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    • 01 Mar 2017
    • 07 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Marshall Street Bar -- 306 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017

    Monthly Happy Hour Series

    Taking place on the 1st Wednesday of every month.

    Connect with your Syracuse University professional network at Marshall Street Bar from 6-8pm for our happy hour special including:

    • $3 Bud Lights
    • $6 Well Drinks
    • Wing Deal TBA


    • March 1st
    • April 5th
    • May 3rd
    • June 7th

    See you there!

    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Mission Capital, 41 Madison Avenue, 35th FL
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    2nd Annual WhitmanNYC
    Real Estate Breakfast Series Panel Event

    Current Trends in the 
    Midtown South Market

    Join us at Mission Capital to hear NYC's leaders in real estate discuss the following topics:
    • Current investment and leasing strategies
    • Pricing trends on new developments
    • Financing environment
    • New projects in the pipeline
    7:30AM-8:00am: Breakfast and Networking
    8:00AM-9:15AM: Panelists & Questions
    9:15AM-9:30AM: Conclusion and Networking

    Light breakfast will be served.

    Any questions please contact: Justin Sutter

    Harold Fetner '83

    President & CEO - Fetner Properties

    Mitchell L. Konsker '83

    Vice Chairman - Jones Lang LaSalle

    David Tobin '91

    Principal - Mission Capital Advisors, LLC


    Event Chair
    Justin Sutter '06 - Essex Real Estate Partners, VP WhitmanNYC

    Chris Grant '12 - Fetner Properties
    Rob Giles '85 - Corcoran Group
    Justin Horowitz '13 - Cooper-Horowitz

    Speaker Bios


    Harold Fetner '83

    Fetner Properties 

    Hal Fetner is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fetner Properties. He became President and CEO of Sidney Fetner Associates in 1988, and he was named President and CEO of Durst Fetner Residential at its inception in 2007. Under Mr. Fetner’s direction, SFA’s portfolio has grown exponentially, all through ground up development, allowing the company to earn its reputation as a premiere residential development and management company. He has established the core values for Durst Fetner Residential, which include: high service standards, commitment to sustainable development and attention to detail. As CEO, Mr. Fetner is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, new development opportunities and the multi-faceted portfolio.

    Mr. Fetner graduated from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, and earned a Juris Doctor from New York Law School. Prior to joining Sidney Fetner Associates, he served the State of New York for three years, as a clerk for the Honorable Joe Hynes, Special Prosecutor of the State of New York.

    Mr. Fetner, with his family, is an active supporter of numerous civic, professional and philanthropic organizations. He is a Governor of the Real Estate Board of New York, New York City’s leading trade association for Real Estate. He is also a Director of the Realty Foundation of New York. Mr. Fetner is a passionate supporter of the American Cancer Society and Syracuse University, and has created the Fetner Program fund, a scholarship at the Whitman School of Management, where he serves as a guest lecturer, dedicated to students pursuing sustainability. He and his wife have also established a scholarship at their synagogue; the Sidney I. Fetner Scholarship for those who cannot afford a Jewish education. Mr. Fetner resides with his family in Westchester, and he enjoys marathon running and triathlons.

    Mitchell L. Konsker '83

    Jones Lang LaSalle

    Mitchell L. Konsker is a Vice Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle and has been a real estate professional for more than 27 years. Mr. Konsker is widely recognized as one of the real estate industry’s most prominent brokers and has been instrumental in negotiating many of Manhattan’s largest and most complex real estate transactions. Mr. Konsker has based his career on developing relationships with many various corporations, and has maintained them with impeccable service. He is known for his hands-on client participation and long-term customer relationships

    Mr. Konsker is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and is involved in many charitable and philanthropic foundations such as: The Association for the Help of Retarded Children, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Denver Hospital, Intrepid Museum Foundation, Israel Cancer Research Fund, Board of Directors of The Jeffrey Modell Foundation, National Foundation for Fighting Blindness, ORT, Project Sunshine and United Way.

