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TARP Seminar

April 15: REBNY hosts TARP, Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility and Public Private Investment Program Seminar: Will They Solve the Credit Crisis? Presenters: Jeffrey D. DeBoer, The Real Estate Roundtable; Schecky Schechner, Barclays Capital; Robert A. Knakal, Massey Knakal Realty Services, Inc. starting with an 8 a.m. breakfast followed by the presntation at REBNY, 570 Lexington Avenue Mendik Center (Lower Level) By RSVP only: tycaza@rebny. com

IREM Luncheon

April 15: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host their monthly luncheon at The New York Helmsley Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street in NYC from 11:30 to 1:30.

The featured keynote speaker is Jerry Taylor, Senior Tellow at The Cato Institute, a nonpartisan public policy research institution headquartered in Washington, D.C. A networking cocktail hour sponsored by Rosenwach Tank Co., LLC. The cost for members is $75; non-members $140. To reserve please call 212.944.9445 or visit www.

ABO Luncheon

April 15: Richard M. Rosan, President, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Worldwide, will address members of the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York (ABO) and guests at 12:00 p.m. at the National Arts Club, Manhattan. Rosan will be speaking about President Obama's stimulus plan and will discuss its effects in the short term and outlook for the long term. Log onto or 212-385-4949. The cost for members is $65.00 per person and non-members is $85.00

9/11 Memorial

April 16: Alice Greenwald, Director, National September 11 Memorial & Museum will discuss: Passion on all Sides: Planning a Memorial Museum at Ground Zero at St. Paul's Chapel (Broadway and Vesey Street). All lectures are free and begin at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Space is limited and registration is required in advance for each lecture. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or reservations, please visit thirdthursdays.

Energy Seminar

April 15: The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, will present "New Jersey's Energy Master Plan: Impact and Opportunity" at the New Jersey Carpenter Contractor Trust conference center in Edison. The event begins with a networking breakfast at 7:45 a.m. followed by the program at 8:30 a.m. Ken Esser, Governor Corzine's Chief Energy Advisor, and Steve Goldenberg of Fox Rothschild will share a detailed overview of the plan's goals from the administration's perspective and the industry's perspective. To register, visit www.njnaiop. org or contact Bonnie Sovinee at 732-729-9900.

NYC Network

April 16: Group presents Jennifer Redmond Esq., Jennifer Murphy, Plaza Construction Corp., Jimmy Vattes, Mortgage World Bankers, George Eliopoulos--MW Comm. Capital Corp., Brendon Banahan, Countrywide Home Loans. Five speaker, five minutes each. At the The Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street, seonc floor. From 9:30am-10:30am (Networking) 10:30aro--11am (Speakers). Cost: $20 w/exhibit table $90. Contact Anthony Kazazis at 646.210.2545 or

Eco Conference

April 17: The international Real Estate Federation, FIABCI (www.fiabci. com), Chinese American Real Estate Association, CAREA ( and The Visionaire, Battery Park City partner to bring the first real estate brokers seminar on sustainable development. "Sustainable Development: The Future of Manhattan Real Estate" will take place at The Albanese Organization's Green Condominium The Visionaire in Battery Park City from noon to 4 p.m. Presenters include John Beldock, president and CEO ecobroker; Stephen Del Percio, real estate attorney and author of the BLOG; Russell Albanese, president of the Albanese Organization and developer of The Visionaire; Michael Rossi, president FIABCI local chapter and Elegran Real Estate and Development Services, Tim Button, principal Stella Design and Michael Gubbins, vice president The Albanese Organization. To RSVP please call Mitchell Simmons at 212-204-6591

Decorator Show

Apr. 17: The 37th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House will be held at an Upper East Side mansion, 22 East 71st Street. The show benefits the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and will run through May 17. The annual tribute to a "design icon" will also honor work of Albert Hadley. For ticket sales and information for all events related to the 37th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House, call (718) 893-8600 ext 245 or

LMCC Dinner

April 20: LMCC will host the Downtown Dinner, its annual gala at 7 World Trade Center at 6:30PM, honoring their Real Estate Partners who generously lend space, which LMCC converts to studios for artists, writers, and performers. 212.219.9401 x101

ULI-NNJ Conference

April 21: The Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI-NNJ), along with the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM), will host the N.J. Urban Revitalization Conference. The morning event, "League Public Officials' Information Session," will be held at the Culinary Conference Center at Hudson County Community College, 161 Newkirk St. in Jersey City, N.J., from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will deal with the topic "Blight to Revitalization" Experience the New Revitalization." Optional lunchtime tour of redevelopment projects in and around Jersey City, N.J., from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The afternoon event, "Gritty Cities II," will be held at the Liberty House Restaurant, 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City, N.J., from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature two discussions: "If All the World Were New Jersey: The Past and Future of Garden State Cities" and "Cities in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change." To register for the morning session please go online at Tickets are $50 and include a luncheon. To register for the afternoon session please go online at Tickets are $55 for ULI members, $85 for non-members and free for students; and include a networking cocktail reception.

NYSPE Lecture

April 21: The New York Society of Professional Engineers (New York Chapter) is inviting design and real estate professionals to its next dinner lecture on The Second Avenue Subway. There will be a joint presentation by William E. Goodrich, P.E, MTA Capital Construction and Peter Chamley, Deputy Project Manager, DMJM+Harris* ARUP JV. Bill has full responsibility for the planning, design, construction, commissioning and start up of the MTA's $16 billion expansion project for the New York City Transit. Peter is currently the Chief Engineer on the project. The event will take place at Connolly's Restaurant, 121 West 45th Street (between Sixth Avenue and Broadway). NYS licensed attendees (PEs and RAs) will earn one PDH credit hour. Networking: 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm Program: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. NYSSPE Members $50; Non-members $65. To reserve a seat, please register on lineat: Please contact either Gina Kuhlenkamp at 212-879-7300 Ext 10 or via email at gina@ or Lester Karstadt, P.E. at 212-689-8652 if you have any questions.

