Spotlights

2020 Women in RE: Jenn Smaragdas, C3S CoRE Consulting, Inc.

What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of?
I am most proud of the determination and strength of my team through this pandemic. We have all worked together as a unit to overcome the challenges brought upon us, both professionally and

2020 Women in RE: Katherine DeMercurio, EverGreene Architectural Arts

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
Determination. Women in the Building Services industry must possess the drive and ambition to continue pushing the industry forward, now more

2020 Women in RE: April Intrabartola, Eastman Cooke

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
Courage! Have the courage to follow your vision. Sometimes people give us advice that is very limiting, perhaps because they are trying to

2020 Women in RE: Marli Mata, LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of?
I am very proud of the team effort the office has made throughout the pandemic. My department went fully remote in March. I am working on the Cheongna

2020 Women in RE: AnaTracey Hawkins, CNY

What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of? 
Being part of CNY. When the pandemic hit there was so much uncertainty and fear in the world, our whole company really banded together, going above and

2020 Women in RE: Victoria Bruno, Kings Capital Construction

What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of?
The project I am most proud of is the new, five-story, mixed-use building Kings will construct in Port Chester, NY. It is the first ground-up development I

2020 Women in RE: Leticia Blaya Fornataro, SWBR

What trend(s) will dominate your industry in the next year?
COVID response strategies in senior living communities. It has already started with short term solutions, but I suspect it will eventually result in

2020 Women in RE: Angie Lee, FXCollaborative

What is one characteristic that you believe every woman in business should possess?
The one thing every woman should have is something we already possess—our voices. What needs to happen, however, is a dusting off of voices that were

2020 Women in RE: Ann Rolland, FXCollaborative

What trend(s) will dominate your industry in the next year?
Diversity and inclusion—the development of real, tangible, and achievable ways to diversify our industry so our practices represent the

2020 Women in RE: Kristin DeLuca, Bohler

What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of?
The UBS Arena (the Islanders’ new stadium) and mixed-use development project. I’m proud to be part of the extraordinary team that overcame several unique