Around town: events seminars meetings talks.
Dec. 27-Jan. 7: New York Real Estate Institute is offering the 45-hour New York Real Estate Broker's course. This class is scheduled to meet during the days from 9:15a.m. to 5:00p.m. at the NYC location, 139 West 35th St. Call (212) 967-7508 or richard@ nyrei.com.
Jan. 8: The National Realty Club Luncheon will take place at Noon at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street between Park and Madison Avenues. Speaker will be Lois Weiss, Journalist and BetweenTheBricks commentator on the topic, "The Shifting Sands of Real Estate: Development from Dubai and New Orleans to New York." Members: sign up by calling 212-551-1013 to reserve. Please call by the Thursday prior to the luncheon. You will be charged $44 to your Williams Club account. If you need to cancel please also do so by the Friday prior to avoid being charged to your Williams Club account. Non members, please send a check for $95 to NRC, 380 Lexington Avenue, SUITE 1700, New York, NY 10168. You will save $20 by submitting your check by the Thursday prior to the luncheon. At the door, non members pay $115 in check or cash no credit cards.
Real Estate Connect NYC Seminar
Jan. 9: Jacky Teplitzky, an executive vice president at Prudential Douglas Elliman (PDE), will be a featured panelist on International Panel, "Marketing & Managing the Global High-Net Worth Individual" at the Real Estate Connect NYC seminar from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Marriott Marquis Times Square Hotel, New York, NY. To register by phone, call 1-800-775-4662 x128. To register by phone, call 1-800-775-4662 x128. Register online at https://secure.inman.com/nyreg.aspx.
Jan. 9: "Current Trends in the Residential and Commercial Markets" sponsored by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and its Foundation of Accounting Education. Open to CPAs, CFOs and other business and financial professionals working in the real estate industry. Jacky Teplitzky, an executive vice president with Prudential Douglas Elliman, will identify and discuss key residential real estate issues and emerging trends that will impact the New York City market in 2007. Visit www.nysscpa.org or call 800.633.6320 to register or for more information.
Muscle Team Gala
Jan. 9: Anthony Cammarata and David Arena will partner as co-coaches with famous Metro-New York athletes at a VIP & Media Reception for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's ("MDA") 10th Annual Muscle Team[R] Gala & Benefit Auction from 6 to 10 p.m.. Additionally, Philip Bottega, vice president of Real Estate Services Worldwide, Tiffany & Co., will be receiving the Champion of Spirit Award for his demonstrated passion and commitment to fighting neuromuscular disease. The Reception and Gala will take place at Chelsea Piers, Pier 60 (Hudson River & 23rd St.). WWOR-TV--Channel 9 Sports Anchor Russ Salzberg will be the Emcee.
Jan. 10: The Board of Directors and Officers of the Real Estate Lenders Association will host their fifteenth annual New Year's Networking Celebration in memory of Gregory J. Spevok, co-founder, from 69 p.m. at Club 101,101 Park Avenue at 40th Street, New York City. There will be a live band, open bar and buffet dinner. RELA members pay $125, non-members pay $160, until close of business Friday the 5th, thereafter and at the door it's $25 extra. To register or for further information call 212-692-9379, fax 212-687-4016, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rela.org. CHIP Seminar
Jan. 10: The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) along with the Vendome Group will be hosting a "Building Maintenance Requirements" seminar. It will teach city requirements for maintaining and inspecting boiler/burners, elevators, sprinklers systems, facades and sidewalks, as well as expert tips on properly maintaining and repairing these items. Speakers will include Department of Buildings officials, attorneys, and other building maintenance experts. It will begin at 8:30 am and carry on until noon at the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA), 14 Vesey Street, New York, NY. Cost for this seminar is $50 for nonmembers, and free to CHIP members or subscribers to ALI. For more information call the CHIP office at 212838-7442 or e-mail RSVP@chipnyc.org.
NYARM Seminar/ Lunch
Jan. 10: The New York Association of Realty Managers, NYARM, is holding their monthly membership luncheon and seminar. The Seminar titled, "Fire on the 14th Floor" is a hands-on workshop for pre-emergency planning in high-rise buildings with special emphasis on crucial decision making before and during a crisis. Participants will take part in simulated exercises with a number of "actions" they must take throughout the fire emergency. Their single goal is to minimize overall loss by taking the best possible emergency and salvage actions at the most appropriate times. This program is being presented in conjunction with Affiliated FM Insurance Company, a member company of the FM Global Group, and a leading property insurer and loss prevention expert. Seminar chair: Michael Fleischer, sr. vice president, Sobel Affiliates, Inc. Daniel Wollman, CPA, and chief operating officer and Harry Smith, vice president and director of management of Gumley-Haft Real Estate, will speak. Seminar begins at 10:30am; Networking and Technology Circle 12 noon-1pm, and Lunch from 1 to 2:00 pm at Tavern-on-the-Green. Central Park West & 67th Street. RSVP via the website www.nyarm.com to register online or for information on other educational programs or call 212-216-0654 or email email@example.com.
