NEW YORK, NY Lee & Associates NYC welcomed a crowd of over 120 members of the city’s commercial real estate community to Club 101 on Monday to discuss the ins and outs of finding and negotiating a lease for office space in New York City. For their first-ever event, the Lee NYC team hosted a mix of tenants, developers, lawyers, accountants, property owners and more.
Sponsors and panelist contributors for the event included the national accounting firm, Withum, the national architectural/interior design firm, ENV, the esteemed law firm Pryor Cashman and the rapidly growing software company, Ceros. The commercial real estate news platform, Connect Media, was a sponsor and videographer of the event. Eliot Spitzer of Spitzer Enterprises also served as a panelist.
“Lee NYC is the fastest growing full-service real estate company in the city right now and this was an incredibly exciting event to take part in,” said Simon Berg, CEO of Ceros, who was a panelist at the event. “As a client of Lee NYC, it was really interesting to meet some of their other clients and to share the energy that high-growth companies create while learning how to best navigate the complexities of office leasing.”
With topics ranging from space search and planning to financing and legal issues, attendees enjoyed learning how to better understand their office leasing options. Lee NYC president, James Wacht, gave opening remarks while managing principal, Peter Braus, and COO, Joel Herskowitz, served as moderators. Panelists from Lee NYC included executive managing directors/principals, Kenneth Salzman and Dennis Someck as well as executive managing directors, Alan Friedman and Justin Myers.