DSS WRAP-UP: DARIEN WRIGHT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT BROOKWOOD HOTELS

On Thursday, April 11th, Darien Wright joined Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate to lead an insightful discussion on extended stay hotels.  Mr. Wright began his tenure with Brookfield Property Partners in November of 2017 as Vice President of Asset Management and in February of 2018 ascended to his new role as the Chief Operating… Continue Reading DSS WRAP-UP: DARIEN WRIGHT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT BROOKWOOD HOTELS

DSS Wrap-Up: Daniel Sax (BPRE ’12), Sensi Properties

Baker Program in Real Estate students were treated to an engaging and lively discussion led by Daniel Sax of Sensi Properties as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.  Based in Toronto, Mr. Sax’s real estate investment portfolio is dedicated solely to properties which operate in the medical and recreational marijuana space.  Between manufacturing, procurement, warehousing,… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Daniel Sax (BPRE ’12), Sensi Properties

DSS Wrap-Up: Bruce Menin, Principal, Crescent Heights

On November 8, 2018, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Bruce Menin, Principal of Crescent Heights, to campus as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.  Crescent Heights is a vertically-integrated real estate firm that specializes in the development and operation of architecturally distinctive residential high-rises in gateway markets across the country.  After a… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Bruce Menin, Principal, Crescent Heights

DSS Wrap-Up: Douglas Gottschalk of EY (3 mins)

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate was pleased to welcome Douglas Gottschalk, the U.S. head of corporate real estate at EY, to our Distinguished Speaker Series on March 22. Mr. Gottschalk shared his unique perspective on real estate consulting for corporate clients and all in attendance were treated to a lively discussion, full of both… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Douglas Gottschalk of EY (3 mins)

DSS Wrap-Up: Joshua Eisenberg, Executive Vice President and Co-General Counsel of Urban American (3 mins)

Last week, the Baker Program in Real Estate had the special honor of welcoming alumnus Mr. Joshua Eisenberg to speak at the weekly Cornell Real Estate Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Eisenberg is an Executive Vice President and Co-General Counsel of Urban American Management, a real estate investment and management firm of multifamily properties in the… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Joshua Eisenberg, Executive Vice President and Co-General Counsel of Urban American (3 mins)

DSS Wrap-up: Tammy Jones, Founder of Basis Investment Group (4 mins)

Last week the Baker Program had the pleasure to welcome an extremely accomplished Cornell alumna to the Distinguished Speaker Series. Tammy Jones is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Office of Basis Investment Group, an investment management company located in New York City. Tammy graduated from Cornell with a bachelor’s in economics, and then went on… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Tammy Jones, Founder of Basis Investment Group (4 mins)

DSS Wrap Up: Martin Stern, CBRE Senior Managing Director

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate was honored to have Martin Stern of CBRE as a featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on November 9, 2017.  A Cornell alumnus (ENG ’68), Martin Stern serves as the Senior Managing Director of CBRE Chicago’s the Real Estate Advisory Services Group as he utilizes his background in… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: Martin Stern, CBRE Senior Managing Director

DSS Wrap Up: George Conti, VP Global Real Estate – Iron Mountain

Thursday, September 28th, the Baker Program in Real Estate was honored to welcome back to campus, George Conti, as a part of the Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS). George is the Vice President of Global Real Estate at Iron Mountain, the world’s premier information storage firm. George is responsible for both the project management and transactions… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: George Conti, VP Global Real Estate – Iron Mountain

Distinguished Speaker Series: Mark Fogel, Founder – ACRES Capital

  The new semester begins with a bang! Our first speaker for the Distinguished Speaker Series is Mark Fogel, founder of ACRES Capital, a debt fund headquartered in Long Island. Since, I had the pleasure of working in acquisitions with Mark over winter break, I look forward to my classmates getting a glimpse of his… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Mark Fogel, Founder – ACRES Capital