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Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, President of Yeshiva University, and Dean Melanie Leslie welcomed guests to Cardozo’s first in-person event since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring two Cardozo community members who have shaped the New York City commercial real estate market. Cardozo’s “Cocktails and Conversation” at City Winery in Manhattan featured Robert T. Lapidus ’86, President & Chief Investment Officer at L&L Holding Company, and Cardozo Board of Overseers member Stephen B. Siegel, Chairman of Global Brokerage at CBRE Group. Seeger Weiss LLP was the Presenting Sponsor for the event. Contributing Sponsors included CBRE Group, Cole Schotz P.C., Fried Frank, Madison Realty Capital and Meltzer Lippe. Their generosity raised $55,000 for student scholarships at the law school, kicking off a new comprehensive capital campaign at Yeshiva University. YU’s campaign, launched on December 5th, aims to raise $613 million over the upcoming years to ensure student success in a changing world.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, "“Cocktails & Conversation,” An Evening with Real Estate Power Players Robert Lapidus ’86 and Board Member Stephen Siegel, Raises Funds for Cardozo Student Scholarships" (2021). Cardozo News 2021. 79.