Advice to Your Young Self? Insights From REBNY’s Annual Event
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) hosted over 1,000 leaders from real estate, business, and government at the REBNY Annual, an event now in its 128th year. The event, held at The Glasshouse in Midtown West on Jan 18th, featured remarks from U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Governor Kathy Hochul, and Mayor Eric Adams. The program also featured the REBNY awards ceremony honoring seven industry and civic leaders.
We bring you exclusive insights from honorees and industry leaders we interviewed on the red carpet on advice to their young selves on how to deal with today’s market.
James Nelson, principal and head of Tristate Investment Sales for Avison Young;
Douglas F. Eisenberg, executive chairman and co-founder of A&E;
Peter Turchin, vice chairman of CBRE;
Leslie Himmel, co-founder and managing partner at Himmel + Meringoff Properties;
Bill Rudin, co-chair of Rudin Management Company;
Elizabeth Stribling, senior managing director at Compass.
Emily Fu is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, where she covers the east coast markets, including New York, Boston & New England, and DC & Mid-Atlantic markets. She produces daily news stories as well as longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. She also writes feature stories for Connect Money.
With previous stints at Reuters, Seeking Alpha, and Commercial Observer, Emily has covered the finance side of the commercial real estate industry, technology, media, telecom (TMT), and fashion. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and currently resides in Manhattan.