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The Speyer Tradition

The New York Observer July 24, 2012

Rob Speyer will be just 43 years old when he takes over as chair of the Real Estate Board of New York in January. That will make him the board’s youngest-ever chair. Impressive though that achievement is, even more noteworthy is Mr. Speyer’s pedigree. He will become a third member of his family to serve as the board’s leader.

Mr. Speyer’s father, Jerry Speyer, served as board chair from 1986 to 1988. His grandfather, Robert Tishman, was board chair from 1972 to 1975. That record of service to one of the city’s most creative and dynamic industries speaks volumes about the family’s commitment to the city and its people.

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