Industry Luminaries Provide Predictions at Michael Stoler’s 6th Annual NY Real Estate Summit, Wednesday, 3/6/13 at CUNY
NEW YORK (February 4, 2013) – Television host and producer Michael Stoler of the “The Stoler Report-New York’s Business Report” and “Building New York –New York Life Stories” (PBS and CUNY-TV) is hosting and moderating a series of panels at the Sixth Annual New York Real Estate Summit on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Proshansky Auditorium, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue (35th Street).
Addressing the “State of Commercial Real Estate – Outlook 2013,” sponsored this year by TD Bank and 1010 WINS, the event is scheduled to begin at 7:30 AM with registration and breakfast, followed by the first – and keynote – panel, “CEO & COO – View on the Market, Where are We Headed” from 8:30- 9:30 AM. Among the real estate leaders participating in the first panel are James Carpenter, Senior EVP & Chief Lending Officer, New York Community Bank; Ralph Herzka, Chairman & CEO, Meridian Capital Group; James Kuhn, President, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Richard Mack, North American CEO, AREA, Property Partners; Arthur Mirante, Principal & President, Tri-State Region, Avison Young; Scott Rechler, Chairman & CEO, RXR Realty; Jay Shah, CEO, Hersha Hospitality Trust; Steven Witkoff, Chairman & CEO, The Witkoff Group and Ofer Yardeni, Chairman & Co-CEO, Stonehenge Partners.
“Every year the response to this event gets stronger because it offers serious information from real leaders in our industry,” points out Stoler. “In four hours, the audience will hear forecasts for the upcoming year from the people making the decisions.”
Other panelists participating throughout the day include Jordan Slone, Chairman & CEO, Harbor Group International; Miki Naftali, Chairman & CEO, The Naftali Group; Richard Wagman, Managing Partner & Founder, Madison Capital; and Brad Korman, Co-President, Korman Communities; Thomas Caputo, President, Equity One, Inc. Chris Conlon, EVP & COO, Acadia Realty Trust; Melissa Farrell, Managing Director, Prudential Mortgage Capital and David Von Spreckelsen, Toll Brothers City Living.
. The four panels for the event and the times, comprise:
- 8:30 – 9:30 AM, CEO & COO – View on the Market , Where We are Headed (Keynote panel);
- 9:40—10:40 AM, The Retail Marketplace in the Region: Owner, Developer, Retailer Roundtable;
- 11 AM to 12 PM, Everyone Wants to Own Commercial Real Estate: Who’s Buying & Selling and Sources of Debt & Equity for Commercial Real Estate;
- 12 to 1 PM. Hotels Invade the Region: Owners, Operators, Advisors & Capital Providers.
Adds Stoler, “This has been a slow recovery from a tough economy and I am counting on our panelists for their insight and, more importantly, candor on what to expect.”
For more information and to register online, go to www.nyrealestatesummit.com or call 646-442-0717.
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