Vacker of Meringoff Props. wins “Most Innovative Tech. Deal of the Year” for JVP Lease at 462 Broadway

July 02, 2019 - Front Section
Shown (from left) are: Rabbi Joshua Eli Plaut, Ph.D., executive director of American Friends of Rabin Medical Center; Nina Roket, partner at Olshan; Jason Vacker, president and CEO, Meringoff Props.; and Mitchell Moinian, senior vice president of The Moinian Group.

Manhattan, NY According to Himmel + Meringoff, Jason Vacker, president and CEO of its management company (Meringoff Properties), was honored at the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center Real Estate & Finance Deal of the Year celebration.  Vacker picked up the ‘Most Innovative Technology Deal’ award for his work on the 25,000 s/f lease at 462 Broadway for Israel’s venture capital firm, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). 

Focused on enterprise software and cybersecurity, JVP was selected as a partner by The New York EDC in establishing New York City as a global cybersecurity center.  

On receiving the honor, Vacker said, “I’d like to thank The American Friends of Rabin Medical Center for recognizing the importance of our work putting JVP in its new American headquarters at the historically significant 462 Broadway from where the firm will make a game changing impact on New York City’s technological capabilities.” 

462 Broadway is a 165,000 s/f historic office and retail cast-iron building, owned by Stephen Meringoff and Jay Shidler since 1981 and is managed by Meringoff Properties. The property was restored and has reemerged as one of SoHo’s finest classic structures earning it three architectural and preservation awards since 2018 including the Institute of Classical Architectural & Art’s 2018 Stanford White Award for Historic Preservation, The Municipal Art Society 2019 award for Best Restoration and The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s 2019 Lucy Moses Preservation Award.

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