Jan. 10: The Real Estate Board of New York will host it's Annual Residential Management Leadership Breakfast at the Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue in the Grand Ballroom, NYC 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.. Guest speaker will be Vicki Been, professor from New York University School of Law where she is the director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. Tickets:$75 per person. For additional information or to purchase tickets please contact Trisha Ycaza at (212) 616-5214.
Jan. 11: ICREW will host their luncheon, starting with networking and registration at 11:30 am at the Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave South, Iselin, NJ. Lisa Jackson, commissioner New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be the guest speaker, and the ICREW's Organization of the Year Award will be presented to Farer Fersko. ICREW will be collecting items to fill "Hygiene Bags" for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK), a charitable, nonprofit organization serving hungry people in the Trenton area by providing meals & other services to encourage self-sufficiency. Cost for ICREW members is $40.00, Guests pay $65.00 per person. Reservations must be received by January 8th. Reservations cannot be held without full payment in advance. No cancellations or refunds after January 8th. Late and at-door registrations will incur a $10 late fee and seating cannot be guaranteed. To register write to Industrial/Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. 10 Drs James Parker Blvd, Ste 103-Red Bank, NJ 07701-1500 or call 732-842-5070 or Fax 732-219-1938 or go online to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 11: Association of Real Estate Women (AREW) will sponsor a "Winter Networking Reception." Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. The reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Friars Club, 57 E. 55th St, New York. Admission costs $100 for members and $135 for non-members. There will be a $10 surcharge for walk-ins. To register or for more information, visit AREW's website, www.arew.org or call (212) 599-6181.
Women in Housing and Finance
Jan. 11: Women in Housing and Finance will host a panel discussion on "Affordable Home owner ship--New Initiatives and Market Trends" from 6:00pm-8:00 pm at the Washington Mutual Bank/ 587 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor. Refreshments will be served. Cost: WHF Members: $15.00; Non-Members: $20.00 They accept either check or cash. No credit cards. RSVP BY: January 8, 2007 by calling 212-439-1056 or sending it to Women in Housing and Finance, Inc., PO Box 281, Canal Street Station, New York, NY 10013.
Society for Marketing Professionals
Jan 17: The Long Island Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professionals is offering "Spinning Your Website to Catch Your Prey" from 8:00-10:00AM at the Milleridge Inn, 585 North Broadway, Jericho, NY. Matt DeLange, Principal of GU3 Design, will present a non-technical program on developing, improving, and integrating your online presence. Focusing primarily on websites, topics will include the full range of online marketing, from usability to blogs to measuring results and ultimately winning new work. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to proceed on their own and/ or how to better work with an outside developer. Price: $60 for SMPS Members, $80 for Non-Members, Walk-ins add $10. For more information and to register, please call 516-263-0095.
Jan. 18: The Real Estate Board of New York will hold its 111th annual banquet. Daniel Brodsky, William C. Rudin, Paul J. Massey, Jr., Jeff Brodsky, Arnold Fisher and Vincent Terranova will be honored at the event. The banquet will take place at the New York Hilton, 1335 Ave. of the Americas in New York City. For additional information, please contact Thomas Griffin at 212-616-5241.
Jan. 18: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will hold their first monthly luncheon of the year at the New York Helmsley Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street, NYC. Cocktails will be served from 11:30 to 12:00; lunch from 12:00 to 1:00. The featured keynote speaker is David Michonski, Chief Operating Officer of Coldwell Banker. The cost to attend the luncheon is $65 for members; $130 non-members. To reserve or for additional information please call 212.944.9445.
WCA Annual Breakfast
Jan. 18: The Westchester County Association will host their Annual Breakfast with the County Executive form 8-9:30 a.m. at the Westchester County Club, 99 Biltmore Avenue Rye, NY. Keynote speaker will be the Honorable Andrew J. Spano, Westchester County executive, focusing on the economic outlook and key initiatives of the county for the upcoming year, ending with a Q& A. Members pay $50, nonmembers $70. Visit www.westchester.org for more information.
Jan 22: "How to Become a Power Broker" sponsored by the Learning Annex. Geared toward junior real estate professionals and those thinking about becoming a broker. Jacky Teplitzky, an executive vice president with Prudential Douglas Elliman, will share essential information on how to succeed within the competitive world of New York City residential real estate. Call 212.371.0280 to register or for more information.
Jan. 23: The National Realty Club Luncheon will take place at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street between Park and Madison Avenues. Speaker will be Barak Dunayer, Founder/ CEO of Barak Realty, on the topic "Where the Action Is: Inside Look at Williamsburg, Inwood, Clinton and other Emerging Neighborhoods." Members: sign up by calling 212-551-1013 to reserve. Please call by the Thursday prior to the luncheon. You will be charged $44 to your Williams Club account. If you need to cancel please also do so by the Friday prior to avoid being charged to your Williams Club account. Non members, please send a check for $95 to NRC, 380 Lexington Avenue, SUITE 1700, New York, NY 10168. You will save $20 by submit ting your check by the Thursday prior to the luncheon. At the door, non members pay $115 in check or cash no credit cards.
