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Jennica Palecek | Colliers | Vancouver

Jennica Palecek

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Professional Summary

Jennica Palecek is an Associate in the Office division, helping clients solve business problems with real estate solutions. Working in Finance in Espiritos Santos, Brazil and Manhattan, New York, she helped businesses through their growth and learnt the complexities faced and questions executives ask when scaling up. Fascinated with real estate’s part in this, she joined Colliers’ Property Management division in Vancouver, Canada, where she oversaw a national portfolio of 150+ properties. Her economics and business education, international work experience, and aptitude for balancing analytics with customer relationships drives her to this industry. 

She is a passionate advocate for female equality and led the Young Women in Business (YWiB) National Team to improve and strengthen women in business, along with her mentorship experience with The Big Sisters of Vancouver and CREW Vancouver to support girls through their growing years. While working in New York City, she supported Wall Street's initiative, WE NYC, which educates 300+ women and minority entrepreneurs on financial literacy.

She believes in community. She serves on the Boards of My Artist’s Corner and MADD Canada, is current Co-Chair of Community Volunteer Connections, and is part of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Advisory Committee.

Education

  • Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
    • Bachelors in Business Administration and Economics
    • Cooperative Education Certification for completing 3+ internships 

 

Jennica received a Bachelors in Business Administration and Economics with a Certificate in Cooperative Education for completing 3 internships in New York, Brazil and Canada during her Bachelors. 

Memberships & Involvements

  • Chair, Board of Directors at Community Volunteer Connections
  • Board Member at My Artist's Corner
  • Board Member at MADD Canada
  • Committee Outreach Member at The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Mentor at Women in Commercial Real Estate (CREW)
  • Mentor at Beedie Luminaries
  • CoreNet Global Young Leader

With a strong passion for community, women in business, and mental health, Jennica sits on the boards for Community Volunteer Connections and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Advisory Committee to serve her community, My Artist's Corner and MADD Canada to to support mental health, and is an active mentor with CREW Vancouver and Beedie Luminaries to support women and youth in business. 

Services

Service Lines

Occupier Representation

Property Type

Office

Featured Research

May 7, 2021

Workplace Strategies, Practices and Layouts that Help Drive EDI

Jennica and Colin discuss Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the workplace, providing research and statistics from surveys and international headquarters.
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May 7, 2021

Workplace Strategies, Practices and Layouts that Help Drive EDI

Jennica and Colin discuss Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the workplace, providing research and statistics from surveys and international headquarters.
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The Future of Office Space

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