AROUND TOWN: Events, seminars, meetings & talks

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

LIREG Outing

May 31: Long Island Real Estate Group Night at The Ballpark: LIREG takes over an exclusive Porsche Party Suite at Citifield as the New York Mets host the Milwaukee Brewers. 7 p.m. start and includes open bar, hot dogs, hamburgers and an assortment of sandwiches and raffle for 4 Field Level seats to a future game. Seats limited. $150 for LIREG memberss. RSVP to Deena Galante 631-721-7400 or

Leadership Dinner

June 1: Michael McGuinness, chief executive officer of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, will be honored at the 24th Annual Monmouth University Kislak Real Estate Institute Leadership Excellence Award Dinner. The event will take place at 5 p.m. at the university’s Woodrow Wilson Hall, 400 Cedar Avenue, in West Long Branch. McGuinness will receive the Service to the Industry Award, which is given occasionally to an individual or organization who has provided exceptional service and support in advocacy, education or other services to the real estate industry. For event information or to purchase tickets, visit or contact Theresa Lowy at

WhitmanNYC Breakfast

June 6: The 2nd Annual WhitmanNYC Real Estate Breakfast Series Panel Event will take place from 7:30a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the offices of Mission Capital, 41 Madison Avenue. Harold Fetner ‘83, president at CEO of Fetner Properties; Mitchell L. Konsker ‘83, vice chairman at JLL; David Tobin ‘91, principal at Mission Capital, will discuss Current Trends in the Midtown South Market. For information, contact Justin Sutter,

B’Nai B’rith Luncheon

June 6: Barbara A. Blair, President, Garment District Alliance, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon beginning at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room. Her topic will be “Transformation of The Garment District”. Admission is $70 up to two days in advance and $80 at the door. Registration can be made online at or by sending a check payable to B’nai B’rith Real Estate Unit to Aracelis Kuilan, BDO, 100 Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017, email:, Tel: 212-885-7239.

NAIOP-NJ Retail Meeting

June 6: “The Rise of Experiential Retail – Opportunities for Investment” will be held at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, 100 Frank W Burr Boulevard, Teaneck. Clark Machemer (Rockefeller Group) will lead the interactive discussion with: Herbert Eilberg, Chief Investment Officer, Urban Edge Properties; Nancy Erickson, Executive Managing Director, Colliers International; Brian Whitmer, Senior Director Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group, Cushman & Wakefield; Registration/Networking Cocktail Reception begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner & the program.

BID Meeting

June 8: Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District will celebrate 11th Anniversary by Exploring the Future of Flatiron at its Annual Meeting featuring remarks by New York City Council Member Corey Johnson and a panel of industry leaders surveying the future of the neighborhood. Moderated by Jon Steinberg, Founder and CEO of Cheddar, the panel will feature: Liz Simon, Vice President, Legal & External Affairs, General Assembly; Morris Levy, Co-Founder and CEO, The Yard; Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman, Retail Leasing, Marketing and Sales Division, Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Leanne Shear, Co-Founder and President, Uplift; and, Santiago Gomez, Managing Partner, Cosme. RSVP at

Chashama Gala

June 8: The 2017 Chashama Gala at 4 Times Square will honor Pentagram, the world’s largest design consultancy, Sir Shadow, a long time Chashama Artist, and Joe McMillan, Chairman and CEO of DDG. 2017 Gala Honorary Chair is Darcy Stacom of CBRE, and Co-Chairs, Carole Feuerman and Barbara Tober. For more information visit

NYBC Breakfast

June 9: The New York Building Congress will host a Construction Industry Breakfast with Ali Chaudhry, newly-appointed Deputy Secretary of Transportation to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, who will discuss the Governor’s transportation and infrastructure priorities in New York. The discussion takes place at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn. Reception and networking will begin at 8:00 AM, followed by breakfast and program at 8:30 AM. 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 more information on reservations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Alanna Draudt at To register online, visit

AREPA Networking

June 13: The Asian Real Estate Professional Association (AREPA) will host a Summer networking event from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at The Cloud Social Rooftop Bar atop the New York Manhattan Hotel located at 6 West 32nd Street. Event is free for 2017 AREPA Members. There will be a $15 charge for entry to this event. $20 at the door. Please order early. For further information for this event and for membership information, please go to

REW Women’s Forum

June 14: Real Estate Weekly hosts its 6th Annual Women’s Forum at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th St. New York, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will give a keynote address before the city’s top female real estate, finance and community leaders discuss the game-changing issues facing the market. Speakers include Lane Shea, managing director at Harbor Group; CetraRuddy founder Nancy Ruddy and JP Morgan Chase managing director Pricilla Almodovar. For more speaker details and ticket info, go ato For sponsorship, email

UNCF Newark Award

June 22: Miles Berger, Chairman of the Berger Organization, will be honored by UNCF Newark at its annual Masked Ball at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark . The award is in recognition of Berger’s support of Newark residents and the future of the city and its youth. The UNCF Masked Ball raises funds to send deserving minority students to college. The event will beging at 6 p.m. in the Tri-State Ballroom of the Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place in Newark. For tickets, event details, and information about sponsorship packages and ad journal opportunities, or to donate to the event, go to

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