New York AIR Society Event in Tribeca Supports Nation’s Number One Respiratory Hospital

MAY 15, 2012



Peter G. Riguardi of Jones Lang LaSalle Is Honoree at National Jewish Health Event


Peter G. Riguardi, President of the New York region of Jones Lang LaSalle and one of the Tri-State Region’s most influential real estate executives, will be honored at the annual New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” benefit on May 17.

The event at Three Sixty° in Tribeca will support National Jewish Health, the nation’s number one respiratory hospital, as named by U.S. News & World Report for 14 consecutive years. Among those celebrating Riguardi’s contributions to his profession and his community will be Jason D. Pizer, president of Trinity Real Estate and event co-chair, and Roger Silverstein, executive vice president of leasing for Silverstein Properties, Inc., event co-chair and founding AIR Society member.

Mr. Riguardi is one of many New York professionals who have been instrumental in supporting Denver-based National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading research and treatment center focused on respiratory, cardiac and immune diseases.

As President of the New York region for Jones Lang LaSalle, Riguardi leads all operations for the company in the Tri-State area. He is responsible for broadening the company’s New York platform by developing key client relationships, leading major projects, maintaining senior real estate industry contacts and political relationships, and recruiting new talent. Under Riguardi’s leadership, Jones Lang LaSalle has established itself as a market leader in the New York metropolitan region, and the company’s market share, revenue and profitability have all increased substantially. 

During his 28-year career in commercial real estate, he has been actively involved in several of the largest and most noteworthy transactions in the New York area. The New York Observer consistently ranks Riguardi as one of New York’s most influential real estate executives.  

Riguardi serves on the Board of Governors for The Real Estate Board of New York and is an active member of the organization’s senior leadership. He is also on the Board of Directors of The Regional Plan Association, the Board of The Rabin Medical Center of Israel, and is a member of The Partnership for the City of New York.

For more information about the New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” benefit, contact Mattie Shepheard at or 212.297.0857.

National Jewish Health

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 number one respiratory hospital in the nation.

New York AIR Society

The AIR Society (for Asthma, Immunology and Respiratory medicine) was founded in New York in 1991 when a group of young professionals came together because they or their family members had been treated for asthma, allergies or immune system disorders at National Jewish Health. This common tie gave them the inspiration to assist National Jewish Health in its efforts. Since then, the successful AIR Society has added groups in Denver and Washington, DC.

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