Mr. Schlank is a Founder and Managing Partner of Savanna. At Savanna, Mr. Schlank sits on the investment committee and is in charge of construction and redevelopment and shares responsibilities for asset management, sales and marketing and acquisitions. Mr. Schlank has overseen the acquisition and redevelopment of more than 70 real estate assets, comprising over 20 million square feet of space and nearly $3.8 billion of total capitalization, including raw land development sites, apartments, office buildings, industrial to residential conversions, retail and warehouse/distribution properties. Prior to founding Savanna, Mr. Schlank was a project manager for the Westside Federation for Senior Housing, a New York-based developer of low-income housing. Mr. Schlank received an MS in Real Estate Development from the Columbia School of Architecture and a BA in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Schlank is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he teaches a seminar in Real Estate Finance to graduate students in the Columbia Architecture School’s Real Estate Master’s Degree Program.
The next luncheon of the YM/WREA will be held on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, at:
The University Club
One West 54th Street
College Hall (Main Floor)
The speaker will be: Chris Schlank, Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Savanna
The invocation will be given by: A. Mitti Liebersohn, Avison Young, YM/WREA Chairman 1995
The reception begins at 12:00 PM and the meeting will be called to order promptly at 12:30 PM.
Guest reservations will only be accepted from a member. Guest fees are $85.00 per person, payable by credit card, check or cash at the door. Guests must sign in at the reception tables.
Note that RSVPs will only be accepted thru our website or the RSVP link above. Please DO NOT reply to this email to RSVP. Members and guests will need to login or register to RSVP.
As a courtesy to our speaker, please do not leave prior to the conclusion of the presentation, and silence all mobile phones for the luncheon’s duration.
If you have any questions or need assistance updating your membership information please contact me at 212.224.7462.
Secretary – YM/WREA of New York, Inc.
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