Construction Conference

Apr 21: The Greater New York Construction User Council and The Building Trades Employers' Association are hosting a conference and exhibition on Constructing The Economic Recovery: Business Opportunities for The Construction Industry at The Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 811 Seventh Avenue, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $250, pre-registration is required. For registration call (212) 450-7300 or visit

ULI-NNJ Conference

April 21: The Northern New Jersey District Council of The Urban Land Institute will convene "Gritty Cities II" from 2:30 to 5 p.m., with an optional tour of five redevelopment projects from 12 to 2 p.m. The conference will illustrate how local urban areas have confronted many issues facing the state regarding development and how other cities can apply those principles in their own communities. For registration information visit www.

Maccabi USA

April 22: Maccabi USA/ sports for Israel will celebrate its first 60 years at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Donald Trump Jr. will be honored as the celebrate the Legends of the Past and Heroes of the Future. Trump, Jr. strongly supports Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel and believes in its Mission of using sports to create support for Israel. The event is being co-chaired by Bonnie and Mitchell Rudin of Scarsdale, NY. Mr. Rudin is president and CEO of the New York Tri-State Region of CB Richard Ellis. The evening will be hosted by Bruce Pearl, Head Men's Basketball Coach at the University of Tennessee and the USA Open Men's Basketball Team and will be attended by Maccabiah Sports Legends including: Mitch Gaylord, Lenny Krayzelburg, Donna Orender, Dolph Schayes, Wendy and Danny Schayes and Ethan Zohn. For more information contact Sara Feinstein at or visit our website at www. Residential Seminar April 22: Halstead Property brokers Ina Torton and Ruth Hercolani will host a free real estate seminar offering advice and tips to women looking to purchase a new home in New York City. The brokers will show attendees how to navigate the world of down payments, mortgage contingencies, fees, taxes, co-op boards, lawyers and appraisers. From 6:30pm--8:30pm at 770 Lexington Avenue at 60th Street, 6th Floor, Conference Room. RSVP Ina Torton, 212-317-7830 or or Ruth Hercolani, Halstead Property 212-317-7856 or

CIBS Seminar

April 22: A panel of leading accountants will discuss the tax rules that they currently advising their real estate industry clients about at a seminar run by the Commerical Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island (CIBS). The seminar, at 58 S. Service Road, Melville, will run from 8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served. Admission is free to all CIBS members & associate members who preregister. Admission for nonmembers is $25. To RSVP email:

STA Tech Forum

Apr. 22: The Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) is having their STA Technology Fair, a special forum on technology exclusively covering topics relevant to subcontractors, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Terrance on the Park in Queens. Topics featured at the seminar will include Productivity & Integration, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Estimating Technology & Software Innovations and Construction Imaging. Guests will also enjoy a buffet and open bar. Space is limited; contact STA at (212) 398-6220 for registration. Cost for members is $75.

NAIOP Developers Showcase

April 23: NAIOP Connecticut & Suburban NY presents its Developer's Showcase Series at Mountain Development Corporation, 500 Bic Drive, Milford, CT. from 8.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.. Featuring Mayor James Richetelli, City of Milford, Robert Gregory, Milford Economle Development Commission, Chris O'Hara, Coldwell Banker Commercial and Joseph Coci, Mountain Development Corp. The event will showcase the adaptive re-use of this 625,000 s/f former manufacturing facility by Mountain Development. Online registration is recommended at: naiopct_subny/index.cfm or contact Barbara Chase at 203-653-2883.

Economic seminar

April 23: A free seminar entitled "What Your Co-op or Condo Can Do to Weather the Economic Crisis" will feature a panel of experts from the fields of management, law, accounting and mortgage financing from 6 to 9 pm at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel. Board members of cooperative and condominium properties are invited to attend the event, which will give them specific ideas to help survive the current economic downturn. Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks will be served. Board members should register for this important event by March 23 to guarantee seating. RSVP by email to: aprilseminar@ or by phone at: (516) 944-5000 ext. 423. Attendees must include name, address, phone number, email address and number of units in their building when registering.

PWC Forum

April 23: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) presents Transportation Forum: Regional Update on Thursday, April 23, 8:00 am to 10:00 am, at General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, NYC. Moderator is William Fife, P.E., principal, The Fife Group. Speakers include Phillip Eng, Director Region 11, NYS DOT; Susan Bass Levin, Dep. Executive Director, PANYNJ; Richard Raczynski, Chief Engineer, NJ Turnpike Authority; Steven Santoro, Assistant Executive Director, NJ Transit. Tickets:$70 member; $85 nonmember. Sponsorship and program ads available. Contact PWC: 212.486-7745; fax: 212.486-0228; ermail:; website:

AIA Exhibition

Apr. 23: The winners of ALA New York's annual Design Awardswill be featured in this exhibition to open at the Center for Architecture from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is free and will take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place. For more information visit

NYREI Course

April 24: The New York Real Estate Institute is offer a new certificate in Green buildings and Practices approved for 22.5hrs of continuing ed with fair housing. April 24, 25 and 26. Cost $295. Call 212-967-7508 or visit for more information.

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