March 5: The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s 5th Leadership Awards Gala will take place at the Prince George’s Ballroom in Manhattan. Honorees are Sylvia Smith (Senior Partner, FXCollaborative), The Building Energy Exchange (Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE), Ned Cramer (Editor-in-Chief, Architect Magazine), Sabrina Kanner (Executive Vice President, Design & Construction, U.S. Office Division Brookfield Properties), Frances Bronet (President, Pratt Institute), and Zhanina Boyadzhieva and Juliet Chun (Girl Uninterrupted). For information visit www.gala.bwaf.org
March 13: New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey CPA Society present the first annual Cannabis Symposium at New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq. New Brunswick, NJ, from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. The NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education symposium features an in-depth analysis of various areas of law related to cannabis use, sale and growth and its impact. CLE credit available. For details, visit www.tcms.njsba.com
Regional Conference of MBAs
April 7 – 11: The Mortgage Bankers Association will convene at Harrah’s Resort and Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ. The event will include a presentation on the Economic Outlook for 2019 & Beyond with Aaron Jodka, Boston Regional Research Ambassador, Colliers International. Speakers include Richard Spengler, Investors Bank; Billy Procida, Procida Funding & Advisors; Lawrence J. Longua, Fordham Real Estate Institute at Lincoln and; Shari D. Linnick, Trepp LLC. For more innfo. visit www.eventsmbanj.com
May 16: The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP will holds its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Awards at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, N.J. Andrew J. Merin, Cushman & Wakefield, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Whitesell Construction Co., Inc. and Greek Development, will be honored with the Impact Award. The Industry Service Award will be presented to Gretchen Wilcox, President/Founder of G.S. Wilcox & Co. New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill will receive the Caren S. Franzini Public Partner Award, which recognizes local champions of development that inspire and transform communities. The members-only Gala ticket pre-sale is open now. For complete details and updates, visit https://naiopnj.org/Gala32.
March of Dimes
June 13: Paramus, NJ, January 11, 2019 – March of Dimes North Central New Jersey Market will host the 2019 Real Estate Awards Reception at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm on. The event, which brings together over 300, will feature a networking reception, silent auction, and brief program. The Pynes Putting Challenge will take place prior to the start of the event. Christopher Johnson, Head Coach of Hollister Construction Services LLC, is the 2019 honoree. Johnson is the founder and CEO of Hollister Construction Services Several sponsorship opportunities are available, and presale tickets for the event are available through March 15. For more information, visit www.marchofdimes.org/events/newjersey or contact Michelle Dobbs mdobbs@marchofdim es.org.
June 30: Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island educational program: “Is Long Island Still a Good Investment?” Panel includes John Finn of Damianos Realty Group, Joel Bergstein of Lincoln Equities, Richard Caputi of CRESA Partners.It will be held in the Lower Level Auditorium, RXR Executive Park, 58 S. Service Road, Melville, Long Island from 8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Cost: Free to CIBS members and associate members. RSVP and info: www.cibs-li.com