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REBNY President James Whelan Joins Advisory Council of Fordham Real Estate

James Whelan, president of the Real Estate Board of New York, has been named to The Fordham Real Estate Institute’s (REI) Executive Advisory Council (EAC) of prestigious real estate industry and business leaders. 

Whelan will collaborate with the EAC on enhancing the student experience, increasing awareness of the expanding program offerings and growing enrollment on REI’s campuses at Lincoln Center in Manhattan and West Harrison, NY. He joins council members from such firms as UBS, JLL, Brown Harris Stevens, Douglaston Cos., Simone Management Group and Related Cos. 

“As a proud Fordham University graduate, I am deeply grateful to work with the Fordham REI team and support efforts to introduce a diverse array of students to careers in real estate,” said Whelan.


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