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LIREG BREAKFAST PANEL: Looking to Asia for Next Boom

Newsday Article: LI real estate giants say Asia will lead world out of recession. Don Eversoll, Frank Castagna, Wilbur Breslin & Fred Colin speak on the panel at LIREG’s Sept 30th breakfast at Old Westbury Golf & Country Club about the commercial real estate market

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LIREG donates 80,000 to Long Island Charities

New York Real Estate Journal January 25,2011 The Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG) donated $80,000 to four Long Island charities. LIREG, a networking and philanthropic group composed of executives in the real estate industry and allied trades, donated $20,000 to each of the charities. \”These organizations provide tremendous benefits to our community on Long Island and whatever help we can provide is well deserved,\” said LIREG president David Einbinder.

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Rechler of RXR Realty meets with LIREG’s young professionals

New York Real Estate Journal – Rechler of RXR Realty meets with LIREG’s young professionals. Huntington, NY RXR Realty Corp. CEO Scott Rechler conducted an off-the-record discussion on Oct. 21 at the Cold Spring Country Club, with about 50 young (under 40) real estate professionals, all members of the Long Island Real Estate Group’s New Gen group. Shown (from left) are: Marc Fells, of The Rampart Group, Mark Kaplan, of Kabro Associates; Scott Rechler; A.J. Johnson, of King Kullen Grocery Co.; Kenneth Faltischek, of 4B’s Realty LLC; Lee Passavia, of Domus Group LLC; and Sean Cronin, of Cronin, Cronin and Harris P.C.

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Shinnecocks Map Out Plans for 3 LI Casinos

Newsday Article – Shinnecocks Map Out Plans for 3 LI Casinos – by Mark Harrington. The Shinnecock Indian Nation gaming commission spoke to the Long Island Real Estate Group yesterday regarding their plans to potentially develop three casinos on Long Island

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Nassau Police Pitch Training Center

Nassau Police Pitch Training Center, Long Island Business News. Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey attended the June 23rd LIREG networking breakfast to discuss plans for the proposed $48 million police academy to be built at Nassau Community College.

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LIREG hosts Suffolk County Executive Bellone at March 7 meeting

The Long Island Real Estate Group hosted Suffolk County’s new county executive, Steve Bellone, at a March 7 breakfast meeting at the Old Westbury Country Club. Bellone told the gathering, which attracted more than 150 members and guests, that he intends to make reforms at the Suffolk County industrial Development Agency and that “he will use the bully pulpit to speed along projects” requiring county approvals.

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Long Island Real Estate Group elects new officers

New York Real Estate Journal March 27, 2012 Melville, NY Sam Yedid, a partner in a Melville law firm, and Brad Cronin, a partner in a Mineola law firm, were elected co-presidents of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG). The networking and philanthropic group also elected other officers. Yedid was formerly vice president of LIREG. He is a partner in the Melville law firm Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C., where he co-chairs the firm’s real estate practice group. Cronin, a LIREG board member and formerly membership coordinator, is a partner in Cronin, Cronin and Harris P.C., where for more than 25 years he has focused on property tax reduction law. Steven Krieger, a principal of Garden City-based Engel Burman Group, was elected executive vice president, a new post. An attorney, builder and successful developer of commercial properties and multifamily housing developments, Krieger has been involved in the real estate industry since 1986. Charles Alter, a partner in Louis Lefkowitz Realty Inc., a property ownership and management firm based in Jericho, was elected co-vice president. He has been a member of LIREG’s board. He has more than 25 years of real estate experience and worked eight years as an executive of insurance giant AIG. Also elected co-vice president was Peter Schapero, a partner with the insurance brokerage Signature Group of Companies LLC, of Garden City. He has been LIREG’s charity committee chairman and a member of the board. In addition, Eric Rubenstein, secretary of LIREG since 2008, was re-elected. Rubenstein is a partner at the Uniondale law firm Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., where he is co-chair of the firm’s real estate department. Steve Getlan, a principal of Ronkonkoma-based Getlan Associates, owners and managers of commercial properties throughout Long Island, was re-elected treasurer.

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LIREG major sponsor for Kick Off Party for the Every Woman Matters Walk

New York Real Estate Journal February 28, 2012 On March 21 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. a “Kick Off Party” for the Every Woman Matters Walk is being held at the Center for Advanced Medicine. At this party you will not only learn more about the walk which will be held on May 20 at Jones Beach, but it will also be an excellent networking opportunity. LIREG is a major sponsor of this wonderful event and we hope you all can attend.

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Mack of Area Property Partners speaker at LIREG Next Gen Event

Richard Mack, North American chief executive of Area Property Partners, told a meeting of the Long Island Real Estate Group New Generation that his company considers multifamily housing in metropolitan areas other than New York good investments. Speaking at an Oct. 25 breakfast meeting attended by about 50 group members at the Cold Spring Country Club, Mack said that people need places to live and multifamily buildings make sense as the cost of home ownership becomes unaffordable. He said baby boomers and echo boomers would be coming into the rental market in high volumes.

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