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Where Do Opportunities Lie? Insights From REBNY’s Annual Event 2023

Despite all the headwinds in the market, change can lead to new opportunities and fuel great innovation. But, like the famous quote states, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. So how do we identify business opportunities during challenging times?

We bring you exclusive insights from honorees and industry leaders we interviewed on the red carpet of REBNY’s annual event on April 20th:

Bob Knakal, senior managing director of JLL;

David Falk, president of New York Tri-State Region at Newmark;

Jason Moore, EVP of National Urban Retail;

Mary Ann Tighe, CEO of CBRE New York Tri-State Region; 

James Nelson, principal and head of Tristate Investment Sales for Avison Young;

Bess Freeidman, CEO at Brown Harris Stevens.


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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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