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COVID-19 insights and tools for the hospitality industry

The Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration has developed a collection of resources to equip all sectors of the hospitality industry with tools and guidance as its leaders continue to navigate the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Shape the future of real estate by supporting center events and programs that enhance our students’ educational experience outside of the classroom.

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Become an advisory board member and interact with leading practitioners, offer industry perspectives, and gain insight from researchers and academics.

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Members in the News

CREF Advisory Board members and their companies are often featured in the news as thought leaders in their fields. Here, at the Center for Real Estate and Finance, we are proud to recognize their accomplishments. Please take a moment to learn more about our members!

January 9, 2023

Americans Are Buying International Property ‘All Over,’ Says Marriott Exec

Featuring Dana Jacobsohn ’92, Senior Vice President, Global Mixed-Use Development, Marriott International, Inc.

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Welcome New Member!

Paul Fine ’07, Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR

Paul Fine is responsible for sourcing and executing debt investments across KKR’s real estate credit strategies.

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December 8, 2022

Blackstone, Starwood CEOs Defend Investment Strategy Amid Surging Cash-Out Requests

Featuring Jeff Horwitz, Senior Partner, Co-head of Private Equity Real Estate, Proskauer

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CREF News and Updates

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December 21, 2022

First Career Trek to JP Morgan and Blackstone NYC Offices for Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate (DAIRE)

DAIRE members make first career trek to JP Morgan and Blackstone in NYC with the support of CREF

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November 28, 2022

14th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

Recap of the 14th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition in New York City on November 11, 2022

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July 14, 2022

Rachel Roginsky ’79 – The Climb to the Top

Interview with Rachel Roginsky focusing on her journey to being a top hospitality industry professional

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