CoreNet Global New York City Chapter Announces 2023 Board Members

CoreNet Global New York City Chapter is pleased to announce its new Board Members for 2023. Executive leaders of the Board include Alison Kwiatkowski, CoreNet NYC Chair, Senior Vice President of Global Workplace Experience, Warner Music Group; Larry Charlip, CoreNet NYC President; Mindy Williams-McElearney, CoreNet NYC Vice
President, Director, Turner & Townsend.

The Board and Advisors held their annual Board Retreat on Friday January 24th, and Saturday, January 25th, 2023, to develop strategies, prepare for the year ahead, and reorganize and structure the chapter for the coming year.

“The CoreNet New York City Chapter is the amongst the largest Chapter within the organization, which is a testament to the resiliency and dedication of the Chapter’s volunteers. This year, the CoreNet NY Board will be placing a distinct emphasis on increasing the value proposition for all CoreNet members. We plan to continue to diversify the chapter’s content and leadership to ensure there are opportunities and platforms for those of our membership in underrepresented industries and emerging CRE roles.
Together, we will continue to evolve and transform both our Chapter and New York City in groundbreaking ways,” said Kwiatkowski.

The CoreNet NYC 2023 Board Members include the following: 2023 Executive Board of Directors

●Development Committee Chair: Christina Fish, Senior Director, Project and Development Services, Cushman & Wakefield
● Finance & Investment Chair / Treasurer: Christian Bryan, Vice President, Head of Global Real Estate. Alteryx
● Governance & Nominating Chair / Secretary: Sarah Wrench, Senior Manager of Real Estate Facilities and Portfolio Management, Capital One
● Marketing & Communications Chair: Courtney Grill, Business Development Director, Skanska
● Membership Chair: Chelsea Flaim, Senior Manager, CBRE
● Programming & Outreach Chair: Laura Patel, Managing Director, Global Head of Business Analytics Sales and Client Solutions, CBRE
● Strategic Planning Chair: Sonya Dufner, Strategy Principal, Gensler
● Technology Chair: Jeremy Libby, Real Estate Strategy and Operations Manager, Google

2023 Content Council
● Career Development Chair: Nekesha Sawh, Senior Portfolio Programs Manager, Hine
● Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair: Sarah D’Annibale, Senior Client Services Manager, M Moser Associates
● Landlord Circle Chair: Darrien Pinkman, Senior Director, Tishman Speyer
● Occupier Forums Chair: Nishar Fatema, Global Workplace Strategy Manager, ServiceNow
● Partnerships Chair: Katie Koncar, Senior Associate, Workplace Strategy, Corporate Real Estate,
● PropTech Chair: Daniel Ahn, Vice President of Planning & Design, Catholic Health
● Public Policy Chair: Katie Schiavi, Director of Business Development I Project Management ·
Avison Young
● Special Events Chair: Debra Cole, Principal, Director of Client Relations, HLW
● Strategy & Portfolio Planning Chair: William Mooney, Executive Vice President, CBRE
● Sustainability Chair: Thomas Baade-Mathiesen, Partner and Chairman, The Switch
● University Relations Chair: Jack Senske, Director, Colliers
● Women’s Leadership Chair: Lisa Speltz, Managing Director, Head of Net Lease Asset
Management, Angelo Gordon & Co.
● Young Leaders Chair: Mark Fischer, Account Manager, Lane Office
2023 Advisory Board
● Jason Aster, Managing Director, Growth, KBA Lease Services
● Barry Alton
● Neil Austin, Vice President of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Omnicom Group
● Paul Darrah, Director of Real Estate NYC, Google
● Lou D’Avanzo, Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
● Dan Fishbein, Director of Global Real Estate, CIT Group
● Sheena Gohil, Executive Managing Director in Brokerage, Colliers
● Thomas O’Halloran, Vice President of Business Development, Structure Tone
● Lou Nowkias, Vice President, Real Estate & Facility Planning, Hearst Corporation
● Marcus Rayner, Vice Chairman New York Region, Colliers
● Gina Rizzo, Global Client Relations, MillerKnoll
● Dale Schlather, Executive Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
● Pay Wu, Founder, SARITY Advisors, LLC and MWBE Unite, Inc.

The mission of the New York City Chapter is to connect groups of professionals, end-users, and service providers to advance knowledge, promote personal excellence and add value to each individual and their respective enterprises. Our chapter accomplishes our mission by facilitating and sponsoring a variety of diversified programs providing its members with educational and networking opportunities.

About CoreNet Global NYC

CoreNet Global New York City Chapter’s mission is to advance innovation and professional development for the corporate real estate sector and serve as a thought leader and forum for current industry issues. More than 1,000 members represent corporate end-users and service providers from New York’s largest publicly held companies at the forefront of real estate planning, development, and innovation, including Fortune 500 companies generating over $1 billion in annual revenue.

For more information about the CoreNet Global New York City Chapter, visit