ACE Spring Symposium Launches with All Star Speakers


The Academy for Continuing Education (ACE) enters its 25th Anniversary year with a first-day speaker roster that includes industry icons and celebrity journalists as part of the three-day 2020 Spring Symposium. Among the guest speakers slated for the opening session on Wednesday, February 26, are author and New York Times writer Julie Satow (“The Plaza” and “Faith Consolo, A Life of Real Estate…And Secrets”), data guru Jonathan Miller, President and CEO, Miller Samuels Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants, best-selling author Steven Gaines (“Sky’s the Limit: Passion and Property in Manhattan”), Compass power broker Leonard Steinberg, and Reuveni Real Estate CEO Shlomi Reuveni. In addition, the afternoon portion will include an all-star media panel featuring reporters Lois Weiss, New York Post, Katherine Clarke, The Wall Street Journal, Erin Hudson, The Real Deal and Linda O’Flanagan, managing editor, Real Estate Weekly.

“This is a milestone anniversary and we are celebrating with an awesome group of speakers, starting day one,” says Esther Muller, Academy for Continuing Education Co-Founder. “Our students will be exposed to invaluable information from pillars of the real estate community, as well as many of the ‘rock-star’ writers who report it!”

Other preeminent guest speakers slated for the first day include Sotheby’s International Senior Vice President and Attorney Marissa Ghesquiere, presenting the ethics portion of the curriculum; and leading real estate attorney Jerry Feeney, who is teaching two sessions, comprising “ADA Compliance” and “Law of Agency.”

The ACE Spring Symposium, which provides 22½ hours of continuing education studies over three consecutive Wednesdays, this year on February 26, March 4, and March 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is being held in the Grand Ballroom at the Three West Club, 3 West 51st Street.

In addition to the scheduled sessions, Ms. Muller, who is a certified Master Coach, will be presenting her newest book, “Esther’s Coaching Secrets,” as well as updated editions of her highly acclaimed books, “Tips from the Tops” and “Success is the Destination.” Since launching in 1995, ACE has consistently attracted up to 300 attendees for its three-day continuing education symposiums and is recognized industry-wide for providing curriculum that is relevant for all real estate brokers and agents.

More information may be found at Registration is by phone at 212-262-2662 or email

About the Academy for Continuing Education (ACE)

Founded in 1995 by Master Coach Esther Muller and Dr. Benjamin Wieder, educator and former Dean of Continuing Education at CUNY, the Academy for Continuing Education has continued to revolutionize the CE space by offering curriculum taught by people with active and successful real estate practices, including industry C-suite and brokerage “stars,” and revered journalists. Notably, ACE was one of the first in the industry to offer online continuing education curriculum for credit. Beyond its success in providing the comprehensive information required by the Department of State, the ACE educational model enables agents and brokers to meet with industry leaders and network with their peers in well-located and, often, glamorous venues

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