her as one of the 10 Most Influential Women in Washington, D.C.

    In this episode, Michelle and I discuss her career journey, what it was like after her husband unexpectedly passed away in a tragic accident, how she rebuilt her company after the 2009 recession, and why she loves working in development, philanthropy, and sports. For Michelle it’s all about the human connection and by the end of this show you'll understand why.

    • 49 min
    5 Skills Needed To Be A Successful Developer, with Jessica Abramson, Sr. Development Manager, Stiles Corporation

    5 Skills Needed To Be A Successful Developer, with Jessica Abramson, Sr. Development Manager, Stiles Corporation

    Today's guest is Jessica Abramson, Senior Development Manager at Stiles Corporation. Jessica is an owner representative on retail real estate development projects. In this episode, Jessica and I discuss her career and why she loves working in development. She offers insight on 5 skills she thinks are critical for success as a commercial real estate developer. She also offers a ton of advice if you are new to the business.

    • 40 min
    Feeling FRIED? How to Overcome Burnout, with Cait Donovan, Host of FRIED, the Burnout Podcast

    Feeling FRIED? How to Overcome Burnout, with Cait Donovan, Host of FRIED, the Burnout Podcast

    Today's episode is an interview with Cait Donovan, Host of FRIED, The Burnout Podcast. In this episode, Cait and I talk about burnout and get into an honest conversation about what burnout really is and how to get back to a healthier place.

    • 38 min
    Why Everyone Should Invest In Personal Branding

    Why Everyone Should Invest In Personal Branding

    Today's episode is a rebroadcast of my interview on The She Believed She Could Podcast with Allison Walsh. In this episode, Allison and I talk about the pivotal moment when I decided to invest in working on my personal brand.

    • 31 min
    How To Invest in Your Career Growth

    How To Invest in Your Career Growth

    Today's episode is a rebroadcast of my interview on the Dream Job with Danielle Cobo Podcast. In this show, Danielle and I talk all about what it’s like for me as a woman in a male-dominated industry, why it is critical to invest in yourself, how to know when it’s time to pivot in your career, knowing what and what not to share on social media, and much more.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

JGpilates ,

Love this podcast!

This is a great podcast -- inspiring and empowering women! Thank you!

Denny 2016 ,

Excellent podcast on RE Development and more

Love the content and authentic conversations.

Rebecca Frantz ,

Top-notch

From one land lady to another I can’t recommend this podcast enough! I am always so excited to get ready on Tuesday mornings because I will be listening to the latest episode. I have taken new ideas from this podcast, been motivated to another level, and learned a tremendous amount. Nancy is giving this podcast 110% effort & the episodes that come out every week prove that.
Thank you Nancy for inspiring & helping women across this world! 🌎🤍

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