Argo University Upcoming Events


21jan6:00 pmThe New PPP Program: What You Need to Know


17feb6:00 pm8:00 pmArgo University: Insurance Explained

Argo University: Past Events

Argo U: Annual Meetings in the Wake of the Coronavirus

December 3, 2020


10th Annual Treasurer’s Breakfast

November 12, 2020

10th Annual Treasurer’s Breakfast Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel video, and use the time stamps to jump to the parts of the discussion that concern you the most. Video Timestamps: Manhattan real estate market update– 3:18 Queens real estate market update– 7:31 Price points and lower valuations– 10:05 Question: What impact will…

The Coop Application Process

October 15, 2020

How to avoid legal pushback after denying someone? You know someone living in the building, should you mention this in a Board interview? How have things changed because of COVID and what can Boards continue to implement post-COVID? Argo University: The Coop Application Process Full Presentation Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel…

What DOH is Looking for in Your Gym Reopening

September 25, 2020

As you know, if you have a gym in your building, you are required to have DOH inspect it within two weeks of reopening. Watch the recap from Monday, September 21st. What DOH is looking for in your gym reopening worksheet NYC and NYS Gym Reopening Documents and Links NYS Interim Guidance for Gyms and Fitness Centers…

4th Annual Board Member 101

June 30, 2020

Now more than ever, your Board’s decisions impact the safety, security, and value of your building. On Tuesday, June 30th, we held our annual primer on sitting on a Board, and discussed best practices for running Board meetings, making financial decisions, handling staff, and more. Led by: Argo’s Chief Operating Officer, Julie Zuraw, Argo’s Controller, Richard Apell, and…

Compliance 2020: Beyond the Green New Deal

May 1, 2020

Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel video, and use the time stamps to jump to the parts of the discussion that concern you the most. Video Timestamps: Bright Power at a Glance– 5:46 Energy Efficient Laws Greening NYC Overview– 7:35 Carbon Emission Limits LL97– 14:00 Building Energy Grades and Building a Plan…

Conducting Virtual Board and Annual Meetings

April 24, 2020

  On Friday, April 24th, we discussed how to hold a virtual Annual Meeting as well as the protocols necessary to ensure that decisions made at a virtual monthly Board Meeting are properly recorded. Even if you have already decided to postpone your Annual Meeting to the fall, it’s clear that our world has changed, and…

What You Need To Know About The Tenant Protection Act

March 11, 2020

Did you know that the Tenant Protection Act–ostensibly intended for rental properties–has implications for coops, as well?  It prohibits move-in deposits/fees and pet deposits in your cooperative, and limits your ability to request escrow deposits from potential purchasers, among other things. The implications of the law were explained by Argo’s own Diana Diaz, Esq., Director of…

Climate Mobilization Act Follow-Up

November 13, 2019

New York City’s Green New Deal has presented various challenges and questions for New York City board members and real estate professionals. Our Argo University on the subject in June was so popular, and the laws are so broad, that we decided to do a follow up session in November. You can watch the full…

Argo University: Budget Season for Boards

October 16, 2019

How Argo Handles Your Building’s Budget Are Capital Projects Part of Your Operating Budget? Cash Versus Accrual, Explained Budget Season for Boards, Full Panel Full Panel Time Stamps: 1:04 Accrual vs Cash: Differences and Similarities 3:39 Fiscal Buildings vs Calendar Buildings 5:02 Budget Uncontrollable’s Overview: The 5 Categories: Utilities, Taxes, Payroll, Debt Service, Compliance 7:42…