Tony Souza, CRE, Honored by California Homebuilding Foundation

Anthony (Tony) Souza, CRE, will be inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation’s Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual awards gala on June 26th in San Francisco. Now in its 34th year, the Hall of Fame “preserves and honors excellence within the building industry by honoring legendary home building professionals and their accomplishments.” In addition… Read more

Casey Kemper, CRE, Receives St. Nicholas Society Award

Casey Kemper, CRE, was awarded The Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York’s 2017 Medal of Merit for Distinguished Service at the 183rd annual holiday dinner in December. The Medal of Merit was founded in 1835 by Washington Irving “to collect and preserve information pertaining to the history, settlement, manners, etc., of the… Read more

Steve Leader, CRE Emeritus, Coaches Attorneys in Conflict Resolution Techniques

Steven D. Leader, CRE EMERITUS, New York, N.Y., served as coach/panelist in the New York City Bar Association’s Basic Mediation Program: “Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques.” The program covered essentials and procedures of mediation, providing attorneys the skills needed to effectively mediate through a combination of lectures, interactive exercises, and role-plays. Topics included: getting the… Read more

Daniel Lesser, CRE, Speaks at National Hotel Conference

Dan Lesser, CRE, President & CEO, LW Hospitality Advisors, New York City, moderated a panel at the 30th annual Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta in April, an event that attracts top hotel owners and investors. Lesser’s panel addressed the challenges and benefits of dual brand properties — a unique approach being considered “the future of… Read more

Peter Burley, CRE, Addresses Realtor Association

Peter C. Burley, CRE, participated in a panel discussion on taxes at the March meeting of the Oak Park Area Association of Realtors, Oak Park, Ill. The panel explored implications of the new U.S. tax laws with an emphasis on understanding the changes and corresponding cost (and benefits) for real estate buyers, property owners and… Read more

Ruth Colp-Haber, CRE, Addresses Legal Conference

Ruth Colp-Haber, CRE, Partner, Wharton Property Advisors, Inc., New York City, spoke at the eighth annual New York Law School’s Rooftops Conference NYC 2018. Her topic was office space issues for nonprofit organizations. The program focuses each year on the role of real estate—owned, leased, or hosted physical space—in the operations, financial performance, and achievement… Read more

Tony DellaPelle, CRE, named to Top Attorneys List

Anthony (Tony) DellaPelle, CRE, Sharehoolder/Partner, McKirdy, Riskin, Olson & DellaPelle, P.C., Morristown, N.J., was selected as one of New Jersey’s Top 100 attorneys, on the 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list published by Thomson Reuters. The list appeared in the April edition of New Jersey Monthly magazine. This is the tenth consecutive year that DellaPelle… Read more

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