Jan. 24: What's Hot in Transportation in the Northeast? Clients Talk Back Breakfast Series from 8:00-10:00 a.m.. The public is eager to hear about the new and on-going hot transportation projects emerging in the Northeast and how to position themselves for opportunities. When is the right time for consultants to participate in the key milestones of these projects? Moderator: Linda Travis Superintendent, New York City Transit Authority. Panelists: Richard Roberts, Chief Planner, New Jersey Transit; John Drobny, Project Management Department, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Location: The Penn Club 30 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036. $65 Members $85 Non-Members.
YMBA Winter Luncheon
Jan. 24: The Young Mortgage Bankers Association will host their winter luncheon program titled "The Lights Shine Bright on Broadway: Broadway Real Estate Partners on the New York Office Sector". The luncheon will feature Jonathan Yormak, COO, Broadway Real Estate Partners at The Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street NYC from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Members in Advance: $50 Non-Members in Advance and for anyone paying at the door: $65. Please mail (or fax 201-440-7963) payment, names and address of those attending to: YMBA, 426 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. To reserve your space by credit card please call Carol at (201) 440-8144.
Jan. 25: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) presents The Developers Forum, a breakfast meeting, 8:00 am to 10:00 am at The General Society, 20 West 44th Street, NYC. Moderator is Lois Weiss, columnist, New York Post. Speakers include Louis Dubin, president & CEO Athena Group; John N. Lieber, senior vice president, World Trade Trade Center, LLC; Philip Pitruzzello, v.p. Manhattanville Development, Columbia University. Tickets: $65 member; $75 nonmember (advance reservation only--all tickets at door $85). For reservations call 212.486-7745; fax 212.486-0228; email email@example.com.
Jan. 27: The New York Association of Realty Managers, NYARM, announced the award recipients to be honored at this year's Dinner Dance Gala. NYARM will be celebrating the event at the Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, Long Island. For tickets for individuals or special table sizes, call Margie Russell at (212) 216-0654 as well as to purchase congratulatory ads in the program journal. For the flier, log on to www.nyarm.com.
NAI Global Event
Feb. 6: NAI Global will host an event to present its 2007 Global Market Outlook surrounding the release of NAI Global's 19th edition of the Global Market Report publication. It will feature a presentation by Dr. Peter Linneman, chief economist of NAI Global and principal of Linneman Associates, a company that provides strategic research, M&A analysis, market studies and feasibility analysis to a number of leading U.S. and international companies. Linneman plans to discuss latest global real estate and economic outlook, market conditions, business opportunities and emerging trends in New York City and throughout the world. Issues for discussion will include the state of the economy, values, trends and opportunities in 200+ property markets worldwide. From 8 a.m.--10 a.m. at the Westin New York at Times Square, New York, NY. For further information please call 609-945-4017.
Feb. 8: The New York City Chapter of CoreNet Global will present a program entitled "Development in New York City: Trends & Challenges" at The Princeton Club of New York, 15 West 43rd Street. Guest speakers will be MaryAnne Gilmartin, Forest City Ratner Companies; David Greenbaum, Vornado Realty Trust; and Anthony Mannarino, Tishman Speyer. Kate Collignon, NYC Economic Development Corp., will moderate. The event, open to members and nonmembers, begins at 8:00 AM with registration and networking, followed by the program from 9:00-10:00 AM. For registration and further information: http://nyc.corenet global.org, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (212) 348-1584.
Society for Marketing Professionals
Feb. 14: The Long Island Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professionals Services if offering "Market Boom: Who's Building Multi-Family / Senior Housing on Long Island" from 8::00-10:00AM at the Milleridge Inn, 585 North Broadway, Jericho, NY. As Baby Boomers hit the retirement age, many are choosing to spend their golden years on Long Island. Likewise, changing lifestyles and a growing suburbia point to huge strides in multi-family high-rise rentals and condos. Meet the owners and developers behind the Multi-Family Housing boom and learn what you need to tackle this market. Moderator: Peter J. Elkowitz, Jr., President & CEO, Long Island Housing Partnership and Affiliates. Panelists: John Edwards, Director, Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC; Matthew B. Whalen, Vice President--Development, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.; Alec Ornstein, President, Ornstein Leyton Company; Andy Belfer, President and CEO, Hassett Belfer Seniors Housing, LLC; and Steven Krieger, Principal and Co-Founder, The Engel Burman Group. Price: $75 for SMPS Members, $95 for Non-Members, Walk-ins add $10. For information and to register call 516-263-0095.
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