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


Vice Chairman

David Z. Hirsh, ’90

BLDG Tech Ventures


James D. Kuhn

Newmark Knight Frank


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

Sam Chandan, PhD, FRICS

Farah Ahmed

Greenberg Traurig


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

Square Mile Capital


David R. Greenbaum

Vornado Realty Trust


Michael Higgins, ’92



Lauren Hochfelder Silverman

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing


Richard A. Kessler

Benenson Capital Partners


Frederick Knapp

Related Companies


Khaled W. Kudsi

Northwood Investors


Enoch Lawrence, ’99

Cushman & Wakefield


Jeffrey Levine

Douglaston Development


Susan Macgregor Scott

Citi Realty Services


Catherine Marcus, ’90

PGIM Real Estate


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

Colony Capital


Quintin Primo III

Capri Investment Group


Scott H. Rechler, ’90

RXR Realty


Craig Robinson



Dana Roffman

Angelo Gordon


Randall Rothschild

Tishman Speyer


Mitchell E. Rudin

Savillis Studley


Mitchell Rutter, ’80

Essex Capital Partners


Lee S. Saltzman

UBS Asset Management


Andrew Scandalios, '04



Kenneth Schack

Schack Realty Company


Kevin Smith

Cushman & Wakefield


Darcy A. Stacom



Brian Ward

Trimont Real Estate Advisors


Hugh J. Ward

Lone Star Funds


Young Woo

Youngwoo & Associates


Simon Ziff, ’90

Ackman-Ziff Real Estate