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NYU Course

Oct. 17-Dec. 12: New York University Real Estate Institute is offering the 45-hour New York Real Estate Salesperson's course. This class is scheduled to meet on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd Street, room 501. Call Sal Gulino at 212/ 992-3305 or


Oct. 18: WolfBlock attorneys Thomas E. Cohn and David J. Ritter will speak at a tax-planning program offered by the New Jersey Property Owners Association at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ, beginning at 7:00 p.m. NJPOA members may attend for free; the cost for nonmembers is $30 per person. The seminar will focus on Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 and tax-deferred exchanges, both forward and reverse. Call NJPOA at (732) 780-1966.


Oct. 19: The real Estate Board of New York Residential Deal of the Year Gala is at The Copa Cabana 560 West 34th Street from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Registration is required. Contact: residential brokerage division: Indi Jaipal at or commercial brokerage division: Ossie Shemtov at

SMPS New York

Oct. 19: The Westchester Affiliate of SMPS New York Area Chapter will present "Developments in our Waterfront Communities" at the Irvington Public Library, 2 South Astor Street, Irvington, NY 10533. This program is intended to enlighten the A/E/C community on what leading developers in the Westchester-Fairfield region have planned along the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. Cost: $30 for SMPS/ AIA Members / $40 for Non-members Walk-ins $10 additional.

NYU Course

Oct. 20-29: The Real Estate Institute of New York University is offering the 45-hour New York Real Estate Salesperson's course. This class is scheduled to meet for six days, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, October 20 through October 29, meeting from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. It will be presented at the Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd Street, 4th floor. For more information, please call Sal Gulino at 212/992-3305 or

American-Scottish Dinner

Oct. 23: The American-Scottish Foundation[R] celebrates 50th anniversary with Wallace award[R] dinner to honor Euan Baird for contributions to Scottish/ American Relations at the University Club New York, One West 54th Street. The evening will benefit collaborative educational and cultural programs between Scottish and American organizations and will include cocktails at 7 p.m. followed by dinner, award presentation and a live auction. Tickets: Tables of $25,000, $10,000, $5,000. Individual tickets, $1,000 & $500. Call Strategic Event Design at 212-957-9155 for tickets.

IREM Course

Oct. 23 & 24: Property Maintenance & Risk Management: Develop a first rate property maintenance program and manage various types of risk by learning the specifics of planning, implementing and monitoring property maintenance operations. $700 nonmembers; $560 members Renwick Gardens, 332 East 29th Street (between First & Second Avenues) NYC. To reserve or for additional information call 212-944-9445 or visit

WHF Luncheon

Oct. 24: Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) will hold their luncheon featuring Christine Quinn, NYC Council. Current and prospective members are invited to join us for this informative, networking lunch at the Woolworth Tower Kitchen 233 Broadway (enter on Barclay), from noon--2 p.m. Cost: Members: $45; Nonmembers: $55. Payment must be received in advance to be admitted. RSVP by: October 19. RSVP by calling 212-439-1056. Make check out to: Women in Housing and Finance, Inc. Mail check and reservation (name, company, phone number) to: Women in Housing and Finance, PO Box 281, Canal Street Station, New York, NY 10013.

BOMA Conference

Oct. 24: BOMA/NY 2006 Annual Conference will feature rising Congressional star US Representative Vito Fossella (Brooklyn-Staten Island) who will brief the conference on the latest efforts to bring much-needed funding back to NYC. Experts from the NYPD, OEM, FDNY and Homeland Security will advise the building industry on the latest preparation technology and techniques, and two afternoon workshops review lessons learned from LL26 and survival strategies. From 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at NY Marriott Marquis Hotel (Times Square). Members pay $100 for the conference, $200 for conference and luncheon, or $105 for luncheon only. Nonmembers pay $150 for the conference, $250 for conference and luncheon, or $125 for luncheon only. Contact Mike Skomsky, BOMA/NY 212-239-3662 or

NRC Luncheon

Oct. 24: National Realty Club will host a Luncheon at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street [between Park and Madison Avenues]. Speakers, Fred C. Posniak Senior vice president, W&M Properties; Tom Gallin, principal, John Gallin & Son; and Carl Ordemann principal, Perkins Eastman, will speak on "What Does it Take to Cement the Deal." The panel will discuss the steps and various options available to tenants and landlords. Understanding the issues will help brokers close deals, landlords minimize budgets and tenants avoid hidden costs. Members sign up by calling 212551-1013 to reserve. Please call by the Thursday prior to the luncheon. You will be charged $40 to your Williams Club account. Nonmembers, please send a check for $80 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, nonmembers pay $100 in check or cash [no credit cards.]


