Meet BrickUnderground's new 'Rent Coach' at Wednesday's RentNYC Meetup

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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
July 14, 2011 - 7:53AM

So why is BrickUnderground so pleased to welcome aboard our new Rent Coach columnist, Mike Akerly? Easy: As a NYC real estate attorney, experienced broker, landlord and renter, Mike single-handedly covers all bases of the NYC renter experience. Plus, he's really smart and we like his no-nonsense attitude.

Check out his first column, drop him a question, or better yet, come say hello at BrickUnderground's RentNYC MeetupRegister now to guarantee a spot at the mixer-style coffee morning upstairs at 'Wichcraft (20th & Broadway) on Wed., July 20th, from 8:30am-10am.

Yours truly will host, sponsor Insurent Lease Guaranty will buy beverages and demystify lease guarantor requirements, and the following experts will be on hand to chat about all things rental:

  • Steven Wagner, landlord-tenant lawyer, Wagner Davis PC
  • Sofia Song, research director,
  • Jill Urban, real estate reporter, NY1 News
  • Diane Sonis, neighborhood expert,
  • Caren Maio, BrickUnderground's Serial Renter columnist and co-founder of
  • Mike Akerly, BrickUnderground's Rent Coach columnist and a NYC real estate attorney, broker, landlord and renter

Hope to see you there!


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Teri Karush Rogers

Founder & Publisher

Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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