Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable

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The Series Finale at Brooklyn Historical Society features special programming with two key figures in the future of Brooklyn Real Estate.

ELIOT SPITZER was born and raised in New York. He graduated from the Horace Mann School, Princeton University, and Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. After clerking for Federal District Court Judge Robert W. Sweet, Spitzer practiced at Paul, Weiss and then joined the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. After several years in private practice, he was elected Attorney General of New York in 1998 and was re-elected in 2002. In 2006 Spitzer was elected Governor of New York. He now runs Spitzer Enterprises, a real estate development firm founded by his father. The firm is adding to the New York skyline by bringing more than 850 apartments to South Williamsburg at 420 Kent Avenue.

DAVID J. MAUNDRELL III is a lifelong Brooklyn resident and a graduate of St. John’s University. Maundrell founded, which grew to become one of most successful privately-owned real estate firms in New York. In the fall of 2015, was acquired by NRT and Maundrell was named the EVP of New Development for Brooklyn and Queens at Citi Habitats In his current position, he provides developers with innovative marketing campaigns, superior hands-on service, and sales/leasing strategies that meet - or exceed - desired pricing and velocity targets. In 2016, The Wall Street Journal named Maundrell and his team the largest new development marketing firm in Brooklyn. His team’s current portfolio of clients includes 420 Kent on the Williamsburg waterfront for The Spitzer Organization and Lightstone Group’s 467-unit ARC in Long Island City, Queens.

Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable is a quarterly luncheon series where real estate professionals including developers, architects, brokers, bankers, lawyers, and retailers gather to exchange ideas and share success stories at Brooklyn Historical Society's magnificent Othmer Library and Great Hall. 

Offered on the first Tuesday of the month in February, May, August, and November, each Roundtable event includes a networking reception, plated lunch, and lively Q&A program featuring special guest speakers.

2017 Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable Steering Committee

Alison Novak, The Hudson Companies, Inc., Roundtable Steering Committee Co-Chair 
John Horowitz, Marcus & Millichap, Roundtable Steering Committee Co-Chair

Christopher Havens, TerraCRG
Paula Ingram, Ingram and Hebron Realty
Michael Kaye, Douglaston Development
David Kramer, The Hudson Companies, Inc. 
Jason Muss, Muss Development LLC
Stephen Palmese, Cushman & Wakefield
Caroline Pardo, Ingram and Hebron Realty
William Ross, Halstead Properties
Joseph Sitt, Thor Equities 
David Von Spreckelsen, Toll Brothers, Inc.
Jed Walentas, Two Trees Management Co. LLC

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All proceeds are tax-deductible and support Brooklyn Historical Society mission to make Brooklyn’s vibrant history tangible, relevant, and meaningful for today's diverse communities, and for generations to come.


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