Wharton Real Estate Investment Group (WREI)

 

Wharton Real Estate Investment Group
Chair
Celina Kuoch (W’98)

Vice-Chairs
Nick Petkoff (WG'02)
Eric Bashford (WG'88)
wrei@whartonny.com  

What is WREI?  What are the benefits of membership? 
The Wharton Real Estate Investment Group (WREI) is a newly formed community of Wharton alumni who are engaged in real estate commercial investment. Through educational seminars, breakfasts with industry leaders and special events, WREI provides members with a forum for visibility and exchange, spotlights the accomplishments of Wharton alumni in the real estate industry and further knowledge accumulation of real estate investment.

Who can participate?
Membership is limited to those that are both: 1) graduates of the undergraduate or graduate programs at Wharton, and 2) have client responsibility for investment advisory services in real estate. Membership is not open to vendors or non-client oriented investment managers at this time.

To be included in the WREI, please email us at wrei@whartonny.com and include:
1. Your professional email and contact information, LinkedIn profile, etc.
2. Your Wharton graduation year,
3. One or two sentences describing your current investment advisory position, and
4. How you can contribute to the group. A LinkedIn subgroup will be updated to facilitate group member discussions and WREI information.

What Are the Benefits of Membership?
The group facilitates networking and the exchange of relevant ideas/products through speaker invitations.  Members who have a paid Wharton Club of New York membership attend events at a discounted price.

For more information on WCNY membership, see Join/Renew Membership.

What Types of Activities Does the Affinity Group Have to Realize the Stated Vision & Goals?
The group organizes educational, networking and social events.

For more information on the other Affinity Groups of the Wharton Club of New York, please visit the Affinity Groups page.