The Real Estate Oscars: Big-Shots Gather for REBNY Gala
By: Adam Pincus & Leigh Kamping-Carder
February 1st, 2012
Hollywood is gearing up for the Academy Awards this month, but the New York City real estate industry has its own glamorous red-carpet event. Some 2,200 industry stars attended the Real Estate Board of New York’s 116th Annual Banquet at the New York Hilton last month. The crowd included real estate royalty like REBNY Chairman Mary Ann Tighe and developer Douglas Durst, along with politicos Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.