UPCOMING EVENTS: Retail broker party at 345 Fifth; New CoreNet programs

FAITH HOPE CONSOLO Retail Broker Party Sept. 14: Faith Hope Conso


Retail Broker Party Sept. 14: Faith Hope Consolo & Empire Management will host a Broker Reception at 345 Fifth Avenue to introduce the new 22,000 s/f retail space facing the Empire State Building. Cocktails will be served from 5 – 7 p.m. RSVP: Art Exhibition Now- Dec. 31: L&L Holding Company has launched an art exhibition series to be located in the lobby of 200 Fifth Avenue and running through Dec. 31. Sculptor John Newman will be the inaugural featured artist in what will be a rotating series of exhibitions of art that will be displayed in both the lobby and in two street level window cases at L&L’s landmark office building. Newman, who has shown his work internationally and is in major museum collections, is known for his innovative use of materials, provocative use of color, and vanguard treatment of abstract form. The lobby is open to the public daily. IREM Course Sept. 13-29: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct a course titled “Accredited Residential Manager” (ARM) from 8:00 to 5:00 on September 13-15 & 27-29 at 50 Broad Street in NYC. Immerse yourself in this comprehensive course covering residential site management from A to Z. Those who successfully pass the exam on the last day of the course will receive the Accredited Residential Manager designation from IREM. The cost to attend is $860 for members & $1,075 for non-members. To register or for additional information please visit or call 212.944.9445. Corenet Global Sept. 14: CoreNet Global NYC Chapter will host two programs from The Strategy and Portfolio Planning Community. FASB: It’s here. What now? Will take place between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the officers of the Rockefeller Group, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, 33rd Floor. Avison Young principal Greg Kraut will moderate a panel discussion on the new lease accounting standards and their impact on decision making for financial sector portfolios, how to prepare for the new regulations and the role service providers play in the new process. Panelists include: David Bagatelle, Sterling Bank; Mark Betesh, KBA Lease Services; Erik Lange, KPMG; Christopher McKenna, JPMorgan Chase; Richard Podos, Lance Capital and; Alan Scott, Deutsche Bank. For registration information go to: CoreNet Global Sept. 15: CoreNet Global NYC Chapter will welcome Harri Singh, Vice President of Operations General Electric for a discussion on what affected GE’s decision to relocate to the Boston area in terms of workplace metrics; public / government incentives; and talent attraction and retention. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the offices the Rockefeller Group, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, 33rd Floor. Register at: Zoning Symposium Sept. 15: To mark the 100th anniversary of NYC Zoning, the New York City Department of City Planning and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design have teamed up to create a one-day symposium to explore how zoning may be deployed in New York and around the world to create more equitable, productive, sustainable, and livable cities. Over 25 lawyers, planners, designers, and other professionals from New York, other US cities, and other cities abroad well-versed in the field of zoning will speak about the history of New York’s zoning, the zoning and land-use regulatory experience in five United States and four international cities, the link between planning and zoning, and the advisability of creating a new zoning resolution. Agenda and registration details can be found at Aging-in-Place Guide for Building Owners Sept. 15: : AIANY Design for Aging Committee, NYC Department for the Aging, and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. will host a seminar at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Speakers: Richard Buery, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, NYC Office of the Mayor; Donna Corrado, PhD, Commissioner, NYC Department for the Aging; Krista Egger, Director of Initiatives, Enterprise Community Partners; Chris Widelo, Associate State Director for Advocacy, AARP; Karen Kubey, Editor, Aging-in-Place Guide for Building Owners; Visiting Associate Professor, Pratt Institute. Moderator: Christine Hunter, AIA, Principal, Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC; Co-chair, AIANY Design for Aging Committee. Price: Free INREV Seminar Sept. 20: Tthe European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles will be hosting its third annual New York seminar at the Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, from 2 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.. Contributors will include Nick Axford, Global Head of Research, CBRE; Alistair Dryer, Fund Manager, Aviva Investors Real Estate Multi Manager; Barbara Flusk, Senior Partner, Clarion Partners; Udo Schaffer, Head of Real Estate Portfolio Management, E.ON. The event will conclude with a drinks reception. For details, email FIDI Golf Sept. 19: The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) New York Real Estate Division Fifth Annual Golf Outing takes place at Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury. The gala will honor Matthew E. Kasindorf, Esq., chair of the real estate department at Meister Seelig & Fein LLP. Also attending the daylong event will be active-duty IDF soldiers. Other guests will include FIDF National President Peter Weintraub; FIDF National Board Member and New York Real Estate

