CREWNY News | August 2019
At A Glance: Planned Programs & Key Dates

  • September 5: CREWNY Breakfast - This program counts as one of the six luncheons included with premier dues. | Club 101, 101 Park Ave., New York, NY 10178

  • September 19: CREWNY Coffee - Members Only Special Event | Hosted by: Annemarie DiCola, CEO, TREPP LLC, a featured CREW Network Convention speaker. This event will include guests in finance/private equity, and the discussion will focus on the impact of that segment of the industry on all CRE businesses. | Registration is limited. | Trepp LLC, 600 Fifth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10020

  • October 17: CREWNY Connections Coffee - Members Only - Last one of 2019! | Hosted by Jaimee Nardiello, Esq., Partner, Zetlin & DiChiara LLP | 801 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Important Reminder to Members:
To maintain membership in good standing, CREWNY members are required to attend a minimum of two events per year.
Program Spotlight
Thursday, September 5, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Club 101
101 Park Ave.
(40th and Park Avenue)
New York, New York 10178

Join CREWNY for a special breakfast panel co-hosted with the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM) to hear from industry leaders about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology throughout the commercial real estate industry. Our panelists will discuss a general overview of AI, how it is embedded in day-to-day business, and machine learning’s impact on the industry. Find out how our tech-savvy panelists are embracing the latest technologies to drive business.
This program counts as one of the six luncheons included with premier dues.

CREWNY Members with pre-paid luncheons: N/C
Members without pre-paid luncheons: $100
CCIM Members: $100
Non-members: $120

Forward this email to your commercial real estate colleagues and do them the favor of introducing them to CREW New York. They are welcome to attend!

Chapter News
The Chapter welcomes the following members who joined CREWNY in August 2019:

  • April Intrabartola, Vice President, Eastman Cooke Construction
  • Julie Reimann, Director of Business Development & Marketing, Sigma7 Design Group
  • Madison O’Connor, Vice President/Investments, NNN Pro Group at Marcus & Millichap
  • Lisa Lim, Partner, Akerman LLP
  • Nastassia Koyfman, Tax Supervisor, Berdon LLP
  • Miranda Pierson, Vice President, First Nationwide Title Agency LLC
Help Us Reach Our Goal!
If you haven't donated already, please donate prior to the September Convention in Orlando and help us reach our goal of 50% membership participation!
Member News
CREWNY Members Receive Women of Influence Honors from Real Estate Forum
The following CREWNY members garnered Women of Influence honors from Real Estate Forum and ’s 26th annual awards program recognizing outstanding individuals in the CRE industry.

These members were honored at a July 10 Women of Influence Awards Reception, held in conjunction with GlobeSt.ELITE ’s Women of Influence Conference.
CREWNY Members Spotlighted in NYREJ 30th Anniversary Issue
Several CREWNY members were spotlighted in New York Real Estate Journal ’s July 30 issue for its 30th anniversary.
IMPACT Award and Founder’s Award Winners Featured in NYREJ
CREWNY members Jeannette Boccini and Jaimee Nardiello were featured in New York Real Estate Journal ’s August 6 issue for being awarded CREWNY’s IMPACT Award and Founder’s Award, respectively.

Read the article HERE.
Jeannette Boccini
News Muse
Jaimee Nardiello
Zetline & De Chiara LLP
CREWNY Past President
St. Francis Food Pantries Honors CREWNY Members as Women of Valor
Michele O’Connor, LANGAN, and Michelle DeCarlo, JB&B, receiving their honors
CREWNY members Michele O’Connor , LANGAN, and Michelle DeCarlo , JB&B, were honored by St. Francis Food Pantries as “ Women of Valor, ” at its annual Tea Gala on August 8.
CREWNY members Jennifer Carey, Betty Castro and Barbara E. Champoux represented CREWNY at CBRE’s July 24 Diversity Recruiting Event.
Jennifer Carey
President and Founder
Betty Castro
Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield
Barbara E. Champoux
Champoux Law Group
Young Professionals Tee Off

On Wednesday, August 7, CREWNY’s Young Professionals gathered for a golf lesson and practice with Pro Marjorie Jones at the Golf Club at Chelsea Piers.
Pictured below left to right are: Michelle Bernstein, Miter Construction; Karen Fan, 101 Holdings; Christine Ladny, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate; Danielle Meyer, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP; Kristin Deluca, Bohler Engineering; Valeria Kozhich, Holm & O'Hara LLP; Melissa Slavin, Bohler Engineering; Allison Colatriano, Pennoni; Allison Robin, Levien & CREWNY President-Elect; Ashley Grebow, Modern Spaces; and Pro Marjorie (Marge) Jones
Two Leaders in the World of Real Estate Marketing Join Forces
Two leaders in the world of real estate marketing, Cara Faske , CEO of Pace Branding & Marketing, and Madelyne Kirsch , President of Sun & Moon Marketing Communications, have joined forces under the Pace umbrella.

In a press release sent out earlier this month, Cara Faske said, “We are proud to welcome Madelyne and the Sun & Moon team to Pace, to blend and fortify our creative and account teams into the premier agency serving the real estate industry. By deploying our deep knowledge of the real estate ecosystem and our shared vision for what an agency should be for all our stakeholders – staff, clients, media, vendors and colleagues – we will always strive to add value to clients across the real estate spectrum." 

CREWNY Member Interviewed by NY1
CREW member Carrie Villani of LERA Structural Engineers was interviewed by NY1 at the WTC 5 proposal site visit. LERA has extensive WTC experience and is WMBE certified.

See the full story HERE.
Carrie Villani
LERA Structural Engineers
STAY TUNED for details about CREWNY’s 2019 STAR of the Year Award nominations, coming out around Labor Day! A wonderful opportunity to recognize CREWNY members’ contributions to the Chapter.

Beyond the Chapter
2019 Women in Real Estate Spotlight Q&A
To have your achievements recognized in the NYREJ ’s upcoming Women in Real Estate issue, please ans wer the questions using the link below. Deadline to submit is Thursday, August 22.
Want To Be Seen?
Let CREWNY know if you are interested in being considered for CRE industry award and recognition opportunities. Send info to (Subject: award/recognition opportunities).  

A complete CREWBiz profile in the member directory is required to be seen.

Have a CRE award to give or speaking spot to fill? Email with the details and we will help you find the perfect match.
Want To Be Heard?
Email CREWNY (Subject: Speaker Profile) at with your contact information and area(s) of expertise to be considered for local speaking opportunities.

A complete CREWBiz profile in the member and speaker directory is required to be heard.


August 28 : Board-Hosted Call, “ Making Recognition Programs Matter,” to be facilitated by CREW Network Director Karen Whitt

September 25-27 : Attend CREW Network’s Annual Convention and Marketplace in Orlando! CREW has added pre-convention workshops, additional learning excursions and many wonderful opportunities to benefit from great leadership and professional development training, and meaningful networking opportunities.

Join the 20 CREWNY members who have already registered. If you have questions, or need tools to persuade your company to support (whether financially, or simply the time off), please contact (subject: Convention).

More than 950 members have already registered and some learning excursions sell out quickly, so don't miss your chance!
September 26 : Network Foundation Fundraiser , “ Rock, Rhythm & CREWs, ” at Convention
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