About the Real Estate Women’s Forum

Over 600 women and men attended the 5th annual Real Estate Women’s Forum on February 25, 2016. This year’s summit featured a keynote address by CREW Network’s Gail Ayers and HFZ Capital Group’s Laurie Golub. This event brought together some of the most influential investors, owners, developers, financiers and other industry principals for a full day of education and networking.

Real Estate Women’s Forumare focused on women who are leading the charge in an array of real estate markets as diverse as the players themselves. From multifamily to retail, from office to industrial, this conference provides opportunities to learn from the women who are taking larger roles, innovating, and shattering stereotypes in every corner of the industry.

Recap

Photos

Check out the recap from the event and see more pictures here.
Gail Ayers, the afternoon keynote speaker
Featured panel discussed Changing The Floor Plate: 21st Century Lifestyles and Workstyles
Attendees during the networking break
Nina Roket & featured panel discussing A Handshake and a Smile: Women Making Deals and Making Headlines

Keynote Speakers

Gail Ayers

Gail Ayers
Chief Executive Officer
CREW Network

Laurie Golub

Laurie Golub
General Counsel & COO
HFZ Capital Group

Speakers

Jacqueline Barr

Jacqueline Barr
Design Principal
Ted Moudis Associates

Brittany Bragg

Brittany Bragg
Chief Operating Officer
Crown Acquisitions

Cia Buckley

Cia Buckley
Chief Investment Officer
Dune Real Estate Partners

Kathleen Culhane

Kathleen Culhane
President
Nontraditional Employment for Women

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Marlena Demenus
Founder & CEO
SkyLake Partners

Collete English Dixon

Collete English Dixon
Principal
Prudential Real Estate Investors

Carolee Fink

Carolee Fink
EVP & CDO
NYCEDC

Marsha Firestone

Marsha Firestone
President 
Women Presidents’ Organization

Theresa Garelli

Theresa Garelli
President 2016
CREW New York

Kate Goodman

Kate Goodman
Co-President
ATCO

Skye Gruen

Skye Gruen
Director – New Construction & Sustainability
Bright Power

Leslie Himmel

Leslie Himmel
Founder
Himmel + Meringoff Properties

Katie Keenan

Katie Keenan
Managing Director
Blackstone

Lisa Knee

Lisa Knee
Partner
EisnerAmper

Patricia Lee

Patricia Lee
Managing Principal
CodeGreen Solutions

Diane Lewis

Diane Lewis
AIA FAAR & Principal
Diane Lewis Architect PC

Lesley Lisser

Lesley Lisser
Director & Senior Asset Manager
Invesco

Kristen Lonergan

Kristen Lonergan
Partner
Greenberg Traurig

Jane Lyons

Jane Lyons
Co-President 2015
CREW New York

Jennifer Mazawey

Jennifer Mazawey
Partner
Genova Burns

Sally Michael

Sally Michael
Partner
Saul Ewing

Toby Moskovits

Toby Moskovits
Chief Executive Officer
Heritage Equity Partners

Michele O'Connor

Michele O’Connor
President 2017
CREW New York

Cara Olmsted

Cara Olmsted
Director – Marketing & Business Development
ConEdison Solutions

Andrea Olshan

Andrea Olshan
Chief Executive Officer
Olshan Properties

Jodi Pulice

Jodi Pulice
Founder & CEO
JRT Realty Group

Nina Roket

Nina Roket
Partner
Olshan Frome Wolosky

Carol Rosenthal

Carol Rosenthal
Partner
Fried Frank

Samantha Rudin Earls

Samantha Rudin Earls
Vice President
Rudin Management

Lori Sokol

Lori Sokol
Founder & Publisher
NY Residential

Jenifer Steig

Jenifer Steig
Partner
Cheshire Group

Nicole Stent

Nicole Stent
Deputy Director – MWBE Development
Empire State Development

Elizabeth Ann Stribling – Kivlan

Elizabeth Ann Stribling – Kivlan
President
Stribling

Susan Tjarksen

Susan Tjarksen
Principal & Managing Broker
KIG

Elise Wagner

Elise Wagner
Partner
Kramer Levin

Sponsor This Event!

What Happened at This Year’s Forum:

Attendees networked with some of the most prominent women in real estate.

Attendees learned how women are changing the literal and metaphorical landscape of New York’s real estate industry.

Attendees heard from leading industry women as they discuss challenges they’ve faced and strides they’ve made.

