Zetlin & De Chiara actively leads seminars, conferences and roundtables, offering industry professionals insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving fields in which we work.

Event: ACEC: Succession and Transition Planning: The Future is Now
Speaker: ACEC, Zetlin & De Chiara and Anchin, Block & Anchin
Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 08:00AM — 12:00PM
Location: Anchin, Block Anchin LLP Conference Center

Industry leaders will discuss how they envision the future of engineering companies. Succession planning is essential to the survival of any organization. Firms of all sizes wrestle with how to best transition leadership and ownership interests. This program will examine the issues and considerations that need to be addressed and provide examples of how leading firms are moving forward.


Event: Commercial Observer's Midtown Means Business Breakfast
Speaker: Michael Zetlin, Senior Partner
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 07:30AM — 11:00AM
Location: 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10019

With constantly changing real estate dynamics, one thing is for certain: Midtown is here to stay.

With its convenient commute and central location, the city’s largest commercial real estate submarket continues to play host to the most diverse talent pool in the country. As the tenant mix evolves, and leasing activity is driven from a wider group of industries, owners are finding innovative ways to appeal to the broadest universe of prospective tenants to ensure that Midtown continues to be a go-to destination for decades to come.

Event: Outlook 2017 The Future of Labor in Construction
Speaker: Michael K. De Chiara, Richard T. Anderson, Jay Badame, Sabrina Kanner, Gary LaBarbera, Steve McGinnis, Joseph G. Mizzi, Charles F. Murphy, Edward V. Piccinich
Date: May 31, 2017
Time: 08:00AM — 10:00AM
Location: Union League Club

Understanding all sides of the construction conundrum will help participants develop a way forward. Complex, urban construction requires highly-skilled labor in order to build safely and efficiently. Yet, rising costs have driven many of New York's leading owner/developers to eo employ less expensive, non-union labor particularly in the residential sector.