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Around Town: AREAA Forum, BuildingsNY Show

NYBC Luncheon

May 18: The New York Building Congress will host its 95th Anniversary Leadership Awards Luncheon at the New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas,. The event honors Sciame Construction LLC President Joseph G. Mizzi, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast, and RXR Realty Chairman and CEO Scott Rechler, who will receive the Jack and Lewis Rudin Award for Service to New York City. The luncheon is chaired by Brookfield Property Group Chairman Ric Clark and Con Edison Chairman and CEO John McAvoy.  The journal is chaired by HNTB Corporation Northeast Division President Michael J. Sweeney. Reception starts at 11:30 AM followed by luncheon and program at 12:30 PM. Individual tickets start at $600.  Tables of ten are available starting at $5,750. For information contact Jeanine Badalamenti at (212) 481-9099 or email To register online, visit

YMBA Luncheon

May 18: the Young Mortgage Bankers Association hosts its “The State of the Market” luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. at the Union League Club, 37 East 38th Street. Jillian Mariuti, of JCRA Financial will keynote the event. Speakers include David Schechtman, Meridian Capital; Mark Cagley, Starwood property Trust; Carolyn Sullivan, Haynes & Boone; Philip Watkins, Megalith Capital; John Lippman, NY Life RE Investors; John Wyman, Emigrant Realty Finance. For details, go to

ULI Panel

May 18: ULI New York will host a panel discussion on the future of inclusionary zoning and how it will change the face of affordable housing development in New York City. The panel will be moderated by Stockton Williams, executive director of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, which is active on nationwide research on inclusionary zoning policies and best practices. Panelists: Matthew Murphy, NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development; Howard Slatkin, Dept. of City Planning; Frank Ruchala, Dept. of City Planning, Martin Dunn | Dunn Development; Meredith Marshall, BRP Development. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 10 .a.m and will take place at the offices of Clifford Chance,  31 West 52nd Street, 4th floor.


May 19: From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Lon island Real Estate Group will host a networking wine event at the Arhaus Furniture Store on 15 Port Washington Blvd. in Roslyn, New York. The event is free to LIREGW members and $25 for non-members. Please RSVP at  WWW.LIREG.ORG/EVENTS. Members must log in first and then precede to the events page to register as members.  No walk ins will be admitted.


May 21: Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group, joins a group of experts on Asian investing in the U.S. at the Asian Real Estate Association of America’s Commercial National Forum, to be held on Saturday, May 21, from 1PM to 7PM, at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Her Investment Trends panel will begin at 3:15PM. For more information and to register, please visit

BuildingsNY Show

May 24-May 25: Join us at the BOMA/NY Pavilion—a commercial real estate exhibition space built exclusively to meet your needs.We’re partnering with BUILDINGSNY2016 to feature as many exhibitors as possible showcasing CRE technology, products and services.  Adjacent to the BOMA/NY Pavilion will be the BOMA/NY Lounge, providing food, refreshments, and a place to catch up with the office or spend a few minutes with colleagues. Register

NYC Global Property

Market conference

June 1-2:  The Global Property Market conference  will be held at the Javits Center. 30+ panel sessions with speakers, including Dr. Fareed Zakaria from CNN. For more information about the series, including registration details, visit:

REBNY  Breakfast

Jun 2: REBNY will be honoring outstanding leaders in the field of Commercial Property Management at their upcoming Commercial Management Leadership Breakfast. Awards include the John M. Griffin Community Service Award, the On-Site Manager of the Year Award, the Portfolio Manager of the Year Award, the Small Buildings Engineer of the Year, the Large Buildings Engineer of the Year, the Security Professional of the Year, the Porter of the Year, the Rising Star of the Year and the Best Engine Room Award. To register, visit or contact Cindy Ramotar at

CHIP Dinner Party

June 6:  Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) will host a cocktail and dinner party for its members and guests to enjoy a night of networking and socializing after its annual golf and tennis. The festivities will take place between 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm that evening at the Glen Oaks Clubs in Old Westbury, New York. For details, call 212.838.7442 .

