Kenneth Himmel (SHA ’70) Honored with the 2018 Industry Leader Award at the 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Each year at the Cornell University Real Estate Conference in New York City, the editors of the Cornell Real Estate Review honor a leader who has made a demonstrable impact on the real estate industry at a global scale, as well as a service-minded contribution to society.  The 2018 recipient of the Industry Leader Award… Continue Reading Kenneth Himmel (SHA ’70) Honored with the 2018 Industry Leader Award at the 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – How We Live, Work, and Play in 2028

The Cornell Real Estate Council’s 36th annual conference  took place in New York City on October 19th with a “focus on the future”. Of course, most trades invest heavily in predicting consumer behavior to varying degrees, but real estate professionals take a particularly sober interest in future trends because our products are inherently durable and… Continue Reading 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – How We Live, Work, and Play in 2028

DSS Wrap-Up: Prashant Arul Raj (MPS RE ’00), Head of Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance

This past Thursday the Baker Program had the pleasure of welcoming back to campus Prashant Arul Raj, Head of Commercial Real Estate Finance at Guggenheim Partners. Prashant is a graduate (MPS RE ‘00) of the Cornell Real Estate Master’s program prior to its sponsorship by Richard Baker. Having been back on campus for the first… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Prashant Arul Raj (MPS RE ’00), Head of Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance

2018 Summer Internships: Jimin Won, ACRES Capital, LLC.

When I came to the Baker Program, I aimed to gain a better understanding of real estate finance to propel my capacity as a developer and entrepreneur. I chose to spend my summer at ACRES Capital due to its multi-asset approach, national coverage, and the leadership’s expertise in real estate valuation and risk assessment as… Continue Reading 2018 Summer Internships: Jimin Won, ACRES Capital, LLC.

2018 Summer Internships: Lera Covington, Albanese Organization, Inc. (4 min)

  I entered the Baker Program in Real Estate in 2017 as a career switcher.  Having cut my teeth in the financial services industry, I desired to pivot into a career in real estate development where I could create innovative projects with positive social impact.  I decided to intern with Albanese Organization, Inc. this summer… Continue Reading 2018 Summer Internships: Lera Covington, Albanese Organization, Inc. (4 min)

2018 Summer Internships: Ali Daye, SAS – Corporate Real Estate

The short nature of internships and the level of commitment required allows them to provide an opportunity to explore, unlike full-time jobs. This sense of wanting to branch out and explore something new is what I sought in my internship this summer. So, for my real estate internship, I decided to not work for a… Continue Reading 2018 Summer Internships: Ali Daye, SAS – Corporate Real Estate

DSS Wrap-up: Joe Levine ’02, Managing Partner – Mercer Street Partners (5 mins)

The week’s Distinguished Speaker Series marked another example of how this series highlights the power of a Cornell education and the many places it can take you. For this iteration of the series, The Baker Program welcomed back to campus Hotel School alum (SHA’02) Joseph Levine, who, since leaving Cornell, has gone onto cofound Mercer… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Joe Levine ’02, Managing Partner – Mercer Street Partners (5 mins)