The Long Island Chapter Welcomes You!




 Recap of Chapter Events

Chapter presents $15,000 to Make-A-Wish

CoreNet Global Long Island board members presented Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York

with a $15,000 check – proceeds from the 2017 chapter golf outing. Make-A-Wish in turn presented the

chapter with artwork honoring the chapter’s relationship with the organization. From left,

Jenny-Lynn Georgiades, Waldner’s; Bill Korchak, JLL; Kathie Lombardi, Manager,

National and Community Alliances, Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York;

Kathy Pasquale, JRS Architect; Rosemary Conder, Chief Development Officer, Make-A-Wish

Metro New York and Western New York; Anthony Carbone, Lorich Construction Management;

and Jim Powers, Bohler Engineering. The chapter made the presentation at the

Sept. 12 “Back-to-Business” networking event.



 Experts discuss ramifications

of new lease-accounting standards


John Barbagallo, Managing Director, KPMG, left, and Stephen Breitstone, Esq.,

Partner and Vice Chairman of Meltzer Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP,

spoke at the chapter’s May 11 breakfast on “The Broad Impact of

New Lease-Accounting Standards.” The speakers addressed accounting,

operational and tax ramifications of the new standards and proposed federal

tax reforms. Brian Lee, Principal, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (not shown),

moderated the discussion.


Chapter welcomes the season with

"Spring Ahead" networking meetup


Chapter members and friends ushered in spring with a networking meetup at The Refuge in Melville.

The March 21 event drew a healthy crowd of about 40 people.


 Prognosticators share expectations

at Economic Forecast Breakfast


Jim Brown, Labor Market Analyst, New York State Department of Labor,

 left, and Ken McCarthy, Principal Economist and Applied Research Lead,

Cushman & Wakefield, presented forecasts for the labor market,

real estate market, and overall economy on Long Island and in the region

for 2017. The two presented at the chapter’s Feb. 2 Economic

Forecast Breakfast in Plainview.


Chapter presents checks

to Big Brothers Big Sisters

and the Make-A-Wish Foundation



Chapter President Rob Benrubi presented Deanna Tropeano, Special Events Manager for

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, top, and Kathie Lombardi, Manager, National and

Community Alliances for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, bottom, with $7,000

donations from the 2016 CoreNet Long Island Charitable Golf Outing. The presentations

 took place at the chapter's Nov. 10 networking event at The Refuge in Melville.



Speakers discuss millennial influence

on workplace design


Panelists discussed the influence that millennials are having on workplace design and work itself.

From left, Phil Rugile, Director, LaunchPad Huntington; Carol Schwasnick, Senior Director, Corporate Real

Estate and Administrative Services, CA Technologies; and Mat Triebner, Senior Design Strategist at

HLW International shared the landlord's, corporate real estate executive's and architect's perspectives

at an Oct. 6 breakfast event in Plainview. Brian Lee, Principal, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank,

moderated the discussion.


Panelists outline state of the market

A panel representing the industrial, retail and office sectors provided an analysis of the current Long Island

Real Estate market. From left, Chuck Tabone, Executive Vice President - Managing Director,

 Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Josh Weinkranz, President, Northeast Region, Kimco;

and Ted Weiss, Chief Executive Officer, T. Weiss Realty Corp. Brian Lee, Principal,

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, far right, moderated the discussion. The chapter held the March 17

breakfast at the Hofstra University Club in Hempstead.




Past Chapter Events

Real Estate Market Analysis Breakfast
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Hofstra University Club

Economic Forecast Breakfast
Wednesday, January 11, 2016
Hofstra University Club

Presentation and Tour of Wyandanch Village
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Wyandanch Village
40 Station Dr, Wyandanch, NY

19th Annual Charity Golf
Monday, July 20, 2015
Fresh Meadow Country Club
255 Lakeville Road, New York, NY 11020

Spring Breakfast Meeting
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 8:00 - 9:30am
Milleridge Inn, 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 

Breakfast Meeting
"Repositioning and Redeploying Industrial Properties in our Market"

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:00 - 9:45am
Milleridge Inn, 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY

Business Cocktail Reception and Check Presentation to Make a Wish Metro New York and Western New York, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6 - 8pm
Blackstone Steakhouse, Melville, NY




Long Island Chapter Events

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