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YREP DC is a networking and professional development organization serving young real estate professionals in the Washington, DC metro area. Our goal is to create an informal and fun networking environment for ambitious young professionals to connect with others in the industry and collectively advance their careers. Our target audience is professionals with less than 10 years of industry experience from all aspects of the Real Estate community. Membership is free of charge and open to all in the industry. 



To further the development of young

professionals in all areas of commercial

real estate


To promote avenues of communication

among young professionals in the industry


To leverage the industry knowledge of

commercial real estate leaders

To make our community stronger and give back through charitable events

Brokerage | 16%


Lending/Finance | 25%


Acquisitions/Dispositions/Development | 31%


Other (Graduate Student, Asset Management, Accounting, Consulting, Research, Construction) | 28%


Benjamin Schon, President

Senior Associate @ Trammell Crow Company

Emily Eppolito, Director

Senior Associate @ CBRE 


Ikenna Nwadibia, Director

Seeking New Opportunity

John Rendleman, Director

Associate @ Iron Point Partners

Kyle Maurer, Director

Vice President @ The Meridian Group

Mary Fitzgerald, Director

Leasing Associate @ MRP Realty

Samantha Pontius, Director 

Retail Associate @ JBG SMITH

Sarah Maxwell, Director

Associate @ CBRE 

Taylor Sealey, Director 

Senior Associate @ The Carlyle Group

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