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14th Annual Empire Ball Pix

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14th Annual Empire Ball

Nearly a thousand real estate professionals and executives crowded the convention floor of the Grand Hyatt Hotel Dec. 12 for the 14th annual Empire Ball, which this year raised a whopping $1.2 million for cure-focused Diabetes research.

Beside fundraising for, a research facility at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine where proceeds Read More

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Cooper-Horowitz 48th Annual Holiday Party Pix

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Cooper-Horowitz 48th Annual Holiday Party

More than 900 prominent borrowers and lenders sampled former pro basketball legend Michael Jordan’s juiciest steaks at Cooper-Horowitz’ 48th annual holiday party Dec. 12 at, where else, Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in Grand Central terminal.

Names no less impressive than Howard Lutnick of BGC Partners and Leslie Himmel of Himmel + Meringoff Properties mingled with brokers Read More

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National Jewish Health: A Winter’s Evening Pix

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National Jewish Health: A Winter’s Evening

More than 700 guests continued National Jewish Health’s 43-year tradition of support from New York’s real estate and construction industries’ leaders with a holiday event Dec. 8 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel that, this year, raised more than $1.5 million.

All of the funds raised during a special silent auction at the event were earmarked Read More

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2012 Fried Frank Holiday Party Pix

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2012 Fried Frank Real Estate Holiday Party

Once again proving itself as the undisputed commercial real estate industry’s must-attend event of the holiday season, Fried Frank’s annual soiree Dec. 4 at Cipriani 42nd Street drew more than 1,100 movers, shakers and brokers.

Machers including CBRE’s Mary Ann Tighe, Silverstein Properties’ Larry Silverstein and Tishman Speyer’s Rob Speyer tried their best at small Read More

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Newmark Grubb Knight Frank ICSC Pix

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Newmark Grubb Knight Frank ICSC Party

Nearly 500 guests, many of them heavily coveted retail tenants, swarmed lower Manhattan hotspot Beauty & Essex, for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s annual International Council of Shopping Center party, perhaps the one and only soiree that every broker, owner and tenant truly wanted to sneak into during the retail organization’s two-day convention.

Executives from the Read More

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National Executive Service Corps. Gala Pix

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National Executive Service Corps. Gala

Don Peebles, owner of The Peebles Corporation, the country’s largest African American real estate development company, was honored Nov. 15 at the Yale Club by the National Executive Service Corps for his business achievements and his efforts to help nonprofit communities and the people they serve.

Mr. Peebles, who was honored alongside Marv Berenblum, the Read More