Real Estate Roundtable Breakfast

Join us for Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable, an exclusive quarterly breakfast held in Brooklyn Historical Society’s stunning landmarked building in Brooklyn Heights, where industry professionals gather to learn about the latest real estate industry news in the borough.


 November 13, 8am-10am


November 13, 2018

Special Guests Terri Carta, Julie Stein, and Jonathan Bowles will discuss the latest in Brooklyn's Infrastructure Development!

Terri Carta, Executive Director, Brooklyn Greenway Initiative

Terri Carta is a leader in public space stewardship and management. She thrives in vision-to-operation endeavors and bringing together diverse people and perspectives toward a common goal. As Executive Director of Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, Terri is responsible for driving forward the completion and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway – a protected and landscaped route for pedestrians, bicyclists, and families that will provide critical connectivity to Brooklyn’s storied and iconic waterfront, parks and open space, commercial corridors, and cultural hubs for 2.65 million Brooklyn residents and millions of visitors from around the world. Terri’s career spans leadership positions in public engagement and visitor experience, community and youth development, and most recently developing the Central Park Conservancy Institute for Urban Parks where she served as its Associate Vice President. Terri is passionate about advancing a multidisciplinary approach to improving urban environments and the greater public realm.

Julie Stein, Senior Vice President and the Executive Director of Sunset Park, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Julie Stein is a Senior Vice President and the Executive Director of Sunset Park at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC). She oversees leasing and campus planning for NYCEDC's industrial assets in Sunset Park, including the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bush Terminal, and the Brooklyn Wholesale Meat Market. In previous roles at NYCEDC, Julie worked on the City's public wholesale food markets in Hunts Point, leading strategic planning related to industry growth opportunities, market facility modernization, infrastructure investment, and resiliency. Julie holds a Master's in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor's in Public Policy from Brown University, and she is a graduate of the Coro Leadership New York program.

Jonathan Bowles, Executive Director, Center For an Urban Future

Jonathan Bowles is executive director of the Center for an Urban Future, a leading NYC-based think tank that focuses on expanding economic opportunity and growing the economy in New York City. During his 19 years at the Center, he has been the architect of the Center’s policy agenda and is responsible for making it one of New York’s most innovative and influential organizations. He has written extensively about a range of topics that are important to New York’s future, including spurring more middle class jobs, upgrading the city’s aging infrastructure, boosting community college graduation rates, helping more New Yorkers access tech careers, and scaling up more of the city’s small businesses. He co-chaired the Economy and Jobs subcommittee of Mayor-Elect de Blasio’s transition committee, and was once named “New York’s Finest Troublemaker” by Time Out New York. He lives in Queens with his wife and his two kids.

2018 Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable Steering Committee

Eric Liftin, MESH Architectures, Roundtable Steering Committee Co-Chair   
Dan Conlon, Two Trees Management Co. LLC, Roundtable Steering Committee Co-Chair 
Elizabeth Bueno, Two Trees Management Co. LLC, Roundtable Steering Committee Co-Chair   

Christopher Havens, TerraCRG
John Horowitz, Marcus & Millichap 
Paula Ingram, Ingram and Hebron Realty
Michael Kaye, Douglaston Development
Jason Muss, Muss Development LLC
Alison Novak, The Hudson Companies, Inc. 
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

For more information about Real Estate Roundtable, contact Randi Burroughs at or 718.222.4111 x202

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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