Lynford
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Speaking Appearances & Interviews

“Investment Banking and Housing Finance”
St. Louis University Law School, Terrence McCormack Memorial Lecture Series (Spring 1983)

“The Historic Preservation of Abraham Lincoln’s Law Office”
Council for Urban Economic Development, Washington, D.C. (Summer 1983)

“Co-generation Partnerships”
Practicing Law Institute: Project Financing 1985, New York City (Fall 1985)

“Life After the Flat Tax: A Return to Yield?”
Stanger Conference, New York City (Fall 1985)

“New REIT Issues: A Triumph of Capital Market Transactions over Substance”
Tuck Graduate School of Business, Hanover, New Hampshire (Winter 1985)

“Real Estate Securitization” and “Master Limited Partnerships”
• Members of Appraisal Institute, New York City (January and October 1986)
• Rubin, Brown, Gorenstein & Co. Symposiums, St. Louis, Missouri (May 1986 and August 1987)
• Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts (November 1986)

“Real Estate Workouts”
• Laventhol & Horwath Symposiums, Los Angeles, California and Houston, Texas (June 1986)
• Orlando, Florida (November 1986) and Scottsdale, Arizona (December 1986)
• The National Real Estate Development Center, Dallas, Texas (April 1986)
• Practicing Law Institute, New York City (May 1986 and June 1986)

“Capital Formation after the Passage of the Tax Act”
The Investment Partnership Association, Washington, D.C. (July 1986)

“Urban Revitalization”
Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (March 1987)

“Restructuring Problem Real Estate Transactions”
• Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California
• Pebble Beach, California (October 1988)

“The Fifth Annual National Conference for Real Estate Professionals”
Sponsored by Commercial Property World, New York City, (March 1993)

“REITs: The Investment for the 90s”
Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated, New York City (May 1993)

“Wellsford Residential Property Trust”
Presentation at the Institute for International Research, New York City (September 1993)

Montgomery Securities European Real Estate & Building Conference, London, Paris & Milan
(January 1994)

The Nomura Real Estate Finance Conference, Boca Raton, Florida (February 1994)

Second Annual Kidder Peabody REIT Conference, New York City (May 1994)

Third Annual Montgomery Securities Building & Real Estate Conference, New York City (May 1994)

Unsecured Real Estate Bond Conference sponsored by JP Morgan, New York City (October 1994)

Strategic Investments in Public REITs sponsored by JP Morgan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
(February 1995)

Unsecured Debt Investor Seminar sponsored by CS First Boston, New York City (May 1995)

First Annual Small-Cap Stock Conference sponsored by Prudential Securities, New York City
(May 1995)

Global Real Estate Investor Conference sponsored by Merrill Lynch, Amelia Island, Florida
(May 1995)

Stockbrokers Society Meeting sponsored by Stockbrokers Society, Portland, Oregon (June 1995)

1996 National Seminar on Real Estate Finance sponsored by Urban Land Investment,
New York City (March 1996)

Real Estate Investor Trust Institutional Investor Forum sponsored by NatWest,
Palm Beach, Florida (March 1996)

The East Coast Endowments & Foundations Symposium at the Institute for International Research, New York City (September 1996)

“Present at the Creation: A Personal Statement”
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
New York City (September 1997)

“Understanding What Sellers are Looking For”
The REIT Industry Forum on Emerging Issues on Mergers & Acquisitions at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City (January 1998)

“How to Create Value in the Public Real Estate Market”
Lecture: The Practice of Real Estate, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (March 24, 1998)

“Paired Shares vs. Spin-Offs”
Global Real Estate Investor Conference sponsored by Merrill Lynch, Puerto Rico (May 1998)

“Main Street to Wall Street”
The Whitehall Strategic Partners Symposium sponsored by The Whitehall Street Real Estate
Limited Partnerships, Los Cabos, Mexico (May 1998)

“Present at the Creation II”: The Inaugural Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Dr. Ed Witten, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, New Jersey
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (September 15, 1998)

Polytechnic University Commencement (June 1999)
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Abby Joseph Cohen, Managing Director of Goldman Sachs

“Present at the Creation III”: The 2nd Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer, Celera Genomics, Rockville, Maryland
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (October 13, 1999)

REIT Roundtable sponsored by Real Estate Finance & Investment, New York City (October 25, 1999)

“The U.S.: Real Estate, Technology, and the Public/Private Market Dichotomy,” Merrill Lynch
Global Real Estate Investor Conference, San Francisco, California (March 6, 2000)

Polytechnic University Commencement
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Morton Topfer, Corporate Executive Vice President and President of Land Mobile Products, Motorola Inc. (June 1999)

“Present at the Creation IV”: The 3rd Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Bill Joy, Chief Scientist & Corporate Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems,
Palo Alto, California
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (October 12, 2000)

