Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate provides support and guidance to the Institute’s leadership in advancing its mission as one of the world’s leading centers of real estate research and pedagogy. Advisory Board members are amongst the most prominent members of the national and global real estate industries and serve an important role in the development of the Institute’s academic programs.

NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate Advisory Board

Founder & Chairman Emeritus

Larry A. Silverstein

Silverstein Properties


James D. Kuhn

Newmark Knight Frank

Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development & Investment and Associate Dean

Sam Chandan, PhD, FRICS

Robert S. Blumenthal, ’80

Deutsche Bank Securities


Marty Burger

Silverstein Properties


Andrew Chung

Innovo Property Group


Steven Ganeless

Brookfield Real Estate Opportunity Fund


David Gilbert

Clarion Partners


Laurie Golub

HFZ Capital


David R. Greenbaum

Vornado Realty Trust


Michael Higgins, ’92

CIBC World Markets


David Z. Hirsh, ’90



Lauren Hochfelder Silverman

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing


Richard A. Kessler

Benenson Capital Partners


Khaled W. Kudsi

Northwood Investors


Enoch Lawrence, ’99

CCP Global Investors


Jeffrey Levine

Douglaston Development


Jonathan L. Mechanic, ’77

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson


Sas Mehrara

Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett


Joanne Minieri

RXR Realty


Bruce Mosler

Cushman & Wakefield


James A. Oswald



Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


Sujan Patel

Northstar Realty Finance Corporation


Quintin Primo III

Capri Investment Group


Scott H. Rechler, ’90

RXR Realty


Randall Rothschild

Tishman Speyer


Mitchell E. Rudin

Mack-Cali Realty Corporation


Mitchell Rutter, ’80

Essex Capital Partners


Lee S. Saltzman

UBS Realty Investors


Andrew Scandalios



Kenneth Schack

Schack Realty Company


Kevin Smith



Darcy A. Stacom



Hugh J. Ward

Lone Star Funds


Young Woo

Youngwoo & Associates


Simon Ziff, ’90

Ackman-Ziff Real Estate