The 14th season of Building New York: NY Stories, debuted on September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018: Daniel Moore, Rockefeller Group

Daniel J. Moore, Rockefeller Group president and CEO, can trace his families' history with documents from the "War of 1861" and through service of many generations in the military. Mr. Moore graduated from Notre Dame, received an MBA from the Wharton School and served as a Captain in the US Air Force.

September 16, 2018: Jerry Spitzer

How a kid from the Bronx, humble beginnings, a bit of a rebel, succeeds as an educator, encourages and supports philanthropy, progresses in real estate, and with the Met Council, works to provide housing for the elderly. Jerry Spitzer describes his journey: the events and the people in his life.

September 23, 2018: Dr. Karen Binder-Brynes

Dr. Karen Binder-Brynes, a psychologist and leading expert in the field of post-traumatic stress, introduces us to her family and to people and events that helped shape her career.

September 30, 2018 Dr. Robin L. Smith

Dr. Robin L. Smith is president and chairman of the board of the Cura Foundation, a "major health movement, with the passionate purpose to improve human health." Dr. Smith, the Cura Foundation with the Vatican's Pontifical Council, ethicists, medical and scientific leaders "Unite to Cure," discussing the impact of science and technology on culture and society.

October 7, 2018, Marci Waterman

New York attorney Marci Waterman, a former prosecutor, having served in the Brooklyn Major Narcotics Division describes her past adventures and current responsibilities as COO of SterlingRisk Insurance and managing director of Sterling Analytics.

October 15, 2018: Yvonne Riley-Tepie

Yvonne Riley-Tepie, third child of a large, loving family of siblings, cousins, long-time friends (now, considered brothers and sisters), gives us a glimpse of her family and a tour of her professional life as VP with TD Bank.

October 21, 2018: Peter Kelly

Peter X. Kelly, entrepreneur, self-taught chef, successful restaurateur at 23, multi-award winner and an Iron Chef of America talks about growing up in Yonkers, his 11 siblings, and early career in upstate New York and the City. Back in Yonkers, built on a once abandoned pier, Kelly's most recent success is H2O Xaviars on the Hudson.

October 28, 2018: Lisa Liberatore M.D.

Lisa Liberatore, MD is founder of Totum Health and a top ENT specialist. Dr. Liberatore is also founder of Luv Michael (, a 501c 3 organization, whose mission is "to train, educate and employ people with Autism." Luv Michael produces and sells organic, gluten-free, nut free granola.

November 4, 2018: Tyler Morse

From lemonade stand, to ski patrol and instructor, to Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, to CEO at MCR (with some stops in between), Tyler Morse discusses MCR's newest project - restoring and reimagining the 1962 TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport as a first-class hotel.

November 11, 2018: Peter Sudler, Part I

Peter Sudler discusses his family, growing up in New Jersey, and his, from childhood, attraction to the law, leading to the difficult decision not to join his family's real estate business but to pursue a legal career in the Justice Department's Organized Crime Strike Force. Part 1/2.

November 18, 2018: Peter Sudler, Part II

Peter Sudler, Sudler Companies president and CEO, describes cases he prosecuted when serving in the Justice Department's Organized Crime Strike Force: New York MaPa bosses Joseph Gambino, Carmine Galante, Studio 54 heads, Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager on tax eva- sion, and his decision to leave law enforcement for real estate.

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November 25, 2018: Joseph Farkas

Joseph A Farkas, CEO and Founder of Metropolitan Realty Associates, passionate about real estate, outlines his career path: his love of blocks-Legos; his father's tales of leasing and office development deals, and the encouragement of colleagues, along the way.

December 2, 2018: Aaron Malinsky

Aaron Malinsky, president and CEO, of Curbcut Urban Partners, a privately owned real estate development firm, in business with his childrn, talks about earlier ventures as executive vice-president of another family business, the supermarket chain, Waldbaums.

December 9, 2018: Anthony Orso

Anthony Orso, son of hardworking parents, with a dedicated family, discusses the journey bringing him to his position today as president of NKF Capital Markets Strategies, and praise for the depth of his experience in earlier ventures.