The Real Deal New York

High praise for Spinola’s successor

A look at incoming REBNY president John Banks shows that he has a lot in common
with the outgoing president, and wields similar influence

January 09, 2015 10:00AM
By Rich Bockmann

From left: John Banks and Steven Spinola

From left: John Banks and Steven Spinola

From the January issue: The real estate industry faces some big unknowns as 2015 gets underway. Thorny issues like terrorism risk insurance and 421a tax abatements will come up against a new political landscape in Washington, D.C., and new dynamics in Albany.

And as this plays out, there will be a new face representing the industry in New York City for the first time in 30 years.[more]

  • Char4Dew

    Maybe John Banks is not a new lobbyist.

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