Vivian Marino of the New York Times recently sat down with Robert C. Lieber of the Island Capital Group to discuss his forecast for real estate lending, his work with outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and his goals as the new chairman of ULI New York.
Lieber is the executive managing director of the Island Capital Group, which he joined in 2010 following his service as Bloomberg’s deputy mayor for economic development. He was a member of the mayor’s administration for more than three years.
In addition to his position as chairman of ULI New York, which serves 2,000 members in the region, Lieber is a ULI Trustee and a member of the Board of Directors. He is also a Governor of the ULI Foundation, the philanthropic extension of ULI that supports the Institute’s program of work.
The interview appeared in the New York Times’ “30-Minute Interview” feature on Dec. 17.