Introduction of the Honorable Mark Green, Shallots Restaurant, New York City (May 3, 2001)

REIT Roundtable sponsored by Real Estate Finance & Investment, New York City (August 20, 2001)

“Present at the Creation V”: The 4th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Dr. Alan C. Kay, President, Viewpoints Research Institute Inc.
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (October 9, 2001)

Introduction of the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the home of Dr. Christopher Barley and Mr. Jonathan Sheffer, New York City (November 10, 2001)

Introduction of the Honorable Andrew Cuomo, Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri
(November 11, 2001)

Statement on behalf of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum supporting the acquisition of 99 Orchard Street by the Empire State Development Corporation, New York City (January 9, 2002)

Presentation of the Michael Palm Award to Commissioner Schuyler Garrison Chapin,
Seventh Eos Orchestra Gala, New York City (February 11, 2002)

2002 Solidarity Mission to Israel with the Honorable Andrew Cuomo (August 2002)

Reinstallation Ceremony for Public Sculpture: “Balanced Cylinders Five”
Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York (October 8, 2002)

The 5th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Dr. Robert Mundell, 1999 Nobel Laureate for Economics
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (October 8, 2002)

Polytechnic University Commencement
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator for New York (June 2003)

The 6th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Dr. Gerald M. Rubin, VP Biomedical Research, Howard Hughes Institute
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (October 20, 2003)

The 7th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Dr. Richard L. Garwin, IBM Fellow Emeritus, Recipient of the 1996
Enrico Fermi Award and the 2003 National Medal of Science
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (November 4, 2004)

Introduction of Professor Daniel Kahneman, 2002 Nobel Laureate for Economics
Woodrow Wilson School Dinner
New York, New York (March 28, 2005)

Introduction of Professor Richard Hansen, Chief Archeologist, Mirador Basin Guatemala
Global Heritage Fund Dinner
New York, New York (May 5, 2005)

The 8th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: John L. Petersen, Futurist, President & Founder of The Arlington Institute
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (April 11, 2006)

Polytechnic University Commencement
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Sy Sternberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
of New York Life Insurance (June 2006)

The 9th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Robert Metcalfe, Inventor of Ethernet
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (December 7, 2006)

“Making of a Governor,” presented by The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
A photographic retrospective exhibit at Grand Central Terminal, New York
Lead underwriter of exhibit (1/11/07 to 1/21/07)

Introduction of President William Jefferson Clinton,
“An Intimate Gathering with President Clinton”
at the home of Tondra and Jeffrey Lynford, Katonah, New York (February 22, 2007)

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, panel member of Fiscal 2008 Cultural Development Fund
(June 21-22, 2007)

The 10th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Lt. General Robert Elder, Commander of the 8th Air Force
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (November 30, 2007)

Moderator of panel, “Approaching the Efficient Frontier,” Bear Stearns Real Estate Conference
New York, New York (December 3, 2007)

Polytechnic University Commencement (June 2008)
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Stef Wertheimer, entrepreneur and industrialist

The 11th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Jeremy Grantham, Chairman & Co-Founder of GMO
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (December 2, 2008)

The Polytechnic University of New York University Commencement Dinner (May 2009)
Introduction of Valedictorian, Richeng Zheng
Introduction of Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient, Dr. Rastislav Levicky

The 12th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer:  Frances Allen, IBM Fellow Emerita
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (November 19, 2009)

New York University Commencement (May 2010)
Presentation of Honorary Degree to Ursula Burns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corp.

Guest Lecturer, Alternative Investment Strategies course, Columbia Master’s in Real Estate Development program (December 10, 2010)

The 13th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Nobel Laureate Myron Scholes, Ph.D.
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (April 20, 2011)

Testimony with the New York State Senate Finance Committee and Transportation Committee for The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Confirmation Hearings (June 15, 2011)

Statement at Special Board Meeting of the Port Authority of NY & NJ (August 19, 2011)

“What our Mothers do for Us!,” on the occasion of Matilda Cuomo’s 80th Birthday (September 25, 2011)

The Port Authority "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow," Port Authority dinner at Princeton Club, New York (November 16, 2011)

The 14th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahnemann, Ph.D.
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (March 2011)

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Commencement (May 2012)
Comments and presentation of Honorary Degree to Sam Pitroda, innovator, entrepreneur, policymaker, advisor to Prime Minister of India

The 15th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Judea Pearl, Ph.D.
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at Polytechnic University,
Brooklyn, New York (November 4, 2013)

The 16th Annual Lynford Lecture
Featured Lecturer: Eric Emil Schadt, Ph.D.
The Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing at NYU-Poly School of Engineering,
Brooklyn, New York (March 12, 2015)