New York City - July 15-28, 2014

Fishman, Garcia and Butwin of RKF arrange $23 million sale; Represented buyer and seller of 257 Water Street, Manhattan
In a transaction that continues an upsurge of investment activity around the South St. Seaport, RKF (www.rkf.com) has arranged the $23 million sale of a ...

KRE and Ironstate sells 132,000 s/f development site for $99 million
Jonathan Kushner of the Kushner Real Estate Group (KRE) and Ironstate Development Company have completed the sale of their development site on lower Fifth Ave. ...

Bestreich of Marcus & Millichap brokers $5.025 million sale of eight-unit Brooklyn apartment property
Marcus & Millichap brokered the sale of 343 6th Ave., an eight-unit apartment property, according to John Horowitz, regional manager of the firm's borough office. ...

Rotante and Goodman of Colliers International arrange 12,332 s/f sublease
Colliers International has arranged a 12,332 s/f sublease at 830 Third Ave., with law firm LeClairRyan subletting its entire fifth floor space to Law Firm ...

Del Greco joins Flushing Bank as vice president, new business development for real estate lending
Nunzio Del Greco has joined Flushing Bank as vice president, new business development for real estate lending. He began his career as an association executive ...

Transwestern reps tenant in 12,487 s/f lease
Mimi Hockman and Kyle Williams of Transwestern represented the tenant, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, in a 12,487 s/f lease at 600 Lexington on the ...

Executive of the Month: Tanenbaum of Halstead Property - Surgeon turned commercial real estate magnate; Loves the art of a perfect deal
Not only can Dr. Jeff Tanenbaum save your life but, he can find you a perfect residence. Tanenbaum who currently serves as a licensed real ...

Cosentino and Satanovsky of TerraCRG close $1.795 million sale
Matthew Cosentino, vice president of investment sales at TerraCRG, has closed on the sale of 773 Hart St. in the Bushwick neighborhood. Cosentino and associate ...

The Durst Org. leases 34,775 s/f to KiDS on 87th floor at One WTC
The Durst Org. has signed KiDS Creative, LLC to a 15-year, 34,775 s/f, full-floor lease on the 87th floor of One World Trade Center. Headed ...

Gross of GFI Development and Blum of GB Lodging secure $350m in financing for The Beekman; includes a $195 million construction loan made by a syndicate led by HSBC and M&T Bank
GFI Development Co. and GB Lodging, affiliates of GFI Capital Resources Group, in a joint venture with Elliott Management Corp., have secured $350 million of ...

Gaines and Rosenberg of JLL secure $200 million loan in acquisition financing
Debt market fundamentals continue to appeal to both the buying and lending side of the investment community. According to JLL's Capital Markets experts, RXR Realty ...

GCP Capital arranges 16 mortgage deals totaling $103.125 million
GCP Capital Group LLC has arranged mortgage financing totaling $103.125 million for the following 16 deals: * $22.45 million for a portfolio of multiple apartment buildings ...

Zlotowitz and Kessner of Eastern Union arrange $9.5 million in financing
ABJ Properties, run by Ben and Joe Soleimani, has closed the acquisition of a "Manhattan Ave. portfolio," 12 buildings with 101 total combined units. Eastern ...

Delshah Capital refinances 1356 First Avenue - $11.5 million
Delshah Capital, LLC has refinanced its existing debt on 1356 First Ave. on the Upper East Side. Situated on the corner of 73rd St. and First ...

Hammer of Meridian Capital arranges $4.4 million mortgage
Meridian Capital Group, LLC, a leading national commercial real estate finance and advisory firm, arranged a $4.4 million mortgage for the refinance of a multifamily ...

Landis joins Robin Judson Partners as managing director
Robin Judson Partners, an executive recruiting firm focused on hedge funds, private equity and investment banking, has added Lorrie Landis as a managing director. In ...

NCB New York office originates $22.3 million in new loans
National Cooperative Bank (NCB) has originated $22.3 million in new loans during May for 12 N.Y. area properties. The outer boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, ...

Zegen of MRC structures $23.5 million loan for Heritage Equity Partners
Madison Realty Capital (MRC) has closed on a $23.5 million first mortgage loan to Heritage Equity Partners that will be used to finance the acquisition ...

Betesh of MKCS closes 10-year, $26.6 million loan
Massey Knakal Capital Services (MKCS) has closed on a $26.6 million loan collateralized by eight mixed-use properties in the Midtown and Upper East Side neighborhoods. ...

Megalith Capital and Urban Realty Partners close on construction loan for $100 million development
A joint venture between Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners has entered into a partnership with an affiliate of The Carlyle Group and closed ...

