Ziff of Ackman-Ziff speaks at April YMWREA lunch

April 16, 2019 - Front Section
Shown seated (from left) are: Chairman Lenny Lazzarino of Edison Properties; Simon Ziff of Ackmann Ziff; and vice-chairman Laura Jackson of FTI. Shown standing (from left) are: Governor Craig Waggner of Cushman & Wakefield; secretary Alan Bernstein of Waterman Interests; governor Justin Huebener of Rockefeller Group; membership chair Caroline Merck of CBRE; governor Alex Kasel of ABS Partners; and treasurer Matthew Fox of Trinity Church Real Estate.

New York, NY The Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association (YMWREA) held a members-only luncheon on Tuesday, April 9th. Simon Ziff, president of Ackman-Ziff spoke at the monthly event. The next luncheon is scheduled for May 14th.

Ziff has served as president of the firm in 1995. Since joining the firm as an analyst in 1989, Ziff has overseen the arrangement of $50+ billion of debt, mezzanine, and equity financings for some of the nation’s foremost real estate developers and owners while solidifying the firm’s relationships with key capital sources. Ziff received a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in Real Estate Finance from New York University. He has been recognized by Penn State, NYU, and REBNY, including being awarded REBNY’s first “Most Promising Commercial Salesperson of the Year” Award,” receiving the “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” award six times, and winning the Louis Smadbeck award.

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