Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute

Advisory Board

The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute Advisory Board is comprised of top leaders in the real estate industry.

The Advisory Board provides guidance and support to the Institute in such areas as curriculum development, internship programs, job opportunities, research issues, and the expansion of the Department’s new focus on international real estate education and conferences.

Dennis Friedrich (CEO, Brookfield Property Partners – Global Office Division) is the Chair and William Newman is the Honorary Chair of the Department’s Advisory Board.

Advisory Board members also participate in networking events with degree students at the William Newman Department of Real Estate, including the Advisory Board Speaker Series and the Advisory Board Mentor for the Day Program.

First Name Last Name Position Company
Debbie Bernstein Trustee Baruch College Fund
Kenneth  Bernstein President & CEO Acadia Realty Trust
Kyle Bolden Partner Ernst & Young
Byron Carlock National Partner, Real Estate Practice Leader PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Douglas Durst Co-President/Chairman Durst Organization, Inc.
Daniel Egan Managing Director, Americas
Head of Real Estate ESG
Dennis  Friedrich Principal TKF Real Estate Investment
Francis Greenburger Chairman and CEO Time Equities, Inc.
David Henry Co-founder Peaceable Street Capital
Adam Jacobs Senior Director New York Life Investors LLC
Sandy Klein Partner Shanholt Glassman Klein Kramer & Co.
A. Mitti Liebersohn Chairman of New York Brokerage Savills
Joseph Macnow Executive Vice President Finance & Administration/CFO/CAO Vornado Realty Trust
Joe Moinian CEO The Moinian Group
Peter  Musso Portfolio Manager Capital One Cummunity Finance
Miki Naftali Chairman & CEO The Naftali Group
Jim Oswald Partner  Head of NY Real Estate Tax at Deloitte
Richard Pergolis President Pergolis & Associates, Inc.
Nancy Ruddy Founding Principal Cetra Ruddy Architecture D.P.C.
Glenn Rufrano CEO Realty Income
Joshua Schuster Managing Principal Silverback Development
Frank Sciame Chairman & CEO F.J. Sciame Construction Company, Inc.
David  Simon Chairman and CEO Simon Property Group
Shaunak Tanna Head – Structured Investments Basis Investment Group
Steven A. Wechsler President & CEO NAREIT
Jaime Weiss President Weiss Realty Co. Inc.
Barry A. Ziering, PhD Head of Real Assets Capital Markets, North America M&G Investments