[Excerpt] Each year, the Baker Program in Real Estate, in conjunction with the Cornell Real Estate Review (CRER), awards the Industry Leader Award which recognizes transformational leadership in the real estate industry. Formerly known as the “Executive Profile” appearing in the Cornell Real Estate Review, this award is a top honor given to those with the influence and integrity to have created a lasting legacy within the industry. Past recipients include: Robert Duncan, chairman, co-founder, and managing principal of Transwestern Investment Company; Art Gensler, founder and CEO, Gensler, a global architecture firm; Andrew Florance, founder and CEO, Costar, the commericial real estate information company; Samuel Zell, chairman and president, Equity Group Investments, a major Chicago-based private real estate investment firm; and William Sanders, chairman, Verde Realty, a leading developer, owner and operator of corporate facilities on the U.S.- Mexico border.
Silverstein, L. A. (2012). 2012 Industry Leader Award: Larry A. Silverstein. Cornell Real Estate Review, 10, 38.