REBNY, Coro Celebrate Graduating Class of REBNY Fellows
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and the Coro New York Leadership Center have announced the latest graduating class of the REBNY Fellows Leadership Program. The program, aimed at mid-career professionals from diverse backgrounds in New York City’s real estate industry, offers leadership training, networking opportunities, and industry exposure.
The 2023 Fellows class included 24 professionals from various disciplines within real estate. The program has seen increased interest, with twice as many participants as the previous year. Employers sponsor the participation costs for the Fellows. The program features thought leaders in the industry and aims to create a more inclusive real estate industry in New York City.
REBNY also collaborates with other initiatives, such as the Summer Youth Employment Program and Ladders for Leaders, to provide employment opportunities and internships for diverse college students. They also offer webinars and partnerships to support underemployed individuals in accessing careers in the construction industry.
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.