GREC: Real Estate Alumni Panel

November 17th, 2011 Oak Room Newman Hall Joe Berko, President of Berko Associates and head of the Baruch RE Alumni association; Roget Lerner, Owner & CEO of The Music Building; David Roth, Palladium Management; and Eddy Antar, VP of Acquisitions MAS Management What’s a recent or memorable deal? JB: We are working on an asset … Continue reading

Speaker Series — Glenn Rufrano

Glenn Rufrano, President & CEO of Cushman Wakefield (CW), took time from his busy schedule this past Valentine’s day to speak about his outlook  of the RE industry.  In stately Oak Roam of Newman Hall on East 22nd street, Mr. Rufrano started by saying that  2010 much better than 2009, but far behind 2007.  As … Continue reading

Real Estate & Finance Roundtable

With the Spring job hunting season in full swing, the graduate and undergrad RE clubs invited 4 RE professionals to discuss their career path and opine on the current job market. Ksenia O’Neill, ZGREC president, and Catherine Kuo, UG RE club president, introduced the panelist and started the question and answer session by asking how they … Continue reading

ZGREC Event: Drew DeWitt

Drew DeWitt, Associate Acquisition Officer, JP Morgan Global Real Assets Group honored Baruch as a guest speaker of the Zicklin Graduate Real Estate Club.  His focus is on New York, Boston and Philadelphia with mainly institutional real estate funds (i.e. pension funds) Mr. DeWitt provided the audience a peek into his division and the general … Continue reading

ZGREC Speaker Series: HFF

Baruch had the honor of hosting Mike Tepedino, Tom Didio and Sam Seiden, a recent Baruch alumnus, to the Oak Room of the Newman Real Estate Building.  ZGREC and ZGFC hosted the lunch for the trio from Holiday Fenoglio Fowler. HFF specializes in debt placement, structured finance, private equity & corporate finance. Mr. Tepedino, a … Continue reading

BlackRock to Baruch: Recovery Slow & Bifurcated

Barry Ziering from BlackRock honored Baruch with a guest lecture Tuesday evening, September 29th.   Between breaks here at Baruch as a visiting scholar, he is the global head of real estate (RE) services at BlackRock. He started with the classic market wisdom from Herb Stein, “Things that can’t go on forever don’t.”  That defined the … Continue reading

Real Estate Club Event — Larry Palumbo

Today in the elegant Oak Room of the Newman Real Estate Building,  Larry Palumbo of BlackRock spoke to the Real Estate club about his view of the industry.  With his cell phone in close reach, (his wife is expecting any moment) Mr. Palumbo discussed his background and his current role.  He serves as a director … Continue reading