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2nd Annual WhitmanNYC Real Estate Breakfast Series Panel

  • 06 Jun 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Mission Capital, 41 Madison Avenue, 35th FL
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2nd Annual WhitmanNYC
Real Estate Breakfast Series Panel Event

Current Trends in the 
Midtown South Market

Join us at Mission Capital to hear NYC's leaders in real estate discuss the following topics:
  • Current investment and leasing strategies
  • Pricing trends on new developments
  • Financing environment
  • New projects in the pipeline
7:30AM-8:00am: Breakfast and Networking
8:00AM-9:15AM: Panelists & Questions
9:15AM-9:30AM: Conclusion and Networking

Light breakfast will be served.

Any questions please contact: Justin Sutter jlsutter@essexrep.com

Harold Fetner '83

President & CEO - Fetner Properties

Mitchell L. Konsker '83

Vice Chairman - Jones Lang LaSalle

David Tobin '91

Principal - Mission Capital Advisors, LLC


Event Chair
Justin Sutter '06 - Essex Real Estate Partners, VP WhitmanNYC

Chris Grant '12 - Fetner Properties
Rob Giles '85 - Corcoran Group
Justin Horowitz '13 - Cooper-Horowitz

Speaker Bios


Harold Fetner '83

Fetner Properties 

Hal Fetner is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fetner Properties. He became President and CEO of Sidney Fetner Associates in 1988, and he was named President and CEO of Durst Fetner Residential at its inception in 2007. Under Mr. Fetner’s direction, SFA’s portfolio has grown exponentially, all through ground up development, allowing the company to earn its reputation as a premiere residential development and management company. He has established the core values for Durst Fetner Residential, which include: high service standards, commitment to sustainable development and attention to detail. As CEO, Mr. Fetner is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, new development opportunities and the multi-faceted portfolio.

Mr. Fetner graduated from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, and earned a Juris Doctor from New York Law School. Prior to joining Sidney Fetner Associates, he served the State of New York for three years, as a clerk for the Honorable Joe Hynes, Special Prosecutor of the State of New York.

Mr. Fetner, with his family, is an active supporter of numerous civic, professional and philanthropic organizations. He is a Governor of the Real Estate Board of New York, New York City’s leading trade association for Real Estate. He is also a Director of the Realty Foundation of New York. Mr. Fetner is a passionate supporter of the American Cancer Society and Syracuse University, and has created the Fetner Program fund, a scholarship at the Whitman School of Management, where he serves as a guest lecturer, dedicated to students pursuing sustainability. He and his wife have also established a scholarship at their synagogue; the Sidney I. Fetner Scholarship for those who cannot afford a Jewish education. Mr. Fetner resides with his family in Westchester, and he enjoys marathon running and triathlons.

Mitchell L. Konsker '83

Jones Lang LaSalle

Mitchell L. Konsker is a Vice Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle and has been a real estate professional for more than 27 years. Mr. Konsker is widely recognized as one of the real estate industry’s most prominent brokers and has been instrumental in negotiating many of Manhattan’s largest and most complex real estate transactions. Mr. Konsker has based his career on developing relationships with many various corporations, and has maintained them with impeccable service. He is known for his hands-on client participation and long-term customer relationships

Mr. Konsker is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and is involved in many charitable and philanthropic foundations such as: The Association for the Help of Retarded Children, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Denver Hospital, Intrepid Museum Foundation, Israel Cancer Research Fund, Board of Directors of The Jeffrey Modell Foundation, National Foundation for Fighting Blindness, ORT, Project Sunshine and United Way.

David Tobin '91

Mission Capital

William David Tobin is one of two Principals of Mission Capital Advisors. He has extensive transactional experience in loan sale advisory, investment banking and commercial real estate debt and equity raising. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Tobin was associated with a national brokerage firm, where he started and ran a loan sale advisory business, heading all business execution and development. In that capacity, Mr. Tobin closed in excess of $6 billion of loan sales. In addition, he executed sales and/or financing transactions on the TriBeCa Grand development site, 60 Thompson (a 100 room Boutique Hotel in SoHo), the St. Moritz Hotel, the Barbizon Hotel, the Newark Airport Hilton and the Empire Hotel as well as on a variety of real estate portfolios owned by Sunoco, Texaco, KKR and Royal Dutch/Shell. 

From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Tobin worked as an asset manager in the Asset Resolution Department of Dime Bancorp where he played an integral role in the liquidation of the $1.2 billion non-performing loan and REO portfolio. The Dime disposition program included a multi-year asset-by-asset sellout culminating in a $300 million bulk offering to many of the major portfolio investors in the investment banking arena. Mr. Tobin has a B.A. in English Literature from Syracuse University and attended the MBA program, concentrating in banking and finance, at NYU's Stern School of Business.  He regularly guest lectures on the topics of whole loan valuation and mortgage trading at New York University's Real Estate School.

    Top photo courtesy of Gil Salk Photography

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