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Industry Partners

Jennifer Podmore Russell

VP, Advisory Services at rennie


As a notable leader on the Advisory team at rennie, Jennifer Podmore Russell holds over 20 years of unparalleled market intelligence and experience, with a data-centric approach to real estate and transaction advisory. Drawing upon her expertise in strategy and operations, Jennifer was instrumental in leading the real estate and advisory divisions for a top four consultancy firm. Through her penchant for real estate and innovation, Jennifer identified an opportunity for modernization within the industry and founded a successful real estate software and advisory platform, aimed towards research and analytics solutions for new home development in Western Canada.
In addition to her contributions in strategic real estate and transaction advisory, Jennifer is passionate about creating meaningful change in the community. She presently serves as an Executive board member of the Royal Colombian Foundation, a contributing board member of the Nch-Kay Development corporation as well as the past Chair of the Vancouver Economic Commission.

Certifications & Credentials:

David Wilkes

President & CEO of the Building Industry & Land Development Association (BILD)

Jeff King

CEO of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV)

Jerome S. Engel

Adjunct Professor Emeritus at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley