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AREAA Manhattan Installs 2021 Board of Directors

The Asian Real Estate Association of America Manhattan Chapter recently installed its 2021 Board of Directors. The installation ceremony was held during AREAA Manhattan’s Annual Lunar New Year Celebration (pictured) as members welcomed the Year of the Golden Ox.

Gregg Christensen

This year’s roster of executive officers includes:

Gregg Christensen, President (Southwell Realty Capital)
Lisa Liu, Vice President (Warshaw Burstein, LLP)
Ronald Chua, Treasurer
Sangmi Park, Secretary (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
2020 Board of Directors members are:
Angela Mulder (Avison Young)
Christina Chao
Johnny Din (Cycamore Capital)
Cristina Hoffman (Citi)
Lisa Lim (Akerman)
Cliff Katz (Platzer, Swergold, Levine, Goldberg, Katz & Jaslow, LLP)
Jessica Ke (Cushman & Wakefield)
Arthur Rosenfield (Red Apple Group)
Robert Shandley (BGH Rand Realty)
Theresa Show (Compass)
Sofia Theophilus (China Merchants Bank)

The 2021 board of directors includes an active advisory emeritus board: Joanne Chiu, Cassandra Cho, Charles Han, Dorian Lam, Patrick Li, Wilson Ting and Christina Ying.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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