DCREC officers are comprised of industry leaders with expertise in areas that include commercial real estate, product development, and the legal and regulatory framework that governs the defined contribution marketplace, among others. This group is charged with overseeing the overall direction of the organization and furthering its research mission.


Jani Venter
Greg Jenkins
Greg Jenkins
Diane Smola


Brandon Millen
Brandon Millen
Intercontinental Real Estate Corp.
Matthew Gilbert
Matthew Gilbert
Nuveen Real Estate


Kevin Walsh
Kevin Walsh
Groom Law
Erin Cho
Claire Ragen
Mayer Brown

Executive Director

Mary Adams
Mary Adams, CMP

Implementing Real Estate in Defined Contribution Plans: Fulfilling a Critical Role (June 25, 2024) 

The Georgetown University CRI, in collaboration with the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC), is pleased to offer a one-day invitation-only course focused on considerations for the inclusion of private real estate in defined contribution (DC) plans. The course will provide essential context for plan sponsors to look beyond traditional asset classes to strengthen participant outcomes.
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