Aspen’s Ruth Kruger Installed as Real Estate Federation President

Posted by Ruth Kruger on May 20, 2015


The U.S. chapter of the International Real Estate Federation held a luncheon in the private delegates’ dining room at the United Nations on March 27 to install Ruth Kruger of Aspen as its new president and address the continuing need for cross-border cooperation in international property markets.

In addition to the passing of the president’s gavel and regalia, the luncheon featured speakers from the International Monetary Fund, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the Global Indicators Group of the World Bank. The luncheon followed a daylong, high-level global conference focused on global capital flows held in cooperation with George Washington University, an academic member of the federation.

Kruger has traveled the world learning best practices in Asia, Europe and most states in the U.S. She specializes in commercial properties in Aspen and luxury resort properties worldwide. She has served on the real estate federation’s board of directors for six years and was founding chairwoman of the Grand Prix of Real Estate, the federation’s awards program that celebrates the best in U.S. real estate development. Through the Grand Prix program, she has brought international recognition to four different projects in Aspen.

“I am extremely excited to take the lead for (the real estate federation) at this time of tremendous change and opportunity,” Kruger said in a statement. “We have only just begun to capitalize on the vast resources and business connections that (the federation) brings to the international real estate community.”

Kruger said she plans to strengthen ties between professionals in North, Central and South America during her term and to help members raise their profiles as trusted and credible global experts in their local markets.

The International Real Estate Federation is a business network of real estate professionals worldwide. It provides access and opportunity for real estate professionals interested in gaining knowledge, sharing information and conducting international business with one another. With members in 65 countries, including 100 professional associations, 65 academic institutions and 3,000 individual members from all professions of the real estate sector, it holds special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the U.N. For more information, visit

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