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NYC Neighborhood of Most Growth Potential in ‘24? 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, what neighborhood in NYC do they see the most growth opportunity for 2024? 

Jeffrey E Levine, founder & chairman of Douglaston Development, Levine Builders and Clinton Management; 

Winston Fisher, partner at Fisher Brothers, CEO of AREA15; 

Barry Gosin, CEO of Newmark; 

Michael Rudder, principal of Rudder Property Group; 

Fred Cerullo, president, CEO of Grand Central Partnership; 

Ellen Israel, executive managing director, JRT Realty Group; 

Brennan Gilbane Koch, vice president of Gilbane Building Company; 

Jed Walentas, principal at Two Trees Management. 


Inside The Story

Winston FisherBarry GosinMichael RudderEllen IsraelBrennan Gilbane KochJed Walentas

About Emily Fu

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.

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