Breakfast Series

Oct. 24-Dec. 5: Michael Stoler and the New York University Real Estate Institute will host "Tri-State Real Estate Market Trends" featuring prominent industry leaders for lively discussions on the latest trends and developments in the region. This seminar will run seven consecutive Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m-10:15 a.m., at the NYU Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd Street. For a list of guest speakers, visit This class is approved for 15 hours of NY sales/brokers continuing education. Call Sal Gulino at 212/9923305 or email

REBNY Seminar

Oct. 25: Residential Seminar. Members free at the Sheraton Hotel, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Wharton Business

School Event

Oct. 25: An Evening with Dr. Peter Linneman, Professor of Real Estate at the Wharton School. Dr. Peter Linneman is widely renowned as an expert in analyzing trends in the property market. This is a valuable opportunity for professionals in the industry to benefit from Dr. Linneman's real estate investing advice. From 6:30 pm to 8:30pm, at The Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues). Cost is $40 for members prepaid, and $60 for non members prepaid. Space is limited and reservations are necessary. For information and reservations go to

NYARM Seminar/Lunch

Oct. 25: The New York Association of Realty Managers holds monthly membership luncheon and NYARM Certification Credit Seminar. The Honorable Vito J. Fossella, Member of Congress, US House of Representatives, will be the Luncheon Keynote speaking on the topic of TRIA, Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. Please RSVP early! Seminar begins at 10:30 a.m.; networking noon-1p.m., and lunch from 1p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Tavern-on-the-Green, Central Park West & 67th Street. Seminar topics include, a) Hand-Held-Technology, "Make the most of your Blackberry", b) Bedbug Update, and c) Legal: "How to Mothball your Exterior Contract for the Winter." RSVP via or call 212-216-0654 or log on to

Trade Show

Oct. 25: The Bronx-Manhattan North Association of REALTORS' 5th Annual Real Estate Trade Show will run from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m at the Villa Barone Manor, 737 Throgs Neck Expressway, Bronx, New York. For Exhibit Booth Reservation Forms or Registration Forms and more information call Janine Schall at 212-242-4343, 718-892-3000 or email:

IREM Course

Oct. 25 & 26: Investment Real Estate: Financial Tools: Apply the appropriate financial tools needed to meet your owner's goals and promote the success of the properties you manage. $700 non-members; $560 members Renwick Gardens, 332 East 29th Street (between First & Second Avenues) NYC. To reserve or for additional information please call 212.944.9445 or visit

NYREI Seminar

Oct. 26: The session, which will take place at the NYREI's Manhattan headquarters at 6:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m, will highlight how real estate brokers can increase sales by promoting awareness of their company through proven marketing communications strategies. Seminar instructor Ken Neal has over 20 years of marketing communications and public relations experience with a special focus in real estate, financial services, and technology. He is vice president of Mansfield Communications. The location for the seminar is the New York Real Estate Institute, 132 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor. To register visit For further questions, call Stephanie Barron at 212-967-7508.

Open House

Oct. 26: The Newman Real Estate Institute, Baruch College/CUNY will be holding an Open House from 5:30-7:00 p.m at its building, 137 E. 22nd Street. In addition to the courses required to obtain or maintain sales, brokers or appraisers license, advanced courses that will help real estate professionals flourish in today's market, such as real estate finance, high performance buildings, property management and 1031 exchanges are offered. Contact number is 646-660-6962 and e-mail is

NYU Course

Oct. 27: The New York University Real Estate Institute and Mark Gibson, Managing Director, Ernst & Young, will present a daylong Corporate Real Estate Strategic Management seminar Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the NYU Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd Street. Topics include concepts and developments in managing corporate real estate; transaction management; lease administration; technology in corporate real estate; project management; and facility management. This seminar is approved for 7.5-hour NY sales/broker continuing education. To register or for information, contact Sal Gulino at 212/992-3305 or

City Tech Seminar

Oct. 28: New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is offering an afternoon seminar, "Anatomy of a Brownstone III: Inside and Outside," from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street (at Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn. Admission is $35 per person, and attendees must pre-register by calling 718-552-1170. It is a collaboration between the City Tech's Division of Continuing Education and the Department of Architectural Technology. "Brownstone III" explores the process of renovating and restoring a brownstone. Academic and industry experts will provide historical context and practical information. For more information and to register r, contact Debra Salomon at 718.552.1166 or Real Estate CEU Credits may be available for this course. 7.

