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Collete Y English Dixon

Executive Director, Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate Real Estate
Home 430 S. Michigan Avenue WB1210 Chicago Illinois 60605 Phone: (312) 341-3767 Cell Phone: (708) 466-5095


Collete English Dixon has more than 30 years in investment management with a focus on commercial real estate investing. Prior to her current role at Roosevelt University, she was Executive Director – Transactions for PGIM Real Estate (formerly known as PREI), a business unit of Prudential Financial, and co-leader of PREI’s national investment dispositions program. In that role, she oversaw the sale of more than 200 investment properties located throughout the US, with a total value of more than $8.7 Billion, on behalf of PREI’s investment funds. Prior to her role in dispositions, English Dixon was responsible for sourcing more than $2.75B of wholly-owned and joint venture real estate investment opportunities in the Midwestern markets covering all property types, including office, multi-family, hotel, industrial and retail properties. Collete’s experience also includes property development and asset management.

She is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Investment Committee for the Housing Partnership Equity Trust, a member of the Board of Directors for Broadstone Real Estate Access Fund and a member of its Audit and Governance committees, a member of the Advisory Board for Waterton Associates, LLC and for Community Investment Corporation. She is a Past President of CREW Network, a Past Chair of the CREW Network Foundation, and a Past President of CREW Chicago. She is also a full member of ULI and Co-chair of the WLI Chicago Advisory Board.



recent speaking events:

CREtV – 12/3/2020

ULI/WLI – 11/17/2020

Bisnow – 10/29/2020


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