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8:15 am - Presentation
  
 
 
 
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Bagels with the Boards | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

8:00 am - Breakfast & Registration
8:15  a.m. - Program

 

The Future of TOD on Long Island
with Anthony Bartone, Ela Dokonal, Robert Kent, and Michael Lewyn
Moderated by Keith P. Brown, Esq.

About Anthony Bartone, Managing Partner, Terwilliger & Bartone Properties
Anthony Bartone, Managing Partner of Terwilliger & Bartone Properties, began his career in 1993 working as a project manager for a general contracting firm. Subsequently, he created his real estate development and construction management parent firm, Bartone Properties, in 2002. In 2015 Bartone Properties entered into a strategic partnership with real estate development icon J. Ronald Terwilliger and Frances Terwilliger to form Terwilliger & Bartone Properties focusing on multi-family development in the Long Island sub-market.

Anthony is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School where he maintained a position on the Superintendent's List; is a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal along with Expert Marksman Award; studied as a cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy; and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business, management, and economics. Additional studies were undertaken at Suffolk County Community College in Leadership and Law, SUNY Empire State College in business and marketing, and he holds a commercial pilot’s license. Anthony sits on the board of directors for Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) along with Long Island Homebuilders Care, the charitable arm of LIBI, serves as Treasurer for Long Island Homebuilders Care, and sits on the board of directors for Vision Long Island.

Terwilliger & Bartone Properties are the proud recipients of the 2012 and 2014 Vision Long Island Smart Growth Awards; 2014 and 2016 Long Island Business News Awards for Top Smart Growth Projects; and 2017 Long Island Builders Institute Diamond Award for Multifamily Development.

About Ela Dokonal, Vice President of Planning and Development, Renaissance
Ela Dokonal is Renaissance’s lead planner, a visionary urban designer and LEED design professional with international experience in architectural design. As an expert in Form Based Codes and Design Guidelines, applications of Smart Growth and New Urbanist principles, Ela has worked in over 20 regional communities, and her work has been published and quoted by the academic community. Ela’s work has an emphasis on compact, appropriately dense, human scale, pedestrian oriented mixed-use development that includes a range of income and inter-generational housing types linked by mass transit. She is an advocate for light imprint methodologies that offer a range of tools and environmental strategies for different landscapes and conditions, adjusted according to the appropriateness of their use in each transect zone and used collectively at the sector, neighborhood and block scale. Ela brought this expertise to several international urban design and planning research projects, including Huludao, China (Eco-city that serves as a model of urbanization for North-Eastern China), and Dunkirk, France. Ela holds a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Zagreb, serves on the APA NYM Chapter Executive Committee as a VP of Communications, and recently served two terms as Long Island Section Director, and has professional affiliations with APA, USGBC, CNU, AIA, INTBAU and the Form Based Code Institute. Ela also served on the Economic Development Committee for the Village of Northport. Ela is a Certified Planner (AICP), Certified Urban Designer (CUD), and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

About Robert Kent, Vice President and General Counsel, TRITEC Real Estate Company
Mr. Robert Kent joined TRITEC Development Group as a Vice President and Developer in January of 2002. In addition to serving as TRITEC's in-house legal counsel, Robert’s focuses on entitlement, acquisitions, environmental issues, leasing, and business development. Notable projects include:

• Dealertrack, 3400 New Hyde Park Road, North Hills, NY
• The Shipyard at Port Jeff Harbor, Port Jefferson, NY
• Residences at Lindenhurst, Lindenhurst, NY
• Kincora, Sterling, VA
• Rockwell Automation, 41 Research Way, Setauket, NY
• H3 office portfolio, Hauppauge, NY

Before joining TRITEC, Mr. Kent was a partner in Gibbs, Giden, Locher & Turner, LLP. Robert handled a broad base of commercial litigation with a concentration in construction, environmental and employment law.

Robert is admitted to practice law in California, New York and the District of Columbia. He also serves as a member of several state and local Bar Associations. Robert is currently a board member of the Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University and volunteers on the Board of the Old Field Club as Treasurer. Robert served as the Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack 18 in Stony Brook, and also volunteered as a basketball coach for the Three Village Basketball League and The Boys and Girls Club.

Mr. Kent graduated from Brown University in 1984 with a BA in both Economics as well as Organizational Behavior and Management. He graduated from Loyola Law School in 1989 with a Juris Doctorate. Robert also holds a Masters Degree in Real Estate Finance from New York University.

About Michael Lewyn, Director of the Land Use Institute and Professor of Law, Touro Law Center
Michael Lewyn teaches property, land use and environmental law. Originally from Atlanta, he graduated from Wesleyan University and received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After clerking for two federal judges and practicing law for several years, he began his teaching career. Most of Professor Lewyn's scholarship focuses on urban and suburban development, and in particular the question of "sprawl": why some cities are walkable and full of vitality, while others have been overshadowed by suburbs where car ownership is a necessity.