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New York Real Estate Institute

February & March -- Real estate appraisal and continuing education courses will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. at 22 West 34th St., fifth floor. Appraisal Ethics & Standards will be held Feb. 12, 13, 19, and 21 and AQ 1 Fair Housing will be held Feb. 26 and 28 and March 5 and 7. The cost is $225. For registration or more information call (212) 683-5518.

Skyscraper Museum Exhibit

Feb. 5 to May 5 -- The Skyscraper Museum will present "WTC: Monument," a tribute to the Twin Towers and the World Trade Center complex. The exhibition will examine the complex in its conception, design, and construction, as well as in terms of its place in the postwar transformation of Lower Manhattan. The exhibition will be housed at the New York Historical Society's galleries, at Two W. 77t St. For additional information please contact Carol Willis at (212) 968-1961 or Travis Stewart at (212) 873-3400, ext. 263.

NYU Course

Feb. 6 to May 8 -- The New York University Real Estate Institute will offer a course in multifamily property, entitled "Management of Government Assisted Housing" on 13 consecutive Wednesday, from 6 to 9 p.m. Donald McLain, owner of Realty Consultant Co., will serve as the instructor for the course. The classes will take place at NYU's Midtown Center, at 11 W. 42nd St. Tuition: $595 per person, plus registration a $20 fee. For registration and additional information please call (212) 790-1344.

IREM Lunch

Feb. 20 -- The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) will hold their monthly luncheon speaker series with keynote speaker Steven W. Ford, senior managing director of Cushman & Wakefield's Facilities Management Group. The luncheon will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th St. The cost is $65 per person and reservations can be made by calling 212.944.9445.

Skyscraper Museum Presentation

Feb. 20 -- The Skyscraper Museum, in association with the New York Historical Society, will hold a presentation entitled "New York in the 1960's" starting at 6:30 p.m. Guy Tozzoli, president of the World Trade Centers Association, and Donald H. Elliott, former chairman of New York City Planning Commission, will discuss the transformation of Lower Manhattan in the 1960's and 70's. The event will take place at 2 W. 77th St. Members: free of charge. For registration and additional information please call (212) 968-1961.

Fort Totten Lecture

Feb. 21 -- Historic Fort Totten: Its Past, Present and Future will be discussed at a free lecture at 6 p.m., at the NYC Parks Dept. Office, Olmsted Center, Flushing Meadows/Corona Park, in Queens (speaker to be announced). The public is welcome and architects receive Continuing Education Credits for attendance. The Olmsted Center is just east of the Grand Central Parkway, between Shea Stadium and the National Tennis Center. The lecture is presented by the Professional Design Center of New York, Inc. (PDC). For additional information or travel instructions, call Joseph Horowitz, P.E., 718-544-5105.

Condo and Coop Expo

Feb. 25 -- The Cooperator will. holds its annual Coop and Condo Expo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will include more than 186 exhibitors, free advice from accounting, law, and insurance experts, and educational seminars. The Expo will take place at the New York Hilton Hotel, at 53rd St. and Sixth Ave. For registration and additional information please call (888) 249-0367.

PWC Networking Event

Feb. 26 -- Professional Women In Construction presents "Meet the Construction Chiefs," a grand networking with exhibit tables from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at La Maganette Ristorante, 50th Street and Third Avenue. Honored guests include presidents, design and construction chiefs, commissioners from private construction companies and government agencies. Tickets are $65 (advance reservation or $10 surcharge at door.) Exhibit tables are $450 and sponsorship is $650. Buffet is served; cash bar available. For information or reservations call (212) 486-7745 or email pwcusa1@aol.com.

REBNY Lunch

Feb. 27 -- The Real Estate Board of New York will hold a member's luncheon devoted to the future of Downtown from 11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. John C. Whitehead, chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, and Louis R. Tomson, executive director, will be the featured speakers at the event. The luncheon will take place at the Roosevelt Hotel, at Madison Ave. and 45th St. Admission: $70 per person. For registration and additional information please call Jasmin Schmidt at (212) 616-5249.

NYARM Dinner

Feb. 27 -- The New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM) holds its monthly membership meeting with guest speaker Stephen Dadourian, principal and co-founder of full service commercial real estate organization D.G. Hart Associates, Inc. He will discuss the contrasting roles of commercial and residential managers and other topics. Open bar networking session 6 to 7 p.m.; Dinner meeting and program 7 to 8:30 p.m. Frank's Steak House, 85 Tenth Ave. (15th Street). Fee: $60 members, $100 non-members. Reservations required. (212) 216-0654. Credit cards accepted.

