Women’s Leadership Workshop
Jan. 8: The Commercial Real Estate Women’s Leadership Program will be held at the Felix Weiner Consulting Group’s Midtown Manhattan location between 1 and 5 p.m. The program will focus on topics such as building your personal brand, differentiating between assertive and aggressive behavior, boosting self-confidence for personal and professional growth, understanding unconscious bias, and more. Enrollment costs $329. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com
119th Annual REBNY Banquet
Jan. 15: The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) Chairman Rob Speyer has announced plans to honor Steven Spinola, REBNY’s President of nearly thirty years, with The Harry B. Helmsley Distinguished New Yorker Award at the industry’s most celebrated event of the year, the 119th Annual Banquet, which will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel. Steven Spinola is the longest-serving REBNY President, presiding over the organization’s growth from 4,000 members in 1986 to more than 16,000 members today. REBNY advises those wishing to attend to purchase tickets early. For more information, contact MaryAnn Aviles at 212-532-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit www.REBNY.com.
La Salle Dinner
Jan. 20: Manhattan College will honor Richard T. Anderson, president of the New York Building Congress (NYBC), with the 2015 De La Salle medal at the College’s annual De La Salle dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. Under Anderson’s leadership, the 93-year-old organization has experienced exceptional growth, with a focus on upgrading and expanding New York City’s aging infrastructure. The black-tie event begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. To attend the dinner or for more information, contact Tiana Sloan, director of corporate and foundation relations, at (718) 862-7431 or email email@example.com.
Jan 22.: Long Island Real Estate Group / LIREG W present a networking event for professional real estate women. The Cast Iron Chef Team Competition will be held at the New York Institute of Technology, de Seversky Mansion. Northern Boulevard, Old Westbury, NY. Tickets are $30 for members, $50 for non-members (ticket charge counts towards membership fee if you join). Contact RoseAnn Simeone at (631) 721-740 or info@LIREG.org
Jan. 26: The New York Building Congress hosts its Annual Membership Meeting and Construction Industry Luncheon Forum featuring Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thomas F. Prendergast at the Mandarin Oriental New York (36th floor Mandarin Ballroom), 80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street. Reception begins at 11:30 am. The luncheon and the program will begin at 12:30 pm. Fee: $275 for NYBC members; $325 for non-members; $2,500 for a member table of ten; $3,000 for a non-member table. For more information on reservations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeanine Badalamenti at (212) 481-9099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register online, visit www.buildingcongress.com.
Jan 28: Urban Land Institute New York (ULI New York) will welcome an unprecedented gathering of real estate industry leaders to discuss the 2015 real estate forecast in a forum entitled “Real Estate Outlook 2015.” The event will take place at 7:30 am at The TimesCenter in New York City. During this half day conference, Mitch Roschelle, Real Estate Advisory Practice Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, will deliver a keynote address on the outlook for the year ahead, followed by panel discussions between industry experts, including Robert Knakal, Chairman, Massey Knakal Realty Services; MaryAnne Gilmartin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Forest City Ratner Companies; Darcy Stacom, Vice Chairman, Investment Properties, CBRE; Jay Cross, President, Related Hudson Yards; Seth Pinsky, Executive Vice President, RXR Realty; John Powers, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Boston Properties; Laura Yablon Rapaport, Senior Vice President, L&L Holding Company; Josh Wise, Director of Facilities, Etsy; Jared Kushner, Chief Executive Officer, Kushner Companies. For more information about the event or to register visit: http://newyork.uli.org