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Advance Realty Group Real Estate Lecture Series

The Advance Realty lectureship was established in 2004 to recognize the generosity of Peter '73 and Sharon Cocoziello and to provide a platform at Smeal for leading real estate professionals to discuss the issues facing the field. Watch past lectures on iTunes U.

Advance Realty Group Real Estate Lecture Series- Upcoming Speaker

  • Spring 2014:  Jon Knipe, ('93 American Studies)
    Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, Silverstein Properties

    Advance Realty Group Real Estate Lecture Series- Past Speakers

    • Spring 2013:  Larry Colorito, ('88 Finance), Partner, MAI, Axial Advisory Group
    • Spring 2013:  Walter Rakowich, CEO (retired), Prologis
    • Spring 2013:  David Welsh, ('94 History),  Managing Principal, Normandy Real Estate Partners
    • Fall 2012:  John Gibb, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle, Washington, DC
    • Spring 2012:  Larry Colorito ('88 Finance), Partner, MAI, Axial Advisory Group
    • Spring 2012:  Dan Sonnentag ('11 Finance), Retail Brokerage, Fameco Real Estate
    • Spring 2012:  Sally Gordon, Managing Director, Risk and Quantitative Group, Black Rock
    • Spring 2012:  David Welsh ('94 History), Managing Principal, Normandy Real Estate Partners
    • Fall 2010: Richard Sokolov ('71 Psychology), President and Chief Operating Officer, Simon Property Group
    • Fall 2009: Walt Rakowich ( '79 Accounting), Cheif Executive Officer, ProLogis
    • Spring 2009: Rob Eisman (’79 Accounting), President, Union Financial Corporation
    • Spring 2008: Simon Ziff (’87 Finance), President, Ackman-Ziff
    • Fall 2007: Dean Adler, CEO & Co-Founder, Lubert-Adler Management, Inc., “Real Estate Investing in a Changing Market”
    • Fall 2005 & Fall 2006: Joe Riggs, Group President, K. Hovnanian Homes
    • Spring 2005: Keith Getter, Managing Director, Chief of Staff, Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. and John McGurk, President, Rothschild Realty Inc., “Real Estate as a Favored Asset Class”