5th Annual Real Estate & Construction Gala to Support Special Olympics

October 21, 2004

Real Estate & Construction Gala set for Tuesday October 26th Members of the Real Estate and Construction community will be coming together once again to support Special Olympic New York Athletes. The 5th Annual Real Estate & Construction Gala to benefit Special Olympics New York will be held Tuesday, October 26 at the New York Sheraton Hotel and Towers, at 811 Seventh Avenue.

More than 500 people will attend the Gala, honoring Peter G. Riguardi, of Jones Lang LaSalle. The Gala Chairs are Gary Greenspan and Mitti Liebersohn of Cushman & Wakefield, Dinner Chairs are John H. Krush and Ray Quartararo of Jones Lang LaSalle, and the Journal Chair is Lou Milo of Milrose

The night will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner and dancing starting at 7 p.m. The goal of the Gala is to raise money for the more than 40,000 Special Olympics athletes in the Empire State.

“Every year this gala gets bigger and bigger and this is one of the biggest fundraisers we have,” said Neal J. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics New York. “Our generous friends of the Real

Estate and Construction Industry in New York City are insuring that we will continue to provide top-notched sporting opportunities for the more than 40,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities, including mental retardation in New York.”