Spotlights

2019 Women in Real Estate: Nicole Forchelli, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

What is your favorite motivational quote?
“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” ~ John Wooden. This advice is applicable not only to my practice as an attorney, but also to life in general.

2019 Women in Real Estate: Andrea Caruso, Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP

What is your favorite motivational quote?
Every day is a different motivational quote. Today its ,“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, not the goal.”

2019 Women in Real Estate: Virginia Trunkes, Robinson+Cole

What is your favorite motivational quote?
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone,” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

2019 Women in Real Estate: Lynn Weinig, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP

What is your favorite motivational quote? 
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead,” ~ Nelson Mandela. This quote is a

2019 Women in Real Estate: Julia Wachter, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

What recent project or transaction are you most proud of?
Most recently, I assisted our client CIM Group in structuring a large mixed-use condominium development in DUMBO at 85 Jay St. Upon completion, the project will comprise an entire city block with more than 700 residences, a

2019 Women in Real Estate: Kelly Gedinsky, SCG Retail

What is your favorite motivational quote?
“Never, Ever, Give Up” ~ Winston Churchill. In this current retail climate I find this quote to

2019 Women in Real Estate: Zahra Jafri, Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC

How do you hold your own in a negotiation? 
I listen and read other parties’ positions very carefully, I decide which positions I can agree to and which I can’t. My goal is to negotiate a “fair market agreement.”

2019 Women in Real Estate: Ali Rossland, Westbridge Realty Group

How do you hold your own in a negotiation?
Before entering a negotiation, I mentally have a line drawn that I know no matter what I am not crossing. During the negotiation, I do my best to stay as far away from that line as possible. I’ve also learned over the years

2019 Women in Real Estate: Michelle Abramov, Asset Commercial Realty Group LLC

What is your favorite motivational quote? 
“You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take.”

2019 Women in Real Estate: Adelaide Polsinelli, Compass

What is your favorite motivational quote?
“What your mind can conceive, you can achieve.”