Special Announcements

August 23, 2016

What a Great Weekend!  KALAGNY Successfully Hosts the Northeast Regional Conference on Behalf of NAPABA

It was a great weekend with excellent speakers and fun social events around town! Thanks to our attendees, sponsors, speakers, and conference chairs (*Eve Guillergan, Judy Kim, Karen Kim, James Lee, Eun Chong (EJ) Thorsen and Rose Yan*).  We were very excited to have NAPABA board members and participants from all over the U.S. and Canada visiting us in NYC!  Thanks to the representatives of each of the following organizations who attended: NFALA, FACL, AALAM, CAPABA, AABANY, FALA-NY, APALA-NJ, APABA-PA, APABA-DC, KABA-DC, AALDEF, and QCWBA.

Click here to see the conference page and the latest updates regarding the conference.  Photos will be posted soon!

Watch the American Political Process at Work TONIGHT.  Participate in a KALAGNY Sponsored Candidates' Forum and Join Us for Drinks Afterwards! - August 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Before the September 13th State primary election, hear the candidates of State Senate District 16 speak on issues affecting the Queens community (Bayside, Flushing, Forest Hills, Rego Park, Fresh Meadows, and Elmhurst).  The candidates S.J. Jung and Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (incumbent) will present their positions on various issues, at the Flushing Queens Library on August 23, 2016, at 6:30 PM.  (Doors will open at 6 PM.)  If elected, S.J. Jung will be the first Korean-American Senator in the New York State Senate.  The event will be moderated by Richard Lui, a journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News.  

This is a non-partisan event. No campaign paraphernalia will be allowed.   To learn more, click here.  Want to join us for drinks afterwards? Click here.

Join the New Jersey Committee as It Hosts KALAGNY's Annual Picnic - September 17, 2016 at Noon

The New Jersey Committee will host a beautiful outing on the Hudson River, and under the George Washington bridge, in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  See your friends and eat kalbi and other delicious treats, in a stunning riverfront setting.  Families and children are encouraged to attend. Optional companion events will include a morning time hike along the palisades, and other child friendly extracurricular activities.  Further details and transportation options from the City TBA.  RSVP here

Join the Real Estate Committee at a Special Program Devoted to Environmental Due Diligence - September 22, 2016

Please join the KALAGNY Real Estate Committee on Thursday September 22, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Newman Ferrara LLP, located at 1250 Broadway, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10001.  We will learn about the various aspects of Environmental Due Diligence from James P. Cinelli, an Environmental Engineer and Principal with Liberty Environmental, Inc., a full-service consulting firm he co-founded in 2004.  

This program describes the evolution of environmental due diligence over the years, provides an overview of the ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessment standard practice, and provides examples of environmental conditions commonly found at commercial properties. Additionally, the program will provide a summary of the New York City E-Designation Program and the impact it has on property transactions and the site development process. It will also briefly describe other City environmental programs that promote redevelopment, including the Brownfield  Incentive Grants, Green Property Certification, Voluntary Cleanup Program, and Clean Soil Bank.  

Mr. Cinelli is a licensed Professional Engineer in five states, and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University, a Master of Engineering degree in Environmental Engineering from Penn State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Joseph’s University.

Kindly RSVP to kjordan@nfllp.com no later than September 15, 2016 to reserve your seat!

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