TO BE ANNOUNCED!

The competition will be judged by four senior executives from top firms representing the real estate development, investment, and venture capital industries.


Harvard Real Estate Venture Competition Judge Alumni

2018

  • David Bates, Managing Partner, Tamarisc

  • Karen Hollinger, VP - Corporate Initiatives, AvalonBay Communities

  • JJ Lenhart, Managing Director, The Baupost Group

  • Gregg Lisciotti, President, Lisciotti Development Corporation

  • Benjamin Moll, Founder & Principal, Arx Urban

  • Jennifer Novack, Co-head Global Real Estate Practice, Sheffield Haworth

  • Roma Patel, Principal, Declaration Partners

  • Sara Shank, Head of Portfolio Management, Beacon Capital Partners

  • Janine Yorio, CEO & Co-founder, Compound


2017

  • David Goldberg, General Partner, Corigin Ventures

  • Christian Guzman, Investor, JAWS

  • Karen Hollinger, VP - Corporate Initiatives, AvalonBay Communities

  • Gregg Lisciotti, President, Lisciotti Development Corporation

  • Benjamin Moll, Founder & Principal, Arx Urban

  • Jennifer Novack, Co-head Global Real Estate Practice, Sheffield Haworth

  • Roma Patel, Principal, Declaration Partners

  • Ed Walters, General Partner, Tamarisc

  • Janine Yorio, CEO & Co-founder, Compound


2016

  • Justin Alanis, Founder & CEO, Rentlytics (Acquired by RealPage)

  • Frank Apeseche, Chairman of Amstar, Co-founder of J. Locke, and Lecturer at Harvard GSD

  • Aaron Block, Co-founder & Managing Director, MetaProp NYC

  • Edward Coady, VP of Financing & Marketing, Magnus Textile

  • Bob Gillespie, CEO at Conference Software Solutions

  • Josh Greene, Managing Partner, Traverse Venture Partners

  • Karen Hollinger, VP - Corporate Initiatives, AvalonBay Communities

  • Dhani Jones, Chairman at Qey Capital Partners and EVP Business Development at Rock Ventures

  • Jason Schuman, Principal, Primary Venture Partners

  • D.K. Smith, CMO at dxDigital.com and Managing Director at Brooklyn Innovation Center

  • Maria Stamolis, Co-head of Real Estate & Director of Asset Management, Canyon Capital

  • Ebow Ivory Vroom, CEO and President of Operations, Qey Capital

  • Ed Walters, General Partner, Tamarisc


2015

  • Michelle Freeman, President, Carl M. Freeman Companies

  • Elie Finegold, Entrepreneur in Residence, MetaProp NYC

  • Sheila Johnson, Founder and CEO, Salamander Hotels & Resorts

  • Gordon Jones, Founding Dean, College of Innovation + Design at Boise State University

  • Riggs Kubiak, Founder and CEO, Honest Buildings

  • Evan Linkner, Managing Director, Ackman-Ziff

  • Frederick Schaufeld, Managing Director, SWaN Investors