Site Selection magazine interviewed Marilee Utter, CRE, 2019 second vice chair of The Counselors’ board of directors, for a story on the success of transit-oriented development. Read her perspective on Denver’s TOD here.
Robert Pliska, CRE, owner/managing director, Sperry Van Ness Property Investment Advisors, Birmingham, Mich., moderated discussion panels at two Bisnow commercial real estate events. In September, he moderated a panel dialogue on Detroit’s downtown and suburbs at the Detroit Emerging Markets – Corktown to the Riverfront event. At the Detroit State of the Market meeting in […]
Kevin Phelan, CRE, co-chairman, Colliers International, Boston, was a panelist at Bisnow’s Boston 2019 Forecast event in December, 2018. The panel addressed the topic of debt, equity and construction financing.
Joseph Nahas, Jr., CRE, senior vice president, Equus Capital Partners, Newtown Square, Penn., and 2018 CRE chair of the board, presented The Counselors’ Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™ at the NAI CIR company’s second annual commercial real estate summit in Harrisburg, Penn. Robin Zellers, CRE is president of NAI CIR.
Rob Nahigian, CRE, Auburndale Realty, Newton, Mass., has recently spoken at a number of regional association events. These included the Ohio Association of Realtors; the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors, commercial division; the Berkshire Board of Realtors (Pittsfield, Mass.); and the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors; MA (Mass.). In October, 2018, he […]
Larry Kosmont, CRE, president/CEO, Kosmont Companies, Manhattan Beach, Calif., presented a breakfast address at the 2018 League of California Cities Annual Conference in Long Beach. His address–in which he discussed demographic changes, the sharing economy and other disruptive change–was titled “Changing Face of Economic Development: Land Use, Sustainability, Housing.” Mr. Kosmont also recently published “The […]
Michael Sklaroff, Esq., CRE, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia, won the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from The Legal Intelligencer, America’s oldest law journal. Mr. Sklaroff is a partner in Ballard Spahr’s Real Estate Department. Read more about the award here.
Steven D. Leader, CRE EMERITUS, New York City, was selected to serve as a Judge and Mediator representing the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in the Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon. The Triathlon, co-sponsored by FINRA and St. John’s University School of Law, is a joint initiative of the law school’s Hugh L. Carey […]
Martha Heric, CRE, senior director, Cushman & Wakefield, Washington, D.C., has been inducted into the Hall of Fame by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – Northern Virginia. The chapter presented the honor during their 2018 Annual Awards Banquet in November, where Ms. Heric was also the keynote speaker. The awards honor those who have positively […]
Nick Tillema, CRE, president, Access Valuation, LLC, Indianapolis, Ind., serves on the board of directors of Fountains of Hope International, a non-profit organization which provides clean water and safe hygiene practices to people in need. He spent ten days as a volunteer in Zimbabwe, Africa in fall, 2018, installing two water purifying systems—one at a […]
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