WX Hosts Record-Breaking Woman of the Year Gala Honoring Cheryl Boyer and Celebrating 30 Years

Nov 19, 2018 | News Releases

NEW YORK, NY— WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) hosted its Annual 2018 Woman of the Year Gala on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. The sold-out gala honored Fulcrum Hospitality’s Chief Operating Officer Cheryl Boyer for her accomplishments in the real estate and hospitality industries as well as her many contributions to WX. The event also kicked-off celebrations of WX’s 30th Anniversary by raising over $608,000, a new record.

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WX Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Sep 19, 2018 | News Releases

The New York Women Executives in Real Estate is happy to announce their 2018-2019 Board of Officers and Directors. Newly elected President, Beth Zafonte will oversee WX with Vice President, Sonia Bain. Ellen Kendall, will also serve as Secretarial Officer, with new Directors Jean Marie Apruzzese, Livia Corredor and Jennifer Schwartzman. WX promotes the advancement of women in real estate, enhances the public perception of women in the industry and promotes professionalism, ethics and integrity in the field.

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WX Spring 2018 Newsletter

Jun 20, 2018 | News Releases

WX Announces 2017-2018 Scholars Program & Summer Internship Grant Recipients

Jun 15, 2018 | News Releases

WX is pleased to announce the WX Scholars Program recipients for the 2017-2018 program year. The WX Charitable Fund has selected 24 women for the Scholars designation, which includes both financial and merit scholarships, totaling $125,000. The Charitable Fund has also awarded five Summer Internship Grants, totaling $25,000 to students who are developing careers in real estate and related fields, and who require financial assistance with housing or other living expenses while participating in their summer jobs or internships in New York City.

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WX Inc. Letter to the Editor of The Wall Street Journal

Jun 11, 2018 | News Releases

At a recent NAREIT conference, real estate investor Sam Zell used a vulgar term to describe women –in response to a question regarding diversity in the real estate industry and the #metoo movement. The language was quoted in an article published by The Wall Street Journal. In response , the WX board unanimously agreed to make a public statement, and on June 8, a letter signed by board members Sonia Bain, Allyson Martin, Ione Wilsmann, and Suzanne St. Pierre was sent to the editor of The Wall Street Journal.

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WX 2018 Woman of the Year Announcement

Jun 04, 2018 | News Releases

NEW YORK, NY— WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it will host its 2018 Woman of the Year Gala on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Pierre, located at 2 East 61st Street in New York City. The gala will honor Fulcrum Hospitality’s Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Boyer, for her accomplishments as a leader in the real estate and hospitality industry as well as her contributions to WX.

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WX Hosts Panel on Resiliency/Energy Efficiency Featuring Daniel Zarilli, NYC Chief Resilience Officer; Anthony Malkin, Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. and Dana Schneider, JLL

Apr 18, 2018 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it hosted a panel discussion on achieving greater energy efficiency in buildings in New York City, at The Harvard Club in New York City on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The well-attended talk featured Helen Chananie, Project Associate at Building Energy Exchange; Anthony Malkin, Chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.; Dana Robbins Schneider, Managing Director at Jones Lang LaSalle; and Daniel A. Zarrilli, PE, Senior Director of Climate Policy & Programs and Chief Resilience Officer in the New York Office of the Mayor. Marjorie Tsang, a Visiting Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, moderated the informative panel of experts.
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WX Hosts Dan Doctoroff and Sharon Greenberger for a Dsicussion on "Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback"

Apr 18, 2018 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it hosted a discussion between Dan Doctoroff, former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development for the City of New York and CEO, President of Bloomberg L.P, and currently the founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs and Sharon Greenberger, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater New York. During the talk, Greenberger interviewed Doctoroff about his new book Greater than Ever: New York’s Big Comeback, which tells a story of New York City’s remarkable economic recovery following the attacks of September 11, 2001. 124 people attended the breakfast meeting at The Harvard Club.
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WX February Breakfast - The State of New York City Retail

Feb 13, 2018 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it hosted a panel on the State of the New York Retail featuring Joanne Podell, Executive Vice Chairman of Retail Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Jessica Lappin, President, Alliance for Downtown New York, Jessica Zaski ,Vice President of Acquisitions, Acadia Realty Trust, and moderator Miriam Harris, Executive Vice President, Trinity Place Holdings Inc., on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at The Harvard Club in New York City. Over 140 WX members and guests attended this sold out event, led by two of the organizations own members, Podell and Harris.

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WX 2018 Winter Newsletter

Jan 05, 2018 | News Releases