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Advisory Board

Members of the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate's Advisory Board are Cornell alumni who are company chairpersons, presidents, principals, partners, CEOs, and other industry executives who represent both the variety of disciplines and the geographic diversity of today's real estate industry.

The board plays a critical role in advising on curricular relevancy, connecting Baker Program students with the real estate community, advocating on behalf of the program, lecturing, and providing support to students and faculty.

  • Imran Ahmed, executive managing director, CBRE Capital Advisors
  • Michael L. Ashner, chairman and CEO, Winthrop Realty Trust
  • Richard A. Baker, governor and CEO, Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Bruce D. Batkin, president, Terra Capital Partners
  • Russel S. Bernard, managing principal, Westport Capital Partners LLC
  • Richard F. Dube, president and owner, Tri-Land Properties, Inc.
  • Anne Estabrook, CEO and owner, Elberon Development Co.
  • Kevin P. Fitzpatrick
  • Deborah S. Friedland, Managing Director, Eisneramper LLP
  • Lynn Z. Gray, founder and CEO, Campus Scout, LLC
  • Brandon P. Hall, principal, Forstone Capital, LLC
  • Robert J. Hellman, managing director and head of asset management, Pembrook Capital Management, LLC
  • Andrew W. Isikoff, managing director, The Silverfern Group
  • Nathan R. Isikoff, vice chairman Mid-Atlantic region, Transwestern
  • Edmond A. Kavounas, chairman and CEO, Rockwood Capital LLC
  • John T. Kontrabecki, president and chief executive officer, TKG International
  • Alan M. Krause, founder and chairman, The Mid-America Management Corp.
  • H. Peter Larson III, executive vice president, Transwestern
  • Edward H. Marchant, principal, EHM Real Estate Advisors
  • Stephen J. Meringoff, managing partner, Himmel + Meringoff Properties, Inc. and chairman, Meringoff Properties, Inc.
  • Adam S. Metz, managing director and head of international real estate, The Carlyle Group
  • Matthew A. Mitchell, managing partner, SteepRock Capital
  • Carl F. Neuss, principal and CEO, Pacific Cascade Group
  • Phil Proujansky
  • Ronald A. Ratner, president and CEO, Forest City Residential Group, LLC
  • Ralph W. Rose, managing director, Citigroup
  • Dale S. Rosenthal, president, CFSG, LLC
  • Paul D. Rubacha, CEO and principal, Ashley Capital, LLC
  • David C. Rupert, president, Griffin Capital Corporation
  • David Schaefer, managing director and head, AEW Asia
  • J. Allen Smith, president and chief executive officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Martin Stern, executive vice president and managing director, U.S. Equities Realty, LLC
  • Gary P. Stevens, private investor
  • Duane J. Stiller, founder and president, Woolbright Development, Inc.
  • Frank L. Sullivan, Jr., managing director, Clarion Partners
  • Jeffrey I. Sussman, president, Property Group Partners
  • Elysia Tse, head of investment governance, strategy and research, Asia Pacific real estate, Aviva Investors Asia Pte Ltd
  • Jacob Vallo, vice president and regional director, Rockefeller Group
  • Thomas A. Vecchione, principal, Gensler Associates
  • Catherine von Seggern, executive director, Ernst & Young
  • Douglas M. Weill, managing partner, Hodes Weill & Associates
  • Eileen E. Weingarten, vice president, Forest City Ratner Company
  • Matthew L. Witte, principal, Related California
  • Alex F. Zikakis, president, Capstone Advisors, Inc.