Massey Knakal Multifamily Summit & Operations Academy A Huge Success With Over 800 in Attendance
Multifamily owners, operators, investors and experts came together at the Massey Knakal Multifamily Summit & Operations Academy, a two-day event held at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center. With over 800 in attendance, this was the largest multifamily conference to date.
Day 1, which was an “invite only” event for property and asset managers of multifamily units, offered a boardroom style setting with an in-depth discussion of the key issues. Day 2 featured over 40 titans of multifamily real estate as they discussed where and how to create value.
In the morning keynote conversation, Aby Rosen, Co-Founder & Principal of RFR, sat down with Paul J. Massey, Jr., CEO of Massey Knakal, to discuss his career, love of art and the New York City residential market.
In the afternoon, Ofer Yardeni, Co-Chairman & CEO of Stonehenge, discussed how he has shaped the city, the challenges he has overcome, and his expectations for 2015.
Featured speakers included Vicki Been, Commissioner ofNYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development, Melissa Burch, EVP – Commercial & Residential Development of Forest City Ratner, Donald Capoccia, Principal of BFC Partners, Harry Macklowe, Chairman of Macklowe Properties, Bob Knakal, Chairman of Massey Knakal,Steven Spinola, President of Real Estate Board of New York, and Carl Weisbrod, Commissioner of NYC Dept. of City Planning.
Following the two days of thought leadership panels, attendees were treated to a cocktail reception hosted by Massey Knakal.
“We had record attendance at this two-day event which was packed with incredible insight, in-depth observations and powerful networking,” said Neil Heilberg, Chief Operating Officer at Massey Knakal. “Aby Rosen and Ofer Yardeni were outstanding additions to this year’s prestigious line-up of speakers.”