RE Industry in the Classroom

Companies value the human capital available through the MBA Real Estate Program. Through case studies, guest lectures, and Q&A, students trade insight with corporate participants, many of them important players in the field, including the following from the 2015-2016 school year.

Advanced Seminar in Real Estate | Global Real Estate Investment | Real Estate Project Class | Real Estate Capital Markets | Real Estate Development | Real Estate Finance | Real Estate M&A Deal Workshop | Real Estate Portfolio Management | Real Estate Transactions | Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development | Real Estate Fundamentals


Advanced Seminar in Real Estate
Instructor: Lynne B. Sagalyn 
Nick Bienstock ’96, Savanna
David Checketts, Legends Hospitality
Troy Daniel, Thackeray Partners
Ron Dickerman ’87, Madison International Realty
James Glasgow, Five Mile Capital
John Grassi, Spear Street Capital
Jeff Gronning, Normandy Partners
Michael Gusich, Everest Holdings
Erik Horvat ‘04, Fosun Property Holdings
David Neithercut ’82, EQR
Andrea Olshan ‘04, Olshan Properties
Jeff Patterson, Riverview Realty Partners
Chris Schlank, Savanna
Glen Siegel, Belvedere Capital
Brad Wildauer ‘88, ARES Management

Global Real Estate Investment
Instructor: Camille J. Douglas
Kevin Colket, Starwood Capital Asia
Michael Dennis, Azure Partners
Dan Dubrowski, The Lionstone Group
Adam Gallistel ’04, GIC Real Estate
Benjamin Griswold, Blue Water Worldwide
Ankur Gupta ’12, Brookfield Asset Management
Sonny Kalsi, GreenOak Real Estate
Camilo Varela, Equity International
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments 

Real Estate Project Class
Instructor: Andrew C. Jacobs ’96
Barry Chase, Belay Investment Group
Ronald Kravit, Cerberus Capital Management
David Rose ’83, AREA Accelerator

Real Estate Capital Markets
Instructor: Bradford Wildauer '88 
Todd Eagle, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Raphael Sidelsky ’99, C-III Capital Partners

Real Estate Development
Instructors: Abby Hamlin & Wendy Rowden
Aine Brazil, Thornton Tomasetti
Melissa Burch, Lend Lease
Timur Galen, Related Properties
Meredith Kane, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Nancy Lashine, Park Madison Partners
Jin Lee, Royalton Capital
David Leventhal, L&L Holdings
Paul Pariser ’78, Taconic Investment Partners
Sara Queen, Brookfield Properties
Laura Rapaport L&L Holdings
Marilyn Taylor, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Real Estate Finance
Instructors: Brian Lancaster (fall), Tomasz Piskorski (spring), Christopher J. Mayer (summer)
Alan Kanders, Three Wall Capital
Michael Sarkozi, Wells Fargo Bank, NA

Real Estate M & A Deal Workshop
Instructors: John Haggerty & Gil Menna
Ragavan Bala, Barclays Capital
Thomas A. Grier, J.P. Morgan Securities
Steve Hentschel, Hentschel & Company
Jonathan Litt, Land & Buildings
Avinash Mehrotra, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Srinidhi Raghavan, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Ettore Santucci, Goodwin Procter
Douglas W. Sesler, True Square Capital
Vineet Seth, J.P. Morgan Securities
Gregory S. Wright, Merrill Lynch

Real Estate Portfolio Management
Instructor: Michael Giliberto
Uchenna Akujo ’13, Simon Property Group
Sophie Ulrike Dorrer ’14, Bolton Investment Management
James Glen, Prudential Real Estate Investors
John Kessler, Empire State Realty Trust

Real Estate Transactions
Instructors: Jennifer Morgan & Richard Wolfe
Gary Buscemi, Tishman Hotel Corporation
Stephen Lefkowitz, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Richard Mason, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Jonathan Mechanic, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Kevin O’Shea, Allen & Overy
Stephen Plavin, Blackstone
A. Kelly Ryan, Kirkland & Ellis
Lynne B. Sagalyn, Columbia Business School
David Sherman ’82, Metropolitan Real Estate
Ross Silver, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Robert Sorin, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson\
Glen Weiss, Vornado Realty Trust
Gordon Whiting ’97, Angelo, Gordon, & Co.
Michele Williams, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton
John Vickers ’85, Tishman

Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development
Instructor: Rachel Diller ’99 
Richard Baron, McCormack Baron Salazar
Samuel Chapin ’14, L&M Development Partners
Lisa Gomez, L&M Development Partners
Ron Moelis, L&M Equity Partners
James Patchett, City Hall – New York City
Matt Schwartz, The Domain Companies
Carrie Van Syckel, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Real Estate Fundamentals
Instructor: John Livingston 
Fred Cooper,  Toll Brothers
Michael Meyer, President, F&T