Committee Descriptions

Get Involved

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Developing Leaders/Community Action Committee

Plans programs, professional development and membership benefits exclusively for Developing Leaders, including social gatherings, sporting events, and community service projects.

Government Affairs Committee

Research, communicate and take action to shape laws and policies affecting the commercial real estate industry on critical topics affecting real estate development in New York. Act as liaison between NAIOP.

Membership and Retention

Develops strategies for attracting and retaining members. Follows up leads with personal contacts and invites prospects to join. Hosts new member orientation receptions throughout the year. Provides input and consultation for membership drive events, chapter value propositions and marketing.

Programming Committee

Identifies the education and networking needs of members and plans timely and relevant chapter meeting programs and social events. Seek out relevant, applicable and new program ideas and industry topics of interest from members, sponsors, surveys and other research. Leverage industry contacts to recruit interesting and knowledgeable speakers.


Oversee and consult on sponsorship initiatives and prospective partnerships. Determine and define value propositions, prospect opportunities and pricing. Participate in member outreach to solicit.

Student Affairs Committee

Organize career industry panels at universities. Identify and secure speakers including developers, owners, operators, lenders, investors, etc. Coordinate with student club’s leaders to handle the logistics.