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Nov 17

Baker Program in Real Estate Distinguished Speaker Series- Chris Albanese, A&S '86

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Christopher Albanese is the President of the Albanese Organization, a full service real estate development and management firm with over 60-years of experience in residential, commercial, educational and institutional real estate. The Company, based in Garden City, NY, has built and/or renovated over 5 million square feet of real estate in the New York area, and has approximately':1'5 employees. Current projects under construction include: 510 W22nd Street, NY, NY, a 180,000 square foot, Class A office building in West Chelsea on the High Line; 50 West Street, a 64-story, 500,000sf, curved glass, luxury residential condominium; and Wyandanch Village, a 40 acre, multi-phased mixed-use TOD project on Long Island. Recent Completed Projects include: 294-room Hilton Homewood Suites Hotel on West ,37th Street off 3th Avenue; Hewlett Packard Building at 556 W22nd Street. Past NYC Residential Projects include: The Visionaire (70 Little West Street), an extraordinary, 500,000 square foot, .%-story, curved glass tower with views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty; The Solaire (20 River Terrace), a 27-story, 293-unit residence that was the first residential tower in the U.S. to receive a Gold LEED rating; The Verdesian (211 North Encl Avenue), a 24•-story, 250-unit residence that was the first residential tower in the US to receive a Platinum LEED rating; The Vanguard Chelsea (77 West 2Hh Street), a SO-story, 300-unit, so/20 apartment building; and 15 William Street, a 500,000 square foot, 'Vi-story, 330-unit luxury condominium. Mr. Albanese received his B.A. in Economics from Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences; and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law, where he was a member of and published in the St. John's Law Review . Mr. Albanese serves as a Board Member for the Center·for Comm unication and Hearing, a non-profit organization that provides services to adults and children with hearing impairments . He is also a Board Member of New Ground, a local organization that provides services for homeless families.


Statler Hall 189

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  • Graduate Students