Pioneer in Law: Jane Bolin
In honor of Black History Month, ACRES continues to celebrate pioneers of our industry. Jane Bolin (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) achieved many firsts: She was the first woman of color to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association the first to join the New […]Read More
Pioneer in Commercial Real Estate: Philip A. Payton, Jr.
In honor of Black History Month, ACRES pays tribute to the pioneers of our industry. Philip A. Payton, Jr. (February 27, 1876 – August 1917) was a real estate entrepreneur who is considered the “Father of Harlem.” Starting his career as a porter in a real estate office, Payton decided to create his own firm […]Read More