Nov. 18: Join colleagues and guests as NYCREW focuses on facilities management. Industry experts Michael Aisner of RXR Realty Trust, Paul Magda of ABM Facility Services, and Patricia Revellese of SL Green Realty Corp. will join moderators Audrey Shultz of Pratt Institute and Amelia Janisz of EZ Building EHS to discuss such topics as: workplace innovations, operational technology and systems integration, personnel management and retention, and the opportunities and obstacles presented by this ever-changing environment. The event will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pratt Institute, 144 West 14th Street.
Nov19-23: In tribute to the late Glenn Markman, the television show “Building New York: NY Stories” will rebroadcast an interview by Michael Stoller on the life of the veteran broker. The show will be rebroadcast on CUNY TV in New York City. The show airs in all five boroughs on CUNY TV, which is Channel 75 on Time Warner, Channel 77 on RCN and Channel 30 on FIOS/Verizon. The schedule for the broadcasts Thursday, November 1, 11:30 PM; Saturday, November 21, noon; Sunday, November 22, 12:30 AM; Sunday, November 23, 6:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall RE Council
Nov: 20: The Carnegie Hall Real Estate Council, a group of real estate industry leaders who provide annual funding for Carnegie Hall’s music and education initiatives, is set to host its fall event. The evening begins with a private dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the hall’s Rohatyn Room, where members have the opportunity to socialize and network before proceeding to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for a performance by the San Francisco Symphony led by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. For more information on the November 20 evening or to receive an application for membership, please call Carnegie Hall’s Director of Patron Programs, Don Spalding, at 212-903-9807.
Mechanics Institute Awards
Nov. 20: A cocktail reception and presentation ceremony to benefit The Mechanics Institute will be held on from 6-9 PM at The General Society Library on 20 West 44th Street, New York. Frank Gibbons, chief operating officer of Penguin, An EMCOR Company, is receiving the Craftsmanship Award and Daniel R. Garodnick, council member of New York City Council District #4 is receiving the Civic Leadership Award. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-840-1840 ext. 2 for ticketing and advertising info.
March of Dimes
Nov. 20: The March of Dimes Real Estate Award Breakfast takes place at The Renaissance Westchester Hotel, 80 West Red Oak Lane, West Harrison, NY beginning with coffee and networking at 7:00am. The Breakfast and Program runs from 8:00am-9:30am. Real Estate Award Recipient: DLC Management Corp., Adam Ifshin, President. Emcee: Tony Aiello, CBS 2 Reporter. Co-Chairs: Patricia Valenti, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Jim Hurley, Pavarini North East Construction Co. Martin S. Berger Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Lowell M. Schulman, Schulman Management LLC Companies. For the latest information, visit marchofdimes.com/ny .
Nov. 20: The Community Housing Improvement Program’s Annual Cocktail Party will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at Astor Hall, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue, Main Entrance. For more information or to RSVP, respond directly to CHIP at 212-838-7442 or RSVP@chipnyc.org. For non-members the cost is $200 per person.
Nov. 21: The Real Estate Board of New York Residential Rentals Clinic will be held from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM and is a free seminar for REBNY members only. Registration is required. Check back for registration and more information about this event. It will be held at the REBNY Mendik Education Center, 570 Lexington Avenue (Lower Level).
Rockers in Relief
Dec. 2: Real estate giants will rock out for charity at the fourth annual Real Estate Rockers in Relief concert. The concert will raise awareness and funds for JDRC, an organization that assists communities across the nation in long-term domestic disaster recovery, including continued local relief efforts in the tri-state area following Hurricane Sandy. It is being held at The Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street (between 9th and 10th Ave) at 7 PM. Admission is free but the suggested donation is $50.
Dec. 4: An insiders’ look at retail, office and residential asset classes from both the local and national perspective will be held at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street. Network and learn what’s new with REITs, foreign investment, Section 1031, technology for reporting and valuation, assessments and taxes. All attendees are eligible to receive eight CPE credits. General price is $510 and member price is $385. There is a 20 percent group discount available for five or more attendees. Contact Alonza Robertson at 212.719.8405 for more information and a list of featured speakers.
Dec. 5: When and how will we solve NJ’s transportation funding dilemma? What impacts are workforce issues, speed to delivery and consumer demand having on the real estate needs of shippers, transportation providers, and logistics and 3PL firms? Potential answers to these questions and more can be heard and discussed at NAIOP’s Transportation & Logistics Update Seminar which will be held at the Renaissance Newark Airport. Registration, networking & breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m., program starts 8:30 a.m.. Confirmed speakers include Anne Strauss-Wieder of ASW Associates, Maggie Moran of Forward New Jersey and more. Contact Kathy Iola at 732-729-9900 for more information.
Dec. 5: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will usher in its 35th anniversary at its annual Black Tie Holiday Dinner Dance gala at The Yale Club Ballroom, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, from 7 pm until midnight. The event will pay tribute to guests of honor Jeannie Kwon, chief of staff, MTA Capital Construction and Caroline Weiss, associate principal, Weidlinger Associates. Special guest will be Michael Horodniceanu, president, MTA Capital Construction. Stan Rubin’s Orchestra & Rock Band will perform. Cocktails, dinner & dancing (open bar). For reservations, call 212.486.7745 or email email@example.com. Visit www.pwcusa.org/ny.
Wine, Cheese Chat
Dec. 9: LicenseSure LLC will be hosting a complimentary wine, cheese and chat on “Starting Your Own Design Firm: What You Need to KnowPresenters are Rob Brewer, CPA, CCIFP, Grassi & Co.; Christine Filip, Esq., Business Development Partners; Patricia Harris, Esq., LEED AP, Founder and CEO, LicenseSure LLC; and Eric Morgenweck, Esq., Zetlin & De Chiara LLP.
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.