Community Outreach

Lieder Awards

The Lied Institute nominates at least one individual or company for the Lieder Award — an accolade given to those who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in real estate development, urban planning and development, or real estate education in Nevada. The Lieder Award recipients are recognized to have created a lasting, positive impact on our community. In honor of the Lieder Award awardee(s), a dinner reception is held where top industry leaders attend to recognize the achievements of that year’s honorees.

2017 Lieder Award

Tito Tiberti

Tito Tiberti

The 2017 Lieder Award Dinner will be held on May 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. This year’s event will honor Tito Tiberti.

Mr. Tiberti was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He joined the firm his father pioneered, J.A. Tiberti Construction Company Inc., and served as its president from 1981 until his retirement in 2009.

Please join us as we acknowledge the many contributions that Tito Tiberti has made in the development of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Table for 10 sponsorships can be purchased for $5,000, $3,000 and $1,950.
Individual seats can be purchased for $195 each.

Please contact Betty Campbell at 702-895-4492 or for more information.

2015 Lieder Awards

The 2015 Lieder Awards Dinner was held on November 4 at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. The event honored The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Donald Snyder, Chairman of the Board and Myron Martin, President and CEO.

The LIFRES Award was created this year to acknowledge and honor an individual who has contributed to the growth and sustainability of the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies. The first recipient of the LIFRES Award was Debra March, the first Director of the Lied Institute, and currently serves as Henderson Mayor Pro Tem.

Donald Snyder

Donald Snyder
Chairman of the Board
The Smith Center

Myron Martin

Myron Martin
President & CEO
The Smith Center

Debra March

Debra March
Mayor Pro Tem

Lieder Award Past Recipients

  • 2012: Commissioner Bruce Woodbury
  • 2011: Florence Skurski, Irene Vogel, Jack Woodcock, and Mike Clauretie
  • 2009-2010: Carolyn & Mayor Oscar Goodman
  • 2008: Christina Hixson & GLVAR2007
  • 2007: Randy Black Sr.
  • 2006: Thomas & Mack Company
  • 2005: Frank Martin
  • 2004: American Nevada Company
  • 2003: Del Webb
  • 2002: The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • 2001: Irwin Molasky
  • 2000: Robert E. Lewis

Forecast 2016 — Southern Nevada's Commercial Markets: Finding a Way Back

This year’s Forecast event was held on Thursday, January 21 in cooperation with NAIOP Southern Nevada, Commercial Real Estate Development Association. This event provided pertinent information on the short-term future market analysis, economic forecast and national commercial real estate trends and lending practices. The keynote address was presented by Calvin Schnure, Senior Vice President Research and Economic Analysis, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). Forecast 2016 was approved for 3 hours of General Continuing Education for realtors, brokers, and appraisers by the Nevada Real Estate Commission.

Calvin Schnure

Calvin Schnure
Sr VP Research & Economic Analysis
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)

Ed Coulson

Ed Coulson
Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies

Housing Roadmap to 2016

Zillow, in partnership with the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies, presented the "Housing Roadmap to 2016" on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. This event was comprised of a series of discussions in which national and local housing experts and thought leaders discussed the long-term impact of negative equity in Nevada. There was an in depth discussion on the topic between Ed Coulson, Director of the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies and Svenja Gudell, Zillow Chief Economist. The discussion was moderated by Eli Segall, Business Reporter, Las Vegas Sun.

Ed Coulson, Svenja Gudell, Eli Segall

Ed Coulson, Svenja Gudell, Eli Segall