2020-2021 Student Events

Events will be advertised by email. For more information, please contact us.

Spring 2021


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
1/21/2021 12:30-1:45pm  MBA Real Estate Program Open House

Professor Chris Mayer
Leanne Lachman
Jessica Rosner ’21
Lisa Weingarten ’21
John Bae ’21
Moderated by Kristin Svenningsen, Managing Director, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

1/27/2021 12:30-1:30pm  WX Scholarship Information Session

Sharmeen Dossani, Zurich Alternative Asset Management
Sara Queen, Mapletree
Robin Topol, Meister, Seeling & Fein
Moderated by Merrie Frankel, Minerva Realty Consultants

1/29/2021 8:00am-1:30pm  Virtual Real Estate Capital Markets Conference Various


date time event speaker(s)
2/3/2021 7:30-8:30am  Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Aaron Kazam ’15, Breakthrough Properties
2/5/2021 11:00am-2:00pm Virtual REA Career Forum Various
2/8/2021 3:30-4:30pm  Forging Pathways for Inclusion in Real Estate
co-hosted by Black Business Student Association, Real Estate Association, and the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate
Cedric Bobo, Founder of Project Destined
Sonny Kalsi, CEO of BentallGreenOak
2/9/2021 12:30-1:45pm  Ask the Recruiter: Where Are the Jobs in Social Impact Real Estate?

Peter Gray ’97, Peter Gray Executive Search
Blair Smith ’00 

2/11/2021 12:30-1:45pm  REA Women in Real Estate Networking Event Adjunct Professor Camille Douglas
Adjunct Professor Jennifer Morgan
Executive-in-Residence Leanne Lachman 
2/12/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Careers in Real Estate Workshop 6: Placement/Client Relations

Julie Brenton ’89, Dune Real Estate Partners
Christopher Monsif ’15, Angelo Gordon
Lawrence Ou ’09, CIM Group

Moderated by Jessica Rosner ’21

2/17/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Distinguished Speaker Series Ronald Dickerman '87, Madison International Realty
2/19/2021 9:00am-12:00pm  Social Impact Real Estate Finance Bootcamp (for those enrolled in Social Impact Real Estate Investing & Development Course) n/a
2/19/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Careers in Real Estate Workshop 7: Your First Five Years After Business School

David Sherman ’82, Senior Advisor and Co-Founder, BGO Strategic Capital Partners
Co-Director, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

Moderated by Lisa Weingarten ’21


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
3/10/2021 12:30-1:45pm  Global Real Estate Lunch & Learn Adjunct Professor Camille Douglas, Senior Managing Director, Acquisitions and Capital Markets, LeFrak
3/17/2021 12:30-1:45pm  Influence, Achievement, and Inclusivity: Women Executives in Real Estate 

Andrea Olshan ’04, CEO, Olshan Properties
Lauren Silverman, Managing Director, Co-Head of U.S. Acquisitions, Morgan Stanley
Olivia John, Managing Director, The Blackstone Group
Michelle MacKay, COO, Cushman & Wakefield

Moderated by Adjunct Professor Michelle Felman

3/18/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Distinguished Speaker Series Jed Resnick ’05, CEO of Douglaston Development
3/19/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Careers in Real Estate Workshop 8: Proptech & Data Analysis

Tripty Arya ’12, Travtus
Shrey Gupta ’20, Better.com
Fernando Olloqui ’12, Licify
Michael Steinberg ’18, MetLife

Moderated by Toby Milstein ’21 

3/23/2021 12:30-1:20pm Distinguished Speaker Series Marguerite Nader, CEO, Equity LifeStyle Properties
3/25/2021 4:00-5:00pm  Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Greg Christopher ’06, Carmel Partners
3/26/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Careers in Real Estate Workshop 9: Corporate Real Estate

Anne Greenberger ’08, Teach for America
Louis Pierre Anderson-Morshead ’15, Palantir Technologies
Yolande Schuler ’08, Economic Development Corporation of New York (formerly of WeWork)

Moderated by Matt Giannuzzi ’21 


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
4/6/2021 3:30-4:30pm The LGBTQ+ Experience in Real Estate Panel

Kimberly Hourihan, CBRE Global Investors
Brian Hwang ’17, M&T Bank 
Professor Brian Lancaster, The Minot Group
Mario Palumbo, Millennium Partners
Ellen Qiu ’20, Credit Suisse 

Moderated by Eric Chapek ’22 and Michael Oster ’21

4/9/2021 12:30-1:30pm  Careers in Real Estate Workshop 10: Development

Federica Burelli ’20, Boston Properties
David Gillespie ’04, AvalonBay
Dennis Giuliano ’15, Urby
Ofer Zer ’05, Oxford Properties 

