BRI News


The Building & Realty Institute Joins HVEDC Board

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (March 1, 2021) – Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation has announced that The Building & Realty Institute of Westchester & the Mid-Hudson Region has joined their board of directors and will be represented by Tim Foley, CEO. “On behalf of the members of the […]

The Building and Realty Institute Promotes Executive Director to CEO

(ARMONK, N.Y.) The Building and Realty Institute (BRI) announced on Thursday the promotion of Timothy Foley to Chief Operating Officer (CEO).  Foley was previously BRI’s Executive Director, a position he took on in January 2020.  “BRI has grown as an organization while staying true to our […]

BRI Names First Female President in 75-Year History

(ARMONK, N.Y.) The Building & Realty Institute (BRI) announced its new President at its Annual Holiday Networking Reception on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Lisa DeRosa, also the President of DeRosa Builders, Inc. of White Plains, will be the first female President in BRI’s 75-year history.  DeRosa […]

BRI Member Survey

The BRI would like to hear what you have to say about our organization. We respectfully request that you print, fill out and email the survey to either: or You can always mail it to: The Builders Institute, 80 Business Park Drive, Suite […]

NY State Rent Law Revisions Slams Landlords

The following is an analysis of the main provisions of the HSTPA  by attorneys with Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation. Finger and Finger, is Chief Counsel to The Builders Institute (BI)/Building and Realty Institute (BRI)   1. A significant change is the fact that […]