Committee Chairs

As a member-driven organization, none of our work would be possible without the support of our volunteer member leaders. Our committees are composed of ULI members active in the field of land use and real estate and are chaired by dedicated ULI leaders.

Committee Chairs

Local Product Councils

Housing Council

Maria Masi

Co-ChairBrookfield Property GroupVice President of Development

John McIlwain

Co-ChairSenior AdvisorJonathan Rose Companies

Infrastructure Council

Fred Harris

Co-ChairJonathan Rose CompaniesManaging Director, Development

Jennifer Rimmer


Sustainable Building Council

Stuart Brodsky

ChairNYU Schack Institute of Real EstateClinical Professor, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate


Mentor Program

Lola Bellini

Co-ChairWafra Investment Advisory GroupVice President of Acquisitions

Scott Sambade

Co-ChairAppian Real Estate, LLCPresident

Program Steering Committee

Margaret Blakey

Co-ChairRussell Reynolds AssociatesConsultant

Tara McAdam Kassal

Co-ChairAECOMVP Global Brand Strategy

Technical Assistance Panels

Peter Liebowitz

ChairWSPVice President, Northeast Planning Environmental & Traffic

Carrie Lee

Co-ChairLandauer Valuation & Advisory Associate Director

Jon R. Salony

Co-ChairBayberry Advisors, LLCPresident

Women’s Leadership Initiative

Serena Wolfe

ChairErnst & YoungPartner

Bethany Logan Ropa

Co-ChairUBS Investment Bank‎Executive Director in Real Estate, Lodging and Leisure

Belinda Watts

Co-ChairGenslerLeader - Financial Services Practice Area, Senior Associate

Young Leaders Group

Gretchen Krueger

Co-Chair, Steering CommitteeNYCEDCAssociate in the Real Estate Transactions

Lauren Racusin

Co-Chair, Steering CommitteeEmpire State DevelopmentDeputy DirectorCo-Chair, Steering Committee