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AROUND TOWN: upcoming events you need to know about


July 24: The New York Association of Realty Managers presents Chelsea Area Landscaping Tour/Seminar, A tale of 2 complexes, it is the best of landscaping – it is the … ” From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at West 26th Street at Eighth Avenue – Advance Registration required. Presented by: James Dempsey, Assistant Grounds Keeper, Penn South & former Golf Course Superintendent. Free to NYARM Members, Limited space. Non-members $185 contact Margie Russell, executive director for membership info, sponsorships at 212-216-0654 or email

Diversity Conference


July 26&27: Avant-Garde Network’s Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Conference will take place at the Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway. Over 50 speakers will explore commercial real estate (CRE), an industry where persons of color make up under one percent of the senior level executives. Speakers include Adeola Adejobi, Esq., founder and CEO of Avant-Garde Network, Margaret Anadu,Goldman Sachs, head of Urban Investment Group; Meredith Marshall, BRP Development Corporation; John Banks, president emeritus, REBNY and London Kemp, director, corporate real estate Netflix. For details visit


July 29: The annual Real Estate Boar of New York Golf and Tennis Outing will be held at the North SHore Country Clud. Register now, contact Cindy M. Ramotar at

NYARM Seminar:

July 31: The New York Association of Realty Managers presents “The challenges of managing multiple capital improvement projects in a pre-war historical landmark building.” From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Apthorp Condominium, 2211 Broadway at West 79th Street – Advance Registration required. Managed by Gumley Haft. Presented by, James Rauscher, Resident Manager. Free to NYARM Members, Limited space. Non-members $185 contact Margie Russell, executive director for membership info, sponsorships at 212-216-0654 or email

Golf Outing

August 5: The Sunrise Association will present its Community Partner Award to Alliant, a commercial insurance brokerage, during it 13th annual Mildred & Samuel Levine Memorial Golf Classic being held at three courses – The Seawane Club in Hewlett, New York, Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, New York and the Rockville Links Club in Rockville Centre, New York. Shelly & Larry Cohen, longtime supporters & volunteers; Jules Leibman, Chairman of GA Fleet Associates; and Bruce Watterson, Managing Group Director and Senior Vice President at Signature Bank will be honored during the event. The proceeds from the event will benefit Sunrise Day Camp-Long Island. For information call the Sunrise Association 516-996-9042

CIBS-LI Networking

Aug. 7: Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island Summer Extravaganza, Aug. 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Poolside networking and BBQ at Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY. Free to CIBS members and associate members; $150 for others. RSVP or register at

ICSC Conference

Sept. 11-12: The International Council of Shopping Centers PA/NJ/DE Dealmaking Convention takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in philadelphia. Keynote speaker is Sharon Pinkerson, Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Film Office. For details, email

ULI Fall Meeting

Sept. 18-21: Increasing diversity within the real estate industry, as well as incorporating sustainability in real estate transactions, are among the topics and issues that industry experts will be discussing at the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Fall Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This year’s speakers include Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations and Amazon’s director of worldwide economic development Holly Sullivan. For information visit

BCW Dinner

Oct. 10: The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) will welcome MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren as the keynote speaker at the BCW Annual Dinner at the HiltonWestchester in Rye Brook, N.Y. Cocktail reception will start at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program from 7-9 p.m. For information on sponsorships, contact Charlene Nixon, Senior Director of Membership, at To register or for more information about the dinner, please visit

NYC Real Estate Expo

Oct. 24: The day-long NYCRE Expo will draw over 5,000 to the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. Confirmed speakers include Vince Rocco, Halstead; Michael Romer, Esq., of Romer, Debbas; Louise Forbes, Halstead; Paul Massey, B6 Real Estate Advisors; Kent Swig, Swig Equities; Bess Freedman, Brown Harris Stevens; and Luciane Serifovic, Luxian International Realty. Attendees are entitled to register at no charge for 7.5 hours of real estate CE credits through the New York Real Estate Center, the designated NYCRE Expo school. Advance registration is required at For individual tickets, the Early Bird Registration fee is $69 per ticket. ($89 after August 14.) Admission at the door will be $120. To register with the discount, upon registering add Promo Code ‘Expo.’ General Expo questions

Deal of the Year Gala

Oct. 30: The Real Estate Board of New York 31st annual Residential Deal of the Year Gala will be held at The Plaza Hotel. Reserve your table and become a sponsor, contact: Yilda Guerrero at or Olivia Byun at #RESDOY19

PropTech Summit

Nov. 12-13: Reed MIDEM and MetaProp NYC host the third annual 2019 MIPIM PropTech NYC Summit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. This year’s panelist include Cleve Adams, CEO of Site 1001; Ryan Anderson, VP of Digital Innovation at Herman Miller; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner at BIG.

WX Gala

Nov. 14: WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) 2019 Woman of the Year Gala is from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street. This year’s Woman of the Year is Paula Schaefer, Senior Vice President at Clarion Partners. Proceeds from the event are used to fund scholarships for women entering the real estate profession in the NYC area, and to pay for educational, professional development and networking events for the organization’s Mentoring program. For details visit

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