2017 Titans of Real Estate


The Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF) hosted the Second Annual Titans of Real Estate panel discussion on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Pierre in New York City.

Panelists at Second Annual Titans of Real Estate

The nearly-350 guests attending the event included Cornell alumni, students, and real estate industry professionals.

Panel members Sandeep Mathrani of General Growth Properties, Steven Roth of Vornado Realty Trust, and David Simon of Simon Property Group, along with moderator Richard Baker ’88 of the Hudson’s Bay Company, shared candid stories and insights with the audience about their rise to the top of the real estate industry.

CREF would like to thank moderator Richard Baker for his contributions in organizing the event, as well as event sponsors Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JLL, Eastdil Secured, and Singerman Real Estate.


Sandeep Mathrani

Sandeep Mathrani

CEO, General Growth Properties
Steven Roth

Steven Roth

CEO, Vornado Realty Trust
David Simon

David Simon

CEO, Simon Property Group


Richard Baker

Richard Baker '88

Governor, Hudson's Bay Company

Title Sponsor

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Logo

Platinum Sponsor

JLL Logo

Silver Sponsors

Eastdil Secured Logo
Singerman Logo