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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams to Offer Keynote Address at Real Estate Conference Hosted by Baruch College

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams


NEW YORK, NY - May 27, 2015- The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College invites you to its upcoming conference titled, “Building Brooklyn: A New Era in New York Real Estate,” on June 4.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will provide the keynote address. Richard Bearak, Director of Land Use for the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, and Purnima Kapur, Executive Director, NYC Department of City Planning, will provide opening remarks. 

"This conference will reveal an exciting new era of growth for Brooklyn,” says Jack S. Nyman, Executive Director of the Newman Real Estate Institute and conference chair. “The new developments that will be presented will create thousands of jobs, enhance urban sustainability, and provide live work space, affordable housing and creative environments that will strengthen and ensure our city’s continued innovativeness, leadership and global competitiveness."

Speakers include Asher Abehsera, CEO, LIVWRK; Raymond Chan, CEO, Sunset Park Developments; Andrew Kimball, President and CEO, Industry City; Douglas Steiner, President and CEO, Steiner Studios, New York; Toby Moskowitz, CEO, Heritage Equity Partners; and, Michael Zetlin, Senior Partner, Zetlin & De Chiara, LLP. Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer Consulting will moderate.




WHAT: Building Brooklyn: A New Era in New York Real Estate


WHEN:  Thursday, June 4, 2015

              7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 


WHERE: The Harvard Club

              Cambridge Room

              35 West 44th Street

              New York, New York 10010

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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