Industry Gathers to Celebrate ULI’s Leadership at the Summer Social

Zara Kessler celebrates her father, outgoing ULI New York Chairman Richard Kessler, during the Summer Social on June 19.

Zara Kessler celebrates her father, outgoing ULI New York Chairman Richard Kessler, during the Summer Social on June 19.

Over 200 people gathered at New York City’s iconic Helmsley Building on June 19 as ULI New York kicked off the season with its Summer Social.

It was an evening of celebration as members and guests saluted outgoing ULI New York Chairman Richard Kessler for his leadership and commitment over the past three years. Mr. Kessler, the chief operating officer at Benenson Capital Partners LLC and a longtime ULI New York leader, concluded his term after successfully spearheading the launch of the District Council’s Local Product Council program.

Attendees, in conjunction with Mr. Kessler, welcomed ULI New York’s new leadership. Robert C. Lieber, the executive managing director of the Island Capital Group and longtime ULI leader at the national level, will assume the role of chair on July 1.

Read more and see photos at the ULI New York District Council website.

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