Apr. 1: A top FBI terrorism expert will discuss preparedness for Active Shooter situations at a networking breakfast of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG). Richard M. Frankel, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office’s Criminal Division, will speak at 8 a.m. at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club, 270 Wheatley Rd., Old Westbury, New York. An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined or populated area. Admission to the meeting is free for LIREG members and $60 for non-members. For information or to RSVP email info@LIREG.org or call 631-721-7400.
Apr. 1: Dana L. Moskowitz, principal/president of EVO Real Estate Group, will speak at the B’nai B’rith luncheon at the Cornell Club. The theme of her speech will be Gender and Generation: A Young Women’s Path to Leadership in Commercial Real Estate. The reception will begin at noon. The cost is $70 per person with two days advance notice and $80 per person at the door.
Apr. 7: CREW New York will hold its Powerful Women in Real Estate luncheon featuring top-tier women in New York City real estate as its guests of honor and panelists. Speakers include Ann Cole, JP Morgan Company; Lisa Gomez, L+M Development; Sara Queen, Brookfield Properties; Sara Mirski, Sam Boymelgreen LLC and; Laura Pomerantz, Cushman & Wakefield. In addition to the panel, CREW New York’s Charitable Fund will be collecting gently worn business attire for the non-profit Bottomless Closet. For CREW New York members without pre-paid package the cost is $100, for non-members it is $120. Cost for members of other CREW Chapters and NYBC Council of Industry Women’s Organizations is also $100.
Apr. 13: The Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers and the Long Island and Metro New York Chapters of Appraisal Institute will host a two-hour continuing education seminar for real estate appraisers, to discuss Collateral Underwriter, a risk assessment tool being used by Fannie Mae, banks, and appraisal management companies to determine deficiencies in residential UAD appraisal reports. Find out how Collateral Underwriter will affect you as an appraiser. The event will cost $65 for members. It is being held at Koenig’s Restaurant in Floral Park, NY from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.. Robert Murphy, Director of Valuation and Eligibility at Fannie Mae will be speaking. Cocktail hour after the seminar is courtesy of GeoData Plus. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info or to register.
Apr. 13: The New York City Children’s Theater Gala Celebration will be held at Battery Gardens, 1 Battery Place (across from 17 State Street). It is presented by The Board of Directors of New York City Children’s Theater. Special guest host will be PBS NYC Arts correspondent, Christina Ha. It will be held between 6:30 – 9:30pm with dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. Business/Cocktail Attire; The Gala is a 21+ over event. Tickets: www.nycchildrenstheater.force.com
Apr: 15: The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate will hold its 20th Annual REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) Symposium, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Pierre in Manhattan. This year’s keynote speaker will be Samuel Zell. The Symposium also will feature conversations with Martin Cohen, Jonathan Gray, and Barry Sternlicht, as well as many of the leading CEOs, bankers, analysts, and other professionals in the REIT and real estate industries. Contact Jessica Estrada-Watson at 212-992-3618 or email@example.com.
Apr. 16: The New York City Chapter of CoreNet Global will host their 2015 Annual Dinner at The American Museum of Natural History. The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. CoreNet Global New York City Chapter (CoreNet NYC) will be joined by almost 900 corporate real estate industry leaders for their Annual Dinner at The American Museum of Natural History. Members and guests will dine and network throughout the spectacular Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda, Akeley Hall of African Mammals and at the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life. For more information or to register for the event, visit annualdinner.corenetnyc.org.
Apr 17: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host a luncheon at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, NYC. Jacket & tie are required. The keynote speaker is to be announced. A networking cocktail hour is from 11:30 to 12:15 with lunch immediately following. The cost is $85 for members & $125 for non-members. To reserve or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445
Apr. 17: NAIOP-NJ will hold a “crash course” designed to help NJ Licensed Brokers & Real Estate Salespersons meet continuing education credit requirements before the April 30 deadline of the current cycle. Earn 4 CEs: Social Media & Technology, Real World Ethics and Comprehensive Ethics for CRE Brokers/Salespersons at the Renaissance in Woodbridge, NJ. For $95, NAIOP NJ members can earn up to 4 continuing education credits: 2 Ethics and 2 Core for brokers. Space is limited. Rates are also available for Members’ colleagues and non-members.
NMHC Speaker Series
April 21: National Multifamily Housing Council will welcome MaryAnne Gilmartin, president and CEO, Forest City Ratner Companies. Registration and a networking reception for the event will begin at 7 p.m. and the speaker series will begin at 8 p.m. It is being held at J.P. Morgan Headquarters 270 Park Avenue New York, NY 10172. Registration is open to any under-40 employee (with five or more years of industry experience) of NMHC member firm. Registration is $65 per person, and space is limited.
