Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: John T. Livingston, Chief Executive and co-founder of AECOM Capital

The Baker Program in Real Estate welcomes Mr. John T. Livingston, CEO of AECOM Capital, to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Since its formation in 2013, AECOM Capital has invested in 14 projects with a total development value of 3.5 billion dollars. AECOM Capital is a subsidiary of AECOM...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Catching up with Frost Travis (’00), President of Travis Hyde Properties

Development and property management firm Travis Hyde Properties has been making an impact on the community of Ithaca since being founded in 1977. The community-minded company executes on innovative ideas for sustainable development and economic growth, and is literally building its vision for Ithaca’s future. This week, we sat...
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Finance & Investment

New York REIT and JBG Cos. – A Case Study of REIT Misalignment

One of the most followed real estate sagas of 2016 was the case of New York REIT (NYRT), in which shareholders actively and publicly faced off against NYRT management in their opposition to an agreed-upon merger with Washington, D.C.-based JBG Companies (JBG). The NYRT-JBG story highlights several modern day...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Class of 2016 Career Beginnings: Jason Spencer

The Baker Program in Real Estate is known for its ability to help students transition into a real estate career from all types of industries. Jason Spencer, a Baker alum, is a great example of a student transitioning from a technical field into a traditional development role. Jason came...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: STAG Industrial CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Benjamin Butcher

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to showcase Benjamin Butcher as the next featured guest for the 2016-2017 series. Butcher has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of STAG Industrial since 2010. Butcher has also served...
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Finance & Investment

The GICS Reclassification and its Implications For REITs

August 31, 2016.  This day has been highly anticipated by REIT professionals and investors alike since last year’s announcement that exchange-listed Equity REITs will be elevated into a separate headline sector in the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).  In the future, the REIT Industry may look back on 2016...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Gerald Guterman Visits Baker to Share Vast Development & Investment Experience

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate cordially welcomes Gerald Guterman, Senior Principal Partner and CEO of Guterman Partners, LLC to their weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. With a career in real estate beginning, as an 18 year-old night porter for Fred Trump, Mr. Guterman’s extensive perspective and understanding will...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Andy Isikoff of the Silverfern Group Visits the Baker Program

Andy Isikoff, a managing director at the Silverfern Group visits the Baker Program in Real Estate for the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Silverfern specializes in investing with leading private equity firms, and over 60 of the largest single-family investment offices in the world in buyouts, build-ups, acquisitions, growth equity...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Baker Program Well-Represented at ULI Fall Meeting

Three students from the Baker Program in Real Estate and program director, Dustin Jones, attended the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA two weeks ago. Attending the meeting is part of Jones’s efforts to enhance the program’s visibility by linking it with ULI. As Jones succinctly put...
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