Richard Baker ’88 to give Baker Program in Real Estate Distinguished Lecture

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Richard Baker '88

Cornell University is having a special event in honor of Richard '88 and Lisa Baker and their gift to name the Baker Program in Real Estate on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

As part of the event, Richard Baker will give a public lecture at Alice Statler Auditorium in Statler Hall at 4:30 p.m.

About the Baker Program in Real Estate

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate offers a comprehensive, professional graduate level curriculum that educates the next generation of real estate industry leaders taught by the largest on-campus real estate field faculty in the country.

The Baker Program in Real Estate was found in 1997 and is currently governed by the two Cornell schools most directly aligned with teaching, research, and professional careers in the field of real estate: College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) and the School of Hotel Administration (SHA).

About Richard Baker

Richard Baker is the president and CEO of NRDC Equity Partners. NRDC Equity Partners acquires operating companies in the United States and Canada. He is also CEO of Hudson’s Bay Trading Company (HBTC) and governor of the Hudson’s Bay Company. HBTC is the owner of Lord & Taylor and the Hudson’s Bay Company. The Hudson’s Bay Company was established in 1670 and is the oldest continuously operating company in North America.

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