Private Dinner with the Dealmakers: Ofer Yardeni & Marty Burger
Marty Burger is Chief Executive Officer of Silverstein Properties, Inc. He leads the company’s day to day activities, and focuses on its acquisition, development and financing efforts in the United States and abroad.
Prior to joining Silverstein, Mr. Burger was President and Chief Executive Officer of Artisan Real Estate Ventures, a company he founded in 2006.
Prior to Artisan, Mr. Burger spent 15 years at Related, including serving as President of Related Las Vegas and Executive Vice President of The Related Companies, L.P.
From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Burger was a Vice President at The Blackstone Group working on acquisitions for its first three real estate opportunity funds. From 1993 to 1994, he worked for Goldman Sachs’ Whitehall Real Estate funds, also on the acquisition side. Prior to that, Mr. Burger spent five years at The Related Companies where he was a Vice President of Development and Acquisitions.
Mr. Burger received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Trustee and a Governor of the Urban Land Institute, a member of the Executive Committee of the Americas, the former Chairman of his Urban Development Mixed-Use Council nationally, and is the current Chairman of the New York District Council. Mr. Burger is on the Executive Committee of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an Advisory Board Member of the Center for Real Estate and Finance at Cornell University, and on the Advisory Board of the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate. He is an active member of the Real Estate Roundtable in Washington, DC, and is on the Directors’ Advisory Council and the New York City Mortgage Committee of the M&T Bank.
Mr. Burger is involved with Habitat for Humanity in Westchester with his sons, helping to create quality housing for those in need. He is a board member of The Catalog for Giving, a charitable organization providing funds to multiple programs benefitting underprivileged inner city children. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Battery Conservancy. In addition, Mr. Burger helps oversee the activities of the Downtown Division of the UJA Federation.
Ofer Yardeni is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stonehenge NYC, a fully-integrated real estate company based in New York which he founded in the early 90’s. Stonehenge, together with its investment partners, owns a portfolio of properties in Manhattan valued at approximately $2.1 billion comprised of 18 income-producing properties with 2,400 apartments representing 2.5 million square feet of prime real estate.
Throughout his career Mr. Yardeni has acquired over $4 billion of real estate in New York City with a focus on commercial and residential rental properties adopting a value-add approach.
Born in Israel in 1960, Mr. Yardeni received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Tel Aviv University in 1985. In 1986, Mr. Yardeni launched his career as a real estate sales agent working for a New York brokerage firm. Mr. Yardeni later received his broker’s license and founded Yardeni Investments, which focused on representing investors and owners in the buying and selling of retail, residential, and commercial properties in Manhattan.
Mr. Yardeni is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the Real Estate Board of New York, PREA, Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association and Community Housing Improvement Program. He has also served as a lecturer for New York University's Real Estate Master's Program. Mr. Yardeni is a frequent guest on the Stoler Report, New York's only weekly real estate television program featuring prominent real estate professionals who assess real estate trends in the Tri-State Region.
Married for 26 years, Mr. Yardeni is the proud father of three children. The Yardeni family is very active in a number of philanthropic causes including the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, American Friends of Rabin Medical Center and the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces
Join YJP for an informative sit-down dinner and discussion with real estate mogul Ofer Yardeni, Chairman and CEO of Stonehenge NYC, moderated by Marty Burger, CEO of Silverstein Properties.
Stonehenge is a vertically integrated, private real estate company with expertise in investment management, property management, development, design, construction, leasing and financing. They own a portfolio of approximately $2.1 billion, comprised of 18 income-producing properties, and 2,400 apartments representing 2.5 million square feet of prime real estate.
Since founding Stonehenge NYC over 20 years ago, Mr. Yardeni has become a titan of industry, successfully managing and re-positioning distressed properties to produce significant returns. He has negotiated more than $3 billion in real estate transactions and has diversified his portfolio to include commercial, residential, and retail properties.
In addition to this business expertise, Mr. Yardeni is an active contributor and champion of philanthropic causes and is currently a benefactor to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, American Friends of Rabin Medical Center, and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF).
Moderating the evening’s discussion is CEO of Silverstein Properties, Inc., Marty Burger. In addition to leading the company’s daily activities, Mr. Burger plays a significant role in the acquisition, development, and financing efforts of real estate in the U.S. and abroad.
Guests will be able to dine with Ofer Yardeni and Marty Burger and will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in Q & A following the discussion.
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6:30 - 7:15 PM | Gourmet bites, cocktails & networking
7:15 - 8:15 PM | Dinner & Ofer's address, followed by Q + A
8:15 - 9:00 PM | Stay for dessert & more networking!
Union Sq / Irving Pl area
This event starts on May 17th at 6:30 PM.