DSS Wrap-Up: Scott Walsh, VP Residential Development at Lendlease

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the privilege of welcoming Cornell Alumnus Scott Walsh (AAP ’99) back to campus as a speaker in the third Distinguished Speaker Series event of the Fall 2019 semester.  Mr. Walsh is the Vice President of Residential Development for global real estate firm… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Scott Walsh, VP Residential Development at Lendlease

2019 Summer Internship Series: Wilson Blum, Rialto Capital

This Summer I had the opportunity to join Rialto Capital as a Summer Associate.  Rialto was formed in 2007 by industry veteran Jeff Krasnoff as a subsidiary of Lennar, the nationally recognized homebuilder.  Krasnoff was previously president of LNR, another prior subsidiary of Lennar that was formed in the early 90’s to take advantage of… Continue Reading 2019 Summer Internship Series: Wilson Blum, Rialto Capital

2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIP SERIES: JOHN THOMPSON, FATHOM COMPANIES

This summer I had the opportunity to join Fathom Companies as a Development Associate. Fathom Companies is a real estate development, management, and investment company based in Portland, Maine. Though Jim Brady co-founded the company only recently in 2017, the combined hospitality management and development experience of its leadership extends far deeper.  For example, Jim’s… Continue Reading 2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIP SERIES: JOHN THOMPSON, FATHOM COMPANIES

DSS Wrap-Up: Matt Mitchell, Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SteepRock Capital

  On Thursday, September 12, 2019, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Cornell Alumnus Matt Mitchell (ILR ’97) back to campus as its featured speaker in the second Distinguished Speaker Series event of the Fall 2019 semester. Matt is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SteepRock Capital, a real estate investment firm based… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Matt Mitchell, Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SteepRock Capital

DSS WRAP-UP: TOBY BOZZUTO, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE BOZZUTO GROUP

On Thursday, September 5th, Toby Bozzuto of the Bozzuto Group joined Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate to lead an insightful discussion on multifamily real estate development and management as well as offer perspectives on effective leadership. The Bozzuto Group is a diversified real estate company specializing in multifamily real estate development, construction, and property… Continue Reading DSS WRAP-UP: TOBY BOZZUTO, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE BOZZUTO GROUP

2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: JOE MCFALLS, GREYSTAR

This summer I worked in the Boston office of Greystar Real Estate Partners (“Greystar”).  Greystar owns, operates, and develops conventional multifamily, collegiate, and active adult housing in 179 global markets with 52 offices across 12 countries and over 14,000 employees.  Greystar has three industry-leading business lines: development/construction with over $12 billion in development projects currently… Continue Reading 2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: JOE MCFALLS, GREYSTAR

2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: RASHAAD ROBINSON, TOLL BROTHERS

Prior to the start of my studies in the Baker Program in Real Estate, I interned for the summer in Toll Brothers’ corporate headquarters in Horsham, PA.  By spending time with their internal consulting division, I was able to understand and contribute to a multitude of different functions within this Fortune 500, luxury homebuilder.  I… Continue Reading 2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: RASHAAD ROBINSON, TOLL BROTHERS

2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: LERA COVINGTON, LENDLEASE

This summer I had the privilege of working as a Summer Acquisitions Associate with Lendlease’s New York City office.  Lendlease is an Australian-based firm that offers services in construction, development and investments.  The company was founded in 1958 by Dick Dusseldorp.  Mr. Dusseldorp was a pioneer in his application of the triple bottom line approach… Continue Reading 2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS SERIES: LERA COVINGTON, LENDLEASE

DSS Wrap-Up: Mark Fogel, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of ACRES Capital

On Thursday, May 2nd, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Mark Fogel, Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of ACRES Capital, as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Fogel has more than twenty years of experience in commercial real estate finance, with a focus on providing debt and equity solutions for transitional,… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Mark Fogel, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of ACRES Capital