10:15am - 11:15am, Room 1
Today's Mortgage Market - Interest Rates, Volatility, & What Your Board Should Know
Sponsored by: Meridian Capital Group
11:15am - 12:15pm, Room 2
Legal & Legislative Update 2023: Emissions Compliance, E-bikes, Inspections & More - What Your Board-Management Team Must Know
Sponsored by: Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold LLP
Jack E. Lepper- Managing Partner, Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold, LLP
Adam D. Finkelstein- Partner, Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold, LLP
Denise C. Sagua- Partner, Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold, LLP
The constantly-changing legal landscape at the local and state level can be challenging for even the most proactive, well-informed board-management team - one missed deadline or inspection can lead to costly fines and other headaches. This expert legal panel will outline the important legal and legislative changes impacting NYC's co-ops and condos - including Local Laws, the Façade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP), restrictions on short-term rentals, e-bikes, and more - and offer practical guidance on how to keep your building in compliance, reduce risk, and avoid fines and liability.
12:15pm - 1:15pm, Room 1
Here Comes the Sun - How Going Solar Can Save Your Building Money, Increase Value, & Reduce Emissions
Sponsored by: Best Energy Power
Speaker: Ronnie Mandler - Owner/President, Best Energy Power"
As more and more multifamily communities look to reduce emissions, save money, and provide reliable energy to their residents, solar power has become a hot topic - but many boards and residents still have questions about funding, installation, and ROI. This presentation will explain how solar works, break down the costs involved, discuss financing options and incentive and subsidy programs, and demonstrate how going solar can help your building save big on operating costs. Importantly, it will also explain how Local Laws 92, 94, and 97 requiring buildings over 25,000 square feet to have solar on the roof apply to co-ops and condos. If you have questions about solar, this seminar has answers.
1:15pm - 2:15pm, Room 2
Getting it Done - Practical Tips for Efficient, Effective, and FAST Board Meetings – The “One Hour” Board Meeting
Sponsored by: Schneider Buchel LLP
Marc H. Schneider, Esq.
Few people really enjoy co-op or condo board meetings - they often drag on for hours, get bogged down in back-and-forth debates, and meander off track. But it doesn't have to be that way! Board meetings are where the vital business of your building or HOA gets done – and community association expert attorney Marc H. Schneider of Schneider Buchel LLP will give you helpful tips to do just that, by keeping your meetings focused, on-task, professional...and completed in One Hour!
2:15pm - 3:15pm, Room 1
Roommate, Guest, Tenant or Airbnb? How Smart Boards Balance Building Security with Owner Privacy
Sponsored by: Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP
Jason E. Rogovich, Associate - Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP
Kenneth Jacobs, Partner - Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP"
3:15pm - 4:15pm, Room 2
Getting LL97 Compliant - How NYC Accelerator Program Can Help Prepare Your Buildings
Sponsored by: NYC Accelerator