Nareit's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Recognition Awards honor both Nareit member companies and individual members who have demonstrated a strong commitment and made outstanding contributions to the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within their companies as well as in the REIT community.

Nareit’s 2021 DEI Recognition Awards will be presented at Nareit’s REITworld: 2021 Annual Conference.

Nareit’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Corporate Recognition Awards

Who should apply?

All Nareit corporate members are eligible. Nominated companies should have demonstrated a strong commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion. Any staff member of the company may submit the application.

How do I apply?

2021 applications are closed. Sign up here for updates and news about the awards.

Nareit’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Individual Recognition Awards

Who should apply?

All Nareit individual members and employees of Nareit corporate member companies are eligible to be nominated. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment and have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion within their companies as well as in the REIT community.

How do I apply?

2021 applications are closed. Sign up here for updates and news about the awards.

Questions? Reach out to member@nareit.com.

2020 Winners

The 2020 Corporate Award winners include:

  • Gold: Ventas, Inc.
  • Silver: Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
  • Bronze: Essex Property Trust, Inc.

The 2020 Individual Award winner is: Dawnita Wilson, vice president of diversity and inclusion, JBG SMITH

Read an interview in REIT magazine with the 2020 DEI Recognition Award winners.

Past Award Winners