Moderated by Javier Henriquez ’21 

4/14/2021 4:00-5:00pm Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Herschel Bender ’15, Mack Real Estate Group
4/16/2021 2:00-5:00pm Alexander Bodini Foundation Competition 
For those enrolled in Real Estate Private Equity course
To be announced

Fall 2020


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
9/9/2020 5:45-7:00pm MBA Real Estate Program Open House

Professor Chris Mayer
Leanne Lachman
Jessica Rosner ’21
Lisa Weingarten ’21

Moderated by Kristin Svenningsen,
Managing Director, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

9/11/2020 12:30-1:30pm Careers in Real Estate Workshop 1: Welcome to a Career in Real Estate

Leanne Lachman, Executive-in-Residence

Jane Ezersky, Founder, Claremont Search Advisors 
9/16/2020 7:30-8:30am Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Uchenna Akujuo ’13, Simon Property Group
9/18/2020 12:30-1:45pm Panel: Housing, Equality and Opportunity Alanna McCargo, VP, Housing Finance Policy Center, Urban Institute
Martin Muoto, Founder, Managing Partner, SoLa Impact
Lisa Rice, President, CEO, National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA)
Moderated by Professor Chris Mayer
9/23/2020 12:30-1:30pm Distinguished Speaker Series Rachel Loeb, COO, NYCEDC
Moderated by Rachel Diller ’99, Managing Partner at UrbanView Capital


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
10/2/2020 12:30-1:45pm Panel: Impact of COVID-19 on Office, Retail, and Multifamily Real Estate

Ric Campo, Camden Property Trust
Tom Herzog, Healthpeak Properties
Owen Thomas, Boston Properties 

Moderated by Adjunct Professor Ross Smotrich ’83

10/8/2020 12:30-1:30pm Distinguished Speaker Series Neville Rhone Jr. ’00, Managing Partner, Arc Capital Partners
10/9/2020 9:00am-5:00pm REA Instructor-Led Argus Training n/a
10/14/2020 12:30-1:30pm Student/Faculty "Lunch & Learn" Adjunct Professor Andrew Jacobs ’96, Managing Director - Head of Co-investments, Metropolitan Real Estate
10/16/2020 12:30-1:30pm Careers in Real Estate Workshop 2: Real Estate Investment Banking & Capital Markets

Donovan Campbell ’05, RBC Capital Markets
Cheryl Kong ’16, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment Banking
Jared Nutt ’13, Citigroup

Moderated by J. Chua ’21
10/30/2020 12:30-1:30pm Distinguished Speaker Series Blair Smith ’00, CIO, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone


Date Time Event Speaker
11/4/2020 12:30-1:30pm Panel: Real Estate Debt Abbe Franchot Borok ’08, Amherst Capital
Catherine Chen ’10, Apollo Global Management
Paul Fried, Greystone Capital Advisors 
Eric Wu ’08, Blackstone
Moderated by Professor Brian Lancaster
11/6/2020 12:30-1:30pm Careers in Real Estate Workshop 3: Acquisitions/Investments

Josh Grossman ’11, LEM
Eric Liang ’17, Columbia Property Trust
Amy Piccinch ’18, Turnbridge Equities
Garnett Veney ’19, Castle Hill Investors

Moderated by Becca Bendetson '21

11/10/2020 1:30-2:30pm Distinguished Speaker Series Tim Berry ’13, CEO, Pennybacker Capital
11/11/2020 7:30-8:30pm Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Lyndsey Hankins ’19
11/13/2020 12:30-1:30pm Careers in Real Estate Workshop 4: Investment Sales

Tricia Craig ’19, Eastdil Secured
Jeff Organisciak ’13, Eastdil Secured
Joshua Schwalbe ’05, Atlantic Creek Real Estate Partners

Moderated by Leanne Lachman

11/16/2020 12:30-1:30pm Distinguished Speaker Series Shankh Mitra ’09, Vice Chairman, CIO, Welltower
11/18/2020 12:30-1:30pm Alumni Mentorship Program Kickoff Event n/a
11/20/2020 All day Coming to Terms: Negotiating JV’s Workshop with MIT, NYU, GSAPP For students in RE Transactions class
11/24/2020 7:30-8:30am Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Brian Hinds ’17, Bridge Investment Group


Date Time Event Speaker(s)
12/1/2020 12:30-1:30 Distinguished Speaker Series Ed Gormbley ’09, Workforce Partners
12/2/2020 7:30-8:30am Virtual Alumni Coffee Chat Colin Rankowitz ’16, Tavros 
12/4/2020 12:30-1:30pm Careers in Real Estate Workshop 5: REITs

Mike Flanagan ’13, Ventas
Scott Henderson ’06, Americold
Erik Steiner ’13, UDR

Moderated by Mac Stormont ’21

12/8/2020 10:30am-1:00pm Real Estate Symposium Full program