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(AREPA) Distinguished Speaker Series Tuesday September 25, 2018 with John Lam
JOIN US ON Tuesday September 25, 2018 FOR A SPECIAL EVENING OF NETWORKING WITH AREPA MEMBERS AND A DISCUSSION WITH Hotelier and Developer John Lam , Chairman and CEO of the Lam Group Speaker Biography Hotelier and Developer John Lam , Chairman and CEO of the Lam Group John Lam, Chairman & CEO of Lam Group. In 1972, John Lam, began building his business in the garment industry, and through his hard work and vision, he became the largest garment manufacturer in New York City, operating thirteen garment factories and producing nine clothing brands. Mr. Lam’s garment business created more than 3,000 jobs for New Yorkers and generated substantial income and revenue within the garment sector. Applying the lessons of his success in the garment industry, Mr. Lam subsequently endeavored into the real estate business, and has since become a prominent name in this arena. The Lam Group is a privately-held, comprehensive real estate investment firm experienced in the acquisition, development, and management of various hotel, residential, office, and mixed-use properties primarily in the New York City area. With over 20 years of real estate investment experience, the firm has acquired and developed more than 50 properties. Led by John Lam, who understands that opportunities are made, not found, the Lam Group has built its reputation on the transformation of over 3 million square feet of underutilized properties into highly-desirable assets. Since 1997, the Lam Group has been expanding its real estate investment into the hospitality sector. Now, with over 25 hotels developed from the ground up, 13 in its current portfolio, and 4 in progress, the Lam Group is recognized as a premier developer of branded hotel properties in New York City. Mr. Lam serves on the Board of Directors of East Bank and sits as the Honorary President of Greater Blouse Skirt & Undergarment Association, which represents roughly 35,000 workers, he is a Board Member of the New York City College of Technology Foundation, a member of the 9th Overseas Committee of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, is the Founder and Chairman of the China-US Hotel General Chamber of Commerce and serves as the vice president of the US-Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Company Website: Hosted at the Law offices of Herrick, Feinstein LLP. A reception with wine, beer, soda, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Event catered by Thai Direct This event is generously sponsored by Signature Bank This event is free for 2018 AREPA Members $50 for Non Members $75 at the door For AREPA membership and events

Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue · New York, NY

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The Asian Real Estate Professional Association, Inc. (AREPA) is a non-profit professional association. AREPA was founded to provide a forum for Asians in the real estate profession and for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the real estate profession.

Membership is open to anyone who is interested in the purposes and goals of AREPA. Members include, but are not limited to, owners, property managers, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, attorneys, accountants, and real estate brokers.

AREPA was formed for several purposes. First, AREPA will educate its members (and the public at large) on various real estate topics and current topics of special interest. Second, AREPA will provide a forum for the discussion of current and emerging issues affecting the real estate industry. Third, AREPA will organize social events for its members, their guests, and interested outside parties to meet and make new professional contacts.

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