Presenting Sponsors

Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons, and South Florida and more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan’s largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at


Since 1906, the Kislak name has represented leadership in business and philanthropy. From its Miami headquarters, the firm invests and operates nationwide on behalf of the Kislak family and its partners. Strong relationships, commitment to quality and attention to detail are cornerstones of the company’s culture, and are evident in every facet of the business – multifamily and office property ownership, multifamily development, multifamily and commercial real estate brokerage, and tax lien certificate investment funds.

Corporate achievement is paralleled by the Kislak family foundations’ contributions to education, arts and humanities, animal welfare and environmental preservation. Kislak is proud to have sponsored the UM Real Estate Impact Conference since its inception. Learn more about Kislak at


The Witkoff Group is a fully integrated real estate investment firm that owns a diverse portfolio of real estate in select U.S. markets. The company specializes in identifying and acquiring undervalued properties in key central business locations as well as assets with strong repositioning potential in newly emerging markets.

These strategies have guided the company's acquisition and management activities. The Witkoff Group's growing portfolio includes office and industrial properties, residential buildings, and various land and hotel development interests. The firm oversees every facet of ownership and controls all aspects of its operations, including property management, leasing, construction, maintenance and cleaning.