Spotlights

Evan Kupferberg, Time Equities, Inc.

How do you contribute to your community or your profession? I oversee all of the leasing for our national retail portfolio at TEI. We have over 1,000 small mom-and-pop tenants and small business owners that

Matthew Lamstein, Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid

Who was/is your mentor and how did s/he influence/help you in your career? My dad. He took himself from poverty to a successful pediatric practice in the downstairs of our house (remember those offices?). He taught me that it

Steven Lemke, Grassi Advisors & Accountants

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? Becoming a partner at Grassi this year has been one of the highlights of my career. It is the culmination of many years of dedication to the

Mateusz Slapinski, Montroy DeMarco Architecture

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? My most prominent and exciting recent project was the Le Pavillon restaurant at One Vanderbilt tower in Manhattan. My firm collaborated with

Peter Sayer, Offit Kurman, P.A.

What led you to your current profession? My love for buildings in NYC. I am a native New Yorker and have always been fascinated by construction – both old (not necessarily landmarked) and new

Josh Berger, Norman Bobrow & Co. Inc.

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I recently completed a 25,000 s/f retail deal in SoHo on behalf of the Museum of Women that is moving into 480 Broadway this

Nilma Muniz, EverGreene Architectural Arts

How do you contribute to your community or your profession? A lack of hands-on teaching opportunities in historic preservation trades and craftmanship causes many of them to be lost over time. This thought remained with

Farrah Forbes, Newmark Real Estate

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I’m most proud of being super intentional about my career path and putting in the work to enhance my knowledge and skills. In less than

Dorian Lam, Cornerstone Land Abstract

How do you contribute to your community or your profession? I am the president emeritus of the Asian American Real Estate Association (Manhattan Chapter) and an active advisory board member. Our company,

Corey Haynes, Bestreich Realty Group

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? A recent accomplishment that I am most proud of would be receiving the BRG office award for “2021 Breakout Star.” Regardless of age or