Fordham Real Estate Institute Announces New Event Series Celebrating Real Estate’s Most Powerful Women

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“She Builds” annual signature event to highlight women’s impact on NYC real estate and projected trends

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This event series is designed to highlight the critical role that women have played in shaping New York City real estate and inspire both and male and female real estate professionals to reach the top.

The Fordham Real Estate Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a new breakfast series featuring the most powerful women in New York City real estate. Open to any real estate professional looking to grow their careers, She Builds will focus on how these powerhouses made their way to the top, their impact on real estate development and finance, the challenges they faced along the way and triumphed over, and their advice for the next generation.

The inaugural event, The Dealmakers: Lessons Learned on the Front Line from Iconic Women in Real Estate, will take place on Wed., April 25 from 8:00am-10:00am at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus. The panel will be moderated by real estate legend MaryAnne Gilmartin, CEO at L&L MAG and former CEO of Forest City Ratner. Gilmartin will lead an inspiring discussion amongst some of the top female minds in the industry, including:

  • Kathleen Donovan, Managing Director, Real Estate Finance Group, UBS
  • Jacky Teplitzky, Leader of the Jacky Teplitzky team, Douglas Elliman
  • Joan Sapinsley, former Head of Capital Markets and Portfolio Manager, CMBS, Resource Real Estate Funding
  • Christina A. Smyth, Esq., Owner, Smyth Law P.C. and President of RESA

The esteemed panelists will discuss the top real estate transactions, construction projects and investments they have been involved with, along with the developments they oversaw that have helped design New York City’s skyline. They will also touch on their experiences climbing the ranks, lessons learned from both success and failure, current trends, their predictions for real estate’s future and how women will play a pivotal role.

“This event series is designed to highlight the critical role that women have played in shaping New York City real estate and inspire both and male and female real estate professionals to reach the top,” said Anthony R. Davidson, PhD, MBA, dean of Fordham’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies. “We are honored that MaryAnne and all of the esteemed panelists will help launch what is sure to be an eye-opening and thought-provoking event series which will prove beneficial for all the attendees.”

“She Builds: The Dealmakers - Lessons Learned on the Front Line from Iconic Women in Real Estate” will take place on April 25 at Fordham’s School of Law, 150 West 62nd Street. Registration for the event is $25. To register, visit: https://www.fordham.edu/info/26670/real_estate_institute_events.

The Real Estate Institute is a part of Fordham’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies. For more information, visit http://www.fordham.edu/realestate.

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About the Fordham Real Estate Institute

The Fordham Real Estate Institute currently offers a Master of Science in Real Estate, a graduate certificate, and a comprehensive array of professional certificates at its campuses in Lincoln Center and Westchester, New York. Serving professionals and owners/investors of all stripes, the certificate program has seven specialized tracks: Real Estate Finance and Investment, Real Estate Financial Modeling, Commercial Real Estate Credit Analysis, Real Estate Development, Construction Project Management, Commercial Property Management and Residential Property Management. The MSRE curriculum presents the essential elements of real estate finance, investment, development and management. Both programs developed and taught by leading industry practitioners are centered on imparting real-world professional skill sets. Flexibility and convenience are program hallmarks: classes can be taken in-person, online, and at various paces. The Real Estate Institute is a part of Fordham’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies. For more information, visit http://www.fordham.edu/realestate.

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