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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2017 WX Woman of the Year Gala

Nov 18, 2017 | News Releases

WX RAISES RECORD-BREAKING $600,000 AT
2017 WOMAN OF THE YEAR GALA HONORING SARA QUEEN
NEW YORK, NY— WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) held its 2017 Annual Woman of the Year Gala honoring Sara B. Queen was held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at The Pierre in New York City. The gala raised over $600,000 in support of the WX Scholarship Program, in a record-breaking fundraising year for the organization.

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WX Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Oct 19, 2017 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Directors, which will be led by President Suzanne St. Pierre, Partner at Venable LLP and Vice President Beth Zafonte, Director of Economic Development Services at Akerman LLP, each in their second term. The Board also welcomes new Directors Miriam Harris, Executive Vice President at Trinity Place Holdings Inc. and Pat Hauserman, Senior Vice President at AECOMTishman, as well as new Treasurer Ione S. V. Wilsmann, Head of Real Estate Investments at United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund.

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Foreign Capital in New York City Real Estate

Oct 17, 2017 | News Releases

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) is pleased to announce that it hosted the WX October Breakfast on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Harvard Club in Manhattan, and featured a discussion on foreign capital investment in New York City real estate. The WX panel of experts included: Paul Hastings, Partner, Real Estate Department, Nathalia Bernardo; Deutsche Asset Management, Director in Transactions, David W. Hamm; Arris Properties Group, Chief Investment Officer, Stephen Muller; and Ackman-Ziff, Managing Director, Marion Jones as moderator. The speakers addressed the investment trends and challenges of deploying off-shore capital in today’s market, changes in the regulatory environment, and how the new geopolitical landscape impacts foreign investment.

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WX Announces 2016-2017 Scholars

May 12, 2017 | News Releases

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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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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