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Eighth Annual Career Day – November 7, 2014

On November 7, 2014 HEEF will host its Eighth Annual Career Day. Over 100 students will gather in Chicago for this day-long immersion in the real working world of real estate. Career Day is part of the Foundation’s educational outreach programs aimed to promote real estate students and give them an opportunity to connect with working professionals and experiences.  Register today!

September 18, 2014 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

EISENOPOLY 2014: A Huge Success!

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation’s Associate Board held its fifth annual EISENOPOLY event on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the Walnut Room at Macy’s on State Street to raise money for gastrointestinal cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

The event centered around fast-paced, tournament-style Monopoly games played by attendees on customized boards bearing the names of sponsors. It began with a cocktail hour and passed appetizers, followed with heavy hors d’oeuvres from Wow Boa and One Eleven Catering. . As attendees competed against each other throughout the night to win fabulous prizes, there was an open bar, desserts, a DJ, a silent auction and a photo booth. The official after-party of EISENOPOLY was held at Public House.

“EISENOPOLY has sold out for the past three years and this year was no exception.  This is the party of the winter,’” said Jeff Cohen, Associate Board member and Co-Chair of EISENOPOLY. “With over 450 people in attendance, we raised nearly $100,000 to fight gastrointestinal cancer.”

The Presenting Event Sponsor of EISENOPOLY was Cushman & Wakefield and Event Co-Sponsors were @properties, Albrecht Enterprises, Becker Gurian, Carpet Group, Clark Street Development, Cooper Callaway, NARE, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, and Perillo BMW. Wow Bao was the Food Sponsor, Lagunitas Brewing Company was the Beer Sponsor, Wente Vineyards was the Wine Sponsor and CS Magazine was the Media Sponsor.

October 30, 2013 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

Seventh Annual Career Day – Huge Success

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation sponsored and hosted its seventh annual Career Day event on October 24 and 25, 2013. Almost one hundred students from schools across the Midwest, including DePaul University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, Notre Dame, John Marshall Law School, Roosevelt University and Marquette University, gathered for this two day event. Career Day is an educational outreach forum designed for young people who are looking to build a career in real estate.

On Thursday, October 24, the experience included a presentation on the evolution of River North by Jason Friedman followed by site tours of Friedman Properties’ AMLI River North and the Hotel Triplex of Marriot Fairfiled, Hyatt Place and Starwood Aloft. This was followed by a Young Guns Panel and Networking Dinner at Gino’s East, where students learned about career paths from some of the brightest young “stars” in the real estate field. On Friday, October 25, the students enjoyed a presentation by Rand Diamond, Principal of GlenStar Properties, and following site tour of GlenStar’s Park Monroe building at 55 E. Monroe. The experience ended with a Roundtable Luncheon, where students had the opportunity to have intimate discussions with over 20 of the city’s top real estate professionals, and a Job/Internship Fair.

“Career Day allows college students to receive a 24-hour hands-on immersion in the real working world of Chicago real estate,” said Katie Wales, Executive Director of the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation.

“I learned more in the last 24 hours than I have in all my classes,” said one student.

 

Career Day 2013 – Make your Reservation Today!

On October 24-25, 2013, HEEF will host its Seventh Annual Career Day. Over 100 students will gather in Chicago for this 24-hour immersion in the real working world of real estate. Career Day is part of the Foundation’s educational outreach programs aimed to promote real estate students and give them an opportunity to connect with working professionals and experiences.

For more information and to make your reservation, click here.

 

 

October 2, 2013 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

HEEF hosted Sixth Annual Career Day – November 1-2, 2012

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation hosted its sixth annual Career Day event on November 1-2, 2012.

One hundred students from schools across the Midwest, including DePaul University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, Notre Dame, John Marshall Law School, Marquette University, and University of Wisconsin, gathered for this two day event.  Career Day is an educational outreach forum designed for young people who are looking to build a career in real estate.

