WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it will host its 2017 Woman of the Year Gala on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Pierre, located at 2 East 61st Street in New York City. The gala will honor Brookfield Property Partners (Brookfield) Executive Vice President, Asset Management Sara Queen, for her accomplishments as a leader in real estate and her contributions to WX.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.