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NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate’s 41st Annual Conference On Capital Markets in Real Estate Will Address Current Market Turmoil, Nov. 13

October 31, 2008
N-133, 2008-09

“Creating Opportunities from the Chaos of the Credit Crunch: A Practitioner’s Guide”

The current worldwide credit crunch and ongoing U.S. sub-prime mortgage crisis will be among the topics addressed at the upcoming 41st Annual Capital Markets in Real Estate Conference, Thursday, November 13, 2008, at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, NYC, sponsored by the Schack Institute of Real Estate at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

This year’s conference, “Creating Opportunities from the Chaos of the Credit Crunch: A Practitioner’s Guide,” is focused on the world-wide credit crisis with the dislocation of the capital markets and the drastic effects this is having on commercial real estate. Investment sales are down by more than 50% and the financing market is barely visible. Industry leaders and veterans come together on November 13, 2008 in NYC to provide insight on the current state of the market.

Laurence D. Fink, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, Inc., will speak to the “challenges facing the economy and policy makers in 2008” in the conference’s opening keynote address. Other speakers include economists, bankers, financiers and other principal real estate organizations and leaders such as: Robert S. Blumenthal, managing director, Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.; Paul A. Galiano, senior managing director, co-head of Acquisition, Tishman Speyer; Stuart M. Rothenberg, global head of real estate principal investment area, Goldman Sachs; Randy Reiff, managing director, head of Global CMBS, J.P. Morgan; and others.

EDITORS ONLY: Reporters wishing to cover the Institute, please contact Christopher James at 212.998.6876 or christopher.james@nyu.edu

For more information and online registration, please visit www.scps.nyu.edu/capital or email jessica.watson@nyu.edu The event number is (212) 992-3338.


This year marks the 41st anniversary of the NYU Real Estate Institute, which has grown into a vital academic center for the real estate and construction industries. NYU REI offers two graduate programs, continuing education programs and professional certificates, and numerous “must attend” conferences and seminars in the areas of real estate development and finance, and construction management.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876


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