The experience included site tours of the Trump Tower and of 350 W. Hubbard.  Career Day also featured a Young Guns Panel and Networking Dinner at Gino’s East, where students learned about career paths from some of the brightest young “stars” in the real estate field.   The experience ended with a Roundtable Luncheon, where students had the opportunity to have intimate discussions with over 20 of the city’s top real estate professionals, and a Career/Internship Fair.

“Career Day allows college students to receive a 24-hour hands-on immersion in the real working world of Chicago real estate,” said Katie Wales, Executive Director of the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation.

“I learned more in the last 24 hours than I have in all my classes,” said one student.

For more information , CLICK HERE.

October 11, 2012 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

Marquette University Wins 2012 Midwest Real Estate Challenge

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation sponsored and hosted its second annual Midwest Real Estate Challenge at the Union League Club of Chicago from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14.  Students from DePaul University, Indiana University, Marquette University, Roosevelt University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign competed against each other through a live presentation and written report containing development plans for the US Steel Southworks site in Chicago.

Three judges – David Doig, President of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, and former head of the Chicago Park District, First Deputy Commissioner at Chicago Department of Planning, and Deputy Commissioner Department of Housing; Alby Gallun, Reporter for Crain’s Chicago Business; and Lee Reid, Architect and President of Revere Properties – reviewed all of the presentations and then awarded Marquette University’s team with the best overall plan.

“This year’s competition gave college students an opportunity to receive hands-on experience creating a development plan for a very unique space,” said Weston Harding, Associate Board Member of The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation.

The winning team from Marquette University was comprised of students Maggie Brueggen, Nick Koglin, Kyle McElwee and Joe McWeeney.  In addition to a trophy, the students received an invitation to The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation’s Annual Dinner, which attracts hundreds of the nation’s leading real estate executives.  Also, Marquette University will receive a $4,000 scholarship.

This year’s event would not be possible without the generosity of McCaffery Interests and US Steel.

March 13, 2012 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

Eisenopoly 2012 – A Huge Success!

Thank you to everyone who supported our Third Annual Eisenopoly event on JANUARY 27, 2012!

The event raised over $35,000 and was completely SOLD-OUT with well over 400 guests.  In addition to lighting-fire Monopoly rounds with awesome prizes, guests enjoyed cocktails and a photo shoot by Patron, a wine tasting by One Hope Wine, delicious food by Uncle Julio’s and Macy’s Catering, lively music by DJ PT, a silent auction and so much more.  It was a fantastic, high-energy night out… and all for a wonderful cause.

All proceeds from Eisenopoly benefit gastrointestinal cancer research and our fight to save lives.

A special thank you to the 2012 Eisenopoly Committee of our Associate Board:

Zach Yarnoff, Chair ~ Mindy Balonick ~ Sarah Drumgould ~ Adam Greenebaum ~ Alan Lagunov ~ Kristin Lindberg ~ Dan Kiss ~ Lesley Kiferbaum ~ Roi Kiferbaum ~ Dan Major ~ Michael Savitt ~ Alex Stupnitsky

 

EISENOPOLY would not have been possible without our 2012 sponsors:

The Patrón Spirits Company
Uncle Julio’s
One Hope Wine
 @ Properties
Jeweler’s Center
Concord Mortgage Inc.
 Waterton Residential 
NARE Group
 Merrill Lynch
Elephant Pictures
X Plus Real Estate
Flying Food Concessions LLC
Pine Tree Commercial Realty LLC
AXXESS Heating & Air Conditioning
Alliance Services Group
Blue Water Builders
Clark Street Development
Becker Gurian
McDonald Hopkins
The Carpet Group
Wintrust Commercial Bank
Wolin, Kelter & Rosen Ltd.
Walton Street Capital
Pircher, Nichols & Meeks
Mid-America
Chicago Apartment Finders
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Northwestern Mutual
Dr. Ted Gehrig
Wurster Partners
Zilber Property Group
Joshua Albanese Photography
 
 
              
 
      

                 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

         

 

     

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

November 5, 2011 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

Raffle – Win a MINI!