Apr. 24: New York Law School hosts the annual Rooftops Conference panels include: The Trades Talk; Incorporating Sustainability in Not-for-Profit Spaces; In Site: Occupancy Strategies in a (Relentlessly) Upward Real Estate Market; A Funding Toolbox for Physical Space Projects; and Communicating Through and About Your Space. The conference will be moderated by James Hagy, Distinguished Adjunct Professor and Director of The Rooftops Project, New York Law School. Registration includes a full-day program, continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon reception. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. More information can be found by visiting www.nyls.edu/rooftops.
Apr. 27: goods for good, a nonprofit using microenterprise to transform orphan care in Southern Africa, will host the 6th annual Gala for Good honoring Neil Blumenthal, co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, and Rachel Blumenthal, founder of Cricket’s Circle. The event will be held at IAC HQ, located at 555 West 18th Street. Proceeds will help goods for good build more small businesses that fund orphan care programs in Malawi. For sponsorship information and tickets to Gala for Good, visit www.galaforgood.org.
April 29: At this half-day conference major international real estate investors, developers, and academic researchers will assess recent and future trends and examine the risks in global real estate investing. The conference is a must for US investors looking to invest in overseas or global markets. Leading REIT investor Sam Zell will offer the keynote address. The event will take place at Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220 located at 55 Lexington Avenue 24th Street, New York New York. Registration at www.baruch.cuny.edu
Apr. 28-29: Borough Presidents Ruben Diaz Jr. of the Bronx and Eric Adams of Brooklyn will keynote the opening of BuildingsNY 2015 at 9 a.m. in the Javits Center with a discussion on “Housing in the Boroughs: Who Wants It?” On April 29, Purnima Kapur, executive director of the New York City Planning Commission will discuss of “The Mayor’s Housing Plan: What, Where, and When.” A full list of exhibits and seminars is available at BuildingsNY.com.
April 30: The Realty Foundation of New York announced that Norman Sturner, founding partner and CEO of MHP Real Estate Services, will be honored at a cocktail party to be held at the newly re-furbished Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Plaza. Cocktails will be held from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
Apr. 30: Rebuilding Together NYC (RT NYC) 2015 Coming Home Gala will be held on from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Yale Club in midtown Manhattan. George Oliphant, host of NBC’s hit show George to the Rescue will serve as Master of Ceremony for the event honoring Meredith Corporation Vice Chairperson, Mell Meredith Frazier, and Shawmut Design and Construction President, Les Hiscoe. The Coming Home Gala celebrates the philanthropic work of its honorees.
May 7: EisnerAmper and Real Estate Weekly bring together the top investors, owners, and developers in New York City Real Estate at The Inaugural Real Estate Dealmakers Forum. Speakers include John Catsimatidis, CEO & Chairman, Red Apple Group; Paul Massey, president – New York Investment Sales, Cushman & Wakefield; Toby Moskovits, Founder & CEO, Heritage Partners; Arthur J. Mirante II, Principal, Avison Young; Norman Sturner, President & CEO, MHP Real Estate Services and: Ofer Yardeni, Chairman & CEO, Stonehenge Partners. For details, log onto http://redealmakersforum.com/
STA Awards Dinner
May 9: The Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) i2015 Annual Construction Awards Dinner will be held at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, New York. Cocktails and dinner will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with the Awards Ceremony beginning at 9:00 p.m. Honorees include: Michael Mazzucca, Lifetime Achievement Award; Milo E. Riverso, STV Group, Inc. For more information contact Samantha Sweeney at (212) 398-6220 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 11-12: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct Managing the Physical Asset on May 11 & 12 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at 1751 Second Avenue in NYC. Develop a first-rate, proactive, and sustainable property maintenance and risk management program by learning the specifics of planning, implementing, and monitoring property maintenance operations. The cost for member is $599; non-members $745. To register or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445.
May 13-14: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct Investment Real Estate: Financial Tools on May 13 & 14 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at 1751 Second Avenue in NYC. This course addresses the core issues that impact fiscal planning, giving you the ability to calculate important financial components and take control of your property’s financial outlook.The cost for member is $599; non-members $745. To register or for additional information please visit iremnyc.org or call 212.944.9445.
NAIOP CRE Awards
May 14: The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards. The awards will be presented during the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala, to be held at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, N.J. Finn Wentworth, founder and partner, Normandy Real Estate Partners will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Impact Award will be presented to Constantino T. Milano, Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc. Geoffrey Schubert of CBRE and Robert R. Martie of Colliers International will receive the Industry Service Awards. The winners of the Deal of the Year Awards will be revealed at the Gala. For complete details and updates, visit www.naiopnj.org