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2023 REBNY Honorees - Mary Ann Tighe - Harry B. Helmsley Distinguished New Yorker Award

During her remarkable career of more than three decades in commercial real estate, Mary Ann Tighe has been at the forefront of the transformation of New York’s skyline. She has played a catalytic role in the rezoning that is strengthening and renewing East Midtown, the westward expansion

Markus joins Siebert Williams Shank as a senior advisor and managing director

Manhattan, NY Siebert Williams Shank & Co. (SWS) has hired Marvin Markus, a financial industry veteran whose decades of experience will further strengthen and expand the capabilities of the firm’s infrastructure division.

Fordham Real Estate Institute names Whelan of REBNY to Executive Advisory Council

Manhattan, NY The Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) has named James Whelan, president of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), to its Executive Advisory Council (EAC) of real estate industry and business leaders.

2023 REBNY Honorees - John Santora - The Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award

John Santora is one of the commercial real estate industry’s most experienced global executives having deep trusted relationships with leading real estate executives and multinational clients throughout the world.

2023 REBNY Honorees - James Nelson - The Young Real Estate Professional of the Year Award

Highly acclaimed investment sales broker James Nelson is principal and head of Avison Young’s Tri-State Investment Sales group in New York City. During his 25-year career, Nelson has sold more than 500 properties and loans totaling over $5 billion. His accolades include being named

Marx Realty signs Lewis Baach and MetroWall at 10 Grand Central

Manhattan, NY According to Marx Realty (MNPP), Lewis Baach and MetroWall have signed long-term leases totaling 11,000 s/f at 10 Grand Central. Law firm Lewis Baach is relocating from the Chrysler Building and signed a 10-year, 7,000 s/f lease on the tower’s 25th floor.

Cornerstone Land Abstract partnering with CondoTek

Manhattan, NY Cornerstone Land Abstract is partnering up with CondoTek as one of its preferred title insurance providers within CondoTek’s new title portal. CondoTek leverages unique expertise in technology and real estate to enhance the lending and closing process in

Sher of Katz and Roseman and Leber of Newmark lease 2,200 s/f to 7-Eleven at Herald Sq.

Manhattan, NY 7-Eleven is coming to Herald Sq. The new 2,200 s/f store will be located at 128 W 34th St. It’s slated to open in late summer 2023. Katz & Associates’ Scott Sher represented 7-Eleven franchisees Paul Kandhari and Jag Rajpal in the 15-year lease

Kith leases 7,120 s/f at Rubenstein’s 25 Kent

Brooklyn, NY Rubenstein Partners’ 25 Kent signed a 12-year, 7,120 s/f lease with fashion and lifestyle brand, Kith at 25 Kent Ave. in Williamsburg. “Kith as a brand embodies the nature of Brooklyn’s ever-growing creative community and fits in

2023 REBNY AWARDS - James Nelson

The “Young Real Estate Professional of the Year” award is presented by the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association each year to a member whose knowledge, skills, integrity, and a high degree of ethics have contributed most to his or her profession and the community.