AABANY congratulates AREAA New York East chapter on its Inauguration Dinner Gala which was held on August 15 at Leonard’s of Great Neck. AREAA is the Asian Real Estate Association of America, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable home ownership opportunities for Asian Americans. The New York East Chapter is AREAA’s newest, adding to its 30 chapters nationwide (with one in Canada), encompassing over 13,000 members. Margaret Ling, Chair of AABANY’s Real Estate Committee, is a Founding Director of the AREAA New York East Chapter. Congresswoman Grace Meng attended the event and swore in the inaugural Board of Directors of the AREAA New York East Chapter. Also attending from AABANY were Past President Glenn Lau-Kee, currently President-elect of NYSBA; Wendy Yu, Co-Chair, AABANY Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee; Karen Kim, AABANY Secretary; Chanwoo Lee; and Yang Chen, Executive Director.