The Sky’s the Limit Benefit: 20th Anniversary AIR Society Event Honoring Jason D. Pizer, President o
DECEMBER 12, 2011
DENVER — New York AIR Society presents the 20th
anniversary of “The Sky’s the Limit Benefit,” a fundraising cocktail event at City Winery on May 12 for National Jewish Health, the nation’s #1 respiratory hospital.
National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation. Since its inception in 1991, the New York AIR Society, which comprises a diverse group of professionals from a variety of industries, has raised more than $2.5 million for the institution.
“The Sky’s the Limit Benefit,” co-chaired by Peter Galperin of Galperin Design Inc. and AIR Society founding member Roger A. Silverstein of Silverstein Properties Inc., honors Jason D. Pizer, President of Trinity Real Estate. New York National Jewish Health Trustees and AIR Society Leaders are founding member Kathy A. Chazen, CLU, ChFC, National Financial Networks LLC; founding member Bruce S. Dobozin, MD, New York Allergy Asthma; founding member Keith Locker, Inlet Capital LLC; Jay M. Murnick, Murnick Property Group; and Benjamin S. Thrush, HUB International Northeast.
Tickets to the May 12 event begin at $300 (general admission) or $175 for young professionals. Sponsorships begin at $1,000 to an exclusive naming sponsorship at $20,000. Contact Mattie Shepheard at 212.297.0857 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to attend “The Sky’s the Limit Benefit,” or register online at AIRSociety.org.
Committee members for the 20th anniversary AIR Society event include Robert Angel, Strategies For Wealth; Deborah Defusco, Retail Gal Consulting LLC; Jennifer Dwork, American Express; Brian E. Ginsberg, Duff & Phelps LLC; Mitchell Karasik, En-Power Group; Jared Kushner, The New York Observer; founding member Stacey Locker; Rebecca Magazine; Larry Miller; Lee Murnick, Murnick Property Group; Robin Rotenier, Rotenier Ltd.; founding member Jeffrey L. Rubin, HUB International Northeast; Janeen K. Saltman, JKS Events Inc.; Jared A. Siegel, Silverstein Properties Inc.; Stacey Silverstein; Suzanne L. Smith; Deborah Sperber; and Elise Udolf.
Jason D. Pizer is the President of Trinity Real Estate, a division of the landmark Trinity Church of New York City. Mr. Pizer oversees all aspects of Trinity’s commercial real estate portfolio, which consists of over six million square feet in 18 buildings in the Hudson Square area. Trinity Real Estate continues to bring innovation and style to this vibrant and highly successful district. Prior to being named President, Mr. Pizer had served as Senior Vice President of Trinity Real Estate since 2005 and Director of Leasing since 2002. During his tenure he has negotiated and closed numerous high-profile, complex deals for the Trinity portfolio, including Viacom International Inc.; HAVAS, North America Inc.; Postworks Inc.; Radical Media and Horizon Media Inc.
Mr. Pizer is a recognized leader in the commercial real estate industry and has served in various positions in construction and property management with such firms as The Galbreath Company and Herbert Construction Company. Mr. Pizer holds a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Albany, N.Y., and a Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, N.H.
He is an active member of The Real Estate Board of New York and The Urban Land Institute.
For more information about National Jewish Health, visit njhealth.org.