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Monday, December 20, 2010

NYCREW's Jan 11th Event:"Global Trends in the 2011 Real Estate Capital Markets"

AlixPartners Managing Director Dennis P. Yeskey to discuss state of capital markets,
trends and opportunities 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
NYCREW members and guests looking for a road map to better understand the prospects for real estate and the capital markets in the coming year, need wait no longer than Tuesday, January 11, 2011, when NYCREW's Industry Spotlight Series on Finance will feature restructuring and workout specialist Dennis P. Yeskey.  Yeskey will discuss "Global Trends in the 2011 Real Estate Capital Markets" at NYCREW Network's first event of its tenth anniversary year. The session will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the offices of event sponsor Crowell & Moring LLP, 590 Madison Avenue, 20th floor.
     Yeskey, managing director of New York City-based global consulting firm AlixPartners LLP, will give an overview of the real estate and capital markets, focusing on relevant economic conditions and developments, and challenges and opportunities likely to occur during the year.
     "We’re thrilled to kick off this very special year with this important presentation," says NYCREW's 2011 president Karen Dome, an associate broker at Marcus & Millichap. "NYCREW is about offering our members the skills and information they need to achieve greater success in commercial real estate – and opportunities to meet and interact so they can do business together. No information is more useful than one of the foremost experts in real estate giving us the benefit of his expertise."
    "Crowell & Moring is delighted to sponsor and host this event in our offices," added Barbara E. Champoux, Esq., a partner in the firm and NYCREW's 2011 past president. "We are committed to supporting NYCREW's mission of advancing the success of women in the profession, and know that Dennis' thought leadership and analysis will enhance such efforts."
     Dennis Yeskey joined AlixPartners in July 2009 to grow the firm's global real estate practice among other initiatives. Previously, he served as national director of the Real Estate Capital Markets practice for Deloitte Consulting LLP. He also has worked with Kenneth Leventhal & Co., Price Waterhouse Coopers and A.T. Kearney Inc. He has been involved in dozens of high-profile workouts, restructurings and reorganizations, including work with Travelers Life Insurance Co, Prudential Financial Inc, and Trump Organization. He also has worked in real estate purchases for clients including Apollo Management Co., Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, and with several government agencies, including the US Resolution Trust Corp., US Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and with Japanese and United Kingdom governmental entities.
    "The breadth of Dennis Yeskey's background and his extensive experience in real estate and finance make him the perfect person to give us a preview of our industry in 2011, just as he did in 2010," says Faith Hope Consolo, a NYCREW board member and Chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman's Retail Group. "I’m looking forward to an informative and fun evening, and a perfect way to start celebrating our 10th anniversary."
     This session is the first of a number of events NYCREW has planned throughout the year. Advance registration information is available at
     NYCREW Network, the original New York area chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women, a national organization of over 8,000 commercial real estate professionals), was founded in 2001 to advance the success of women in commercial real estate throughopportunity, influence and power.  During the past ten years, NYCREW has provided its members with the skills and opportunities to achieve success in commercial real estate, encouraging doing business together in collaboration rather than competition.  Comprised of senior and rising professionals from a broad range of disciplines within the commercial real estate industry, such as: financial services; asset and property management; developers; owners and operators; investment and property brokerage firms; and appraisers, accountants, architects, attorneys and other consultants, NYCREW members are also active in a wide range of industry segments, such as hospitality, industrial, office, retail, mixed use, transportation, etc.

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