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Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit



On September 17th, the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit will bring over 500 owners, operators, tenants, investors, and real estate players for a day of thought leadership and networking.  The Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit will bring together top retail, multifamily, office, and government players in the Brooklyn Market to take a look at the real estate trends of New York’s fastest growing borough.

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2013 Featured Speakers:

  • MaryAnne Gilmartin: Forest City Ratner
  • Jeffrey Levine: Douglaston Development
  • Marty Markowitz: Brooklyn Borough
  • Joseph Sitt: Thor Equities


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Alex Adjmi, President, A&H Acquisitions Corp.
  • Vishal Arora, Managing Partner, Megalith Capital Management
  • Andrew Barrocas, Chief Executive Officer, MNS
  • David Behin, President, MNS
  • Jonathan Butler, Founder, & The Brooklyn Flea
  • Alireza Esmaeilzadeh, VP – Commercial Development & Leasing, Forest City Ratner
  • Boaz Gilad, Principal, BrookLand Capital
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin, Chief Executive Officer, Forest City Ratner
  • Phillip Gilmour, Founder, Momo Sushi Shack
  • Miriam Harris, Senior Vice President, New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • Purnima Kapur, Director, Department of City Planning – Brooklyn
  • Eli Karp, President, Hello Living
  • Andrew Kimball, Director of Innovation Economy Initiatives, Jamestown Properties
  • Jenny Lawton, President, MakerBot
  • Aaron Lefkove, Founder, Littleneck
  • Jeffrey Levine, Chairman, Douglaston Development
  • Marty Markowitz, President, Borough of Brooklyn
  • Paul Massey, CEO & Founding Partner, Massey Knakal
  • Dave Maundrell, President,
  • Daniel Miller, Co-Founder, FundRise
  • Regina Myer, President, Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Alison Novak, Vice President, Hudson Companies
  • Stephen Palmese, Senior Executive Vice President, Massey Knakal
  • Alexander Patterson, Chief Culture Officer, Tough Mudder
  • Tucker Reed, President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Charles Schoenau, Managing Director, Insurent Agency Corporation
  • Ilana Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer, Online Marketing Group
  • Kathy Self, Chief Real Estate Officer, Brooks Brothers
  • Jeremy Shell, Head of Acquisitions and Finance, TF Cornerstone
  • Joseph Sitt, Chief Executive Officer, Thor Equities
  • Don Tallerman, President, Online Marketing Group
  • David Vendley, Founder, Calexico
  • David Von Spreckelsen, Senior Vice President, Toll Brothers City Living
  • Elise Wagner, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
  • Jed Walentas, Principal, Two Trees Management Co.


Agenda at a Glance:

  • On the Grounds of Brooklyn:  Brooklyn Real Estate Market Overview
  • Standing Up for Brooklyn: Keynote Conversation
  • Interviewee: Joseph Sitt, Founder, Thor Equities
  • Food Glorious Food: Restaurant and Grocery Development in Brooklyn
  • Maneuvering the Tech Triangle: Office Trends and Tenants
  • Let’s Go to the Mall: Retail Power Panel
  • Anything but Williamsburg: What Neighborhoods are Really Emerging
  • Bringing Down the House: Multifamily Development in Brooklyn
  • The Land of Plenty: Public-Private Partnerships
  • The Massey Knakal University Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Presented to: Marty Markowitz, President, Borough of Brooklyn
  • The Innovation Economy and the Future of Brooklyn
  • Presented by: Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Living for the City: Brooklyn Power Owners Panel
  • Cocktail Reception



Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit

Stage 6 at Steiner Studios

15 Washington Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11205


Tuesday, September 17th

7:30 am – 5:30 pm


Speaking & Sponsorship Opportunities:

Speaking and sponsorship opportunities for the September 2013 conference are now available.

Contact us for details:

Conference Producer:

Clare Kelly

Conference Producer



Sponsorship Opportunities:

Abel Devis


08/14/2013 - 15:03


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