Dan Lesser, CRE, President & CEO, LW Hospitality Advisors, New York City, moderated a panel at the 30th annual Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta in April, an event that attracts top hotel owners and investors. Lesser’s panel addressed the challenges and benefits of dual brand properties — a unique approach being considered “the future of […]
Peter C. Burley, CRE, participated in a panel discussion on taxes at the March meeting of the Oak Park Area Association of Realtors, Oak Park, Ill. The panel explored implications of the new U.S. tax laws with an emphasis on understanding the changes and corresponding cost (and benefits) for real estate buyers, property owners and […]
Ruth Colp-Haber, CRE, Partner, Wharton Property Advisors, Inc., New York City, spoke at the eighth annual New York Law School’s Rooftops Conference NYC 2018. Her topic was office space issues for nonprofit organizations. The program focuses each year on the role of real estate—owned, leased, or hosted physical space—in the operations, financial performance, and achievement […]
Martha Heric, CRE, Managing Director, Integra Realty Resources, Washington, D.C., addressed the impact of sustainability initiatives on valuation for residential and commercial buildings on a program panel at the 2018 Metro D.C. Appraisal Conference on April 19.
Anthony (Tony) DellaPelle, CRE, Sharehoolder/Partner, McKirdy, Riskin, Olson & DellaPelle, P.C., Morristown, N.J., was selected as one of New Jersey’s Top 100 attorneys, on the 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list published by Thomson Reuters. The list appeared in the April edition of New Jersey Monthly magazine. This is the tenth consecutive year that DellaPelle […]
Anthony (Tony) DellaPelle, Esq., CRE, Sharehoolder/Partner, McKirdy, Riskin, Olson & DellaPelle, P.C., Morristown, N.J., served as a speaker at the Second Annual National Eminent Domain Law Conference, in December, 2017, in Las Vegas. His presentation focused on the Government’s Right to Take and the issues and dilemmas caused by the use of eminent domain.
Nelson Bowes, CRE, passed away at home in Denver, Colorado, on January 10, 2018. He was invited to membership in The Counselors in November, 1977, and chaired the Denver Chapter in 1994. In 2008, he received the James Felt Award for Creative Counseling for his work in settling the massive insurance claims which had impeded […]
Eugene (Gene) Carver, CRE Emeritus, who served as President of The Counselors organization in 1991, passed away in Los Angeles on February 4, 2018. He had a distinguished career, founded on a Dartmouth College education and a subsequent position managing logging operations at a Canadian sawmill. He moved to Western Mortgage Corporation in San Francisco, […]
Fletcher Bright, CRE, Chairman of the Fletcher Bright Company, Chattanooga–whom the Chattanooga Times Review called ”perhaps the most successful real estate developer the region has ever known”–passed away at his home in Lookout Mountain on December 25, 2017 at age 86. He was a member of The Counselors of Real Estate for 50 years. Mr. […]
On November 7, 2017, real estate attorney Joanne Phillips, Esq., CRE, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia, was elected to the position of Delaware County (Pa.) Controller. During the political campaign, she was endorsed by the state’s Auditor General and easily defeated her opponent. Learn more about the Delaware County election results.
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