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2016 Real Estate Award Reception and Pynes Putting Challenge Being Held at the United States Golf Association Museum in Far Hills

FAR HILLS, N.J., Apr. 13, 2016– The March of Dimes New Jersey Market will honor Mitchell E. Rudin, Chief Executive Officer of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, at the organization’s 2016 Real Estate Award Reception and Pynes Putting Challenge. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, June 16 from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the United States Golf Association (USGA) headquarters, 77 Liberty Corner Road in Far Hills.

“For 17 years, the Real Estate Award Reception has provided a forum for the March of Dimes to raise awareness about its work while honoring an outstanding real estate industry leader for their contribution to maternal and infant health,” said Carol Roberts, director of special events for the March of Dimes North Jersey Market. “Mitchell Rudin is well respected within both the industry and his community, and he has become an avid supporter of the March of Dimes mission. We are thrilled to acknowledge his efforts as our 2016 honoree.”

The Real Estate Award Reception, which has been recognizing industry leaders since 2000, brings together approximately 250 professionals from New Jersey’s real estate community and affiliated organizations, including senior executives, brokers, managers, architects, developers, owners, engineers and related industry leaders. The evening includes networking, a short program and the opportunity for attendees to view the USGA Museum’s many exhibits.

Mitchell E. Rudin: Mack-Cali Realty Corporation CEO and Industry Leader

Mr. Rudin has been chief executive officer of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation since June 2015. He is an accomplished industry veteran whose career in real estate spans over 30 years. Prior to joining Mack-Cali he served as president and chief executive officer of U.S. commercial operations at Brookfield Canada Office Properties, and as CEO and president of the New York Tri-State Region for CBRE Services, Inc. He has numerous prestigious accreditations and affiliations within the industry, and has been recognized throughout the years for his efforts on behalf of a variety of charities and organizations.

“The March of Dimes mission to create a world of stronger, healthier babies is important to people around the world,” said Rudin. “I am proud to support and be honored by such a worthwhile organization, and help them to further their over 75 years of research, education and tireless advocacy efforts in the hopes of improving the health of newborn babies.”

Event Highlight

The 2016 Real Estate Award Reception is being Co-Chaired by Geoff Schubert, CBRE, Stephen B. Siegel, CBRE, Jonathan Mechanic, Frank Fried, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, and Robert J. Ivanhoe, Greenberg Traurig, LLP.  Erik Sletteland of Structure Tone Inc. is serving as Pynes Putting Chair. The Pynes Putting Playoffs will be held at 4:30 p.m. on June 16 at the Pynes Putting Course, a 16,000-square-foot nine-hole putting green located behind the USGA Museum. The Real Estate Award Reception honoring Rudin will immediately follow.

The winning team will receive a framed proclamation commemorating their victory signed by Arnold Palmer; two tickets for the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa. compliments of the USGA; and lodging courtesy of Wyndham Worldwide.  Additionally, the company whose team wins the final match will have its name engraved on the “Pynes Cup” trophy. The winners will hold the trophy and have bragging rights for one year until they either successfully defend their title or relinquish it to a worthy competitor.

Seeking Sponsors

Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available at various monetary levels, each of which carries a number of unique benefits. For further information on sponsorship packages, the Pynes Putting Challenge or reservations to the reception, contact Carol Roberts at (973) 296-8808 or via e-mail at Tickets can be purchased online at

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