Grit, Mentorship, and Commanding the Louisville Market

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This episode of The Crexi Podcast explores grit, entrepreneurship, Louisville and mentorship with Stephanie Gilezan, Director of Growth at eXp Realty.

The Crexi Podcast explores various aspects of commercial real estate in conversation with top industry professionals. In each episode, we feature different guests, tapping into their wealth of expertise and exploring the latest trends in commercial real estate. 

In this episode, Crexi’s Ashley Kobovitch sits down with Stephanie to chat through her career path, establishing dominance in a market, creative ways to close deals, and much more. 

Their wide-ranging conversation covers:

  • Creative ways to provide value to property owners, revitalize projects, and win business.
  • The importance of grit and resilience, knowing how many no’s it takes to get to a yes.
  • Why mentorship is so important to the future of commercial real estate.
  • The latest population trends, investing patterns, and future predictions for Louisville’s market.
  • And much more!

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About Stephanie Gilezan:

Stephanie Gilezan began her commercial real estate career at just 21 years old and quickly became a force in the industry. After struggling to find a mentor who would commit the time to teach her, she promised herself that she would dedicate her career to helping others. That promise has shaped her entire approach to business. Today, Gilezan is a successful land developer, owns and operates a real estate team in the top 5% of producers in Kentucky and Indiana.

As the Director of Growth at eXp Commercial, Gilezan oversees the ancillary partnerships, technology, and growth of eXp Commercial domestically and internationally. She is a licensed broker with over 23 years of experience growing and managing real estate brokerages. Gilezan specializes in building real estate firms, scalability, license law, and product specialties in industrial, land, multi-family, bank asset liquidation, retail and offices. 

Gilezan is currently involved in $144M+ worth of development projects, with over $258M year-to-date sales and 144 complete projects in the last year. She was named GlobeSt.’s 2022 Best Bosses in CRE and is a 2022 Crexi Platinum Broker.

About Crexi:

Crexi is transforming commercial real estate with advanced, integrative technology and data analytics designed to accelerate every CRE stakeholder’s success. From trading properties to machine-learning-powered industry Intelligence, Crexi’s intuitive CRE solutions accelerate transaction velocity and have empowered nearly 2 million monthly users to close $330 billion in deals and market over $2 trillion in property value.

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