NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Elliman Real Estate and the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate, a division of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS), announce the Douglas Elliman Scholarship Master's Candidates Recipients for Fall 2014: Maria Juliana Soto Nieto and Matthew Moore. The Douglas Elliman Scholars were chosen through a rigorous selection process and will each receive funds toward tuition for the degree in which they are enrolled within the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate.
"We are thrilled to partner once again with NYU Schack to offer the Douglas Elliman Scholarship as our commitment to raise the standard of excellence within the real estate industry. I wish Juliana and Matthew much success in their continued education," said Dottie Herman, President and CEO, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Established by Douglas Elliman in 2012, the Douglas Elliman Scholarship is the first program of its kind funded by a residential real estate firm for NYU Schack. Douglas Elliman is donating a total of $100,000 over five years to support qualified students who seek the highest standard of education in either NYU Schack's M.S. in Real Estate or M.S. in Real Estate Development. Both Ms. Soto and Mr. Moore are candidates for a Master of Science in Real Estate, and both are top achievers at NYU Schack who maintain A averages.
"It is such a pleasure to have a partner like Douglas Elliman – a company with an abundant commitment to assuring skilled professionals in the real estate industry," said Rosemary Scanlon, divisional dean, clinical associate professor, and Klara and Larry Silverstein chair at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate. "This scholarship is a tremendous recognition for the accomplishments of Juliana and Matthew, as they continue to excel here at NYU Schack. We look forward to tracking their progress in our program and await their ultimate successes in their chosen professions."
About Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons ,Westchester/Putnam, Los Angeles, and South Florida and more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan's largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at www.elliman.com
About the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate
The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate (scps.nyu.edu/schack) was founded in 1967, at the initiative of prominent real estate leaders who encouraged NYU to establish an academic center that provided an educational foundation for professionals within their industry. Today, NYU Schack offers graduate degrees—notably the M.S. in Real Estate, the M.S. in Construction Management, and the M.S. in Real Estate Development—as well as graduate certificates in real estate and construction management, all of which enroll nearly 700 full- and part-time students from more than 30 countries and boast nearly 3,000 graduates around the globe. The Schack Institute recently launched a new B.S. in Real Estate. In addition, each year, approximately 4,200 working professionals enroll in the Institute's professional certificate programs, noncredit courses, and licensure-related offerings in such areas as real estate finance, sales and brokerage, sustainable design, facilities management, and architecture and civil engineering. The Institute also houses the NYU REIT Center and the Center for the Sustainable Built Environment, and hosts key industry events, including annual conferences on real estate capital markets and REITs. NYU Schack is one of several academic divisions within the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS), which offers a broad range of professionally focused undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit offerings.
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