2014 Overview

Over 350 asset and property managers attended the IREM Asset & Property Management Symposium, the only New York-centric event to focus on the performance of buildings, portfolios, staff and individuals.

Check out the recap from the event and see more pictures here.

Francis Greenburger Panel

Conference Overview:

Pearls of Wisdom:

Our speakers share their Pearls of Wisdom! Hear their views on the latest trends, forecasts and predictions in real estate management from Susan Curtis, Scott Marino, Sandy Jacolow, Ryan Nelson, Eric Duchon and Brandl Frey.

Attendee Breakdown:

Attendee Breakdown

Keynote Speakers:

 Francis Greenburger

Francis Greenburger, Founder & CEO, Time Equities

Francis Greenburger is the Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and guiding force behind Time Equities, Inc. Founded in 1966, Time Equities, Inc. (TEI) has been in the real estate investment, development and asset & property management business for more than 45 years. TEI currently holds in its own portfolio approximately 18.2 million square feet of residential, industrial, office and retail property – including more than 2,106 multi-family apartment units. In addition, TEI is in various stages of development and pre-development of constructing approximately 1.8 million square feet of various property types which includes at least 1,600 residential units.

Michael Rudin

Michael Rudin, Vice President, Rudin Management

Michael Rudin began working at Rudin Management Company in June of 2008, joining his sister, Samantha, as members of the Fourth Generation working for the family firm. Michael focuses on many areas within Rudin Management including commercial leasing, sustainability, technology and new developments. Michael also manages a development firm, Rudin West, in Aspen, Colorado. He recently completed a redevelopment of a small office building into a 10,000 square foot mixed-use building and is currently working on a 40,000 square foot mixed-use ground up project. Michael is a member and director of the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, serves on the board of The First Tee of Metropolitan New York, is a member of the Urban Land Institute and has had a New York State Broker’s License since 2008.

Confirmed Speakers Included:

  • Peter Blond, Partner, Brandt, Steinberg, Lewis & Blond
  • Bill Brake, VP – Management, Related Companies
  • Joseph Bruno, Chief Engineer, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Lauren Brust, Dir. of Commercial Building Energy Services, Steven Winter Associates
  • Lori Burger, President-elect, IREM
  • Gerald Casimir, Head of Asset Management, TIAA-CREF
  • Susan Curtis, Senior Property Manager, RXR
  • Eric Duchon, Sustainability Manager, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Gail Duke, 2nd Vice President, New York Life Investment Management
  • Thomas Durels, Executive Vice President, Empire State Realty Trust
  • Paul Errigo, Co-Founder & Director of Business Development, GreenCrown Energy
  • Peter Febo, Chief Operating Officer, Taconic Investment
  • Brandl Frey, Leasing Manager, The Durst Organization
  • Joseph Galasso, SVP – Director of Security & Life Safety, SL Green Realty
  • Joseph Giannola, VP – Asset Management, Murray Hill
  • Kate Goodman, Co-President, ATCO Properties & Management
  • Elan Gordon, Founder, Asset Dynamics
  • Paul Gottsegen, President, Halstead Management
  • Francis Greenburger, Founder & CEO, Time Equities
  • John Hannum, Director of Renewable Energy Services, Vidaris
  • Abe Hedaya, Director of Operations, Sitt Asset Management
  • Andrew Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer, Stonehenge
  • Kevin Hoo, VP – Acquisitions & Asset Management, Savanna
  • Sandy Jacolow, Chief Information Officer, Silverstein Properties
  • Edward LaGrassa, President, Chilton Realty
  • David Lawrence, Founder & CEO, RANE
  • Douglas Lawrence, Managing Principal, 5 Stone Green Capital
  • Mitchel Maidman, President & CEO, Townhouse Management
  • Scott Marino, Managing Director, Compass Rock Real Estate
  • Mitchell Moss, Director, Rudin Center for Transportation; Professor, NYU
  • Ryan Nelson, Senior VP – Acquisitions & Development, Sherwood Equities
  • Susan Newman, Vice President, M&T Bank
  • Sukanya Paciorek, Senior Vice President – Corporate Sustainability, Vornado
  • Lindsay Robbins, Senior Project Manager, NYSERDA
  • Michael Rudin, Vice President, Rudin Management
  • Jeffrey Shearman, Senior Risk Engineering Consultant, Zurich
  • Charles Schoenau, Managing Director, Insurent Agency Corporation
  • Jonathan Schultz, Co-Founder & Managing Principal, Onyx Equities
  • Mark J. Schwartz, President, New York Water Management
  • Paul Scialla, Founder, DELOS
  • Robert Sedaghatpour, Principal, STRATCO Property Group
  • Scott Sidman, Senior Vice President, Building Engines, Inc.
  • Frank Socci, Director of Property Management, NAI Long Island
  • Mark Stein, Senior VP & Director of Leasing, Meringoff Properties
  • Nicholas Stolatis, Senior Director – Global Sustainability, TIAA-CREF
  • Hershel Weiss, Chief Engineer, Ashokan Water Services
  • Howard White, Executive Vice President, Maxons Restorations
  • Ronald Zeccardi, VP – Property Management, The Moinian Group

Conference Agenda Included:

  • (Power Panel) Hot Shots! – Top Asset Managers
  • New York Stories -Francis Greenburger, Time Equities
  • Practical Magic -Best Practices in Marketing & Leasing, Maintenance, and Operations
  • The Day After Tomorrow – Natural Disaster & Risk Management
  • The Inconvenient Truth - Sustainable & Green Options
  • The DaVinci Code – Deciphering the Complex Future Tenant
  • Back to the Future - Innovations in Technology
  • Youngbloods – Succession Planning for Asset Managers (Invitation Only)
  • In Good Company - Michael Rudin, Rudin Management
  • (Power Panel) Major League - Top Property Managers