The luncheon was held at the Harvard Club and sponsored by Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
"Mortgage brokers, even the best of the bunch, are getting a bad rep," said Cynthia Saxman, a senior loan officer at Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers; Mario Buatta, Award Winning Interior Designer; Dottle Herman, CEO & Pres., Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate; and Jeff Appel, Senior Vice President, Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
On October 26, a standing room only crowd at The Pratt Mansions paid close attention to the conversation taking place on stage among four of the greatest minds in New York City residential real estate: Dottie Herman, president and CEO of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Mario Buatta, award winning interior designer, Jonathan Miller, president of Miler Samuel Real Estate Appraisers, and Jeff Appel, senior vice president of Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
. The audience learned about the state of the Manhattan residential real estate market, as well as how to make their property their "best investment." Pictured at the event (l.
October 4 marked the kick-off of the 2005-06 Real Estate Master's Seminar Series, co-sponsored by Jeffrey Appel of Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
and Eileen Spinola and the Real Estate Board of New York.
In addition to sales brokerage and management, there's also a title company, Liberty Land Title, and a growing mortgage finance firm, Preferred Empire Mortgage Company
, which achieved $500 million in originated loan volume in 2002 and is currently ranked as one of New York's and the country's largest mortgage brokers.