5:30 pm, Insurance Division Reception
6:00 pm, Business Leaders Forum Cocktails & Program


Join UJA to hear from Jeffrey Gould, Scott Jaffee, David Levy, and Mona Sterling. These top real estate executives will discuss opportunities and challenges in the commercial and residential New York real estate market and share their insights into industry trends.
Don’t miss this fascinating conversation. At this event, you’ll also have an opportunity to hear how UJA is addressing ongoing and urgent needs in New York, such as poverty, and responding to war in Israel and rising antisemitism around the world.


Honoree Portrait

Jeffrey Gould

President, CEO BRT Apartments Corp.

Jeffrey Gould is president, CEO, and a member of the board of directors of BRT Apartments Corp., a public multifamily equity REIT. Jeff also serves as executive vice president of Georgetown Partners, Inc.; and senior vice president and member of the board of directors of One Liberty Properties, Inc. Jeff is a driving force in numerous philanthropic organizations, including UJA, the Chief Executive Organization, and World Presidents Organization in the New York Big Apple Chapter.

Honoree Portrait

Scott Jaffee

Founder and managing member of Metropolitan Realty Group

Scott Jaffee has spent the past 20+ years building up the New York Metro area’s affordable housing communities. Scott is a licensed real estate broker, certified HUD manager, and certified tax credit specialist. Active in many charities including UJA, the Sid Jacobson JCC, Riverside Hawks, and the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, Scott’s heritage and personal experience guides his philanthropic work.

Honoree Portrait

David Levy

Managing Partner and Principal of Adams & Company Real Estate, LLC

With over 35 years of experience, David Levy has led property acquisitions and dispositions for the full range of small businesses, from mid-sized firms to Fortune 500 companies. David is the immediate past president of the board of directors for the Sid Jacobson JCC and chairman of its Annual Auction for Excellence for 26 years.

Honoree Portrait

Mona Sterling

CEO, Golden Lioness Corporation

For over two decades, Mona Sterling, a natural entrepreneur, has been developing and running businesses from the ground up. Today she runs a fully integrated property investment, management, and real estate development firm, Golden Lioness Corporation. Mona brings the same abounding energy and business acumen to numerous charities together with her husband, David Sterling. She sits on the board of directors for WIZO and is a Lion of Judah for UJA-Federation of New York.


Co-Chairs - Michele Lee Fine, Bradley Gruber

Founding Chair - Jeffrey Gould

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