Pictured above (from left) are: Debrah Lee Charatan, principal, Debrah Lee Charatan Realty Inc., and vice chair, Israel Bonds real estate division of Greater NYS; Andrew Albstein, managing partner at Goldberg Weprin Finkel Goldstein LLP; Greater New York Leadership Council chairman Gary Jacob; and campaign chairman Michael Stoler.
New York, NY On November 9th, Israel Bonds New York held its annual Real Estate and Allied Divisions Luncheon. The event, which has been ongoing for over 50 years, took place at The Pierre Hotel and was attended by an audience of over 600 people. This year’s honorees were Andrew Albstein, managing partner at Goldberg Weprin Finkel Goldstein LLP, and Peter Kalikow, president of H.J. Kalikow & Co., LLC. Albstein and Kalikow were awarded the Israel Peace Medal Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, respectively.
Luncheon keynote speaker was NYS comptroller Tom DiNapoli, who told his audience, “Israel bonds are a mainstay of our investment portfolio,” noting the state currently holds $130 million in Israel bonds.
Gary Jacob of Glenwood Management and Michael Stoler of Madison Realty Capital, made the award presentations. Jacob serves as chairman of the Israel Bonds Greater New York Leadership Council, and Stoler is real estate campaign chairman. $51 million in Israel bond investments and indications to invest were unvielded at the event.