Business & Professionals Speaker Series

Join Jewish Federation’s Business & Professionals for a special evening of networking and exclusive insight on South Florida’s booming real estate market and what may be on the horizon.

Hear from Brian Bandell, real estate editor at the South Florida Business Journal and novelist, in a moderated conversation hosted by Brian Seymour, community leader and co-chair of Gunster’s Real Property practice.

Additional events in this series will be announced soon.

Thursday, October 5, 2023
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Venture X West Palm Beach – The Square
700 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 204
West Palm Beach

Couvert: $36
Includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

Space is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, September 28

Chair: Benjamin Jacobson


Brian Bandell

Brian Bandell is the real estate editor at the South Florida Business Journal, covering the booming real estate market. Brian has won more than 25 journalism awards, including first place from The Florida Press Club for both business writing and government reporting in Florida. He’s the author of several Jewish-themed science fiction books, including “The Rabbi and the Condemned.” He grew up on Florida’s Space Coast and holds a B.S. in communications from the University of Miami.

Brian M. Seymour

Brian M. Seymour is a prominent attorney and shareholder at Gunster law firm, where he is co-chair of its real property practice. He specializes in real estate, land use and development and property rights litigation. Brian is widely recognized for his legal achievements and actively engages in civic and community activities, including serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Jewish Federation. He’s also the incoming chair of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County.


*Must be 21 years of age or older


Event Committee

Tal Bar-Or
Rick Baer
Lorraine Rogers-Bolton
Adam Bregman
Alex Brock
Jan Burke
Jeffrey Cebula
Jason DelGrosso
Michael Falk
Scott Holtz
Seth Honowitz

Zachary Jacobson
Michelle Kirschner
Mark Levy
Martin List
Justin Paul
Ron Pertnoy
Josh Pertnoy
Jennifer Sabin
Marc Schafler
Adam Seligman
Brian Seymour
Kevin Shapiro
Jeffrey Silver

Shayne Silver

B&P Cabinet

Andrew Alminana
Rick Baer
Jim Baldinger
Arthur Bernstein
Richard Bernstein
Jonathan Chane
Jason DelGrosso
Neil Efron
Nathan Flah
Daniel Gimbel
Scott Glassman

Erica Haft
Ron Herman
Ilan Kaufer
Sasha Klein
Gary Lesser
Alissa Loewenstein
Andrew Loewenstein
Ceil Schneider Randell
Marc Schafler
Adam Seligman
Justin Shifrin
Devon Stoloff
Lauren Stuhmer
Amy Terwilleger
Gary Walk

For more information, please contact Sara Hassin at sara.hassin@jewishpalmbeach.org or 561.242.6625.

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is committed to providing universal access to our events whenever possible. Please contact our Disability Navigator at jdn@jewishpalmbeach.org or 561.242.6664 to discuss reasonable accommodations. Some accommodations such as scheduling an interpreter may require prior notice of one week before the event date.

For the health and safety of our guests and staff, we trust that attendees are vaccinated for COVID-19, have not tested positive in the last 72 hours, and are not experiencing any symptoms. We are a community that cares for one another and is considerate of everyone’s well-being. Despite these measures, please understand that in-person events carry some risk of contracting COVID-19.