Real Estate & Housing Summit 2020

Addressing the Urgent Need for Diverse and Affordable Housing
October 30, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Event
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CE certificates for planning and zoning board members will be available through the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation. Email Julia Emrick at if you are interested in receiving credit. 

Event Highlights:

Special Keynote Speaker: Eric Gertler
President & CEO, Empire State Development

Panel Discussion:
Addressing the Urgent Need for Diverse & Affordable Housing

Special Recognition Award: John Nolon, Founder, Land Use Law Center
Annual Playbook Award: City of White Plains 

Keynote Speaker & Emcee

Eric Gertler
Empire State Development
Mr. Gertler brings extensive private and public sector leadership to ESD, from roles including Executive Chairman of U.S. News and World Report, managing member of Ulysses Ventures, a multi-strategy investment fund based in NYC, EVP of the NYC Economic Development Corp. and Managing Director of...
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Bill Mooney, III
WCA Board Member & Signature Bank
Bill Mooney will be the Emcee of the event. He is a member of the WCA's Board of Directors and a Senior Vice President/Group Director at Signature Bank.

Panel Discussion: Addressing the Urgent Need for Diverse and Affordable Housing

Bill Cuddy - Moderator
William V. Cuddy, Jr. is Executive Vice President at CBRE.
Norma Drummond
Westchester County
Norma Drummond is the Commissioner of Planning for Westchester County.
Art Collins
Collins Enterprises
Art Collins is the co-founding Principal and President of Collins Enterprises, LLC.
Patrick Cleary
Cleary Consulting
Patrick Cleary is the Principal of Cleary Consulting - a professional planning firm offering a full range of planning and environmental services for government and the private sector.


John Nolon
Land Use Law Center
John R. Nolon is the Founder of Land Use Law Center and Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at Pace University. John will be receiving the Special Recognition Award for his unparalleled leadership in land use and sustainable development law.
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City of White Plains
The City of White Plains will be receiving the WCA's Annual Playbook Award for leadership in housing affordability & diversity.

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