John is COO/EVP/CTO of Rudin Management Company (RMC). RMC manages over 15 million square feet of commercial and residential space that is owned by the Rudin Family and is the largest privately owned real estate company in NYC. John has been involved in every major project the company has developed over the last 24 years including the redevelopment and creation of the world’s first smart building at 55 Broad Street (1995-1996), the development of the Reuters Building at 3 Times Square (1998-2001), the redevelopment of the former ATT Long Lines Building at 32 Avenue of the Americas (1999-2002), the redevelopment of 130 West 12th Street (2010-2011),
as well as the development of The Greenwich Lane (2006-2016). He is also intimately involved with the Rudin’s latest project, Dock 72, a ground up 675,000 foot office building located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where ground was broken in April of this year. This project is a joint venture with We Work and Boston Properties and will be completed in 2018. He is acknowledged nationally as an industry thought leader in the integration of technology into the built environment and a co-inventor of Nantum OS. He is the acting CEO of Prescriptive Data.
Robert Entin is Executive Vice President - Chief Information Officer of Vornado Realty Trust, overseeing all information technology initiatives of the Company. Mr. Entin joined the firm in 2005 as a Senior Vice President and became Executive Vice President in 2013.
Prior to Vornado, Mr. Entin founded Integrated Business Systems, Inc. in Clifton, NJ in 1979. He combined technical engineering expertise with accounting and property management experience to provide turnkey technology solutions for the real estate industry. IBS became one of the acknowledged leaders in the real estate industry, dominant in the New York region. In 2013, a portion of the IBS organization joined Vornado.
His roles throughout the years have placed him in the unique position of being both designer and user. He has authored many articles and frequently serves as an expert source on real estate technology and emerging trends. Mr. Entin is a member of the Realcomm Advisory Council and served as the Co-Chair at the Realcomm National Conference in 2015.
Mr. Entin currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he teaches a master’s course in IT & The Real Estate Enterprise, a course he previously taught at Baruch College in New York City.
Mr. Entin holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from The Moore School of Electrical Engineering at The University of Pennsylvania.
Danny has more than 24 years of extensive international experience in fund management, investment banking, private equity, venture capital, real estate, and asset management. Danny co-founded GAIA at the end of 2008. He is the founder of Tamir Fishman, a financial powerhouse with $6 billion assets under management, including 180 employees and over 60,000 clients as well as Tamir Fishman Real Estate Fund. He has held board positions with numerous government housing, development, and real estate companies and is the former co-head of the Israeli government’s privatization unit.
Mr. Fishman earned a B.Sc. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Sukanya Paciorek is the Executive Vice President and Head of Asset Management at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. In this role, Sukanya oversees leasing and facilities’ operations at the Navy Yard, including the yard’s maintenance, energy infrastructure and utilities management efforts. Prior to BNY, Sukanya was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Vornado Realty Trust, where she led Vornado’s energy and sustainability efforts and managed the utilities group for Vornado’s New York Division. Sukanya previously worked in the energy industry and for the U.S. Department of State.
Sukanya serves on several boards and advisory groups, including the Urban Green Council, Greenlight New York, NYU ACRE and the Pratt Area Community Council. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs where she studied international energy management and policy, and an undergraduate degree in international studies and political science from the Ohio State University.