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CREW NY to Honor Industry Leaders at 40th Anniv Gala

CREW New York will honor the achievements of four industry leaders at its 40th Anniversary fundraising gala on Thursday, Oct. 4. The honorees are Marylou Berk, head of commercial real estate at Lefrak; Tommy Craig, senior managing director of Hines; Joanne Podell (pictured), executive vice chairman for retail services at Cushman & Wakefield; and Amy Rose, president and CEO of Rose Associates.

“Marylou Berk, Tommy Craig, Joanne Podell and Amy Rose are extraordinary leaders in our industry, and we’re thrilled that they will be with us as we celebrate our landmark anniversary,” said Jaimee Nardiello, 2018 CREW New York president and a partner with Zetlin & De Chiara LLP.

The event, based on the theme of “Celebrating Yesterday, Shaping Tomorrow,” will feature a VIP reception, cocktail reception, formal dinner, silent auction and ceremony. Rashida Jones, SVP of news specials for NBC News and MSNBC, will emcee.

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