The Real Deal New York

Real Estate Oscars: Big-shots attend REBNY gala

By Adam Pincus and Leigh Kamping-Carder | February 02, 2012 10:30AM

Mary Ann Tighe and Mayor Michael BloombergFrom the February issue: Hollywood is gearing up for the Academy Awards this month, but the New York City real estate industry has its own glamorous red-carpet event. Some 2,200 industry stars attended the Real Estate Board of New York’s 116th Annual Banquet at the New York Hilton last month. The crowd included real estate royalty like REBNY Chairman Mary Ann Tighe and developer Douglas Durst, along with politicos Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. [more]