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Edward S. Smith Photo Edward S. Smith
Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, Regional Director Long Island Metro

"What you "must" know about GREEN"

Listen to Briefing from 02/21/10

Interview Summary:

Commercial agents need to be able to educate owners, landlords and tenants about sustainablility concepts - "Green". Tenants are asking if the building is Green. What does Green really mean? Landlords need to understand the benefits of energy and water conservation in their buildings and the fact that today Green is cost effective. What are the Green rating systems? What is the goverment doing about Green? This seminar will give an overview of Green concepts and answer these questions.

"Real Estate Investment Basics – All About Numbers"

Listen to Briefing from 02/21/09 & Receive Handout

Interview Summary:

Attendees will learn the basic terminology and formulas used in evaluating the value and potential returns on investment properties.

Edward S. Smith, RECS, CREI, ITI, CIC, GREEN

Ed Smith is the Regional Director and Corporate Commercial Trainer for Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT operations in multiple States. He is a specialist in Commercial and Investment Real Estate, with over 36 years of brokerage experience. He has earned the NAR GREEN Designation and is certified as an instructor for the GREEN Commercial Elective. He has written four books on commercial brokerage, and is a continuing education course author and instructor for over ten years.

Ed is Past President of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors and the Long Island Commercial Network; and has served as a Director of the Long Island Board of Realtors. A Director of the New York State Association of Realtors; he serves as Chairman of NYSAR's Commercial Issues Committee; is active on their educational and legislative committees and previously served as Statewide RPAC Chairman. He is also a former Officer and Director of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society. Ed currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Practitioners Institute at Long Island University.

Contact Information:

Edward S. Smith
Regional Director Long Island Metro, Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT
5018 Express Drive South
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
(v) 631 588 9491 x 208
(f) 631 588 0448

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