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Alumni Participation

Columbia Business School graduates share their expertise and energy with students and faculty, coming to campus as adjunct professors and guest speakers.

Annual Real Estate Alumni Reception

The 2013 Annual Real Estate Alumni Reception on Tuesday, April 30, honored Distinguished Real Estate Partner John R. Klopp of Morgan Stanely.

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Community Voices

“I have always found that Columbia graduates possess both a comprehensive understanding of real estate fundamentals and the analytical and strategic skills necessary to hit the ground running and create immediate value.” — Joseph C. Smith ’99, 1754 Properties; Columbia Business School Real Estate Circle Member

Alumni supply corporate projects and mentor students in connection with the Real Estate Project ClassReal Estate Student Career Breakfasts and the Alumni Mentorship program provide other opportunities for alumni to meet with and advise current students.

Alumni provide valuable career advice to students and are a key recruiter of our talent. They are also an important supporter of student fellowships and scholarships, ensuring that Columbia Business School continues to attract the best and brightest students.

Alumni also work with standing and adjunct faculty on case development and writing; serve as a crucial source of funding and specialized information for research projects, and provide country insight and contacts to help plan meetings for the annual Chazen International Real Estate Study Trip.

Read more on how to get involved with the MBA Real Estate Program.