New York

NRC New York is managed by the executive leadership team and governors as well as our national director of operations Jie Li.
New York typically has at least 12-14 events each year, including eight Speaker Series events. Events are currently held at the Union League Club and other landmark venues.


The Texas hub of the National Realty Club is lead by Chief of Staff Marissa Limsiaco and John Michael Measells, Esq. The inaugural event in for Texas was on October 27, 2017 in Austin. For additional information on Texas events, please see the NRC Events page.

D.C. Metro

NRC D.C. Metro is lead by Governor John Farrell and Justin Bridger.
Washington’s inaugural event is on September 11, 2017. It will feature Anthony Chang of Washington Reit

Jie Li

Director of Operations

Jie joined the National Realty Club staff in 2016, assisting with efforts toward organizational operations and management of the club and the standardization of its operations and team collaborations. As Director of Operations, Jie works closely with the executive leadership team and Governors in empowering and modernizing the club’s processes and technologies. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the NRC in New York, he leads NRC’s re-branding process and other aspects of design for the club.

Outside the NRC, Jie has gained extensive experience in business development, event production, and operations management from both private sectors and non-profit organizations. Jie is currently with an international firm specializing in and integrating resources of co-working spaces, venture capital, startup accelerators, and U.S./China cultural assets.

Jie graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Media Studies and earned Magna Cum Laude throughout his undergraduate study. He is also a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) – The U.S. National Honor Society for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. He has co-authored multiple scientific publications over various topics. As a STEM lover, Jie is passionate about innovative businesses empowered by technologies, and he is currently working on innovating the real estate industry through adapting new technologies.

New York Sponsors

The National Realty Club thanks our local New York sponsors for helping us complete our mission in the Empire State. Local sponsors include:

John Michael Measells

Director of Operations

John Michael began his career as a General Counsel in the Texas Senate to Sen. Judith Zaffirini––one of the state’s most prominent senators––and to the Texas Committee on Higher Education before founding his first law firm, White & Measells, where he acted as Managing Partner. Thereafter, he was instrumental in the creation of a large family office, where he served as Executive Vice President & Counsel, that structured and managed a diverse portfolio of private funds and investment entities spanning various business sectors including significant real estate portfolios.

He recently co-founded his current firm, Adams, Anestos & Measells, which represents clients on a multitude of corporate, tax, estate planning, and real estate matters. Outside of his firm, John Michael has been recognized as an award-winning film producer and has worked closely with celebrated artists and brands worldwide.

Texas Sponsors

The National Realty Club thanks our local Texas sponsors for helping us complete our mission in the Lone Star State. Local sponsors include:

John Farrell

D.C. Metro Executive Board

John, a member of the NRC board of governors, is also on the executive board for D.C. Metro.  He has been working in the field of real estate valuation and consulting since 2003. He is active with the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate where he currently serves as president of the alumni association. Please see his full bio under the About, Executive Leadership tab above for more information about John.

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