Network and learn from Brooklyn’s most influential real estate leaders at Brooklyn Real Estate Conference

The key to success in real estate is knowledge and knowing the right people. All of that and then some will be available at the Brooklyn Real Estate Conference, taking place on Thursday, April 7 at Weylin B. Seymour’s.

Photo courtesy of NYCEDC
Photo courtesy of NYCEDC

Offering the perfect opportunity to hear from, meet and network with the industry’s most prominent leaders, the conference will kick off with an hour of networking allowing attendees to meet one another and swap business cards.

The event will feature opening remarks from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and a keynote by Maria Torres-Springer, president and CEO of the New York City Economic Development Corporation followed by two panel discussions.

The borough’s real estate market is red hot and the panels are comprised of a dozen experts focused on both commercial and residential real estate in the Brooklyn market.

At the conference, attendees will have the chance to learn from the best via informative panels, starting with “Attracting Office and Commercial Tenants to Brooklyn,” and ending with “Planning for Residential Tenants of Tomorrow.”

Panel speakers will include Ron Hartmann, SVP, Commercial Real Estate Department, Flushing Bank; Jeff Levine, Chairman, Douglaston Development; Lisa Gomez, Chief Operating Officer/Partner, L&M Development; Geoff Ross, Director of Development, Thor Equities; Andrew Barrocas, CEO, MNS; Aroza Sanjana, Broker, Owner, Warren Lewis Sotheby’s International Realty; Tim King, Managing Partner, CPEX Real Estate; Jed Walentas, Principal, Two Trees; Sukanya Paciorek, EVP, Leasing and Asset Management, Brooklyn Navy Yard; Toby Moskovits, CEO, Heritage Equity Partners; Kathe Kramer Chase, Industry City; and Alireza Esmaeilzadeh, SVP Commercial and Residential Development, Forest City Ratner Companies.

The event is presented by The Home Reporter, The Brooklyn Spectator and Star Network in association with the Real Estate Board of New York.

“The Brooklyn real estate market has tremendous opportunity and projects underway changing the landscape of many neighborhoods,” said Schneps Communications Co-Publisher Joshua Schneps. “This event will bring together experts in the industry to share insight and network with others working or interested in the Brooklyn real estate industry.”

“This exciting event offers a unique opportunity for real estate professionals and the public to better understand the latest trends and investment information affecting Brooklyn from industry leaders and influential thinkers,” said Jamie McShane, senior vice president of communications at REBNY. “Brooklyn is booming and the Real Estate Board of New York members are very involved with a growing number of exciting projects throughout Kings County.”

Weylin B. Seymour’s, formerly the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, is now a masterfully restored venue and event space in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn across the street from famed Peter Lugers. It is in walking distance of the J, M, Z, and L subway lines with valet parking available for this conference.

Breakfast and networking will take place from 8 to 11 a.m.

Tickets cost $75, with a discount for groups of 10, which sell for $700. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

For sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities or to purchase tickets, call 718-224-5863 ext. 201 or e-mail:

Weylin B. Seymour’s is located at 175 Broadway, Brooklyn.

The event is sponsored by Weylin B. Seymour’s, Meridian Capital Group, Flushing Bank, MNS, CPEX Real Estate and Warren Lewis Sotheby’s International Realty.

The media sponsors are BrownstonerThe Real Deal, Real Estate Weekly and Judynetworks.

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