Valuing DEI is at the core of Belay

As a majority women-owned real estate investment firm, DEI is at the heart of what we do.


Valuing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (“DEI”) is at the core of Belay – from diverse team members being represented across all ranks and departments, to the selection of our operating partners, to our team’s diverse real estate backgrounds; Belay has helped prove that diversity is accretive to total returns for our investors. We are not looking to check a “DEI” box, we don’t need a committee to ensure we are progressing, we don’t need a “DEI Officer” to monitor our hiring. Belay has always and will continue to organically seek diversity throughout our organization. Belay recognizes that all types of diversity help drive outperformance for our investors, as well as makes it a more fun and interesting place to work.

From a DEI perspective, we recognize Belay is an anomaly in the real estate private equity and investment management industry, so we are committed to do more to help push forward the DEI Initiative across our industry.

We commit to the following:

  • Sharing our best practice ideas for recruiting, retaining and training all members of the team
  • Educating, networking and giving real-world work experience to the next generation of real estate professionals

Please contact us directly to collaborate with Belay’s team about DEI initiatives – let’s keep the conversation, great ideas, and real change moving forward!


Click here to view Belay's DEI white paper.


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