Titans of Real Estate
The Titans of Real Estate is an annual event hosted by the Center for Real Estate and Finance and the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate. The event features real estate panelists and connects students, alumni, and industry.
To participate as a sponsor for the Titans of Real Estate, contact CREF by email.
7th Annual Titans of Real Estate
May 5, 2022
4:30-7 p.m. EDT
Statler Hall Auditorium, Ithaca, NY
The 2022 Titans of Real Estate event, held together with the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series, took place on Cornell Ithaca’s campus and featured an interview with Richard Baker ’88, governor and executive chairman, Hudson’s Bay Company, and Jack Baker ’19, chief operating officer, National Realty & Development Corp. They were interviewed by the Academic Director for the Center for Real Estate and Finance, Steve Carvell, professor of finance in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.
Opening introductions were made by Cody Danks Burke, visiting professor of practice; managing director, The Agnew Company, with welcome remarks from Kate Walsh, dean, Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration.
Philip Payton Society Real Estate Case Competition
We were thrilled to host the winners of the Philip Payton Society Real Estate Case Competition! Yentell James and Mikayla McDaniel joined us from North Carolina A&T University, and were recognized at the reception following our speaking event. The team also included Faheema Fabre and Jacquoia Hunter. Presenting the check were Ali Daye ‘MRE ’19 (Baker), founder of the Philip Payton Society; Amanyi Richardson MRE ’22 (Baker), president, Philip Payton Society, Christopher Browne MRE ’23 (Baker), treasurer, Philip Payton Society, Victor Younger, director of diversity and inclusion, Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration; Richard Baker ’88, governor & executive chairman, Hudson’s Bay Company; Steven Carvell, professor and CREF academic director; & Kate Walsh ’90, dean, Cornell Nolan School.