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

GRAND PRIZE – 2012 MINI Cooper Hardtop

Winner chooses color!

SECOND PRIZE – Chicago Sports Package

Includes four tickets to a game of each of Chicago’s beloved  teams’ home games (Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox and Blackhawks) and an opportunity to spend time on Wrigley Field and see your name on the marquee!

THIRD PRIZE – Chicago Golf Package

Includes a club fitting and golf outings for three to four people at Conway Farms Golf Club, Medinah Country Club, Twin Orchard Golf Club and Wynstone Golf Club!

FOURTH PRIZE  – Private ESPN Tour

With Reporter/Host/E:60 Correspondent and six-time Sports Emmy Award Winner Jeremy Schaap.

      • $100 per ticket / 3 for $200
      • Only 1,000 tickets sold

BUY YOUR TICKET TODAY!

Drawing to occur at the Annual Dinner on October 4.

Winner need not be present.

Special thanks to Fields Auto Group and MINI of Chicago for their generosity, to Albany Bank & Trust (Go Bears!), A-Z Industries, Inc.(Go Hawks!), FGMK (Go Bulls!) and Becker Gurian (Go Sox!) for their donation of the Sports Package tickets, to Phil Slovitt and Shiner Capital Group, FGMK, and Merrill Lynch for their donation of the golf outings, and to Andrew Margolick and Jeremy Schaap for the ESPN Tour.

August 23, 2011 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News

HEEF Annual Dinner – October 4, 2011

Join us at our Thirteenth Annual Dinner

Tuesday, October 4, 2011- 5:30 Cocktails, followed by dinner

The Standard Club of Chicago, 320 S. Plymouth, Chicago Illinois, 60604

The HEEF Annual Dinner attracts over 500 of the nation’s leading real estate executives. Held at Chicago’s Standard Club, the Annual Dinner is an evening of delicious food and great company. The Annual Dinner is premium opportunity to connect, network, and be visible. More importantly, it’s HEEF’s most important fundraiser; all of the proceeds benefit the Foundation’s real estate education programs and cancer research funding.

Forging Connections.

Creating Opportunites.

Making a Difference.

Kindly make your reservation by September 12.  Please note that seating is limited.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY.

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Fifth Annual Career Day – October 13 and 14

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation presents its

Fifth Annual

CAREER DAY, 2011

OCTOBER 13-14 @ The Standard Club of Chicago

The Foundation’s annual Career Day is part of our ongoing effort to provide education programs and opportunities to real estate students and young professionals. This event is an educational outreach forum designed for young people who are looking to build a career in real estate.

Each year, Career Day attracts students from all over the country, providing them with an opportunity to learn from top executives and to gain insight and experience into this ever changing field.

Career Day 2011 is scheduled for October 13-14 at the Standard Club of Chicago.

2011 Career Day Schedule (Subject to Change):

Day One – October 13, 2011

2:30 PM – Registration @ The Standard Club

3:30 PM – Fireside Chat with Richard Stein, Senior Managing Director of Mesirow Financial, followed by Site Tour of 353 North Clark Street, a project developed by Mesirow

6:30 PM – Young Guns Panel and Networking Dinner @ Edwardo’s Natural Pizza

 Day Two – October 14, 2011

7:45 AM – Breakfast

9:00 AM – Site Visit of 111 West Wacker Drive, originally planned to be the site of the Shangri-La Hotel, followed by discussion with Donald Biernacki, Senior Vice President of Related Midwest, who recently acquired the distressed property

11:30 AM – Intimate Roundtable Lunch with over 20 of Chicago’s leading real estate executives @ The Standard Club

To reserve a spot, click here.

 

Thank you to our 2011 Career Day Sponsors:

               

August 4, 2011 | Posted in: Event Updates, General News