MBA Lunch

Feb. 28 -- The Mortgage Bankers Association will hold its monthly luncheon, entitled "Status of the Loan Syndication Market for Commercial Real Estate" from noon to 2 p.m. William Rothman, senior vice president of Washington Mutual, will be the featured speaker at the event. The luncheon will take place at the Yale Club, at 50 Vanderbilt Ave., between 44th and 45th Streets. Members: $50 per person. Non-members: $60 per person. For registration and additional information please contact Arlene Stock at (212) 972-4790.

Public Private Forum

Feb. 28 -- The Business Leadership Council of The City University of New York, in conjunction with The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute and the Drum Major Institute, will host a forum to discuss public and private partnerships in real estate development. The program will be held at Baruch College's Newman Conference Center at 151 East 25th St. from 8 to 11:30 a.m. A roundtable discussion will be led by a distinguished panel from both the public and private sectors, including: Jesse Masyr, convenor and land use attorney, Wachtel & Masyr; Richard Ravitch, of Ravitch, Rice & Company LLC and former chairman, NYS Urban Development Board; Joseph Rose, partner, The Georgetown Group and former chairman, NYC Planning Commission; Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO, New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce. Inc.; Martin Edelman, Of Counsel, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP; Thomas Murphy, executive director, Dormitory Authority of NYS; and Anne-Marie Wal sh, professor, New York University. The group will discuss the opportunities and challenges that exist in public and private sector partnerships. A question and answer session will be held afterward to allow attendees to further explore this timely and important topic. Architects, developers, real estate and construction professionals are invited to attend. To obtain a registration form, or for additional information, please call The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at 212-802-5940. Admission is free of charge and a buffet breakfast is included.

Appraisal Institute Event

Feb. 28 -- The Appraisal Institute Metropolitan New York Chapter will host "The Retail Market: What's in Store" at the Plaza Hotel, Baroque Room, 59th Street and Fifth Avenue. Following registration and networking at 4 p.m., from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Faith Hope Consolo, vice chairman, Garrick-Aug Worldwide, will speak on current trends in the New York City retail market; and Glenn J. Rufrano, chief executive officer, president and member of the board of directors of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, Inc., will speak from the owner's perspective. A one-hour cocktail reception will follow the program's conclusion at 6:30 p.m. Attendees of the event will be credited with two hours of continuing education for Appraisal Institute and New York State. The cost of the presentation and cocktail reception is $125 per person. For reservations, please send check payable to Appraisal Institute to Connie Puccio, Appraisal Institute, Metropolitan New York Chapter, 60 East 42nd St., Suite 1166, New York, NY 10165. For more information about this event, Appraisal Institute and Metropolitan New York Chapter, call (212) 966-3710; e-mail to metronyai@aol.com; or visit www.aimetrony.com.

Yeshiva Banquet

March 3 -- John Adam Kanas, chairman, president and CEO of North Fork Bank, will be honored as Man of the Year by Yeshiva of South Shore at its 75th anniversary banquet 5:30 p.m. at the Sands at Atlantic Beach. The cost is $500 per person. For more information, call Yeshiva of South Shore at (516) 374-7363 x112.

Appraisal Institute Course

March 4-5 -- The Appraisal Institute will offer a two-day continuing education course, entitled "Separating Real and Personal Property from Intangible Business Assets" from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. David C. Lennhoff and Marvin Wolverton will serve as instructors for the course. The classes will take place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Members: $415 per person. Non-members: $475 per person. For registration and additional information please call (516) 248-8964.

March 4 - The National Realty Club will hold a luncheon at the Williams Club, 24 East 39th St. (between Park and Madison Avenues) from noon to 2 p.m. "Apartments and Politics" will be presented by Dan Margulies, executive director, Community Housing Improvement Program, Inc. The cost is members $40 and non-Members $60. (We cannot bill nonmembers!) Call 212-511-1013 for details or send a check for $60 to NRC, 380 Lexington Ave., Suite 1700, New York, NY 10168.

NRC Lunch

AREW Lunch

March 5 -- The Association of Real Estate Women will holds a networking reception and a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kathryn S. Wylde, president and CEO of the New York City Partnership, and Richard T. Roberts, managing director of Goldman, Sachs and Co., will be the featured speakers at the event. The luncheon will take place at the Harvard Club, at 27 W. 44th St. Members: free of charge. Non-members: $75 per person. For registration and additional information please call (212) 471-3710.

