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
By Rich Bockmann | January 09, 2015 10:00AM

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]