Elie Hirschfeld to Speak at 2010 Bloomberg Real Estate Briefing

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Elie HirschfeldPresident and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties, will serve on a panel of finance, real estate, and economics experts Thursday November 4, 2010, at the Bloomberg Real Estate Briefing. Serving on the “Stimulating the Commercial Real Estate Market” panel, Elie will field questions on investment property returns and the current state of the commercial real estate market.

The Bloomberg Real Estate Briefing will focus on topics including how to stimulate the market, a potential recovery, opportunities for investors, and the state of international real estate. Serving alongside Mr. Hirschfeld will be Charles S. Cohen, President and CEO of Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation (CBRC), and Jonathan L. Mechanic, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.

“I’m honored to join some of the great minds of the industry to talk real estate,” said Elie Hirschfeld. “There have been a lot of signposts urging people to invest in distressed properties, yet, as a public, there is a lot of hesitation. With the panel that we have, I’m confident we can pilot some of the hot-button issues and make a fair prediction about what is to come and why now is the right time to invest.”

Mr. Hirschfeld played a key role in the development of many major New York City Properties, such as the Grand Sutton, the Hotel Pennsylvania, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and Park Avenue Court. He received his JD from NYU Law School and sees through all stages of the land development process.

The Briefing will begin at 8 am and run until 1 pm at the New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.  For more information about the event, please visit Bloomberg Link.

About Elie Hirschfeld

President and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties since 1997, Elie Hirschfeld has dedicated his professional life to real estate development planning and implementation. Since joining the company in 1976, Mr. Hirschfeld’s projects have included the development of prominent New York City properties such as the Grand Sutton, the Hotel Pennsylvania, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and Park Avenue Court.

Mr. Hirschfeld is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the company and leading all aspects of development including new project analysis, lease marketing and negotiation, legal strategies, and architectural and construction management. Elie Hirschfeld directed Hirschfeld Properties, LLC into partnerships with other distinguished real estate development firms such as the Zeckendorf Organization, the Donald Trump Organization, The Silverstein Organization, Empire Realty Group, Belz Enterprises of Memphis and the shopping mall development group, The Mel Simon Organization.

Additionally, Hirschfeld is an avid sportsman, having completed the New York City Marathon and the New York City Triathlon several times, and the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon for the last twenty consecutive years.



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