B'nai B'rith Lunch

March 6 - Joe Polumbi, executive vice president real estate, and Stephen D. Heyman, director of commercial real estate, Trinity Church, will be guest speakers at the next luncheon meeting of B'nai B'rith Real Estate to be held at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th St., Ivy Room. Their topic will be "The Changing Face of Hudson Square." Call Daniel Shahrabani at (212) 779-7757 to secure your reservation. Admission for members is $45 in advance and $55 at the door. Non-members' admission is $55. All nonmembers should register and send a check in advance, as there will be no guarantee for seat availability on the day of the event. Make checks payable to B'nai B'rith Real Estate and mail to Daniel Shahrabani at Chelsea Capital, 377 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, New York, NY, 10016.

REBNY Course

March 5-19 -- The Real Estate Board of New York will offer a 22 1/2-hour continuing education course, entitled "Commercial Brokerage Tutorial for Residential Brokers" on three consecutive Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The classes will take place at 570 Lexington Ave. Members: $99 per person. Non-members: $190 per person. For registration and additional information please call Indi Jaipal at (212) 532-3100, ext. 5236.

REBNY Course

March 8-22 -- The Real Estate Board of New York will offer a 22 1/2-hour continuing education course, entitled "Conducting Negotiations in an Ethical Manner" on three consecutive Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The classes will take place at 570 Lexington Ave. Members: $99 per person. Non-members: $190 per person. For registration and additional information please call Indi Jaipal at (212) 532-3100, ext. 5236.

Skyscraper Museum Presentation

March 13 -- The Skyscraper Museum, in association with the New York Historical Society, will hold a presentation entitled "The World's Biggest Buildings" starting at 6:30 p.m. Leslie E. Robertson, principal of Leslie E. Robertson Associates, RLLP, and John L. Tishman, chairman and CEO of Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc., will discuss the construction process that took place during the building of the Twin Towers. The event will take place at 2 W. 77th St. Members: free of charge. For registration and additional information please call (212) 968-1961.

PWC Dinner

March 19 - Professional Women In Construction (PWC) will hold its 22nd Annual Awards Reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at The Marriott East Side, 525 Lexington Ave. Washington Mutual will receive Project of the Year Award for its dedicated community outreach program and the Meritorious Award will be presented to NYC School Construction Authority for outstanding contract awards to WBEs. Recognition awards will also be presented to PWC members. Tickets are $175 each (includes open bar and cocktail buffet). Sponsorships, journal ads are available. Call PWC at (212) 486-7745 or email pwcusal-@aol.com for reservations and information.

IREM Lunch

March 20 - The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will hold its monthly luncheon from 11:45 to 1 p.m. at the Williams Club, 24 39th St. The keynote speakerwill be announced at a later time. The cost is $65 per person and reservations can be made by calling 212.944-9445.

Building Congress Lunch

March 27 - New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be the guest speaker at a Construction Industry Luncheon Forum, sponsored by the New York Building Congress Inc. (NYBC), beginning with a reception at 11:30 a.m. and followed by lunch and program at 12:30 p.m., at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, Two West Street. Fee: $75 for NYBC members in advance ($85 at the door); $95 for nonmembers ($110 at the door). For more information or reservations, call the Building Congress at (212) 481-9230.

PWC Breakfast

April 17 - Professional Women In Construction (PWC) will present "Healthcare Facilities Developers Forum", a breakfast meeting from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, NYC. Speakers are Rick Langfelder, senior v.p. finance, NYCHHC; George Mejias, director design-construction and Andrew Thompson, chief architect, Memorial Sloan-Kettering; and Vicki Match Suna, associate dean facility planning, NYU Medical Center. Moderator is Lois Weiss, real estate journalist, NY Post. Tickets are $75 (advance purchase or $10 surcharge at the door).

Sponsorships and program ads availalbe. For reservations call PWC at 212.486-7745, fax: 212.486-0228 or email: pwcusa1@aol.com.

CREW*NY Series

April & May - CREW*NY (Commercial Real Estate Women of New York) in association with the New York University Real Estate Institute, has announced dates for the second annual CREW*NY Headliner Series of lectures. Six leading women real estate executives from among the most influential real estate firms will provide firsthand perspectives on key issues and trends currently affecting the real estate market. The series, moderated by Veronica W. Hackett, Principal of The Clarett Group, and Caroline Harcourt, Esq., Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop will include:

* April 4, Katherine G. Farley, senior managing director, Tishman Speyer Properties, who spearheaded the international expansion of this world-renown real estate development firm, will speak on the challenges of real estate development in Latin America.
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