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AROUND TOWN: NYC Real Estate Expo, B’Nai Brith luncheon

NYC Real Estate Expo
Nov. 11: Real Estate Weekly will sponsor a panel called “Reading the tea leafs, tarot cards and crystal apple: Industry Leaders on Outlook for 2016.” Michael Stoler, managing director, Madison Realty Capital, will moderate a discussion between Bruce E Mosler, Chairman- Global Brokerage, Cushman & Wakefield Inc; Stephen B Siegel, Chairman – Global Brokerage, CBRE; Jeffrey Moerdler Esq., Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC and; Fredrick N Cooper, Sr VP Finance – International Development & Investors Relations, Toll Brothers. The panel will take place at the Expo being held in the NY Hilton at 1335 Ave or the Americas. The hour-long presentation will begin at 9:35am. For more information, go to

B’Nai Brith
Nov. 11: Jonathan Mazur, managing director, research, Newmark Grubb Knight, Frank, will speak at the B’nai B’rith Real Estate Breakfast at First American Title Insurance Company of NY, 666 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor beginning at 8.30 a.m. Mazur will discuss “Surging New York Real Estate Market: Tech Industry Impact Development Demand and More. Cost $35. Call 212-885-7239. Email Or register and pay online at

Steers Center Speech
Nov. 12: Joseph J. Sitt, president and CEO of Thor Equities, will share his personal insights and professional tips with Georgetown McDonough School of Business students and alumni at a special event co-hosted by the school’s Steers Center for Global Real Estate and the Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance. Sitt will talk about current trends and forecasts in a discussion with Matthew Cypher, Ph.D., director of the Steers Center for Global Real Estate. Sitt will then answer questions from the audience. The event will beging at 6 p.m. at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, 4 Times Square, 7th Floor. Register online at

Chinese Footprint
in NYC Real Estate
Nov 12: Real estate experts Jim Costello, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics; Jeffrey Dvorett, Executive Vice President & Head of Development, Kuafu Properties; and Darcy Stacom, Vice Chairman & Head of Investment Properties, CBRE discuss the continuing demand for NYC real estate by Chinese investors in a panel moderated by Ross F. Moskowitz, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. The event includes a continental breakfast and Networking session from at 8:10 A.M. / Program from 8:30 – 9:30 A.M. Registration is preferred but admission is free. It will be held at New York Law School – 2nd Floor Events Center185 West Broadway, (southeast corner of Leonard Street and West Broadway) New York, New York 10013. Register here

Vicki Been Breakfast
Nov 13: CityLaw’s November breakfast features a talk by HPD Commissioner Vicki Been, head of the nation’s largest municipal housing agency. Been is charged with creating and implementing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan, a bold initiative to create or preserve 200,000 affordable homes and apartments over the next decade. Prior to her appointment as HPD Commissioner, she was Director for NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. The event will be from 8:15 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at the New York Law School – Event Center from 185 West Broadway at Leonard Street – 2nd floor New York, NY 10013. Contact 212-431-2115 to RSVP.

YPC Holiday Event
Nov. 13: Kick off your holiday season with the YPC and come celebrate for a good cause. 100 percent of the net proceeds from the event will support Breaking Ground’s housing development and outreach programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. During YPC’s inaugural event in December 2014, the organization raised nearly $15,000 for Breaking Ground. This year, YPC hopes to beat its own record with your assistance.The event is being held at The Prince George Ballroom 15 East 27th Street New York, NY 10016 from 8 P.M. to midnight. Tickets are $95 in advance, $120 at the door and include: open bar, catering by Neuman’s Kitchen, live performance by Baby Soda and Music by DJ Brendan Jay Sullivan. Any questions, please contact Michelle LeNoach at underwrite, sponsor, or donate a raffle item for this event, please contact Michelle LeNoach at All such donations are tax deductible to full extent allowed by law.

Brooklyn Real Estate Round Table
Nov. 17: The event will take place at the Brooklyn Historical Society with networking and cocktails at 12 P.M. in the historic Othmer Library, followed by the speaking program and lunch in the Great Hall. This installment’s speakers include: Jeremy Feit, co-founder and principal, at Lincoln Oak Management LLC (LOM), Albert Laboz, Principal, United American Land LLC (UAL), and David Schwartz, Principal, Slate Property Group. All proceeds from this event benefit the nonprofit organization Brooklyn Historical Society and its education programs. To purchase tickets, visit:

Real Estate Seminar
Nov. 17: A panel of urban and suburban real estate and lifestyle experts will help New York City residents ponder a question many find themselves asking sooner or later, “City or Suburbs: Should I Stay or Should I Go?” Kathy Braddock and Paul Purcell, managing directors atresidential real estate brokerage William Raveis New York City, will lead a dynamic discussion with real estate agents from Fairfield and Westchester Counties, along with Clara Hemphil, author, public school authority and founder of respected website The free seminar will allow attendees to explore how schools, housing, taxes, commute and lifestyle should factor into the decision-making process.
The event will take place from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at The Real Estate Board of New York – Litwin Room 570 Lexington Avenue (between 50th and 51st Streets),New York City

NYBC Dinner
Nov. 18: The New York Building Congress hosts its 2015 Industry Recognition Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New York, 109 E 42nd Street. The Building Congress will honor Tishman Construction President and COO Jay Badame, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Chairman A. Eugene Kohn, and NYC School Construction Authority President and CEO Lorraine Grillo. In addition, the Building Congress will present the George A. Fox Public Service Award to the Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, Inc. Reception starts at 6:00 P.M. followed by dinner and program at 7:00 P.M. Individual tickets start at $900. Tables of ten are available starting at $8,750. For more information on reservations and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeanine Badalamenti at (212) 481-9099 or email To register online, visit

WX Woman of the Year Gala
Nov. 19: WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) will host its 2015 Woman of the Year Gala from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at The Pierre in New York City. The gala will honor Carmen M. Bowser of Eastpointe Consultants, LLC. Bowser has closed over $6 billion in transactions while working at institutions including Capital One Bank, Prudential, TIAA-CREF and others. The 2015 Woman of the Year Gala will also pay tribute to Patricia Goldstein, a longtime WX member and previous Woman of the Year recipient who passed away recently. For more information, visit

Fountain House Awards
Nov. 19: Francis Greenburger, founder and CEO of Time Equities Inc., will be honored by Fountain House, a foundation dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness, for his philanthropic work in the areas of criminal justice, mental health and the arts.
In addition to serving as Founder and CEO of TEI, Francis is also the Founder and President of the Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice and Founder of the OMI International Arts Center. The event is slated to take place from 6 P.M to 9 P.M. at Metropolitan West, located on 639 West 46th Street.

AREPA Speaker
Dec 1: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a speaker 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. Michael Stoler, President of New York Real Estate TV and Managing Director of Madison Realty Capital will discuss his distinguished career in real estate and provide his real estate outlook for 2016: Boom or Decline?
Seating is limited and this holiday event is expected to sell out. Tickets for the event $25.00. Event sponsored by Suffolk County National Bank. For membership information and to purchase tickets, please go to

NYSA Seminar
Dec 4: The Transportation & Logistics Update NYSA Training Center seminar will take place at 1210 Corbin Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201. A networking breakfast will start 7:45 A.M. and the program will begin at 8:30 A.M. Corporate Members contact Kathy Iola at 732-729-9900 to register and inquire about discounted admission. The program offers two continuing education credits for N.J. licesnsed brokers.

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