Spotlights

2022 Industry Leaders: Matthew Isaacs, Radiator Labs

Describe what you would consider to be ONE of your top career highlights:

There are many areas of the work that I do with Radiator Labs that I’m proud of but none more so than decarbonizing 2,000 NYCHA apartments and providing room-level heating

2022 Industry Leaders: Steven Charno, Douglaston Development

Describe what you would consider to be ONE of your top career highlights:

Against all obstacles, including COVID, a difficult rezoning process and countless other hurdles, Douglaston Development recently announced the launch of leasing at

2022 Industry Leaders: Grant Greenspan, Kaufman Organization

Describe what you would consider to be ONE of your top career highlights:

One of my top career highlights is the acquisition of 100 Fifth Ave. in 2010. I worked to reposition this building and within a two-year time frame was able to sell the

2022 Industry Leaders: Mark Fogel, ACRES Capital

What was the most difficult experience you have encountered as a leader?

During the pandemic, we made the decision to take over the management of Exantas, a publicly traded REIT. Conducting due diligence of a $2 billion in assets while

2022 Industry Leaders: David Curry, Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Describe what you would consider to be ONE of your top career highlights:

Last year, Farrell Fritz represented TD Bank in two large financings with Steel Equities. One was a permanent loan on the movie and television production studio in

2022 Industry Leaders: Arsenio Minondo, EW Howell Construction Group

What aspect of your position do you find most challenging?

As a leader, I find it most challenging to balance my projects’ everyday demands while ensuring my team knows that I am always available to them. My team must know they

2022 Industry Leaders: Richard Maltz, Maltz Auctions

What was the most difficult experience you have encountered as a leader?

The most difficult experience I ever had to navigate as a leader was sharing the news that my father had been diagnosed with leukemia and was going to pass away quickly. Being personally

2022 Industry Leaders: David Grosvenor, Senné

What aspect of your position do you find most challenging?

Property management is often more challenging than development which has the benefit of starting from scratch. When addressing necessary, major work for a building, we must

2022 Industry Leaders: John Sorrenti, JRS Architect, P.C.

What leadership role outside of the workplace is most rewarding to you?

Being elevated to chancellor of the College of Fellows for the American Institute of Architects. This was important to me because out of the 110,000 architects in the AIA in the

2022 Industry Leaders: Matthew Lamstein, Bond, Schoeneck & King

What is your management style?

To give as much responsibility as early as possible to those who work with me. I am a big believer in allowing others to learn and become independent thinkers and workers, with proper