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SMPS Panel

Feb. 14: The Long Island Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services is offering "Market Boom: Who's Building Multi-Family / Senior Housing on Long Island" from 8.00-10:00 a.m at the Milleridge Inn, 585 North Broadway, Jericho, NY. 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. For more information call 516-263-0095.

ULI workshop

Feb. 15: Urban Core III will be held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. John J. Reilly, partner at Farer Fersko, will moderate a timely point-counterpoint discussion between attorneys presenting both the property owner's and the municipal/ redeveloper's perspectives on the use of eminent domain in New Jersey for redevelopment purposes. Registration for the program, which is presented by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc., is at

Downtown Alliance

Feb. 15: The Alliance for Downtown New York will host its second Downtown Third Thursdays lecture. Author Mark Kurlansky's will discuss "The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell," at the India House, Marine Room. All lectures are free and begin at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Visit www.downtownny. com/thirdthursdays.

SMPS Panel

Feb 20: The National Realty Club luncheon will be held noon to 2 p.m. at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street. For registration and additional information, contact Burton or Tamara Beck at 212-551-1013. Roxanne Donovan, president of Great Ink Communications, will discuss "How to Successfully Communicate with the Media" at the luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street.

YREPNY Networking

Feb 20: Prestige Title Hosts YREPNY Networking on between 6:30 and 9 pm at Zanzibar, 645 Ninth Avenue at W. 45th Street. RSVP to

PWC Panel

Feb. 20: Professional Women in Construction (PWC) presents Meet The Construction Chiefs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Club 101, 101 Park Avenue. Guests include: Maureen Henegan, chairman, Henegan Construction; Steve Sommers, Phoenix Constructors JV; Frank Pampa-lone, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Marcello Velez, Columbia University. For reservations call: 212-486-7745; email:; website

NYU Course

Feb. 20: New York University Real Estate Institute is offering the 45-hour New York Real Estate Sales person's course. This class is scheduled to meet on Tuesdays/Thursdays, February 20 through April 19, meeting from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 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

IREM Luncheon

Feb. 21: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will hold its monthly luncheon featuring Tim Carey, of the New York Power Authority, at the New York Helmsley Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street. Complimentary networking from 11:30 to noon; lunch from noon to 1:30. Visit www.irem or call 212-944-9445.

RE Acadamy Winter Classes

Feb. 21: "News, Views & Current Real Estate Trends," will take place over three consecutive Wednesdays from February 21 to March 7 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. at The New York Athletic Club, 1180 Central Park South. The classes fulfill the State of New York's Continuing Education Requirement for Re-Licensure by providing 22.5 hours of continuing education credits to real estate brokers and sales persons who take all three sessions. Tuition is $199. Register at www.Real or call The Real Estate Academy at 212.262.2662. Seating is limited.


Feb. 21: New York Real Estate Commercial Women Network will present Meet the Press: "Lessons in Publicity," with panelist: Julie Satow, commercial real estate reporter, Crain's New York Business; Christine Haughney, residential real estate reporter, the New York Times; Samantha Rowan, managing editor, Real Estate Finance & Investment; Linda Barr, managing editor, Real Estate Weekly; and moderator: Jeannette Boccini, executive vice president, LVM Group Inc. At The Harvard Club of NYC, 27 West 44th Street from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

ABO Luncheon

Feb 22: Robert Hammond, co-founder of Friends of the High Line, will address Associated Builders and Owners at its February luncheon at The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South (at East 20th Street) at noon. Hammond will provide his insights into the benefits of the High Line and the impact it will have on the community. Call Kanessa Tixe at 212-868-1900 x.258.

