Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

This week, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Richard Latella as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Latella is an Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield and the Global Leader of the company’s Retail Valuation Practice.  In this capacity, Mr. Latella leads approximately 120 senior-level… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

On the evening of October 20th, 2016, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Aref H. Lahham of Orion Capital Managers for the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Aref was the first internationally based speaker to attend the event this semester. Headquartered in London, Orion Capital Partners has offices and develops in all major European markets.… Continue Reading Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

Distinguished Speaker Series: Jim Tuman Chief Development Officer Grid Properties

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to spotlight Jim Tuman as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Jim is the Chief Development Officer for Grid Properties Inc., a developer, owner, and operator of retail and mixed-use properties located primarily in historically and culturally significant urban infill locations in the… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Jim Tuman Chief Development Officer Grid Properties

Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce Aref H. Lahham as the next guest of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series held weekly on campus. Aref serves as the Managing Director and Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers, L.P. He directs the acquisition activities at the firm throughout Europe, and leads the asset… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount

On Thursday, October 6th, 2016, the Cornell Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series stage was once again graced with a wealth of experience and lively discussion. Cornell alum Ben Rowe engaged the audience with his approach to value creation and property evaluation, as well as his take on disruption in hospitality. Ben Rowe is a Founder… Continue Reading Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Bruce Batkin CEO Terra Capital

Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference is excited to welcome Bruce Batkin, Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, as moderator for the topic of “The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment”. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, finance, development, management and investment banking. Prior to founding Terra,… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Bruce Batkin CEO Terra Capital

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Brandon Weber CEO & Founder of Hightower

Brandon Weber is CEO and founder of Hightower, a leasing management platform for the commercial real estate industry. Hightower has raised almost $22 million in funding and now powers end-to-end leasing for thousands of commercial landlords and brokers around the world. The company is headquartered in Manhattan with 65+ employees and offices in 6 cities.… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Brandon Weber CEO & Founder of Hightower

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Chris Buccini, Co-President of The Buccini/Pollin Group

The 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference is pleased to feature Chris Buccini as one of the panelists discussing The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment. Mr. Buccini is Co-President of The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. (“BPG”), and founder and President of BPG Real Estate Services, LLC, the entity responsible for BPG’s office, residential, retail, and parking… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Chris Buccini, Co-President of The Buccini/Pollin Group

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Woody Heller Managing Director Capital Savills Studley

Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference is excited to welcome Woody Heller, Executive Managing Director and Capital Transactions Group Head at Savills Studley. Mr. Heller will be a panelist on the “The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment” panel at the conference. Mr. Heller has  over 34 years of experience in the real estate… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Woody Heller Managing Director Capital Savills Studley