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Real Estate Circle
Columbia Business School’s Real Estate Circle is a growing community of alumni who join the group to enhance their professional and personal networks, participate in educational lectures, and contribute to student fellowships. This helps to ensure that Columbia Business School continues to attract the brightest scholars, who go on to enrich our alumni network.
Members of the Circle are at various levels in their careers and are making their mark in all segments of the real estate industry. Two levels of membership are available – Circle Leader and, for graduates within the past five years, Circle Associate. There are a number of benefits affiliated with each contribution level.
Throughout the year, Circle programming offers members the opportunity to attend networking and social events, including Circle Academy executive education sessions. These breakfasts bring alumni together with a leading academic or industry expert who presents thought- and discussion-provoking content. Topics need not be real estate-focused but are relevant to current practice.
If you would like to join Columbia Business School's Real Estate Circle, please complete the pledge form or contact Kate Kerrigan for more information.
(212) 854 - 8556
December 9, 2015Real Estate Project Class Final Presentations Competition and Awards Dinner / The Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize
December 15, 2015Real Estate Symposium
January 2016 (date to be announced)Real Estate Capital Markets Conference
May 2016 (date to be announced)2016 Annual Real Estate Alumni Reception
Distinguished Alumni Voices
Bob Berne ’62
Formerly with Milstein Properties
Bob Berne ’62 discusses trends in real estate and gives advice for students aspiring to have careers in real estate.
Hugh Frater ’85
Chief Executive Officer, Berkadia
Hugh Frater ’85 discusses business strategy and opportunities, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), and career development.
Nancy Lashine ’81
Managing Partner and Founder, Park Madison Partners
Nancy Lashine ’81 shares insights from more than 25 years of real estate experience providing placement and strategic consulting services.