Real estate veteran to retire from ULI
Stephen Blank, the senior fellow of finance at the Urban Land Institute, plans to retire after 17 years with the institute. His retirement will be effective Dec. 31, 2014.
Blank’s primary responsibilities have included expanding ULI’s real estate capital markets information and education programs; writing real estate capital markets commentary; participating as a principal researcher and adviser for the Emerging Trends in Real Estate series of publications; organizing and taking part in real estate capital markets programs at ULI events worldwide; and participating in industry meetings, seminars and conferences.
Prior to joining ULI, Blank served from 1993 to 1998 as managing director, real estate investment banking, at Oppenheimer & Co. Prior that, from 1989 to 1993, Blank served as manag