Houlihan of Houlihan Parnes places $2.9 million first mortgage debt
Jerry Houlihan of Houlihan Parnes Realtors, LLC has placed $2.9 million in first mortgage debt on three one-story retail properties located at 26-34 West Kingsbridge ...

Luysterborghs of AVANT Capital Partners originates $3.275 million bridge loan
AVANT Capital Partners has originated a $3.275 million bridge loan secured by a property located at the corner of Flatbush Ave. and Lincoln Rd. in ...

Pinsky of RXR speaks at RELA's May Breakfast Meeting
Real Estate Lenders Association (RELA) held its May breakfast meeting featuring Seth Pinsky, executive vice president and investment manager of the RXR Metropolitan Emerging Market ...

Hires joins Greystone's portfolio lending group as managing director
According to Greystone, a leading national provider of multifamily and healthcare mortgage loans, Keith Hires has joined as a managing director. Focusing primarily on bridge ...

GCP Capital Group arranged 11 mortgage deals totaling $87.35 million
GCP Capital Group LLC has arranged mortgage financing totaling of $87.35 million for the following 11 properties: * $25 million for a garden apartment complex containing ...

Rothschild and Zelman join Engel & V
ölkers NYC team NEW YORK According to Engel & Völkers NYC, the New York outpost of one of the world's leading global residential real estate ...

JLL's Capital Markets to sell 115 Seventh Avenue
A Chelsea property with a storied history is about to witness yet another transformation. JLL's Capital Markets is bringing 115 Seventh Ave. to market as ...

TF Cornerstone launches marketing of 387 Park Avenue South
TF Cornerstone has launched the marketing of 387 Park Ave. South, a 12-story, 215,000 s/f office building after a large-scale renovation. Located in the Madison ...

The Kaufman Org. begins leasing at 119-125 West 24th Street
The Kaufman Org., which specializes in the leasing and management of premier office space in New York City, has begun leasing at 119-125 West 24th ...

The Rockefeller Group names CBRE exclusive leasing agent of 1271 Avenue of the Americas
According to CBRE Group, Inc., The Rockefeller Group has appointed the firm as the exclusive leasing agent for 1271 Avenue of the Americas. The 48-story, ...

07-15-2014 - Consolo of Douglas Elliman to speak at "Attracting Global Retailers" panel
International retail broker and consultant Faith Hope Consolo will discuss the art and science of "Attracting Global Retailers" at the International Council of Shopping Centers' ...

The Salvadori Center hosts 2014 Annual Cocktail Benefit
The Salvadori Center has hosted its 2014 Annual Cocktail Benefit on May 7 at The Atrium Shops and Cafés, bringing together building industry professionals to ...

CBRE Group, Inc. issues June 2014 Manhattan Office Marketview Report
The Manhattan office market recorded 3.58 million s/f of leasing activity during May, 72% higher than the five-year monthly average of 2.08 million s/f year-to-date ...

TerraCRG chosen to market 1787-1793 Broadway
TerraCRG has been retained as the exclusive agent for the sale of 1787-1793 Broadway in the Bushwick neighborhood. Ofer Cohen, Melissa DiBella, Dan Marks, Peter ...

Szabo and Kahn join Fisher Brothers
According to Fisher Brothers, a New York City-based real estate firm that leases and manages more than six million s/f of class A office space ...

Terreno Realty selects JLL to lease and manage JFK Airgate Center
JLL was selected by Terreno Realty Corp. as exclusive leasing agent and property manager for the four-building JFK Airgate Center. The firm will provide a ...

Eastern Consolidated retained to sell 34 West 17th Street
Eastern Consolidated has been retained as the exclusive broker to market for sale 34 West 17th St., a 10-story loft building exceptionally well-located in the ...

Lively and Maddigan of Massey Knakal broker $3.944 million
A development site at 76 Ainslie St. located between Keap St. and Union Ave. in the Williamsburg neighborhood, was sold in an all-cash transaction valued ...

TerraCRG named exclusive agent of 25 Fayette Street
TerraCRG has been retained as the exclusive agent for the sale of the development site at 25 Fayette St. in the Bushwick neighborhood. Ofer Cohen, ...

Viviano named director of professional development at TOWN Residential
Lina Viviano, M.A., J.D. was named TOWN Residential's new director of professional development. Her appointment fills the leadership role formerly held by TOWN's president and ...

Gorman of Procida describes greatest professional achievement
Name: James Gorman Title: Asset Manager Company/firm: 100 Mile Fund - Procida Funding & Advisors Years with company/firm: 2.5 years Years in field: 2.5 years Years in real estate industry: ...