Chashama Gala

June 8: Dustin Yellin will be the honoree at the annual gala celebrating the mission of the group that works to help artists succeed and stay in New York City. The event will be held at 4 Times Square from 6-9 p.m. and will feature an array of art, artists and interactive environments curated by chashama. For more information and ticket details, contact Shannon McPhee, tel: 212-391-8151 ext.29

NEW Luncheon

June 9: Nontraditional Employment for Women celebreates its 2016 Equity Leadership Awards  rom  11:30 a.m. to  2:00 p.m. at the New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. Honorees are Mary Ann Tighe.  CEO New York tri-State Regiona CBRE; jay Kriegel, Senior Advisor, Related Cos; and James Mahoney, president, New York State Ironworkers District Association. For details, go to www.

B’nai B’rith Luncheon

June 9: Tom Stringer, Managing Director, BDO Consulting, will speak on “Development Incentives: The Future of Tax Credits, 421a, EB-5, and Other Old and New Benefits for Developers’” at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room.tringer  has secured over $2 billion in discretionary business incentives. Admission is $70 up to two days in advance and $80 at the door. It is advisable to reserve in advance to secure a place. Registration can be made online at  or by sending a check payable to B’nai B’rith Real Estate Unit to Aracelis Kuilan, BDO, 100 Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY  10017, email :, Telephone:(212) 885-7239, Facsimile: (212) 885-8118.


June 9-10: NAIOP will once again bring I.CON, a national industrial real estate conference, to New Jersey. NAIOP NJ will host the prestigious event at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. Among the program highlights will be an Industrial Market Overview, presented by Jay Olshansky, President of NAI Global. The keynote will be provided by Industry luminary Ming Mei, CEO of GLP, who will offer his views in a Mega Deals/Aggregator Session. And Clark Machemer, Senior Vice President of The Rockefeller Group and current President of NAIOP New Jersey, will lead a panel discussion on Comparing the Cycles – providing insight into the market’s cyclical movement. Special events will include a waterside boat tour of the Port of New York & New Jersey, and a visit to the UPS sorting hub in Raritan Center in Edison, both scheduled for June 9. For more information contact NAIOP New Jersey at (732) 729, 9900, or visit


June 13: The Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Associationof the New York Metropolitan Area (IOREBA), will host the 2016 Jeffrey SiegelMemorial Golf and Tennis Outing at the Morris County Country Club inMorristown, NJ. Founded in 1894, the Club features an 18-hole, par 70 course on150 acres. Thisyear’s event will once again benefit The Community Food Bank of New Jersey’s“Move For Hunger” program. Check-inand registration for the event begins at 11:00 a.m., with a 1:00 p.m. start forthe tennis and golf tournaments. Open bar begins at 6:00 p.m., with dinner following at 6:30 p.m.Pre-registration and event sponsorship information can be found online at or by contacting Mr. JeffreyFurey at 973-947-9242 or via email at


June 16: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a speaker and networking event from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Herrick, Feinstein LLP, 2 Park Avenue (Between 32nd and 33rd St), 14th Floor, New York, New York 10016. Mr. Shibber Khan, Founder of  The Criterion Group  will discuss his distinguished career in real estate and current real estate projects   Seating is limited and this event is expected to sell out.  Tickets for the event $25.00. Free for 2016 AREPA Members.  This event is sponsored by Signature Bank.  For membership information and to purchase tickets, please go to

March of Dimes

June 16: The March of Dimes New Jersey Market will honor Mitchell E. Rudin, Chief Executive Officer of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, at the organization’s 2016 Real Estate Award Reception and Pynes Putting Challenge. This year’s event will take place on from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the United States Golf Association (USGA) headquarters, 77 Liberty Corner Road, Far Hills.


June 25-28: The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International will offer an extensive educational program and professional development opportunities at the 2016 BOMA International Conference & Expo, which takes place in Washington, D.C. Visit for more information.


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