Appraisers seminar

Oct. 30: The Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Inc., is hosting an all-day seminar featuring Michael Stoler and Robert Knakal. Attendees will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit towards appraiser license/certification renewal. Cost of the seminar, including lunch, is $125/members and $150/ non-members. The event will be held at Westbury Manor in Westbury. Registration is on a first-come first served basis. Seating is limited. For advance purchase, register online at For additional information, please call 631-732-6200.

B'nai B'rith Luncheon

Nov. 1: Jonathan J. Miller, principal, Miller Samuel Inc., will speak at the B'nai B'rith Real Estate Unit Luncheon to be held at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room. His topic is "Manhattan's Housing Market: Where We Are, Where We're Headed." Call Ms. Aracelis Kuilan at 212-885-7239, or fax her at 212- 697-5076, or e-mail to secure your reservation. Admission is $55 in advance and $65 at the door. Make checks payable to B'nai B'rith Real Estate and mail to Aracelis Kuilan at BDO Seidman, LLP, 330 Madison Avenue, New York.

MBA Symposium

Nov. 1: Mortgage Bankers Association of New York, Inc., present The 2006 Metropolitan Symposium on Real Estate Development & Finance: Tri-State Real Estate Trends from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the New York University Rosenthal Pavilion in the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 10th Floor.

Israel Bonds Luncheon

Nov. 2: State of Israel Bonds' Real Estate & Construction Division will honor independent developer, Arnold S. Penner, at its annual luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at The Pierre. Campaign chair: Kent Swig of Swig Equities and Terra Holdings. Luncheon Chairs: Jerry L. Cohen of Tishman Speyer, Michael Lazar of The Lazar Group, Harry Macklowe of Macklowe Properties, Burton Resnick of Jack Resnick & Sons, and Daniel R. Tishman of Tishman Realty & Construction. Speaker: Ambassador Dan Gillerman, Israel's Permanent Representative to the U.N. Admission: $195 per person. Reservations: Celine Leeds, 212-446-5858.

REBNY Courses

Nov. 3-17: Fridays 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.. Understanding Commercial Leases and the Law M6804, Commercial Leases and the Law at Work M6805, and Identifying a Property's Potential M5983. REBNY Member: $40 each; Non Member: $70 each. For more info email Indi Jaipal at


Nov. 7: Network news anchors Tom Brokaw and Brian Williams are honorary chairmen of the 2006 "Strolling Supper with Blues and News" to raise funds for lung cancer research and awareness of the nation's leading cancer killer. Hosted by Joan's Legacy: The Joan Scarangello Foundation to Conquer Lung Cancer, the party will commemorate Lung Cancer Awareness Month in New York City, The event will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Allen Room of Frederick E Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located on Broadway at 60th Street.

Trade Fair

Nov. 8: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) presents the annual Trade Fair: "Downtown Rising" 5:30 p.m to 8:00 pm at Con Edison, 4 Irving Place, NYC. W/M/DBE Workshop at 4:45 p.m.-free. Sponsors and exhibitors include wide spectrum of construction industry (private & public sectors). Tickets: $50 member; $75 nonmember. Exhibit table: $395 PWC member; $495 nonmember (includes tickets, directory listing). Sponsorship: $1,000 (includes exhibit table, tickets, ad, acknowledgment). Light buffet served. For reservations: T: 212.486-7745; F: 212.4860228; Email:;

ABO 96th Annual

Dinner Dance

Nov. 9: The Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York celebrates the splendor of the silver screen at this year's "Hooray for Hollywood" Dinner Dance. Attendees will enjoy live music and entertainment at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Broadway at West 45th Street. This year's honorees include: Fred C. Trump Lifetime Achievement Award (presented by Donald Trump): Jerome Belson, president of Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York; Developer of the Year: Larry Gluck, president of Stellar Management; Management Company of the Year: Peter J. Alizio, president of A-1 Realty Management Co., Inc.; Associate of the Year: Christopher Durnan, president of Durnan Group Managers; and Woman of the Year: Sherry Frankel, president of Caran Properties, Inc. In addition, the Emma Lazarus Special Recognition Awards will also be presented to industry leaders selected for their dynamic role in business. The winners of this award will be named closer to the event. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 8:00 p.m. For more information on the Dinner Dance or to RSVP, please call 212.385.4949.