    David Tobin '91

    Mission Capital

    William David Tobin is one of two Principals of Mission Capital Advisors. He has extensive transactional experience in loan sale advisory, investment banking and commercial real estate debt and equity raising. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Tobin was associated with a national brokerage firm, where he started and ran a loan sale advisory business, heading all business execution and development. In that capacity, Mr. Tobin closed in excess of $6 billion of loan sales. In addition, he executed sales and/or financing transactions on the TriBeCa Grand development site, 60 Thompson (a 100 room Boutique Hotel in SoHo), the St. Moritz Hotel, the Barbizon Hotel, the Newark Airport Hilton and the Empire Hotel as well as on a variety of real estate portfolios owned by Sunoco, Texaco, KKR and Royal Dutch/Shell. 

    From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Tobin worked as an asset manager in the Asset Resolution Department of Dime Bancorp where he played an integral role in the liquidation of the $1.2 billion non-performing loan and REO portfolio. The Dime disposition program included a multi-year asset-by-asset sellout culminating in a $300 million bulk offering to many of the major portfolio investors in the investment banking arena. Mr. Tobin has a B.A. in English Literature from Syracuse University and attended the MBA program, concentrating in banking and finance, at NYU's Stern School of Business.  He regularly guest lectures on the topics of whole loan valuation and mortgage trading at New York University's Real Estate School.

