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AROUND TOWN: BOMA conferences and lunch, Autumn Leaves gala

Networking fundraiser
Oct. 3: Members of the New York City real estate community host the inaugural St. Jude Spirit of Hope: An Evening of BBQ & Blues for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from 7-11 p.m. at the Manhattan Penthouse on 14th and Fifth Avenue. Live blues music, bourbon tastings, silent auction prizes, dancing and competitive games. To register or get involved, visit

CoreNet Young Leaders
Oct. 3: The CoreNet NYC Young Leaders Committee will host its first annual “Ride for Breast Cancer Research” benefiting The Pink Agenda at SWERVE Fitness, 21 West 46th Street in New York, and run from 4:00 p.m. to 6:15 PM. Contact to learn more.

CREW New York
Oct. 4: Commercial Real Estate Women of New York throw their 40th year anniversary gala at the Edison Ballroom at 240 West 47th Street. Rashida Jones, of NBC News and MSNBC, will emcee the Gala, which will feature a VIP reception, cocktail reception, formal dinner, silent auction, and ceremony recognizing the achievements of our honorees. Go to to purchase tickets and register.

Autumn Leaves Gala
Oct. 9: James Lenox House and its sister residence, Carnegie East House, will host its annual Autumn Leaves Gala at 6:00 p.m at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on 141 West 54th Street. Charles F. Murphy, Senior Vice President, Turner Construction, and the first corporate honoree Orion Worldwide LLC, a global media agency, will be honored. The Gala raises funds to support safe, affordable living at both James Lenox House and Carnegie East House. For ticket information visit or callMegan Scruggs at 212-588-5886.

Oct. 8-11: The Urban Land Institute is hosting their 2018 Fall Meeting at the Boston Convention and Exhbition Center. The three-day event will focus on a different topic each day starting with Monday’s feature of the most innovating developments in Boston. Tuesday’s event will emphasize leadership and lessons from experts in the industry where Wednesday will focus on industry trends. The event will wrap up on Thursday with the anticipated industry forecast, Ermerging Trends in Real Estate, that is co-published with PwC.

BOMA Annual Conference
Oct. 17: The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater New York (BOMA New York) will welcome Republican candidate for Governor of New York, Marc Molinaro as keynote speaker at its Annual Conference & Leadership Breakfast. The conference run from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Club 101. In addition to hosting a special speaker, BOMA New York will announce its 2019 officers and board of directors.

BOMA New York
Oct. 18: Learn about variable frequency drives, or VFDs, with BOMA New York’s Lunch and Learn event at One Penn Plaza at Suite 2205 starting at 11 a.m. Taught by Bob Pusateri, the director of business development at Eletronic Drives and Controls, the seminar will dive into how VFDs work, how they will save you money and the maintenance involved.

Leadership Award
Oct. 18: Joseph M. Murphy, a Founding Director of Country Bank New York and a United States Marine, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Marine Corps University Foundation’s Major General John H. Russell Leadership Award. Murphy will receive this award at the Major General John H. Russell Luncheon at The Union League Club in New York City. Murphy has been an active Director of the Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Foundation since 1997. In 2004, Mr. Murphy was also a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. For more information call Melissa Packard at (703) 640-6835 or;

Oct. 23: The American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra announced that architect Daniel Libeskind will be honored at its annual New York Benefit Gala at The Grand Ballroom at The Pierre Hotel at 2 East 61st Street. The gala begins at 7 p.m. and includes a cocktail reception, concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and dinner. Gala tables are available from $15,000 and individual tickets begin at $1,500. To order tickets, email

BOMA New York
Oct. 24: Join Boma New York and LEED expert Charlie Cichetti for its LEED Demand Response lunch event. The Lunch and Learn event will be held at One Penn Plaza’s Suite 2205 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and explain how the LEED Existing Buildings v4 works and update you on the LEED and Energy Star progress in the city.
NYC Housing

Partnership Luncheon
Nov. 8: Housing Partnership Development Corporation (NYC Housing Partnership) will celebrate its 36th anniversary with a gala luncheon at Gotham Hall at 1365 Broadway at West 36th Street. Preet Bharara, former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, will be the Special Guest Speaker. Eric Enderlin, President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation, will moderate a Q&A discussion with Bharara. For more information go to the Housing Partnership website at


Nov. 5: NAIOP New Jersey will recognize the outstanding contributions made by its volunteer leaders at the Annual President’s Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, with networking and cocktails at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 5:45 p.m. The Legacy Award will be presented to Tim Lizura, former president and chief operating officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Dewberry’s Liz Archer will receive the Pillar Award, which recognizes members who set an extraordinary example of involvement. To register or for more information, contact NAIOP New Jersey at (732) 729-9900, or visit

Nov. 6: Reed MIDEM, together with MetaProp NYC announce the first confirmed speakers for the second annual MIPIM PropTech NY. The conference, which is the flagship event of NYC Real Estate Tech Week, will take place on at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 W 18th Street. Speakers will include Karen Hollinger, AvalonBay Communities; Constance Freedman, Moderne Ventures; Brandon Weber, VTS; Maria Seredina, Zillow Group; Brad Greiwe, Fifth Wall; Willis Kim, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH.

Haymakers for Hope
Nov. 15: Slater B. Traaen of GLL Real Estate Partners will participate in Haymakers for Hope’s 7th annual Hope NYC event at The Hammerstein Ballroom. 30 men and women will compete in front of nearly 2,000 people in an official, three round, USA Boxing match. Tickets and sponsorship information are available at

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