CoreNet Global Summit

Nov. 12-15: CoreNet will discuss emerging workplace strategies with Hewlett Packard, Herman Miller and Capital One. Learn about the role of university collaboration in successful economic development, as well as hear about providing sustainable workplaces among other topics in Orlando, Florida. This year's summit, themed Coming Together: Creating Opportunity, will also include keynote addresses from top business leaders and opportunities for leading service providers, real estate end users and economic development executives to network and exchange ideas. It will also include a world-class expo showcasing the latest innovations in corporate real estate and workplace strategies. Keynote speakers for the summit include Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt, authors of the bestselling book Freakonomics, and Dr. Roberta Bondar, physician, scientist, astronaut and photographer. CoreNet Global's Leader Magazine will also facilitate a provocative panel discussion of industry leaders on how the transformation of the service provider industry is revolutionizing corporate real estate. In addition, CoreNet Global will announce the winners of the 2006 Global Innovator Awards sponsored by Equis, Gensler and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. For more information on the Orlando Global Summit, please visit Working press members are encouraged to attend and must register in advance by contacting Tamara Chumley of Imre Communications at 410-821-8220.

ULI Regional Trends Conference

Nov. 14: The Regional Trends Conference is a full-day of panel discussing Emerging Trends in Real Estate at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY from 7:30am-6pm. For questions about registration or special needs requests, please call ULI Customer Service at 800-321-5011, or at 410-626-7505 if calling from outside the United States.

REBNY Luncheon

Nov. 14: REBNY will be hosting its annual member's luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton New York. Sponsored by New York Private Bank & Trust, the luncheon speaking program will examine national interest in the NYC real estate investment market, as recent shifts in residential real estate prices and the upswing in commercial properties in Manhattan create a potential perfect storm for investment. The panel will be moderated by Bill McCahill, a partner at Apollo Real Estate Advisors. Speakers will include: Woody Heller, executive managing director and group head of the Capital Transactions Group of Studley; Robert A. Knakal, chairman and founding partner of Massey Knakal Realty Service; Scott R. Latham, executive director of the Capital Markets Group for Cushman & Wakefield; and Eric Negrin, senior vice president for the Investment Properties Institutional Group working with their Real Estate Transaction Team.


Nov.14: Inside Secrets of top Brokers (Residential). Topic and location TBA. 5:30-7:30 pm. Registration is required. For additional information contract: Residential Brokerage Division--Indi Jaipal at Commercial Brokerage Division--Ossie Shemtov at

LI Real Estate Party

Nov. 15: Long Island Real Estate Group will be hosting their Fall Festival Party from 6:00-9:00 p.m at the Tam O'Shanter Golf Club, Brookville, Long Island. Free to members. Guests $100. RSVP to Georgette Strobel (516) 997-6100 or Georgette@ LIREGorg

IREM Dinner

Nov. 15: Annual Dinner & Awards at Tavern on the Green, NYC. Cocktails at 6:30; dinner from 7:30 to 9:30. The cost to attend is $185 per person. Reservations must be received by November 8th. To reserve or for more information, please call 212.944.9445 or visit

IMN Symposium

Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Information Management Network will be hosting its Fourth Symposium on Financing, Developing and Operating Condo Hotels at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. IMN has developed a timely agenda which accurately reflects the latest industry trends and developments. The Las Vegas conference will feature over 30 panel discussions (many being offered for the first time) as well as 100 leading industry speakers. It will also feature an exhibit hall with over thirty of the foremost condo hotel industry service providers. For more information about the Las Vegas conference, please visit


Dec. 5: REBNY 'Crossfire' panel discussion. Location TBA 5:30-7:30 pm.For additional information contact: Residential Brokerage Division: Indi Jaipal at or Commercial Brokerage Division: Ossie Shemtov at oshemtov

REBNY Luncheon

Dec. 13: Holiday luncheon Speaker TBA. 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm. For additional information contact: Residential Brokerage Division: Indi Jaipal at or Commercial Brokerage Division: Ossie Shemtov at


Dec. 14: Inside Secrets of Top Brokers (Residential) Located at the Brooklyn Marriot Hotel from 5:30-7:30 pm. For additional information contact: Residential Brokerage Division: Indi Jaipal at or Commercial Brokerage Division: Ossie Shemtov at

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