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Time & Date:
Thursday, April 6
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Madison Square Tavern
150 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001

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City & State kicks off its 2017 borough series with a celebration of Manhattan on April 6th. This year, we’re recognizing The Influentials: 25 prominent individuals who live or work in Manhattan in five key sectors: banking/finance, law/lobbying, real estate, technology, and foundations/nonprofits. The list of Manhattan Influentials will be revealed in the April 3rd issue of City & State magazine. Stay tuned to find out who made the list!

Join us for a cocktail reception to mix and mingle with people from the borough and people who helped shape the borough. 

 Keynote Speaker: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer


The Influentials:


  • David Jones, President and CEO, Community Service Society
  • Sheena Wright, President and CEO, United Way of New York City
  • Allison Sesso, Executive Director, Human Services Council of New York
  • Lorie Slutsky, President, The New York Community Trust
  • Michael Schlein, President and CEO, Accion


Real Estate:

  • Joseph Chetrit, Principal, Chetrit Group
  • Marc Holliday, CEO, SL Green Realty Corp.
  • Helena Durst, Co-Vice President, The Durst Organization
  • Janno Lieber, President, WTC Properties
  • Scott Rechler, CEO and Chairman, RXR Realty



  • Henry Berger, Special Counsel, Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Barry Berke, Partner, Kramer Levin
  • George Fontas, Executive Vice President, Capalino+Company
  • Mark Weprin, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Sarah Steiner, Election Lawyer  



  • Dan Doctoroff, CEO, Sidewalk Labs
  • Josh Mohrer, Tri-State General Manager, Uber
  • Jonah Peretti, Founder and CEO, BuzzFeed
  • William Floyd, Head of External Affairs, Google New York
  • Adam Neumann, Co-Founder and CEO, WeWork



  • William Dudley, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Keith Mestrich, President and CEO, Amalgamated Bank
  • Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate, Blackstone Group
  • Orin Kramer, Founder, Boston Provident LP
  • Ronald Perelman, Chairman and CEO, MacAndrews & Forbes

For more information on programming and speaking opportunities, please contact Lissa Blake at lblake@cityandstateny.com or call 646-517-2741. 

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