Spotlights

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Amanda Clevinger, Bright Power

In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it? LL97 is the most challenging compliance requirement we’ve seen to date. We are excited to see the emissions reductions, but the

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Robert Heicklen, Stonegate Real Estate

Best books, podcasts, or apps for aspiring leaders: I don’t discredit every accomplished author, podcaster, or industry personality, but I believe heavily in education that speaks to you. I suggest reading/watching/listening to all things

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Ronald Cohen, Besen Partners

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? Growing and developing our team to 15 strong. In our business, human and intellectual capital is everything, and my goal has been to selectively rebuild ours one at a time, and diversify our

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Jacquelyn Mascetti, Herman Katz

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? After almost a decade of litigation, two trials, and an appeal, we recently received a favorable decision involving golf course valuation from the Appellate Division, which affirmed

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Andrew Borek, Alan Margolin & Associates

In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it? The field is evolving at an unprecedented pace, influenced by new factors that demand swift adaptation. Our success stems from relentless communication

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Joseph Schirripa, NELSON Worldwide

In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it? One of my greatest challenges was leading in a highly reactive environment. Shifts in project timelines and changing market dynamics meant we needed

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Charles Russell, Harris Beach PLLC

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? I have worked collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team of attorneys to close on two distressed mall transactions. It is rewarding to see everyone use their time and talents in different and

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Samantha Wallack, Blank Rome LLP

In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it? Currently, and I hope this to be a short-lived challenge, it’s the volatility in the real estate market due to increasing interest

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Matthew Colantonio, Schuckman Realty Inc.

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? With our team all at different points in their careers, some having seen swings in transaction volume and rates and some haven’t, I’m proud of the work ethic and perseverance of each team member in this difficult market.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Alan Stenson, Brax Realty

In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it? One recent challenge I faced as a leader has been a multi-faceted deal that also highlights the beauty that is New York City and its multinational landscape.