Conference Topics:

  • Morning Keynote: Presented by Laurie Golub, General Counsel & COO, HFZ Capital Group
  • A Handshake and a Smile: Women Making Deals and Making Headlines
  • Wearing the Hard Hats: A Look at New Construction
  • Holding the Purse Strings: Financing and Investment
  • Designing Women: Architecture and Innovation
  • Decision Makers, Movers and Shakers: Women Who Lead
  • Afternoon Keynote: Presented by Gail Ayers, Chief Executive Officer, CREW Network

Forum Sponsors

The following organizations supported the 5th annual Real Estate Women’s Forum:

Sponsors:

Bright Power
CodeGreen Solutions
ConEdison Solutions
EisnerAmper
First Nationwide Title
Fried Frank
Genova Burns
GreenbergTraurig
KIG
Kramer Levin
Marks Paneth
Next Generation Trust Services
Olshan Frome Wolosky
Rudin Management
Saul Ewing
Ted Moudis Associates

Marketing Partners:

CREW Network NY
KOSS
The News Funnel
Nontraditional Employment for Women

Get Involved in 2017!


Speakers & Agenda
Ryan Slack
(646) 862-9389
rslack@greenpearl.com


Sponsorship & Exhibiting
Abel Devis
(646) 862-9393
abel@greenpearlevents.com


Attendee Registrations
Lehdis Lopez
(646) 862-6204
lehdis@greenpearlevents.com

See Who Attended

The following firms participated in the 5th Annual Real Estate Women’s Forum.

