2018 Schedule

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06/05/2018 08:00 AM
06/05/2018 01:00 PM

2018 REW Women’s Forum
A morning of debate and insight from some of the real estate industry’s most accomplished female leaders
The New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

June 5, 2018

  • Tue
  • 9:00 am

    One of the most accomplished women in New York City real estate, Wendy was appointed to her present position in December 2016. Her task has been to oversee the liquidation of the REIT and return value to its shareholders.

    She has been hailed for her acumen and her willingness to tackle the toughest deals in the business. Real Estate Weekly is honored to present Wendy Silverstein as our 2018 Keynote Speaker.

  • 9:30 am

    Four accomplished women who have risen to excel within legacy real estate companies will discuss what they’ve learned  and how they’ve grown to create opportunities for themselves and their firms. Our speakers will debate changes in today’s real estate culture and offer their perspectives on the new workplace  dynamic that millennial managers are bringing to the table.


    Jessica Sherman, project manager, Douglaston Development

    Anita Gupta, VP, Chatam Management

    Sarah Jones Maturo, President, RM Friedland

    Christie L. Houlihan, Senior Director and Counsel , Houlihan Parnes

    MODERATOR: Ilene Morrison, Real Estate Group, Marks Paneth LLP

  • 10:30 am

    Networking Breakfast: Meet and mingle with brokers, bankers, architects, designers and representatives from every sector of the New York real estate business. The Real Estate Weekly Women’s Forum attracts people who can make things happen for you and your company.

    Workshops: Experts from a variety of fields offer tips for professional and personal success.

    Vendors: Walk the room and see offerings from companies bringing innovation, ambition and excellence to the real estate business.

  • 11:30 am

    As space-eating giants such as Amazon, WeWork and Google reshape the real estate landscape, our experts will explore the movement of major corporations and what it means for current and future employees — from transportation options to amenities. They will debate whether big-name HQs can help first- and second-tier markets make smart choices about revitalization and put a spotlight on the developers who are creating world-class environments that drive business, encourage innovation and attract talent.


    Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED AP, principal, Spacesmith

    Julie Whelan, Head of Occupier Research for the Americas at CBRE

    Erika Jean McNeil, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.

    Janet Jenkins, Senior Director for Transit Development at New York City’s Department of Transportation

    MODERATOR: Kimberley Brennan, Chief Operating Officer, Tri-State Region, Colliers International

  • 12:30 pm