Ofer Yardeni

Division Chairman Emeritus Ofer Yardeni, who is chairman and CEO of Stonehenge Partners; FIDF National Director and CEO Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir; FIDF Tri-State Executive Director Galit Brichta; and FIDF Tri-State Real Estate Division Director Olivia Lichaa. The day will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and an 11 a.m. tee off, and will include tennis and cycling. Cocktails and dinner will start at 5 p.m. Funds will go toward FIDF well-being and educational programs for IDF soldiers. For more information visit: UCP Golf Outing Sept. 19: The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament will be held at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York, in support of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. The golf tournament will be co-hosted by Teresa Priolo, and Erika Wachter, of Fox 5 News. A UCP of NYC Corporate Champion Award will be presented to Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International. The Tournament is presented by the Carmel family. Sponsors include Colliers International, Alliance, Avison Young, Staples, Baker Tilley Virchow Krause, LLP, Stop Pest Control, HOK, Weiss Group, Driscoll Foods. For more information contact Petra Tuomi, or visit: IREM Luncheon September 21: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host their monthly luncheon at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street from 11:30 to 1:30. Networking cocktail hour sponsored by MacInnis, Ward & Associates begins at 11:30. Keynote speaker to be announced. Past IREM presidents & member anniversaries will be honored & celebrated. Jacket & tie are required. The cost to attend is $85 for members; $125 non-members. Principals Reception Sept. 22: A Real Estate Principals Evening Reception will feature a panel discussion with Abe Hidary, Adam Parkoff, Chad Cooley & David Schectman. Moderated by Sol Zimmerman  and Evan Weiss & hosted by EisnerAmper, Meridian Capital, Morgan Stanley, Real Estate Weekly ,Conner Strong Buckelew & LWH Advisors. For Principals Only. Dietary Laws observed. For information contact David Rackman at 516-864-8838 or Storm Seminar Sept. 27 As part of National Preparedness Month, Argo Real Estate will be hosting their second emergency preparedness seminar, “Number One Emergency in NYC: Preparing Your Building for Coastal Storms” from 6pm-9pm at the The Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway, NYC. A panel of experts will address coastal storm concerns and provide attendees with extensive information on how to prepare. Attendees can RSVP at or online at PENCIL Annual Gala Sept. 27: The 2016 PENCIL Annual Gala will take place at 6:30 pm, Cipriani Wall Street. The event will honor CetraRuddy Architecture and Ogilvy & Mather. PENCIL works at the intersection of school needs and business expertise to bring together the best ideas, talent, and resources across sectors to improve public school and student performance and enhance workforce pathways. For details, go to NYC Real Estate Expo Sept. 29: The 8th annual Expo will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. The event will bring together commercial and residential real estate professionals for a full day of networking, panel discussions and education sessions. The official programming will begin at 8 a.m. which includes informative educational sessions and panel discussions. This event will also include free CE credits from Baruch College and Leap EDU. Visit the Agenda section of the NYC Real Estate Expo website to see the full schedule of topics, speakers and panelists. To purchase tickets or to learn more, visit CEO Perspective Sept. 29: NAIOP NJ’s annual CEO Perspective panel will feature the leaders of companies making headlines for their dynamic growth and expansion, generating jobs and investments in New Jersey. Speakers will include Chris Sullens, President & CEO of WorkWave. The event will be held at Maritime Parc, Jersey City, beginning at 5:00 p.m.. Event Sponsors: Prologis, Cushman & Wakefield and Investors Bank. For information, email NYBC Breakfast


September 30,: The New York Building Congress will host a Construction Industry Breakfast Forum with Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick and Director of Department of City Planning and Chairman of New York City Planning Commission Carl Weisbrod at the New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. Registration and reception at 8:00 a.m., breakfast and program begin at 8:30 a.m. Fee: $125 for NYBC members; $175 for non-members; $1,150 for member table; $1,650 for non-member table; $4,500 to co-host. For information contact Alanna Draudt at To register online, visit NYC Real Estate Tech Week Oct. 5: Reed Midem has partnered with MetaProp NYC to produce the 2016 NYC Real Estate Tech Week’s flagship event, MIPIM PropTech Summit. The event will be held at the Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street. The MIPIM PropTech Summit will be the first conference in North America to be part of the MIPIM series of events. The MIPIM PropTech Summit will feature the first ever North America stop in the Global Start­up Competition Series. NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016 will be held from September 26 through October 7, 2016, showcasing a combination of public and invitation­only. . A full list of NYC Real Estate Tech Week 2016 events and speakers is available at AIR Society Benefit Oct. 13: The National Jewish Health AIR Society will host The Sky’s the Limit Benefit at the Ascent Lounge, 10 Columbus Circle, Fourth Floor, New York, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Jonathon K. Yormak of East End Capital will be the honored guest. The exclusive charity event benefits National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. For information, go to: SIOR Fall World Conference Oct. 20-22: The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors – 2016 Fall World Conference which be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square, 811 7th Avenue (at West 53rd Street). As part of SIOR’s 75th Anniversary celebration, this international event will bring together the industry’s top commercial real estate brokers and experts, SIOR leadership and members, and many special guests, discussing the most pressing and relevant topics facing the real estate industry today. The full conference schedule is available at ULI MEETING Oct. 24: The Urban Land Institute 2016 Fall Meeting will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Sessions will include: The intersection of real estate and technology; Suburbs in the city and cities in the suburbs; Conversions of obsolete industrial space; and Busting myths about the economy. For full details go to Jewish Heritage Luncheon Oct. 27: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Real Estate and Allied Trades Division will host an inaugural luncheon honoring Larry and Klara Silverstein, along with their children, Lisa and Roger Silverstein and Lisa’s husband Tal Kerret, for their exemplary commitment to the Museum and the preservation of Jewish heritage.


The Museum of Jewish Heritage Real Estate and Allied Trades Division is co-founded by Museum Trustees Bruce C. Ratner (Forest City Ratner Companies), George Klein (Park Tower Group), Peter S. Kalikow (H.J. Kalikow & Co.), and Larry Silverstein (Silverstein Properties). The Luncheon is from 11:30am to 2:00 pm, at 4 World Trade Center. Individual tickets are available beginning at $1,000. Contributions at the $10,000 level and above grant Division Membership with benefits that include Luncheon tickets and a journal ad, and corporate level Museum affiliation. For tickets and more information about the Inaugural Museum of Jewish Heritage l Real Estate and Allied Trades Luncheon, visit or contact Susanna Fried at 646.437.4301 / WX Gala Nov. 17: WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) will host its 2016 Woman of the Year Gala from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street. The gala will honor Wendy Rowden of 42nd Street Development Corporation for her accomplishments in real estate and her contributions to WX. MaryAnne Gilmartin of Forest City Ratner, will make introductory remarks. For more information, please visit


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UPCOMING EVENTS: Retail broker party at 345 Fifth; New CoreNet programs : Real Estate Weekly