Scott Rechler is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of RXR, one of the largest owners, managers, and developers of real estate and infrastructure in the New York metropolitan region.
With an aggregate gross asset value of approximately $20.5 billion, comprising approximately 25.5 million square feet of commercial properties, a multi-family portfolio of approximately 6,000 units, RXR seeks to build and create stronger communities within its buildings and within the areas where it operates. As Chairman and CEO, Scott believes that RXR’s success is inextricably linked to the health and vitality of the broader community.
As an appointee of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, from 2011 to 2016, Scott served on the Board of Commissioners as Vice Chairman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He later served at the request of Governor Cuomo on the Board of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) from 2017 to 2019.
In addition to his role at RXR, Scott currently serves as chair of the Regional Plan Association, trustee and Vice Chair of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), a Board member of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and a member of the NYU Real Estate Institute Advisory Committee. Scott also serves on the Board of the Tribeca Film Institute, where he serves as its co-Chair, and he also serves on the Board of the Drum Major Institute, Convene, Kitchen United, the Centre for Social Innovation, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Scott is a graduate of Clark University and the New York University Schack Institute.
Mr. Lichter is a partner in Davis Polk’s Real Estate Group. His practice includes the representation of owners, developers, funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other financial institutions in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, concentrating in the acquisition, development and disposition of office, hotel, retail and multifamily properties, joint ventures, commercial mortgage, mezzanine and construction financings, preferred equity investments and debt restructurings.
Online Zoom Conference
The YJP invites you to attend our November (virtual) Real Estate Entrepreneurship Symposium. Part two will a mentorship session with Scott Rechler, Founder of RXR Realty.
Join us and a group of young rising stars in the industry of New York’s most prominent dealmakers, investors, owners, and executives as we convene on November 10th to discuss strategies for investing young, and best practice for finding partners.
Bring your questions to connect and grow your network. Register for each part of the symposium here:
- November 5th, learn to leverage your relationships to source investments with Russell Appel, Founder of The Praedium Group (https://access.yjp.org/e/eurw0o)
- November 10th, we’ll be sitting down to chat with Scott Rechler, Founder of RXR Realty (https://access.yjp.org/e/dg5nx90)
- November 18th, join us for a discussion with Victor Coleman, CEO + Chairman of Hudson Pacific Properties on how to find & foster the perfect ground (https://access.yjp.org/e/__dh0za)
- November 24th, join us for the Real Estate Networking Hive (https://access.yjp.org/e/r8r7fs0)
This event is open for Virtual level members and above. For questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org