WX Announces 2016-2017 Scholars

May 12, 2017

WX is excited to announce the WX Scholars Program recipients for the 2016-2017 program year. This year, the WX Charitable Fund is making a total of 23 awards, comprising seven merit awards and 16 financial scholarships, totaling $124,500. The WX Scholars Program encourages and supports bright and talented young women pursuing challenging careers in real estate and related professions in the New York metropolitan area.  The awards, which are based on merit and financial need, are given to women graduating from undergraduate or graduate degree programs and entering the real estate industry in New York City.  Among the many benefits of the program, the Scholars are invited to participate in the WX Mentoring Program for two years, which provides educational programming and networking opportunities to the women as they launch their careers. Since the program was launched in 2004, scholarships have been awarded to over 200 women at 14 schools, totaling approximately $1 million dollars.

2016-2017 WX Scholars

Development of Pier 57 Panel at WX Breakfast

Apr 07, 2017 | News Releases

The WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) monthly breakfast meeting, held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at The Harvard Club in New York City, featured an expert panel focused on the exciting revitalization happening at Pier 57 in New York. The panel included Michael Rem, Project Manager, RXR Realty, Noreen Doyle, Executive Vice President, Hudson River Park Trust and Giuliana Benedicty, Project Manager, Hunter Roberts Construction Group. The WX monthly Breakfast Series meetings offer a wide range of topics and speakers of interest to the commercial real estate community, and are open to WX Members, their guests, and WX Scholars.

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CREF's Annual WX Panel Discussion - Cornell Real Estate Review Blog

Mar 07, 2017 | In the News

The Cornell community warmly welcomed five accomplished female leaders in the real estate industry for the annual WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion on Thursday evening, hosted by the Center for Real Estate Finance. Members of Cornell Real Estate Women (CREW) assisted in hosting the panelists throughout the day’s activities. A mix of undergraduate and graduate students in real estate, hotel administration, architecture, business, and city planning filled the audience for the panel. Afterward, everyone spilled out into the Statler Park Atrium for a networking reception. 

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NYC Lifestyle Hotels Panel at WX Breakfast

Feb 15, 2017 | News Releases

The WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) monthly breakfast meeting, held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at The Harvard Club in New York City featured an expert panel focused on trends in the New York City hospitality sector. The panel included Cheryl Boyer, Chief Operating Officer, Fulcrum Hospitality Group, Ellen Brown, Executive Vice President, DENIHAN, Randy Gerner, Co-Founding Principal, Gerner Kronick + Varcarel, Architects, DPC, Dannette Opaczewski, Senior Vice President and CFO, Sydell Group and Gilda Perez-Alvarado, Managing Director, JLL Hotels. The WX monthly Breakfast Series meetings offer a range of topics and speakers of interest to the commercial real estate community, and are open to WX Members and their guests, and WX Scholars.

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Robert M. White Presents Year-End Review of 2016 and Looks Ahead at the Forecast for the 2017 Market at WX Breakfast

Jan 31, 2017 | News Releases

Robert M. White, Founder and President of Real Capital Analytics, presented a review of year-end 2016 and a forecast for the 2017 Real Estate market at the WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) monthly breakfast meeting on January 31, 2017 at the Harvard Club in New York City.

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WX Hosts Breakfast Presentation with Vicki Been: Highlights the Need for Affordable Housing

Dec 06, 2016 | News Releases

New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce speaker Vicki Been, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development, made a special presentation at the organization’s monthly breakfast series on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at The Harvard Club. WX hosts monthly breakfasts that present a range of speakers and topics of interest to the commercial real estate community, and are open to members and their guests.

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WX New York Women in Real Estate Women Who Build - Crains

Dec 05, 2016 | In the News

At the November 17 WX New York Women Executvies in Real Estate’s Woman of the Year celebration at the Pierre, honoree Wendy Rowden, president of 42nd Street Development Corp., was introduced by MaryAnne Gilmartin, president and CEO of Forest City Ratner Cos.

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WX New York Women in Real Estate 2016 Women of the Year Gala - Real Estate Weekly

Nov 30, 2016 | In the News

Wendy Rowden, president of 42nd Street Development Corporation, was celebrated as the 2016 Woman of the Year by WX at Its annual gala at the Pierre on November 17, 2016.

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WX Hosts Breakfast Presentation: The New Shape of Housing

Nov 28, 2016 | News Releases

New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) presented a breakfast panel on Tuesday, November 28th, 2016 at The Harvard Club in New York City. Panelists Chris Bledsoe, Co-founder of Ollie, Kirk Goodrich, Director of Development at Monadnock Construction and Jerilyn Perine, Executive Director of Citizens Housing Planning Council discussed the new shape of housing in New York City. WX hosts monthly breakfasts that present a range of topics and speakers of interest to the commercial real estate community, and are open to members and their guests.

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WX Hosts Woman of the Year Gala Honoring Wendy Rowden with Record Attendance and Over $585,000 Raised

Nov 23, 2016 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that its 2016 Annual Woman of the Year Gala was held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at The Pierre in New York City and was a record-setting event with over 550 guests in attendance. This year’s gala is the largest to-date and sold out months in advance, raising over $585,000.

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