Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute

Florence and Robert A. Rosen Family Foundation Real Estate Entrepreneurship Case Competition for Excellence

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an entrepreneur? Do you have a real estate start-up idea? Have you decided on a career path in real estate and are looking for opportunities to learn and to network? 

The Rosen Family Foundation Entrepreneurship Case Study Competition is a great opportunity to showcase your ideas, work in a team of like minded students, as well as network with industry judges and faculty. Organized by the Department of Real Estate at Baruch College with the generous support of the Rosen family, this competition welcomes all Baruch and CUNY graduate and undergraduate students to submit real estate related start up ideas to compete for a total of $15,000 in cash prizes

1st Place $8,000
2nd Place $5,000
3rd Place $2,000

To apply, form a group of 3-5 graduate or undergraduate students and send a pitch book and executive summary of your idea to Submissions are now closed.


2022 Winning Teams

2022 Rosen Real Estate Competition Winning Teams

1st place: Open House

  • Youngsin (Joanna) Kim
  • Jiaqi Huang
  • Jack Lupica
  • Kalsang Chhosphel

2nd place: Green Tower (tied)

  • Shana Persaud
  • Mateja Tokic
  • Lisa Kehr
  • Lauren Snyder

2nd place: Da Vitam (tied)

  • Dean Gavindane
  • Omar Alrifai
  • Vadim De Blois


2021 Winning Teams

1st place: smARTplace

  • Chris Decker
  • Andrew Cohen
  • Ruby Shi

2nd place: ReaLeaf

  • Joshua Hoffman
  • Justin Pender
  • Michael Dacko
3rd place: Kapture360
  • Michelle Chen
  • Paris Sithi
  • Clarissa Ferreira


2019 Winning Teams

2019 Rosen Real Estate Competition Winning Teams


1st place (Graduate Students Teams): Compound                            

  • Jinyu Chen
  • Christian Decker
  • Wenbiao Guo
1st place (Undergraduate Students Teams): OneStep
  • Michel Burdziag
  • Marc Palucci
  • Gary Saharov
  • Nikita Vasylyev
  • Collin Wittmann
2nd place (Undergraduate Students Teams): Real Estate, Real
  • Brendan Breshanan
  • David Laureta
  • Adonis Martinez
  • Lauren Muncey
3rd place (Undergraduate Students Teams):
  • Michael Consalvo
  • Marie Powell
4th place (Undergraduate Students Teams): Brickpod                                     
  • Sam Ahmed
  • Alexis M. Kyprianou
  • Kamran Uddin