Thriving in Times of Great Change

Construction and development are undergoing an extraordinary amount of disruption. This level of change ushers in heightened responsibility to balance today’s pressures with tomorrow’s expectations. How well are your people and projects adapting to the current challenges?

Recognized as the #1 construction and development event in the Northeast – the 4th annual Anchin Construction & Development Forum brings together senior development and construction executives to translate challenges into opportunities and to explore emerging trends influencing and disrupting the industry.

Why People Attended

  • ● The best minds in the business will be here, under one roof, one day this year
  • ● A rare opportunity to hear from legendary leader – Marc Holliday
  • ● Solutions don’t come knocking, you have to seek them out
  • ● Divulging opportunities surrounding new infrastructure developments
  • ● De-risk your projects through smart approaches and technology
  • ● Deconstruct the projects that are getting financed

Our Keynotes: Taking New York City to New Heights

Marc Holliday, CEO of SL Green, one of New York City’s largest owner of commercial office properties, will participate in an exclusive discussion with Richard T. Anderson, the President of the RTA Advisory Services. Holliday’s current project, 1 Vanderbilt, when completed will be the tallest skyscraper in Midtown and will improve access to Grand Central and the NYC subways.

A champion for livable communities, Jonathan F.P. Rose develops large-scale projects that take vital elements into consideration. They include affordable and mixed-income housing, access to health, cultural and educational amenities, as well as easy access to parks and mass transit. Several projects are under construction around the country and in New York City.

Marc Holiday

Marc Holliday
Chief Executive Officer
SL Green Realty

Jonathan Rose

Jonathan F.P. Rose
Jonathan Rose Companies

Special Fireside Chat

Jon Kalikow

Jon Kalikow
Gamma Real Estate

Richard Kalikow

N. Richard Kalikow
Chairman & CEO
Gamma Real Estate

Jay Neveloff

Jay Neveloff
Partner & Chair – Real Estate
Kramer Levin

Speaker Spotlight

Richard Anderson

Richard T. Anderson
RTA Advisory Services

Lee Bloch

Lee Bloch
SVP – Development
Carmel Partners

Jeffrey Bowden

Jeffrey Bowden
Tax Principal, Real Estate Group


Eric Brody
Principal & COO
Wonder Works Construction

Ali Chaudhry

Ali Chaudhry
Deputy Secretary for Transportation
Office of the Governor New York

Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen
Director, Development
BRP Development

Aaron Dussair

Aaron Dussair
Pembrooke & Ives


Michael Evans
Moynihan Station Development

John Fish

John Fish
Chief Executive Officer
Suffolk Construction Company

Paul Gevertzman

Paul Gevertzman
Tax Partner

Rob Gilman

Robert Gilman

John Gilbert

John Gilbert
Rudin Management Company

James Hedden

James Hedden
Senior Managing Director – Development
Rose Associates

Kevin Hoo

Kevin Hoo
Founder & Managing Partner
Cove Property Group

Moshe Itzhakov

Moshe Itzhakov
Chief of Staff to the CEO
The Howard Hughes Corporation

Andrew Katz

Andrew Katz
The Prusik Group

Brian Kenet

Brian Kenet
Senior Business Advisor

Janno Lieber

Janno Lieber
Chief Development Officer

Mike Maturo

Michael Maturo
President & CFO
RXR Realty

Joe McMillian

Joe McMillan
CEO & Chairman

Karen Rae

Karen Rae
Senior Advisor for Innovative Project Delivery
Empire State Development


Phillip Ross

Avi Schron

Avi Schron
Executive Vice President
Cammeby’s International

Frank Sciame

Frank Sciame, Jr.
CEO & Chairman
Sciame Construction

Stewart Steeves

Stewart Steeves
Chief Executive Officer
LaGuardia Gateway Partners

Rosie Taravella

Rosie Taravella
Regional Chief Executive Officer
American Red Cross of Central New York

Marc Weider

Marc Wieder


Steven Winter
Vice President

Robert Banner

Robert Banner
Ingram Yuzek Gainen
Carroll & Bertolotti

Melissa Billig

Melissa Billig
Ingram Yuzek Gainen
Carroll & Bertolotti

Peter Canty

Peter Canty
Ingram Yuzek Gainen
Carroll & Bertolotti

Anthony Carlucci

Anthony Carlucci
Welby, Brady & Greenblatt

Ken Colao

Ken Colao
President & CEO
CNY Group

Robet Epstein

Robert Epstein
Co-Chair – National Construction Law Practice
Greenberg Traurig

Drew Fletcher

Drew Fletcher
Greystone Bassuk

Steven Heiderstadt

Steven Heiderstadt
BP Mechanical

Jeff Hendler

Jeff Hendler
Co-Founder, President & CEO
Energy Technology Savings

Robert LiMandre

Robert LiMandri
Senior Principal

Anthony Mann

Anthony Mann
President & CEO
E-J Electric Installation

Tara Mulrooney

Tara Mulrooney
Special Construction Counsel

David Pfeffer

David Pfeffer
Chair – Construction Practice
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Rich Resnick

