NYC’s real estate movers-n-shakers and up-and-comers gather for cocktails, dinner, and a night of Monopoly® at fundraising event held at Puck Building

New York University’s Real Estate Institute (REI) will host its 13th annual “Evening of Monopoly®,” on Wednesday, November 9th from 6-11 PM, at the Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street at Houston Street, NYC.

Veronica W. Hackett, managing partner of The Clarett Group, one of New York City’s top 15 real estate development companies, will be the “Honorary Banker” for the evening - the first woman so honored in Monopoly Night’s 13-year history. In addition to Ms. Hackett’s working as a private sector developer, she has been a leading corporate real estate executive in the U.S. and Europe, a real estate pension fund asset manager, a real estate lender, a Wall Street financial analyst and a CIA economic analyst.

WHAT: REI’s 13th annual “Evening of Monopoly®” benefits REI’s scholarship programs. The evening includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, Monopoly® games, buffet dinner, & raffle

WHEN: Wednesday, November 9, 2005, beginning at 6:00 PM

WHERE: Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street at Houston Street, NYC

Business attire required. For more information about this event and/or to register for this event, please call Grace Greenwich in the Office of Alumni Relations at 212.998.7237 or e-mail Registration is available online at

Reporters wishing to attend, please call Christopher James, 212.998.6876 or email

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