LI Appraisal Institute

Feb. 27: Long Island Chapter Of the Appraisal Institute will hold its Real Estate Appraiser Assistant Program at the Marriott Residence Inn, 9 Gerhard Road, Plainview, NY 11803 from February 27--May 15, 2007. Full Days each: 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m.. Cost: $1100.00 Tuition for 4 course program. For more information call 516-248-8964, or e-mail, or visit

NYU/Stoler Breakfast Series

Feb. 27: Michael Stoler and the New York University Real Estate Institute host "Tri-State Real Estate Market Trends" featuring leaders such as William Macklowe, Carl Weisbrod, Mitchell Hersh, Jamie LeFrak, Robert Knakal, Steve Witkoff, and Michael Fascitelli for lively discussions on the latest trends and developments in the region. Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10:40 a.m., through APril 27 at the NYU Midtown Center 11 West 42nd Street. Visit This class is approved for 15 hours of NY sales/brokers continuing education. Call Sal Gulino at 212-992-3305 or email

REBNY Luncheon

Feb. 27: REBNY will be hosting its Members' Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m at the Hilton Hotel. REBNY members only. Call Desiree Jones at 212-616-5250 to register.

Finance & Real Estate Summit

Mar. 1: The New York Self Storage Association will be sponsor a "Finance & Real Estate Summit" at the Union League Club. Panelists include representatives from Beacon Realty Capital, Buchanan Self Storage Capital, CB Richard Ellis, ING Clarion Partners, Public Storage, Sperry Van Ness Storage Realty, U-Stor-It, and W.P. Carey. For more information, or to register, contact the New York Self Storage Association main office at 518-462-3333; fax: 518-427-6781; e-mail: or visit

Appraisal Institute Course

Mar. 2: Long Island Chapter Of the Appraisal Institute will hold the national Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 7 hour update course at Citibank Conference Center, 1 Reckson Plaza, Uniondale, from 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m. Course studies rules of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, and updates appraisers about changes in USPAP. Instructor is David M. Bradley, MAI, SRA. For more information call 516 248 8964, e-mail or visit

UJA-REX Luncheon

March 7: UJA-Federation of New York's Real Estate and Allied Trades Division's Young Real Estate Executives (REX) will honor Howard M. Glatzer of The City Investment Fund at its annual luncheon at The Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue & 50th Street, at 11:30 a.m.. Event chairs are David Valger, of RCG Longview, and Brain Weber of Weber Law Group, LLP. Journal chair is Jeffrey Romanow, of The City Investment Fund, L.P. Call Sarah Hilchie at 212-836-1131 or email at to RSVP.

LI Appraisal Institute

Mar. 8: The Long Island Chapter Of the Appraisal Institute will hold their "Real Estate Appraiser New York State 'G' Level Courses Program" at the Marriott Residence Inn, 9 Gerhard Road Plainview, NY 11803 from 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.. GI Basic Income Capitalization will run March 8- 10th and the 15-17th. (Check the rest of the calender for G2 and G3) Tuition for 4 course program. Call 516 248 8964, or e-mail, or visit

B'nai B'rith Real Estate Unit

March 14: "The Boutique Hotel Boom" will be the subject of a program at the B'nai B'rith Real Estate Unit at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room. Speakers will be Paul Stallings, developer of The Hotel on Rivington, and Mitchell Adelstein, president of CRG Realty Capital. Call Aracelis Kuilan at 212-885-7239 for reservation or fax 212-697-5076, e-mail

Massey Knakal Seminar

March 15: The Brooklyn office of Massey Knakal Realty Services will sponsor a one-day training session for volunteers interested in Urban Land Institute's (ULI) UrbanPlan II Program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the firm's 205 Montague Avenue location. The Urban Plan Program is an educational initiative designed to create a more sophisticated level of discourse among local stakeholders involved in land use decisions. For real estate professionals who wish to volunteer as ULI Urban Plan II Program facilitators or judges in Brooklyn, contact Mack Tham at mtham or (718) 238-8999, x6553.


