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Massey Knakal Commercial Real Estate Investment Summit Opens For Registration


The fourth annual Massey Knakal Commercial Real Estate Investment Summit, which brings together commercial owners, investors, developers and other real estate professionals for a full day event focused on New York’s office and retail markets, will be held on April 1, 2014. 

Over 570 attendees are expected at the event, the only full day event to cover New York City trends in operations, mid-sized property transactions, and financing for retail and office properties.

“We expect this year’s Massey Knakal Commercial Real Estate to be an outstanding event. This conference has an all-star line-up of speakers highlighted by our keynote speaker Larry Silverstein. This is a fantastic opportunity for industry leaders to share the latest real estate trends and network with their peers,” said Neil Heilberg, Chief Operating Officer at Massey Knakal. 

The keynote address will be given by Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman of Silverstein Properties, Inc., a Manhattan-based real estate development and investment firm that has developed, owned and managed 35 million square feet of office, residential, hotel and retail space. The firm currently has $8 billion worth of development activity in the pipeline and has led charge of redeveloping the commercial space of the World Trade Center post 9/11. 

Additionally, addresses will be given by Haim Chera of Crown Acquisitions, Michael Happel of American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT, Albert Laboz of United American Land, Scott Rechler of RxR Realty, and Jonathan Resnick from Jack Resnick & Sons.  Bob Knakal, Chairman of Massey Knakal, will give an expanded market update to the audience with an inside look at the commercial real estate industry. 

In addition to the keynote addresses, there will numerous panels and workshops covering a wide range of topics including the office market, commercial debt financing, and retail condos. 

The conference will be held in New York City at the McGraw Hill Conference Center at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. It will be filled with highly respected speakers, networking opportunities, and a post-conference cocktail reception. 

For the full list of speakers, attending firms, as well as the full agenda, visit or e-mail Don’t miss this powerful opportunity to learn, network, and expand your commercial real estate business.


About GreenPearl

Headquartered in New York City’s “Silicon Alley,” GreenPearl Events produces thought-leadership conferences in Commercial Real Estate, Retail and Finance across the United States.GreenPearl works closely with partners to create “private label” events that put partners first and provide massive business development opportunities and public relations.  The company was co-founded by Ryan Slack, Mark Schacknies and Nima Negahban. Slack, a successful entrepreneur and marketer who co-founded PropertyShark and led it for its first four years of business as the CEO before its eventual sale to Yardi, leads GreenPearl Events as its CEO. For more information on GreenPearl, please visit

About Massey Knakal Realty Services:

Massey Knakal is a diversified real estate company, exclusively representing owners in the sale, retail lease and/or financing of their properties. With over 150 employees, four offices and thorough coverage of the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester County, Long Island and New Jersey, Massey Knakal Realty Services dominates the New York metropolitan area's property transaction marketplace. Since 1988, the company’s agents have closed over 4,500 transactions having a market value in excess of $17 billion. For more information on Massey Knakal, please visit


02/14/2014 - 10:14


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