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Real Estate Investing – Live from New York

Real Estate Investing – Live from New York

Tuesday at 7 PM Eastern | 4 PM Pacific

March 10th 2020: 20: John Usdan - The Pioneer

For our 20th show, I welcome John Usdan, CEO of Midwood Investment and Development, a premier real estate company founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1981. For this fantastic interview, John dives into his early upbringing around real estate with his late grandfather, an immigrant from Russia who started off selling homes in Brooklyn, giving John his passion for the business. He then dives into his early deals, how he was a true pioneer in Hell’s Kitchen, and some of the run-in’s that he had with the FBI and labor unions at a time when they ran New York and were at their toughest. At the end of the sho

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John Usdan

For the past 35 years, John has grown the company his grandfather started in 1925 and built an integrated management, investment and development platform. He has expanded Midwood’s portfolio to over 125 retail, residential and office properties in 9 states and the District of Columbia. Beyond Midwood, John’s philanthropic interests are primarily focused in education and the arts. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Wesleyan University, past chair of Wesleyan’s Capital Campaign and was previously Chair of the Brandeis International Business School. John is currently a Trustee of The Brooklyn Academy of the Arts, Board President of the Usdan Center, Board President at Bronx House and on the corporate
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Kirsten Beck

Kirsten Beck is the Principal in charge of Project Management for Avison Young’s New York office. With 20 years of project management and managerial experience, Ms. Beck is responsible for overseeing project management activities in the New York metro area, including interior renovations, tenant representation, owners representation, and capital improvements.
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Michael Santora

Michael is a Principal at SB+C Architecture, D.P.C. in New York City. He has an expert knowledge of building code, zoning, and the inner-workings of municipal agencies, while remaining committed to the creativity, design, and style of each project. Prior to this, he co-founded Crown Architecture alongside childhood friend Anthony Milano, who also joins Michael at SB+C.
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Gene Kaufman

Gene Kaufman Architect, P.C. (GKA) was founded in 1986 in New York City. For over thirty years, the firm has specialized in urban development - notably hotels, multi-family housing, adaptive reuse, new buildings for residential, commercial and institutional use, high rises, modular buildings, student housing, historic restoration, conversions and schools.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3920/real-estate-investing-live-from-new-york 03/06/2020 04:00 03/06/2020 05:00 Real Estate Investing – Live from New York https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3920/real-estate-investing-live-from-new-york For our 20th show, I welcome John Usdan, CEO of Midwood Investment and Development, a premier real estate company founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1981. For this fantastic interview, John dives into his early upbringing around real estate with his late grandfather, an immigrant from Russia who started off selling homes in Brooklyn, giving John his passion for the business. He then dives into his early deals, how he was a true pioneer in Hell’s Kitchen, and some of the run-in’s that he had with the FBI and labor unions at a time when they ran New York and were at their toughest. At the end of the show, I also welcome back Kirsten Beck of Avison Young, legendary architect Gene Kaufman, and Michael Santora of SB+C Architecture. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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