Mar. 21: The New York Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services will host a panel discussion on sustainable design at the Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.. The cost to attend is $65 for members and $85 for nonmembers in advance, with an additional $10 fee to register at the door. For more information, visit

IREM Course

Mar. 26: The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will conduct a course entitled Asset Analysis March 26-30 at the Roosevelt Hotel, Madison Avenue and 45th Street. The week long intensive course includes Investment Real Estate Financing and Valuation, Parts I, II, & III. The cost to attend this week long course is $1450 for members; $1795 for nonmembers. Courses can be taken indivdually. To reserve or for additional information visit or call 212-944-9445.

Federation of NY Housing Seminar

Mar. 28: The Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives and Condominiums (Federation) is presenting an educational seminar, Planning Your Annual Meeting, for co-op and condo board members, at the Sovereign Bank, 89-01 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, Queens from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The panelists include Albert Pennisi, senior partner with Pennisi Daniels Norelli, LLC, Eric Goidel, partner with Borah Goldstein Altschuler Nahins and Goidel, PC, David Baron, partner with Metro Management and former board member and industry consultant Mona Shyman. Admission is free to members and non-members but reservations are requested. Call 718-423-4438. Sovereign Bank is co-sponsoring the event.

NYBC Breakfast

March 29: The New York Building Congress hosts a Construction Industry Breakfast Forum with Metropolitan Transportation Authority executive director/CEO Elliot Sander. Registration and reception starting at 8:00 a.m; breakfast and program to begin at 8:30 a.m at Club 101, 101 Park Avenue at 40th Street. Fee: $55 NYBC members; $75 for non-members. For reservations please visit or call 212-481-9230.

Real Estate Academy Winter Education Series

Feb 21, 28 March 7: "News, Views & Current Real Estate Trends," The Real Estate Academy's latest series of continuing education classes, takes place over three consecutive Wednesdays. The classes fulfill the State of New York's Continuing Education Requirement for Re-Licensure by providing 22.5 hours of continuing education credits to real estate brokers and sales persons who take all three sessions. Each day will feature a new set of speakers and topics. Tuition is $199. Classes will take place at The New York Athletic Club, 10th fl at 180 Central Park South between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Register at or call The Real Estate Academy at 212-262-2662.

NYU's RE1T Symposium

April 18: "Mergers and Acquisitions" is the theme of the 12th Annual REIT Symposium, sponsored by the New York University Real Estate Institute and the NYU REIT Center on April 18. Breakfast begins at 8:00 am, and program begins 8:30 a.m. at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street. This yearly conference attracts leading practitioners from the worlds of banking, finance, law and real estate to discuss issues and trends affecting real estate investment trusts both in the United States and globally. Samuel Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, LLC, will deliver the keynote address. Agenda and list of expected panelists are at Registration is available online at www.scps.nyu, edu/reit or by calling 212-992-3338. "Early Bird" registration fee is $675 until March 14, 2007; afterward, the registration fee is $775.

IREM Summit

Apr. 21: The annual Leadership and Legislative Summit of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM[R]) will be held from April 21 to 25 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. The event will feature interactive forums and committee meetings that focus on IREM member interests ranging from chapter operations to legislative issues emerging at the state and local levels. The Summit's keynote speaker is Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard and a commentator for Fox News. Registration fee for the Summit is $325 until March 16 and $375 there after. Single day passes also are available; they are priced at $210 until March 16 and $260 thereafter. Additional conference information and online registration are available at

Condo and Co-op expo

April 25: The Cooperator's 20th Co-op & Condo Expo, Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is being held for the sixth year at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. For this year's show, a full floor has been added, plus two more free seminars and 40 more booths, totaling 260 exhibitors on three levels. The 20th Expo will feature six free seminars covering: Surviving the New Energy Reality (sponsored by Amerada Hess), Co-op to Condo Conversions (sponsored by ROA Hutton, Telecom for Value (sponsored by Verizon), Understanding Association/ Cooperative Governance (sponsored by Stark & Stark). Challenges & Solutions in Heating and Cooling Residential Properties (sponsored by Con Edison), and Funding Capital Improvements (sponsored by Meridian Capital) Admission is free, but pre-registration is requested at or 1-800-893-7949.
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