UJA-Federation of New York honored the Olshan family at its Real Estate Luncheon on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Cipriani 42nd Street, in New York City. The event, which attracted more than 500 leaders in the real estate community, raised $2.1 million for UJA-Federation’s annual campaign to sustain its network of nearly 100 nonprofit agencies that touch the lives of 4.5 million people each year.
Morton Olshan, chairman of Olshan Properties; his wife Carole; and children Andrea, chief executive officer of Olshan Properties, and Michael, founder and managing partner of O-CAP Management, L.P., received the Jack D. Weiler Award in recognition of their outstanding professional achievements and commitment to Jewish philanthropy. Larry A. Silverstein, chairman of Silverstein Properties, Inc., presented the award. Ambassador Ron Prosor, permanent representative of Israel to the U.N., was the guest speaker.
Showing their support for the Olshan family were luncheon chair David E. Simon of Simon Property Group, UJA-Federation Real Estate & Allied Trades Division chair Richard J. Mack of Mack Real Estate Group, Lloyd Goldman of BLDG Management Co. Inc., Burton P. Resnick of Jack Resnick & Sons Inc., and Leonard A. Wilf of Garden Homes.