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Why I Chose Cornell – Krizia Calmet, MPS-RE ’19

It is hard to believe that the first semester is halfway completed. This has been an amazing introduction to the journey through the Baker Program in Real Estate. There is no doubt in my mind that I chose the right program for my master’s degree. I chose Baker for a multitude of reasons including its […]

Why I chose a master’s in real estate over an MBA

“Going back to graduate school is a huge commitment,” says Spencer Burton, Baker Class of 2015. It takes no small amount of time and money, and it is important to find the program that best fits your career interests and goals. In his blog post, “Why I chose a master’s in real estate over an MBA,” […]

Robert Faith of Greystar Gives Keynote at Cornell Real Estate Conference

Attendees of the 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference had the pleasure of hearing from Robert Faith of Greystar Real Estate Partners on the evening of October 15th. Greystar develops, owns, and manages multifamily assets consisting of around 400,000 apartment units in over 1,600 apartment communities. It is the largest residential property manager, but the company formed from quite […]

Baker Program Well Represented at ULI Fall Meeting

Three students from the Baker Program in Real Estate and program director, Dustin Jones, attended the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA two weeks ago. Attending the meeting is part of Jones’s efforts to enhance the program’s visibility by linking it with ULI. As Jones succinctly put it, “We want to be wherever ULI is.” In addition […]

John Kinzelberg Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 22, 2015

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is proud to welcome 1994 Cornell Graduate John Kinzelberg to campus. With over two decades worth of experience within Real Estate and Private Equity, Kinzelberg will provide sharp advice on navigating the ever-changing spectrum of the industry. In 2012, Kinzelberg co-founded Highgate Capital Group in Chicago, Illinois where the company focuses […]

Konrad Wos Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 8, 2015

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Konrad Wos to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. As Managing Partner of Wos & Wos Development Corporation, Wos will share with students the insights he has gained in his 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry, with an emphasis on how value is […]

Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Sean Worker of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome this week’s distinguished speaker, Sean Worker. Worker is the President and CEO of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality, the leading international provider of full-service apartments. As one of the most influential leaders in the full service apartment space, Worker will give valuable insight to graduate students about full service apartments […]

Baker Class of 2017 – Preparing the Global Real Estate Leaders of Tomorrow

One of the goals of the Baker Program is to educate students who will become global leaders in the real estate industry. This global perspective has attracted the attention of real estate professionals from around the world. These men and women come to Cornell and contribute in a meaningful way to this dynamic and forward […]

NAREIM President Gunnar Branson to Share Investment Management Insights with Students

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome NAREIM President and CEO Gunnar Branson to campus. NAREIM, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers provides a forum for US-based managers to discuss and refine their strategies and best practices through a comprehensive set of conferences, meetings, publications, and various events. Branson will be sharing his experience […]

Baker Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles

The Cornell community and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles this Fall semester. Charles and her family come from Boston, Massachusetts, where she was an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University and taught courses in housing design and real estate finance. She brings with her over twenty years of experience in architecture […]