  • 1982
  • 2606 Management
  • 3L & Company
  • A. Y. Strauss
  • Abigail Michaels Concierge
  • Advalurem Group
  • Advantage Title
  • AECOM Capital
  • AECOS
  • Aero Studios Limited
  • Akerman
  • American Leisure
  • ApWest Mechanical
  • Arbor Commercial Mortgage
  • ARC Document Solutions
  • Arch Street Capital
  • Arcturus
  • Arent Fox
  • ASB Real Estate Investments
  • Atco Properties
  • Baker Tilly
  • BakerHostetler
  • Bala Consulting Engineers
  • BankUnited
  • Basis Investment Group
  • BBG
  • BDO
  • Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman
  • Between the Bricks
  • BL Companies
  • BlackRock
  • Blackstone
  • Bloom Real Estate Group
  • Bloomberg
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Borah Goldstein
  • Boymelgreen
  • Bozzuto Management Company
  • Breather
  • Bright Power
  • Broadwall Consulting Services
  • Buzzmaestro
  • C/T Marketing
  • Canyon Partners Real Estate
  • Capital One
  • CAPREIT
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • Carlyle
  • Carver Federal Savings Bank
  • CAS Riegler Companies
  • CB Title Group
  • CBRE
  • Cedar Realty Trust
  • Celadon Venture Advisors
  • Center for NYC Neighborhoods
  • CetraRuddy Architecture
  • Chase
  • Cheshire Group
  • Chicago Housing Authority
  • Chicago Title Insurance
  • CIT
  • Citi Habitats
  • Citizens Bank
  • Citizens Financial Group
  • City Safety Compliance
  • Clarion Partners
  • CMBS
  • Cole Schotz P.C.
  • College of Charleston
  • Colliers International
  • Commonwealth Land TItle Insurance
  • ConEdison Solutions
  • Conway, Farrell, Curtin & Kelly
  • Cooper Union
  • CoreLogic
  • Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers
  • CPD Developments
  • CREW Network
  • Crosby Capital USA
  • Crown Acquisitions
  • Cumming Corp
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • D’Agostino Levine Landesman & Lederman
  • dash design
  • DeBartolo Development
  • Denham Wolf Real Estate Services
  • DLV Consulting
  • Douglas Elliman
  • Downtown Family Advisors
  • Drever Capital Management
  • DSF Group
  • Durst Organization
  • Duval & Stachenfeld
  • Eastham Capital
  • Eastone Capital
  • Ecotekture D&D
  • EisnerAmper
  • EMMES Asset Management Company Limited
  • Empire Capital Holdings
  • Empire Core Group
  • Engineered Tax Services
  • Entrata
  • Epic Commercial Realty
  • EverGreene Architectural Arts
  • EY
  • EZBuildingEHS
  • Fairstead Capital
  • Felix / Weiner Consulting Group
  • Fidelity National Title
  • First American Title
  • First Nationwide Title Agency
  • FNTA
  • Fried Frank
  • Friedman
  • FTI Consulting
  • Furnished Quarters
  • FXFOWLE Architects
  • Ganfer & Shore
  • Garima Mittal
  • GEI Consultants
  • Gemma Capital Group
  • Genova Burns
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla
  • Global Investors Group
  • Golden Earth of Florida
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gonzalez FO
  • Gorton & Partners
  • Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • GreenBush Realty
  • GZA
  • Habitat for Humanity New York City
  • HAKS
  • Hanmi Bank
  • Harbor Road Holdings
  • Harpool Commercial Realty
  • Harrison Street Real Estate Capital
  • Henricksen
  • Heritage Equity Partners
  • Herrick, Feinstein
  • HFZ Capital Group
  • Hightower
  • Himmel + Meringoff Properties
  • Hines
  • HLW International
  • Holt Construction
  • Houlihan & O’Malley
  • Hunsucker Goodstein PC
  • Hunter Roberts Construction
  • Huntsman Architectural Group
  • IBI – Gruzen Samton Architects
  • Insight Property Group
  • Invesco Real Estate
  • J. Philip Real Estate
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Jamestown
  • Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • JCRA Financial
  • JFK&M Consulting Group
  • JLC Environmental Consultants
  • JLL
  • JRT Realty Group
  • Judson Partners
  • Kenne Shepherd Interior Design Architecture
  • Kent Services
  • KIG
  • Kimberlite
  • Kimco Realty
  • Kimley-Horn
  • Konover Commercial Corporation
  • Koss Resource
  • Kramer Levin
  • KS Partners
  • Langan
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Lehrer
  • Leslie Garfield & Co.
  • Levien & Company
  • Lexington Realty Trust
  • Lincoln Land Services
  • LiRo Engineers
  • Local 46 Metallic Lathers Union
  • Lubert-Alder Partners
  • Ludian
  • Lumaxia Realty
  • Luthin Associates
  • Lutron
  • M Moser Associates
  • M&T Bank
  • Mancini Duffy
  • Margolin, Winer & Evens
  • Marks Paneth
  • Marsh USA
  • Marshall & Stevens
  • Mavrides Moyal Packman Sadkin
  • MBP
  • MC-Five Mile Commercial Mortgage Finance
  • MdeAs
  • MDS Software
  • Meadows Office Interiors
  • Meilin Property
  • Meringoff Properties
  • Metro Interior Distributors
  • MKAssociates
  • Moderate Income Management
  • Moritt Hock & Hamroff
  • MTP
  • Navigant Consulting
  • New York Advisory Services
  • New York Law School
  • Next Generation Trust Services
  • NGKF
  • NMS Capital
  • Northstar Properties
  • Nutter, McClennen & Fish
  • NYCEDC
  • O’Connell More Consulting & Real Estate
  • OCV Architects
  • Olshan Frome Wolosky
  • Olshan Properties
  • Original Energy
  • P.W. Grosser Consulting
  • Pace Advertising
  • Paladino and Company
  • Partner Engineering and Science
  • People’s United Bank
  • PERE
  • Pier Head Associates
  • PivotDesk
  • PLASTARC
  • Plaxall
  • Prestige Title Agency
  • Property Markets Group
  • Proskauer Rose
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • PTS AMERICA
  • Quinn
  • RBA Consultants
  • Realtor.com
  • Related
  • Reonomy
  • Rhodes Associates
  • Richter + Ratner
  • Robbins Property Associates
  • Rogers Architects
  • Rose Associates
  • Roux Associates
  • Royal Abstract
  • Rubenstein Associates
  • Rudin Management
  • S. Charatan Realty
  • Samuels & Associates
  • Sander’s Capital
  • Saul Ewing
  • Securitas Electronic Security
  • Seyfarth Shaw
  • Shlemmer Algaze Associates
  • Skyline TRG Title Agency
  • SRS Real Estate Partners
  • Stan Johnson Company
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  • State Tax Credit Echange
  • Steelcase
  • Stewart Title Insurance
  • Strata Architects
  • Stribling
  • Studio 5 Partnership
  • Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
  • Synergy Realty
  • Syska Hennessy Group
  • Ted Moudis Associates
  • Ten-X
  • TerraCap Management
  • TerraCRG
  • The Chicago Housing Authority
  • The Durst Organization
  • The Feil Organization
  • The Iva Agency
  • The New York Foundling
  • The News Funnel
  • The NHP Foundation
  • The RADCO Companies
  • The Rosen Group
  • Theodore Williams Construction
  • Thompson Hine
  • Thornton Tomasetti
  • TIAA-CREF
  • Tirmizi Campbell
  • TitleVest
  • Town Residential
  • Townhouse Partners
  • TPG Real Estate
  • Trevive Global
  • Triple Star Realty
  • Turner Construction
  • University of California, Irvine
  • USAA Real Esatate Company
  • USI Insurance Services
  • Venture Capital Properties
  • Vidaris
  • Vornado Realty Trust
  • VTS
  • Walker & Dunlop
  • Warner
  • Washington REIT
  • Waterton
  • WB Wood
  • WegoWise
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Westport Capital Partners
  • Wilkin & Guttenplan
  • Willis
  • Women Presidents’ Organization
  • Workable City Development
  • WTS International
  • Younkins & Schecter
  • Zenith Abstract
  • Zwiren Title Agency

Venue Details

Real Estate Women’s Forum
Thursday, February 25, 2015
8:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Venue:
The New Yorker Hotel
481 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001

DISCLAIMER: *This Forum is Not Associated with Real Estate Weekly*