Richard Resnick
Founder & President
Project Risk Consultants

Mitch Simpler

Mitch Simpler
Managing Partner
Jaros, Baum & Bolles

Richard Sussman

Richard Sussman
Practice Lead
Rosenberg & Estis

Thomas Tripodianos

Thomas Tripodianos
Welby, Brady & Greenblatt

Susan Walter

Susan Walter
Senior Vice President – Business Leader, Transportation

Who Attended This Year




Construction Firms


  • A.Y. Strauss
  • Accordant Company
  • Acoustic Distinctions
  • Aggressive Energy
  • Alliant Insurance Services
  • AmTrust
  • Andromeda Advantage
  • Arkhouse Partners
  • Banker Steel Company
  • BCG Glass Industry
  • Benenson Capital Partners
  • Berkadia Commercial Mortgage
  • BNC Insurance Agency
  • Bohler Engineering
  • Bright Power
  • Cammeby’s International
  • Carmel Partners
  • Choice New York Management
  • Chubb
  • CNY Group
  • Cole Schotz P.C.
  • Colliers Project Management
  • Conner Strong & Buckelew
  • Construction Risk Partners, JLT Group Co.
  • Cove Property Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DBC
  • DDG
  • Diamond Business Credit
  • Duane Morris
  • Duke Properties
  • The Durst Organization
  • Ecosystem Energy Services
  • E-J Electric Installation
  • Emerald Creek Capital
  • Empire State Development
  • Energy Technology Savings
  • EW Howell Construction Group
  • EY
  • Fidelity National Title
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Foa & Son Corporation
  • Friend Development Group
  • Gamma Real Estate
  • GEI Consultants, Inc., P.C.
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Greystone Bassuk
  • Hayden Building Maintenance Corp
  • Henegan Construction
  • Herrick, Feinstein
  • The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • IBI Group
  • Infinite Consulting Corp
  • Ingram
  • Intracoastal Abstract
  • iStar
  • Jaros, Baum & Bolles
  • JCRA Financial
  • Jonathan Rose Companies
  • JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Kalikow Group
  • KBKG
  • The Kenrich Group
  • Kramer Levin
  • Langan
  • LDA Compliance Consulting
  • Liberty Environmental
  • Local Union 45, NYC & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters
  • Lockton Companies
  • Madison Commercial Real Estate
  • Mamais Construction
  • Mark Moran Solutions
  • Marks Paneth
  • Marvin Windows and Doors / Super Enterprises
  • MBP
  • Moritt Hock & Hamroff
  • MSG Consulting
  • MTA
  • New York Building Congress
  • The NHP Foundation
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • NYC & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters
  • Office of the Governor New York
  • Old Republic National Title
  • Oxford Properties
  • P.W. Grosser Consulting
  • Paradigm Associates
  • Perkins Eastman Architects
  • Planet – Green Building Services
  • Posillico
  • PRC
  • Project Risk Consultants
  • Property Resources Corp
  • Proskauer
  • The Prusik Group
  • Real Estate Finance & Investment Magazine
  • Robert Half
  • Rose Associates
  • Rosenberg & Estis
  • Roux Associates
  • Rudin Management
  • RXR Realty
  • The Sanctuary Hotel
  • Sciame Construction
  • SL Green Realty
  • Stellar Services
  • Stewart Title Insurance Company
  • Structuretech New York
  • Suffolk Construction Company
  • Syska Hennessy Group
  • Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin
  • Tate Inc
  • The ALS Group
  • Troutman Sanders
  • Turner & Townsend
  • USI
  • Watermark Designs
  • Welby, Brady & Greenblatt
  • Win Connectivity
  • Zubatkin Owner Representation

Conference Chair



Aggressive Energy
BP Group
Energy Technology Savings
EW Howell
Gamma Real Estate
Greenberg Traurig
Kramer Levin
Pembrooke Ives
Project Risk Consultants
Rosenberg Estis
Welby, Brady & Greenblatt


Anchin Construction & Development Forum
Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Map & Directions

New York Academy of Sciences
250 Greenwich St.
New York City


About the Venue


For 200 years—since 1817—the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery. Among the oldest scientific organizations in the United States, it has become not only an enduring cultural institution in New York, but also one of the most significant organizations in the global scientific community.

Throughout its history, the Academy’s Membership has featured thinkers and innovators from all walks of life, including U.S. Presidents Jefferson and Monroe, Thomas Edison, Charles Darwin, Margaret Mead, and many more. Today, the Academy numbers over 20,000 Members in 100+ countries, with a President’s Council that includes 30 Nobel Laureates, and a distinguished Board of Governors comprised of leaders from business, academia, and philanthropy.

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