IOREBA’s Fall Kick-Off Event to Focus on Crowdfunding for Commercial Real Estate

Jonathan Glick, executive vice president of Sheldon Gross Realty, is 2016 president of IOREBA.Jonathan Glick, executive vice president of Sheldon Gross Realty, is 2016 president of IOREBA.

ISELIN, NJ—(SBN)—The Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area (IOREBA) will host its Fall Kick-Off Event, Crowdfunding for Commercial Real Estate, on Monday, September 26th at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, NJ.

The program will include a discussion on the rise of Crowdfunding platforms and how they are changing the way people are investing in commercial real estate and how this technology is continuing to affect and influence commercial real estate brokers, owners, developers and investors.

“While Crowdfunding has been around for years, more and more real estate professionals are using the Internet platform to benefit their business,” says Jonathan Glick, 2016-2017 IOREBA president, and executive vice president of Sheldon Gross Realty. “I look forward to kicking off the year’s season of IOREBA events and hearing from our peers on how they view Crowdfunding as a source for the betterment of our industry,” he added.

Greg Brown, managing director of NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. will moderate the panel, which includes William J. Florent, founder of Selequity, a successful commercial real estate Crowdfunding platform; Stephen Cassidy, president of Denholtz Associates; Jason Bogart, owner of Accordia Realty Ventures; and Brian Esquivel, director of investments at  Realty Shares, a real estate Crowdfunding company.

For more details, and to register for the event, visit, or contact Ann Violette at

With roots dating back to 1927, IOREBA is the nation’s oldest, as well as one of the nation’s largest regional commercial real estate organizations.

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