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ConnectOne Bank Demonstrates Leadership in Commercial Real Estate Tech Sector with 2018 Sponsorship of


Fast-growing bank building niche within real estate tech sector

New York, NY (April 16, 2018) -- CREtech announced that ConnectOne Bank has joined their platform as the premier Financial Services Sponsor of the leading event, data and content platform devoted to the commercial real estate industry.

ConnectOne Bank is a commercial bank serving the New York and New Jersey markets. Founded in 2005 and with twenty-one locations across the metro region, ConnectOne has built significant lending and banking niches in the real estate sector. One of the most innovative financial institutions in the country, ConnectOne consistently invests in new technologies to provide best in class service for their clients and modernize internal operations. With eyes towards continued growth in the commercial real estate tech sector, ConnectOne’s sponsorship with CREtech is a natural fit.

Through this sponsorship with CREtech, ConnectOne Bank will have an extensive presence at the 2018 CREtech event premier events, as well as high visibility and ongoing branding and marketing solutions from CREtech and its affiliated companies such as throughout the year.

“We’re proud to continue our work with CREtech, a platform that remains on the cutting edge of a constantly evolving commercial real estate market,” said Frank Sorrentino, Chairman and CEO of ConnectOne Bank. “As a former builder myself, I recognize how important it is to stay ahead of the changes and advancements occurring in this industry, and CREtech’s focus on innovation in real estate and tech allows us to do so.”

“We are thrilled and honored to announce that ConnectOne Bank will once again be our exclusive bank sponsor,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “I have long been an admirer of the Bank and its Founder and CEO Frank Sorrentino. What is particularly exciting about ConnectOne Bank being part of our mission to bring tech to the commercial real estate industry, is that the bank is both a leader in the real estate sector and shares our passion for technology making them the perfect fit for all we are trying to accomplish at CREtech,” Beckerman added.

Launched in 2013 as the first event platform devoted to the commercial real estate tech sector, CREtech was acquired by The News Funnel in January of 2017. The platform has become the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CREtech is where the commercial real estate industry comes to discover all things tech. No other site in the world offers everything in commercial real estate tech in one location including in depth research and analysis, the most comprehensive directory of startups, news from the leading media sources, original expert content, and of course, the largest events in the most cities anywhere all in real time as the news and information breaks.

About CREtech

Our mission at CREtech is to connect the commercial real estate and tech sectors, bringing a new age of innovation, investment and growth to the industry. The platform features the largest events, most comprehensive aggregated news database and company directory in the sector. CREtech is owned and operated by The News Funnel, the leading content, connectivity and event platform devoted to the commercial real estate industry.

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