Careers in Real Estate Workshop Series


This new career series consists of ongoing small-group workshops that are intended to familiarize students with the character of different real estate functions and provide introductions to alumni currently working in those functions. Each session is moderated by a current student. 

Sponsored by the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate in partnership with the Real Estate Association, and facilitated by Executive-in-Residence Leanne Lachman, each workshop will focus on a different part of the industry, and feature alumni speakers in each of those segments, at different stages of their careers to discuss their specific job function.

Welcome to a Career in Real Estate

An overview of the many different avenues of the Real Estate w/ Executive in Residence Leanne Lachman, featuring Jane Ezersky, Founder, Claremont Search Advisors.

This high-level overview was geared especially toward students who are new to the industry or anyone looking to Students who are new to the industry or anyone looking to understand more about the various segments of the industry.

Real Estate Investment Banking and Capital Markets


  • Donovan Campbell ’05, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets
  • Jared Nutt ’13, Vice President at Citigroup
  • Cheryl Kong ’16, Associate at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment Banking

Moderated by J. Chua ’21



  • Eric Liang ’17, Real Estate Investments at Columbia Property Trust
  • Josh Grossman ’11, SVP at LEM
  • Amy Piccinich Faldowski, ’18, Senior Associate at Turnbridge Equities
  • Garnett Veney ’19, Castle Hill Investors

Moderated by Becca Bendetson ’21

Investment Sales


  • Joshua Schwalbe ’05, SVP at Atlantic Creek Real Estate Partners
  • Jeff Organisciak ’13, Senior Vice President at Eastdil Secured
  • Tricia Craig ’19, Investment Sales at Eastdil Secured (San Francisco)

Moderated by Leanne Lachman



  • Scott Henderson ’06, SVP, Capital Markets, Treasury & Investor Relations at Americold (Atlanta)
  • Erik Steiner ’13, Development at UDR
  • Nikhil Chaudhri ’16, Co-Head of US Investments at Welltower

Moderated by Mac Stormont ’21

Placement/Client Relations


  • Julie Brenton ’89, Partner & Head of Investor Relations at Dune Real Estate Partners
  • Christopher Monsif ’15, Principal, Real Estate Product Specialist at Angelo Gordon
  • Lawrence Ou ’09, First Vice President at CIM Group

Moderated by Jessica Rosner ’21

Your First Five Years After Business School with David Sherman ’85

Moderated by Lisa Weingarten ’21

Proptech & Data Analysis


  • Tripty Arya ’12, Founder of Travtus 
  • Shrey Gupta ’20, Director, Strategy & Ops at Better Real Estate
  • Fernando Olloqui ’12, Co-Founder of Licify
  • Michael Steinberg ’18, Associate Director of Real Estate Investment Research & Strategy at MetLife Investment Management

Moderated by Toby Milstein ’21

Corporate Real Estate


  • Anne Greenberger ’08, Teach for America
  • Louis Pierre Anderson-Morshead ’15, Palantir Technologies
  • Yolande Schuler ’08, Economic Development Corporation of New York (formerly of WeWork)

Moderated by Matt Giannuzzi ’21 


  • Federica Burelli ’20, Boston Properties
  • David Gillespie ’04, AvalonBay
  • Dennis Giuliano ’15, Urby
  • Ofer Zer ’05, Oxford Properties 

Moderated by Javier Henriquez ’21