BTEA 116th Annual Dinner - June 6

New York, NY The Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) will host its 116 th Annual Leadership Dinner on Thursday, June 6 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom at 141 West 54th St. This reception is the construction industry’s largest networking event of the year. The event chairmen are Jay Badame, President of AECOM Building Construction Division, AECOM Tishman Construction and Peter Davoren, president and CEO, Turner Construction Co.
 

2019 Honorees
The BTEA will recognize three industry leaders who are transforming the New York City Skyline. This annual dinner is among one of the BTEA’s biggest events and is attended by over 500
industry leaders and members. Harry Macklowe, Chairman and Founder of Macklowe Properties started in real estate in 1960 as a commercial leasing broker and then as a property developer and builder. Today, his company combines design, planning, construction, management and accounting with executive-level ownership and operation to provide for absolute responsibility and control over its assets. Macklowe’s contributions to Manhattan’s streetscape range from the Metropolitan Tower on West 57 th Street to the iconic Apple glass cube store in front of the GM
Building. He is presently redeveloping two pre-war luxury apartment buildings on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and has begun construction of a mid-use tower at 432 Park Ave.

Paul Darrah, the director of real estate for Google, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of real estate strategy, design and development in New York. His work includes delivering
innovative workplace solutions and amenities that enable Googlers to thrive, while accommodating Google’s continued growth in New York City. Paul recently revealed on his initiatives for the company to double in size in the New York City area over the next decade. He intends to continue its development of the Chelsea campus and is looking to develop a space in Hudson Square.

During eight years as president of the New York City School Construction Authority, Lorraine Grillo has overseen over $25 billion of construction, producing over 75,000 new school seats
and completing thousands of capital improvement projects. She has led the SCA in its effort to find new and innovative ways to address school overcrowding including developing strong
public and private partnerships with major developers. This past July, Lorraine was appointed Commissioner of the NYC Department of Design and Construction and is currently overseeing
the construction of public buildings and infrastructure projects for 29 sponsor agencies.

For more information on registration and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lena Vega at 212.704.9745 or lvega@bteany.com.