A lecture by Alicia Glen, Founder and Managing Principal of MSquared, organized as part of the WiRED (Women in Real Estate Development) speaker series. This event is open to currently enrolled students at Columbia University.
Alicia Glen is the Founder and Managing Principal of MSquared, a
women-owned real estate company that invests in and develops
transformative mixed-income and mixed-use projects. As Deputy Mayor
for New York City from 2014 to 2019, Alicia was also responsible for
growing and diversifying the City’s economy, creating a new generation
of affordable housing and overseeing the expansion of the arts,
libraries, parks, and new multi-modal transportation systems. Prior
this role, Alicia also served as the Head of the Urban Investment
Group at Goldman Sachs, spurring more than $5 billion of mixed-use
development in New York and other cities, and financing innovative
public-private partnerships, including NYC’s “Citibike”, Newark’s
“Teachers Village”, the Brooklyn Navy Yard and the first domestic
social impact bond. Alicia also used to serve as Assistant
Commissioner for Housing Finance for New York City. She is a graduate
of Amherst College and Columbia Law School.
Organized by the Women in Real Estate Development (WiRED) Club of Columbia’s M.S. in Real Estate Development program.