An Afternoon of Dialogue and Networking


    Peter Henry, Dean of the NYU Stern School of Business
    invites you to the Center for Real Estate Finance Research Inaugural Conference
    with fellow NYU Stern alumni industry leaders and faculty.

    Please click here to see a list of current registrants.

    With a panel of alumni addressing the near-term prospects of commercial real estate

    William Mack, BS 1962

    Founder and Managing Partner
    AREA Property Partners

    Philip Milstein
    , MBA 1974

    Principal, Ogden CAP Properties, LLC
    Member, NYU Stern Board of Overseers

    Larry Silverstein
    , ARTS 1952

    President, Chief Executive Officer
    Silverstein Properties, Inc.

    And a roster of NYU and NYU Stern thought leaders in real estate finance, including:
    Professors Viral Acharya, Andrew Caplin, Harry Chernoff, Xavier Gabaix, Matthew Richardson, Stijn van Nieuwerburgh

    With generous support and welcoming remarks by
    Jerry Cohen, BS 1953 / MBA 1959, Tishman Speyer
    Member, NYU Stern Board of Overseers

    Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    The St. Regis New York
    2 East 55th Street
    New York City

    Note:  Registration has exceeded the total limit. Any new registrations will be placed on the waiting list.
    RSVPs were taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Due to space constraints, this event is open to NYU Stern alumni and corporate partners only. 
    We are unable to accommodate guests.

    Full Program

    12:00 – 1:00pm Check in and Buffet Luncheon, Penthouse
    1:00 – 1:15pm Welcoming Remarks, St. Regis Roof

    Jerry Cohen (BS 1953, MBA 1959)

    Opening Remarks 

    Dean Peter Henry 
    1:15 – 1:45pm
    Reforming the GSEs, St. Regis Roof

    Professor Matthew Richardson
    1:45 – 2:15pm
    Are the FHA and the GSEs producing Sustainable Home Ownership? St. Regis Roof

    Professor Andrew Caplin
    2:15 – 2:45pm
    Coffee Break, Penthouse
    2:45 – 3:15pm
    Financial Sector Reform: Dodd-Frank and its Implications for the Financial and the Real Estate Sectors, St. Regis Roof
    Professor Viral Acharya 
    3:15 – 3:45pm
    City Size Distributions and Zipf’s Law: New Insights in Urban Economics, St. Regis Roof

    Professor Xavier Gabaix 
    3:45 – 4:15pm
    The U.S. Housing Boom and Bust: an International Macro Perspective, St. Regis Roof

    Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh 
    4:15 – 4:45pm Coffee Break, Penthouse
    4:45 – 5:45pm Panel Discussion: The Current State and the Near-Term Prospects of Commercial Real Estate, St. Regis Roof
    Professor Harry G. Chernoff, Moderator

    William Mack (BS 1962), Philip Milstein (MBA 1974), and Larry Silverstein (ARTS 1952), 
    5:45 – 7:00pm
    Closing Reception, Penthouse

    Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for this exclusive event.
    For information, contact Elena Piercy at; (212) 998-4036.