DiBella of TerraCRG handles $500 million in Brooklyn sales
Name: Melissa DiBella Title: Partner, Senior Vice President Company/firm: TerraCRG Years with company/firm: 6 Years in field: 8 Years in real estate industry: 8 Address: 592 Pacific St., Suite B, ...

Hoffer of Centerline: A career in commercial real estate can take may paths
Name: Nicholas Hoffer Title: Senior Vice President / COO Company/firm: Centerline Capital Group LLC Years with company/firm: <1 Years in field: 11 Years in real estate industry: 10 Address: 100 ...

Kelly of CPEX Real Estate: Read every trade publication
Name: Sean Kelly, Esq. Title: Managing Director - Investment Sale - Development and Conversion Team Company/firm: CPEX Real Estate Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 5 Years in real ...

Cohen of Nest Seekers: Inspired by mother and real estate
Name: Matthew Cohen Title: Licensed Salesperson Company/firm: Nest Seekers International Years with company/firm: One Years in field: Two Years in real estate industry: Two Address: 100 Riverside Blvd., New York, NY ...

Chopp of Case Property: Learns from every new project
Name: Shlomo Chopp Title: Managing partner Company/firm: Case Property Services Years with company/firm: 6 Years in field: 7 Years in real estate industry: 11 Address: 3008 Ave. L, Brooklyn, NY Telephone: 646-412-5888 Email: schopp@caseps.com URL: ...

Khodadadian of Skyline focuses on off-market deals
Name: Robert Khodadadian Title: Founder and CEO Company/firm: Skyline Properties Years with company/firm: - Years in field: 10 Years in industry:10 Address: 747 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, NY ...

Palmese of Massey Knakal: Understanding family is key to success
Name: Stephen Palmese Title: Senior Executive Vice President of Sales Company/firm: Massey Knakal Realty Services Years with company/firm: 10 years Years in field: 10 years Years in real estate industry: ...

Debbas of Romer Debbas: Began firm before turning 30
Name: Pierre Debbas Title: Founding Partner Company/firm: Romer Debbas, LLP Years with company/firm: 3.5 Years in field: 9 Years in real estate industry: 9 Address: 183 Madison Ave., Suite 904, New ...

Myers of Lee & Associates NYC: Real estate is a 24/7 job
Name: Justin Myers Title: Associate Director Company/firm: Lee and Associates Years with company/firm: 2.5 Years in field: 2.5 Years in real estate industry: 2.5 Address: 600 Madison Ave., New York, ...

Lolli of Rapid Realty NYC: Influenced by his father
Name: Anthony Lolli Title: CEO Company/firm: Rapid Realty NYC Years with company/firm: 16 Years in field: 18 Years in real estate industry: 18 Address: 240 78th St., Brooklyn, NY 11209 Telephone: 917-577-0261 Email: anthonylolli@rapidnyc.com URL: http://www.rapidnyc.com Which ...

Kaufman of Transwestern: Values relationships
Name: Aaron Kaufman Title: Broker Company/firm: Transwestern Years with company/firm: 3 Years in field: 7 Years in real estate industry: 9 Address: 400 Park Ave., 16th floor, New York, NY 10022 Telephone: ...

Hill of Eastern Consolidated: Go above and beyond!
Name: Alexander Hill Title: Senior Director Company/firm: Eastern Consolidated Years with company/firm: 6 months Years in field: 6 Years in real estate industry: 6 Address: 355 Lexington Ave., 11th Floor New York, ...

Sher of Sabre demonstrates hard work and determination
Name: Scott Sher Title: Principal Company/firm: Sabre Real Estate Group Years with company/firm: 2.5 years Years in field: 12 years Years in real estate industry: 12 years Address: 500 Old Country ...

Katz of GFI: Proves he belongs in the real estate community
Name: Yosef Katz Title: Senior Director, Investment Sales Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Company/firm: GFI Realty Services, Inc. Years with company/firm: 9 Years in field: 9 Years in real estate industry: ...

Mavashev of Besen: This business is not easy - be proactive!
Name: Lev Mavashev Title: Managing Director Company/firm: Besen & Associates Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 6 Years in real estate industry: 6 Address: Brooklyn, NY Telephone: 646-424-5334 Email: Lev@besenassociates.com URL: http://www.besenassociates.com/lev-mavashev.htm Real estate organizations / ...

Petrovic of Ariel Property Advisors: Wears many hats
Name: Ivan Petrovic Title: Vice President of Operations Company/firm: Ariel Property Advisors Years with company/firm: January 2011 (one of the four founding members of the firm) Years in ...

