To promote and advance the effectiveness, learning and best practices among professionals who deliver value to corporations through the strategic management of corporate real estate, workplace resources and the work environment.
To be recognized by members and the industry at large as the Connecticut/Westchester and Western Massachusetts regions' leading professional organization dedicated to the commercial real estate industry.
Chapter members join IFMA for tour of Heineken USA headquarters
Chapter members and guests were welcomed to the Westchester County - Hudson Valley chapter of IFMA’s tour of Heineken USA’s renovated headquarters in White Plains, N.Y. Ron Siesser, Senior Director, Total Rewards, top left, discussed Heineken USA’s integration of 250 employees from the company’s Manhattan offices into the already-crowded 60,000-sq.-ft. White Plains facility.
The tour featured, clockwise from top center, Heineken- and Tecate-branded conference rooms; the Heineken-branded bar; a collaboration booth; and the board room, with one wall outlining significant dates in Heineken’s history. The Sept. 20 event included a presentation from Stephanie Kersten Johnson, Director of Sustainable Business, on Heineken’s sustainability programs both for employees and for consumers.
Travelers Championship breakfast, at new venue, sees largest-ever crowd
Chapter members and friends gathered for our annual Travelers Championship breakfast at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. Gerry Holland, Vice President, Estimating and Marketing at BBE, right photo, updated the group on the course's new clubhouse, for which BBE is the general contractor. David Griggs, MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO, fourth from left, outlined his vision for the Alliance. With Griggs were, from left, Chapter President Mark Nisbett, People Places and Spaces; Dave Jackson, Red Thread; Becky Nolan, Metro Hartford Alliance; and Larry Levine, Red Thread. Thanks to Scott Kosswig and Greg Smulski of Stanley Black & Decker for hosting the event for the first time at the Stanley Black & Decker lounge on the 18th fairway. The June 22 breakfast saw the CoreNet Global Connecticut Westchester event's largest-ever participation -- some 60 people registered.
Chapter celebrates second annual Women's Networking Evening
The chapter, in partnership with CREW CT – The Real Estate Network, held its second annual Women’s Networking Evening on April 17. Some 125 people attended the event, held at the Bone & Joint Institute Ambulatory Services Building at Hartford Hospital. From left, Terri Frink, The S/L/A/M Collaborative; Mark Nisbett, People, Places & Spaces and chapter President; Debbie Laviero, OFI; Colleen Sheridan, RM Bradley, and CREW – CT President; Becky Nolan, MetroHartford Alliance; Jamie Brätt, Deputy Director, Development Services, City of Hartford; Sara C. Bronin, Chair, Planning and Zoning Commission, City of Hartford; Maureen Funke, greenbox-is; Stephanie Fulbright, The Hartford; Marcia Fowler, Herman Miller; Courtney Hendricson, CERC, and past President of CREW – CT.Click here for more photos.