Spotlights

2018 Ones to Watch: Nick Romito, CEO and Co-founder at VTS

How did you get your start in your current field?  My best friend (and co-founder at VTS) started working at Cushman & Wakefield and loved the entrepreneurial spirit of brokerage. And, one of my mentors was a senior broker at CBRE at the time. After talking to them, I realized…

2018 Ones to Watch: Jack Zalta, Broker at Rosewood Realty Group

How did you get your start in your current field?  I was offered a position out of high school to rent out high-end, short-term furnished apartments. The second I rented out a $15,000/month apartment for the summer season, I was hooked…

2018 Ones to Watch: Kim Lovejoy, Senior Business Developer at EverGreene Architectural Arts

How do you motivate or inspire your colleagues? By showing excitement about great opportunities; modeling how to respond creatively to client needs; teaching people how to tackle new challenges; and being open about my mistakes and what to do about them…

2018 Ones to Watch: Prince Addo, Senior Plumbing Engineer / Team Leader at AKF Group

How do you motivate or inspire your colleagues? I motivate my team by giving them real-time scenarios on project-related issues, trying to determine the root cause of a problem, from installation problems and system overloads to systemic deficiencies. I also make an effort to…

2018 Ones to Watch: Kristen Crossman, Associate at CBRE - New York City Office

How do you motivate or inspire your colleagues? I strive to take a very optimistic perspective on most aspects of my life. In the wake of this alleged “retail downfall,” I prefer to…

2018 Ones to Watch: Stacie Alexiou, CEO and Managing Director at Watt and Flux

How did you get your start in your current field?  I started out as an engineering cadet in the Merchant Marine. I trained aboard ships learning about shipboard electrical and mechanical machinery, performed hands on engine room training and travelled to 30 or so ports over 12 years. I took any internship in engineering…

2018 Ones to Watch: Richard Maltz, CEO and President at Maltz Auctions

How do you contribute to the future of your industry? Maltz Auctions contributes to the future of auctioneering by exhibiting the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and ethics. I feel that’s what sets us apart- and always has…

2018 Ones to Watch: Daniel Lebor, Director, Business Development at TerraCRG

Who or what do you attribute to your success? I attribute my success to a few things, two of which can be potentially seen as the same. I have a certain brand of polite-persistence, but it’s mainly my…

2018 Ones to Watch: Seth Kessler, Senior Leasing Advisor at SCG Retail

Who or what do you attribute to your success? I have always had a strong work ethic and passionate drive. I attribute those qualities to learning from my father and our 100 year old family business. I have also been fortunate enough to…

2018 Ones to Watch: Cindy McLaughlin, CEO at Envelope City

Who or what do you attribute to your success? Part is personality. I’ve got lot of tenacity, a high tolerance for risk, and a high ...