Real Estate Mogul Will Discuss Ways To Tackle Challenges

“Nimble Thinking No Matter What the Challenge” will be the title of a lecture by real estate mogul Jerry Speyer when he visits Yale on Thursday, Feb. 18, as a guest of the Gordon Grand Fellowship.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium on the second floor of the Loria Center, 190 York St.

Speyer is chair and co-CEO of Tishman Speyer, one of the leading owners, developers and operators of real estate in the world. Tishman Speyer’s portfolio includes the Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center in New York, Berlin’s Sony Center and Torre Norte in São Paolo, Brazil.

A noted collector of contemporary art, Speyer is also chair of the Museum of Modern Art; vice-chair of New York Presbyterian Hospital; and chair emeritus of Columbia University. He is former chair of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and sits on the board of Yankee Global Enterprises.

The Gordon Grand Fellowship at Yale promotes dialogue between business leaders and students. The fellowship was established in 1973 to honor Gordon Grand, a graduate of Yale College and president and CEO of the Olin Corporation.

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