Long Island

Hempstead LDC gives preliminary approval for charter school bond sale

Hempstead, NY According to Frederick Parola, CEO of the town of Hempstead Local Development Corp. (LDC), the agency has given preliminary approval to the sale of tax-exempt bonds that will preserve the Evergreen Charter School, which serves 500 students.

Skolnik of Certilman Balin recieves Excellence in Mentoring Award from the National Mentoring Partnership

East Meadow, NY On January 30th at the Library of Congress, Fred Skolnik, a partner at Certilman Balin, received the Excellence in Mentoring Award from the National Mentoring Partnership in the category of Corporate Leadership. This recognition is given to an employee from a company listed on the National Corporate Honor Roll who both volunteers time as a youth mentor and mobilizes others to engage in the mentoring movement.

Talbot appointed CFO of TRITEC Real Estate Co., Inc.

East Setauket, NY Hanneke Talbot has been named CFO of TRITEC Real Estate Company, Inc. She is responsible for the development of the company’s financial management strategy and contributes to the development of the organization’s strategic goals.  Hanneke will also be accountable for driving discipline and success in all areas of accounting, finance and property management for TRITEC.  

CDCLI and American Red Cross kick off partnership to make Long Island homes safer

Centereach, NY On February 13th, Community Development Corp. of Long Island (CDCLI) kicked off its partnership with the American Red Cross on Long Island to make homes safer in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. CDCLI received training to carry out the Red Cross Sound the Alarm program, which installs free smoke alarms and provides fire safety education in at-risk communities across Long Island and across the country.

H2M hires Del Col as deputy market director

Melville, NY According to H2M architects + engineers, Patricia Del Col has joined the firm as the deputy market director for the L.I. municipal market. She has 30 years of experience working on municipal and private projects on L.I., in the areas of engineering, environmental protection, solid waste/recycling, and overall municipal operations, finance, and management. 

Cline joins Prime Engineering, PC team

Holtsville, NY Joseph Cline, PE has joined Prime Engineering, PC. He is a professional engineer with 28 years of experience within the civil engineering, government and consulting fields. 

Batista named associate board member of CIBS Long Island

Syosset, NY Greg Batista has been appointed an associate board member of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island (CIBS).  

Boyiakis to serve as insurance coordinator at The Engel Burman Group

Garden City, NY Andreas Boyiakis has joined The Engel Burman Group (EBG) in the company’s construction division as insurance coordinator.

Commercial Classroom: Commercial commissions - by Edward Smith

All commission rates are negotiable.  What is fair compensation for our services? When we sell a building, we are generally paid a percentage of the selling price, in other words our fee is based on a percentage of the seller’s financial gain. Due and payable on title passage.

BOMA LI holds presentation - February 14th

Melville, NY BOMA LI held a presentation on February 14th  that focused on utility discounts, 2019 PSEG Rebates, latest LED approved fixtures/lamps and topic requests. The event was held at 68 South Service Rd., RXR Lower Level Team Room.