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Metro Area Realtor Associations to Host Virtual Global Real Estate Summit Nov. 5-6

“A Global Voyage into Local Business” to feature renowned experts from around the world"

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:00 pm


Bergen County, N.J. (October 29, 2020) – Greater Bergen Realtors is one of the 7 associations who will be participating in The virtual Global Real Estate Summit 2020  will take place on Thursday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 6, bringing together real estate’s most influential thought leaders on how to succeed in the global marketplace in a post-pandemic world.

The event, now in its 14th year, will focus on “A Global Voyage into Local Business.” Global Real Estate Summit host associations include Brooklyn Board of REALTORS®; Greater Bergen REALTORS®; Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®; Liberty Board of REALTORS®; Long Island Board of REALTORS®; North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS®; and Staten Island Board of REALTORS®.

The two-day virtual event will feature presentations and panel discussions addressing global real estate trends, innovative development, new standards for sustainable building, changing demographics, and best practices for moving forward in a post-COVID world. Speakers include Alina Aeby, CIPS, SFR, SRS, Broker Associate, COMPASS, San Francisco Raya Ani, founder and design director, RAW-NYC Architects; Francis Fernandez Ariza, CEO, Spanish International Realty Alliance; Kevin B. Brown, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker, Sotheby’s International Realty; Assaf Epstein, owner/manager, NADLAN 2000, Jerusalem, Israel; Nikki Greenberg, founder, Real Estate of The Future; Charles Montgomery, award-winning journalist and urban design consultant; Charlie Oppler, 2020 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS®; and Liviu Tudor, president, European Property Federation and founder, Romanian Association of Building Owners.

This marks the second year Greater Bergen Realtors® will participate in this one-of-a-kind event that brings about members from the tri-state area and abroad. As the industry changes, we have an obligation to our members to adapt and keep up with times. Jorge Ledesma, CEO of Greater Bergen Realtors® said, “Our members seems to be busier than ever; this not only resonates with New Jersey Realtors but also our colleagues in New York. In planning for this year’s event, we knew that we needed to have a captivating agenda that encapsulates the value of this global summit. This year we are excited to bring together 7 local associations into the planning for the Global Real Estate Summit. This collaboration has put forth great ideas and topics that we believe will not only educate the participants but also help them grow their global real estate business. I am excited for this event and its outcome.”

Premier sponsors for the 2020 Global Real Estate Summit 2020 are the National Association of REALTORS® and the New York State Association of Realtors®. For tickets, a full agenda and list of speakers, and exhibitor or sponsorship registration, visit




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