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Speakers Announced for Anchin’s Annual Construction Industry Event

August 7, 2014

The partners of Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP are proud to announce the outstanding panel of industry executives for the State of the Construction Industry event, which will take place at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Club 101, 101 Park Avenue. This high-level industry event will provide an outlook of the Construction industry for 2014 and beyond.

Panelists include:

  • Charles J. Gozdziewski, PE, Principal & Chairman, Hardesty & Hanover;
  • Sabrina Kanner, Senior Vice President, Design & Construction, Brookfield Properties;
  • Feniosky Pena-Mora, Commissioner, New York City Department of Design & Construction;
  • Richard Wood, Chief Executive Officer, Plaza Construction

Richard T. Anderson, President of the New York Building Congress (NYBC), will once again serve as moderator for this annual event, which is sponsored by Anchin, in cooperation with the Building Congress, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York and the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY).

One of the premiere construction events of the year, Anchin’s State of the Industry event is attended by CEOs, CFOs, and other executives in the architecture, engineering, construction and real estate sectors who want to discuss the latest industry trends and to network with top industry executives.

Registration for the event is open at Individual tickets are $100 each and a table of 10 is available for $900.

Past panelists have included Mary-Jean Eastman, FAIA, MRAIC, IIDA, Principal & Founding Partner, Perkins Eastman; Charles F. Murphy, Senior Vice President, Turner Construction Company; Mitchel W. Simpler, Partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles; National Director, ACEC New York; Carter H. Strickland, Jr., Commissioner, NYC Department of Environmental Protection; Joseph Aliotta, Principal & U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Swanke Hayden Architects, and President, AIA-NY Chapter; Sharon Greenberger, Senior Vice President for Facilities Development and Engineering, New York-Presbyterian Hospital; Milo Riverso, President & Chief Executive Officer, STV Group, Inc.; Susan Hayes, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cauldwell Wingate; Joseph Ienuso, Executive Vice President, Columbia University Facilities; Anthony Schirippa, Chairman and CEO, Mancini-Duffy; Joseph Mizzi, President, F.J. Sciame Construction; MaryAnne Gilmartin, Executive Vice President, Forest City Ratner Companies; Ralph Esposito, Executive Vice President, Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc.; Andrew Catapano, Willis of New York; Caswell Holloway, Deputy Mayor, City of New York; Bruce Fowle, FAIA, Senior Principal, FX Fowle Architects; and, Jonathan Resnick, President, Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc.

About Anchin: Anchin, a full-service accounting and advisory firm with 56 partners and a staff of 350, is the premiere provider of professional service firms to the construction industry. Anchin’s commitment to the construction sector includes two outstanding industry events each year, the State of the Construction Industry event each fall and the New York Construction Awards in the spring. For further information about professional services provided by Anchin, visit