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Date: May 30, 2013
Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye on Rebuilding and Renewal
Seventh Annual Real Estate Luncheon at Hofstra University June 5, 2013
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York – The Seventh Annual Real Estate Luncheon at Hofstra University is pleased to welcome keynote speaker Patrick Foye, executive director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, for a talk about the Port Authority’s progress and plans to enhance our metropolitan infrastructure.
In his presentation, Mr. Foye will provide an update on The Port Authority’s various reconstruction projects, including revitalization of New York City airports (JFK and LaGuardia) as well as ongoing restoration of buildings and business in the World Trade Center site. He will also discuss the Port Authority’s latest public-private partnership initiatives, consisting of a recently approved plan to build a new Goethals Bridge linking Staten Island and New Jersey, and an upcoming proposal to finance a new Central Terminal Building at LaGuardia Airport.
The luncheon will be held at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person and seating is limited. A portion of the ticket ($65) benefits scholarships at Hofstra and is tax deductible. Sponsorships also are available at $300 each. To attend the luncheon, or become a sponsor, please contact Theresa M. Haller at theresa.m.haller@Hofstra.edu or 516-463-4069.
Mr. Foye became executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in November 2011. Prior to joining the Port Authority, he served as deputy secretary for economic development for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Mr. Foye was executive vice president of AIMCO, a real estate investment trust and a component of the S&P 500, and served as president and CEO of the United Way of Long Island. He was a mergers and acquisitions partner at Skadden Arps and managing partner of the firm's Brussels, Budapest and Moscow offices.
His previous appointments also include as chairman of Empire State Development Corporation in the Spitzer administration and as a member of the MTA Board representing Nassau County in the Mangano administration.
Sponsored by the Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies and The Institute for Real Estate at Hofstra University, the annual luncheon brings together real estate professionals and economic development leaders to network and discuss trending issues.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 11,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education, health and human services, honors studies, a School of Engineering and Applied Science, Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.