NEW YORK – June 24, 2015 – Robert J. Ivanhoe, chair of Global Real Estate Practice and co-chair of the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) Group, was honored by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City at their Casino Jazz Night June 16 at Cipriani. Over 700 members of the commercial real estate community attended the event.
“There is a culture at Greenberg Traurig of not only giving back, but also creating possibilities, and that is why I am humbled to be recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters, an organization that continues to impact the lives of countless youth in the New York City area,” said Ivanhoe. “I look forward to continuing to work with Big Brothers Big Sisters to advance their mission.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission has been to give all children in New York City who face adversity an opportunity to experience a strong, enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationship with adults that will help change their lives for the better. Big Brothers Big Sisters partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change.
In addition to his philanthropy work, Ivanhoe is a leader in the real estate industry and at Greenberg Traurig. He has been recognized by Chambers and Partners USA, The New York Observer, and Real Estate New York as one of the leading real estate attorneys in New York City and throughout the United States. He has represented numerous nationally-recognized owner/developer and institutional lender/investor clients domestically and internationally for more than 30 years.