Gleicher of Winick: Never take "no" for an answer
Name: Michael Gleicher Age: 28 Title: Broker Company/firm: Winick Realty Group Years with company/firm: 6 Years in field: 6 Years in real estate industry: 6 Address: 655 Third Ave., 8th Floor, New York, ...

Shoshana of Eastern Union: Gets in the zone and stays focused
Name: Uri Shoshana Title: Director of Underwriting Company/firm: Eastern Union Funding Years with company/firm: 3 Years in field: 12 Years in real estate industry: 12 Address: 481 Oak Glen Road Howell, ...

REBNY holds Retail Deal of the Year Awards at Club 101
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) bestowed top honors for some of the most creative and significant N.Y.C. retail deals of 2013 at ...

Cassidy Turley promotes nine employees in its New York office
Cassidy Turley, has completed a series of promotions that reflect the company's growth and on-going commitment to providing its clients with multifaceted real estate solutions. ...

Vira joins BL Companies as director of design
James Vira, AIA, LEED AP, has joined BL Companies from VIRALINE Architecture. As BL Companies director of design, Vira will lead BL's architectural project design ...

Morzello named managing director for asset services at CBRE
According to CBRE Group, Inc., Theresa Morzello has joined the company as managing director for asset services. "Morzello will direct services ranging from property management to ...

Professional Profile: Chris Pechlivanides, 2014
Name: Chris Pechlivanides Title: Associate Company: TerraCRG Location: Brooklyn, N.Y. Birthplace: Livingston, N.J. Education: Hofstra University; bachelors in Business Administration, major in Marketing First job outside of real estate: Commerce ...

Professional Profile: Jane Roundell, 2014
Name: Jane Roundell Title: Principal Company: Cresa New York Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Huntington, N.Y. Education: BA from the University of Maryland. Undergraduate studies at ...

Professional Profile: Kara Shypula, 2014
Name: Kara Shypula Title: Project Coordinator Company: Hoffmann Architects Location: New York, N.Y. Place of Birth: Longmeadow, MA Family: My Mom and three younger sisters - Alison, Dana, and Kristen College: ...

Professional Profile: Jason Perillo, 2014
Name: Jason Perillo Title: Project Executive Company: Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp Location: Cohoes, N.Y. Birthplace: Albany, N.Y. Education: Northeastern University First job outside of real estate: ...

Bushwich camaraderie: Marches with its own flag
Commercial camaraderie makes Bushwick work - startups collaborate and draw business. Lincoln Center, The Meat Market, The Lower East Side all have a similarly themed ...

JTRE acquires 6,000 s/f retail condo for $4.2 million: 31 East 28th Street in NoMad
JTRE has acquired a NoMad retail condo located at 31 East 28th St. in the Madison Sq. North neighborhood for $4.2 million, all cash with ...

Feil of The Feil Org. leases 1,600 s/f to M·A·C Cosmetics at 853 Broadway
M·A·C Cosmetics is staking a claim to Union Sq., signing a long-term 1,600 s/f lease at 853 Broadway, according to The Feil Org., the building's ...

Rapuano of Winick Realty Group arranges 4,453 s/f for restaurant at 24 Fifth Avenue
According to Winick Realty Group broker Charles Rapuano, a new Provençal restaurant has been leased for restaurateurs Carlos Suarez and Mark Barak, known for their ...

Famularo of Eastern Consolidated brokers 10,000 s/f restaurant lease
Eastern Consolidated has arranged a 10,000 s/f lease for The Hunt and Fish Club at 125 West 44th St. The steak and seafood restaurant is ...

New York City shoppers: They're baaaack!
It's summertime and the shopping is easy! At least it was easy in April and May, when shoppers returned from their winter slumbers en masse, ...

Strachan of Cushman & Wakefield appointed to ICSC's board of trustees
According to Cushman & Wakefield, John Strachan, head of global retail, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the International Council of Shopping ...

Winick Realty Group chosen to market 8,095 s/f retail space in Queens
According to Winick Realty Group, 8,095 s/f of retail space at 92-77 Queens Blvd., located on the east side of Queens Blvd. between Long Island ...

Wadler and Lopez of KDA named exclusive agents for retail space at 602 Myrtle Avenue
Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, Inc. (KDA) has been named the exclusive leasing agent for a 1,610 s/f, corner retail space at 602 Myrtle Ave. in the ...

Telese of Zetlin & De Chara receives AREW'S 2014 Founders' Award
Lina Telese, partner of Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, has been honored by the Association of Real Estate Women (AREW) as a 2014 Founders’ Award ...