Tri-State Real Estate Round Table Series

Jewish National Fund-USA's Real Estate Division

JNF Real Estate Division - Blue Box with Building


Join us for intimate discussions with Tri-State Real Estate professionals

and hear from our featured guests of the month. 


Zoom information will be provided upon registration.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

7:00 - 7:30 pm ET

Featured Guest Speakers


Jeffrey E. Levine

Chairman and Founder of Douglaston Development


Jeffrey E. Levine is the current Chairman and long-serving member of Jewish National Fund-USA's National Board. Mr. Levine is Chairman and Founder of Douglaston Development, a construction management and general contracting firm, and is a recipient of the Tree of Life™ award. He has directed the new construction and rehabilitation of thousands of residential units, including both affordable and luxury housing, student housing, hotels, senior living, health care facilities, and millions of square feet of commercial retail, office, and institutional space.


Saul Burian

Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey


Saul Burian is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s restructuring practice and the Real Estate Strategic Advisory Group. Throughout his career, Burian has served as an advisor in a wide range of restructuring transactions, including Lehman Brothers, CEVA Logistics, Payless Shoes, RCS Capital,, J.Crew, HealthSouth, Mark IV Automotive, Winn-Dixie Stores, 

Barneys New York, Pinnacle Agriculture, Extended Stay America,

MSR Hotels & Resorts Inc., and Kaisa Group Holdings. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

6:00 - 6:30 pm ET

Featured Guest Speakers


David Greenbaum

Vice Chairman of Vornado Realty Trust


David Greenbaum is Vice Chairman of Vornado Realty Trust. Greenbaum also serves on the Boards of Jewish National Fund-USA as a Presidential Advisor, the Jewish Guild for the Blind, and the Jeffery Modell Foundation. 


Jeffrey Altman

Managing Director of Jeffries Group LLC


Jeffrey Altman is a Managing Director of Jeffries Group LLC. He specializes in M&A advisory, capital-raising, and other strategic advisory assignments for public and private real estate and lodging companies, lenders, and investors.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

6:00 - 6:30 pm ET

Featured Guest Speakers


Eran Chen

Owner of ODA New York


Eran Chen established his architecture practice in 2007 and has since become one of the most prolific architects in New York. Recent projects include the renovation of the former Postkantoor in Rotterdam, the conversion of the Arbuckle Sugar Refinery at 10 Jay into offices, and the forthcoming 416-4120 Kent Ave towers in Williamsburg’s Waterfront. 


Laurent Morali

President of Kushner Companies


Laurent Morali is President of Kushner Companies, a privately-held and family-owned real estate developer and landlord. Before joining Kushner Companies in 2008, Morali worked at French financial firm Calyon Securities, Credit Agricole's Corporate and Investment Bank. 

More Information

Sarah Azizi, Director, Manhattan, Tri-State

[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x505


Michael Feinman, Executive Director, Tri-State

[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x503