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27 Apr 2017 7th Annual WhitmanNYC Wine Tasting
14 Dec 2016 WhitmanNYC & Big Apple Orange (BAO) Holiday Party
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26 Oct 2016 Breaking Into Startups!
21 Aug 2016 8th Annual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Picnic in Central Park
20 Jul 2016 Mentorship Program Kickoff
16 Jun 2016 Mentors-Only Mixer
15 Jun 2016 Annual Board Meeting and Elections 2016
18 May 2016 First Annual WhitmanNYC Real Estate Breakfast Series Panel
02 Mar 2016 "Whitman Wednesday" Happy Hour
25 Feb 2016 Resume Writing Volunteering: Murry Bergtraum High School
23 Feb 2016 WhitmanNYC "Shark Series" Investor Panel
21 Jan 2016 Interview Skills Volunteering: Murry Bergtraum High School
19 Jan 2016 WhitmanNYC Open Board Meeting
10 Dec 2015 WhitmanNYC & Big Apple Orange (BAO) Holiday Celebration
23 Nov 2015 6th Annual WhitmanNYC Wine Tasting
19 Nov 2015 The Real Estate Breakfast Series: Current & Future Trends in Brooklyn Development
21 Oct 2015 4th Annual Syracuse Scotch & Cigars
30 Sep 2015 WhitmanNYC Open Board Meeting
23 Aug 2015 7th Annual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Picnic in Central Park
29 Jul 2015 The Key to Successful Entrepreneurship with Keith Lemer
11 Jul 2015 Summer Service and Social: New York Restoration Project
17 Jun 2015 Annual Board Meeting and Elections 2015
28 May 2015 RESCHEDULED! Real Estate Breakfast Series: World Trade Center Tour
20 May 2015 The Power Of LinkedIn
19 May 2015 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
22 Apr 2015 Power Networking Mixer: Mentorship in Action
25 Feb 2015 SO YOU THINK YOU NEED A CHANGE? The How’s and Why’s of NETWORKING AND CHANGING CAREERS with Howard Leifman, Ph.D.
14 Jan 2015 Whitman School of Management NYC Trivia Night
16 Dec 2014 WhitmanNYC Holiday Party & Toy Drive
03 Dec 2014 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
18 Nov 2014 5th Annual WhitmanNYC Wine Tasting
04 Nov 2014 Real Estate Breakfast Series
29 Oct 2014 3rd Annual Syracuse Scotch and Cigars
07 Oct 2014 Mark A. Emmert, President, NCAA G'76, G'83
23 Aug 2014 WAITING LIST for 6th Annual Picnic
23 Aug 2014 6th Annual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Picnic in Central Park
18 Jun 2014 Builder, Buyer, Broker - SU in New York Real Estate
09 Jun 2014 Annual Board Meeting and Elections
12 May 2014 Film Screening: Money For Nothing - Inside The Federal Reserve
24 Apr 2014 WhitmanNYC Spring Thaw
10 Feb 2014 Presenting Yourself
22 Jan 2014 " Orange is the New Black " – A fashion / retail panel discussion
15 Jan 2014 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
06 Jan 2014 Careers on Wall Street (Whitman Juniors NYC Trip)
17 Dec 2013 Annual Holiday Party
15 Dec 2013 St. John's Game
11 Dec 2013 Meet the Dean
21 Nov 2013 4th Annual WhitmanNYC Wine Tasting
01 Nov 2013 MBA Class of 2014 Reception
26 Oct 2013 Hurricane Sandy Cleanup
24 Oct 2013 Syracuse Scotch and Cigars
25 Sep 2013 WhitmanNYC's 5th Anniversary Party!
16 Sep 2013 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
17 Aug 2013 5th Annual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Picnic in Central Park
07 Aug 2013 SU - UNC Business School Mixer
27 Jun 2013 SUccess in the City
10 Jun 2013 Annual Board Meeting & Elections
23 May 2013 MBA & MS Alumni Reception
14 May 2013 Mentor Program Event - Slate
22 Apr 2013 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
11 Apr 2013 WhitmanNYC Spring Thaw
12 Mar 2013 Dr. Daryl Gross / Big East Week
11 Feb 2013 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
07 Feb 2013 Mentoring Program Workshop
22 Jan 2013 Walter Sabo Speaker Series Event
21 Dec 2012 WhitmanNYC Holiday Party
05 Dec 2012 Mentor Program Kickoff
27 Nov 2012 Twenty Questions with Richard Kirshenbaum '83
15 Nov 2012 Third Annual Wine Tasting
01 Nov 2012 GMAT Head Start
26 Oct 2012 Whitman Graduate / Alumni Reception
11 Oct 2012 Syracuse Scotch and Cigars
27 Sep 2012 WhitmanNYC Open Meeting
12 Sep 2012 Learning Ally Info Session
25 Aug 2012 4th Annual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Picnic in Central Park
30 Jun 2012 SU Day II at Yankee Stadium
11 Jun 2012 Annual Board Meeting & Elections
23 May 2012 "Whitman After Work" Summer Kick-Off
14 Apr 2012 Community Service Saturday - Central Park Conservancy
29 Mar 2012 "Whitman After Work" Happy Hour
06 Mar 2012 New York's College Team: An Annual Update
16 Feb 2012 Panel Discussion: The Business of Sports – Who’s Up and Who’s Down in 2012
20 Dec 2011 Holiday Party
17 Nov 2011 Wine Tasting
26 Oct 2011 Jessica Kleiman & Meryl Cooper
20 Sep 2011 Brandon Steiner
21 Aug 2011 Annual Alumni Picnic
03 May 2011 Andrea Nierenberg
02 Apr 2011 Day in the Dirt
08 Mar 2011 Dr. Daryl Gross
08 Feb 2011 Joyce Newman
25 Jan 2011 Linda Dulye
27 Oct 2010 Wine Tasting
21 Sep 2010 David Kleinhandler
15 Aug 2010 Annual Alumni Picnic
28 Jul 2010 Whitman Wednesday Happy Hour
30 Mar 2010 Arthur Brooks
16 Nov 2009 Rick Dobbis
13 Sep 2009 Annual Alumni Picnic
22 Jul 2009 Whitman Wednesday Happy Hour
20 Apr 2009 Chelsea Piers Golf
20 Jan 2009 Andrea Nierenberg
09 Sep 2008 CORE Kickoff Party
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