On Thursday, November 29th, Friedman hosted its NYC Real Estate Forum in Midtown Manhattan. The focus of the forum was "The Rise of Alternative Lending in Commercial Real Estate" showcasing industry leaders' firsthand experience and knowledge of this growing source of financing. The forum also featured keynote speaker John Catsimatidis of Red Apple Group and was moderated by Michael Stoler of New York Real Estate TV, LLC.
Steve Bokiess, Friedman partner and head of the firm's Qualified Opportunity Zone Consulting Practice, discussed the exciting tax advantages of opportunity zones -- a new incentivized investment initiative created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
The forum elicited extensive media coverage in a host of industry publications:
Special thanks to our esteemed panelists:
- Michael Maturo of RXR Realty
- Martin Nussbaum of Slate Property Group
- Leor Siri of Silverstein Properties
- Robyn Sorid of G4 Capital
- Peter Sotoloff of Mack Real Estate Group