Spotlights

2020 Ones to Watch: Manu Wendum, Winick Realty Group

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
Two months into the start of my career, I got my first property exclusive from the landlord at 284 Third Ave. That deal is what opened

2020 Ones to Watch: Chandler Slate, Tri State Commercial Realty

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
I truly believe that giving back is the best way to pay it forward. I am currently an Executive Board Member for Boy Scouts of America in the

2020 Ones to Watch: Jason Parker Horowitz, Triforce Commercial Real Estate LLC

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? 
The “game changing” deal was my first transaction in Manhattan. I represented both the landlord and the tenant. I took my time to

2020 Ones to Watch: Lawrence Loesch, Key Civil Engineering, P.C.

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
Working in the field of site civil engineering has allowed me to be a part of the redevelopment and restoration of the community I grew up in. I am humbled by the

2020 Ones to Watch: Jonathan Wasserstrum, SquareFoot

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
Knot Standard was the first leasing deal I did in NYC. It showed that we at SquareFoot had a viable business to build and that we were able to do

2020 Ones to Watch: Michael Tortorella, ME Engineers

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? 
Without a doubt, the new Yankee Stadium (which opened in 2009), is the project that still stands out. Having the opportunity to

2020 Ones to Watch: Adrian Edery, Paradigm CRE

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?  
The very first deal I did was when I was 19, while it was a small deal ($1.45 million), It was for a sizeable borrower. It was an acquisition loan with a

2020 Ones to Watch: Ken Blumenthal, Vcheck Global

How do you contribute to your community or your profession? 
I have contributed to my community on a number of different levels. As an avid runner I’ve taken upon myself to work with a

2020 Ones to Watch: Robert Bianco, Hylan

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
In my role of VP of business development for Hylan, I work hard at developing and closing company sales, liaising with and securing

2020 Ones to Watch: Eddie Laboz, TerraCRG

What led you to your current profession?
During my first internship at a leasing brokerage in high school, I quickly realized that I enjoyed learning about different neighborhood dynamics.