Shop Talk: A Conversation with Dale Anne Reiss
Until the end of June, Dale Anne Reiss was global and Americas director of the real estate practice at Ernst & Young. She had responsibility for coordinating the firm’s activities across a broad array of related services around the world. Following her retirement, she is now a senior consultant to the firm. Reiss recently spoke with The Institutional Real Estate Letter contributor Loretta Clodfelter about her years in the commercial real estate and accounting industries, and the role of women in real estate.
How has the industry changed since you started out?
The industry has changed radically since I started out. First off, the role of women overall has changed, and there’s just much greater acceptance for women in the business world. And secondly, the role of women in accounting and real estate has improved dramatically. So in every aspect women have much better opportunities in business, in accounting and in real esta