Spotlights

2019 Year in Review: Jason Hoffman, Janover LLC

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
Recognition as an expert in real estate to the point where I become the chairman of the NYSSCPAS Real Estate Committee.

2019 Year in Review: Mark Bahiri, Emerald Creek Capital

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
We celebrated our 10-year anniversary this year. I’m extremely proud of what we’ve accomplished over the years. When we

2019 Year in Review: William O’Brien, SIOR, M.C. O’Brien, Inc.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
M.C. O’Brien had its most successful year in 2019. My partner Davon Peters and I closed 30 transactions, totaling approximately 180,000 s/f.

2019 Year in Review: Bud Hammer, Atlantic Westchester

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
I was able to sell my first comprehensive HVAC service agreement to a long-term client to convert our relationship from a basic

2019 Year in Review: Karen Rodgers, Garfunkel Wild, PC

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019? 
The closing of a REIT level acquisition of 28 skilled nursing facilities with a combined value in excess of $450 million located in eight

2019 Year in Review: Steven Pollan, Kassin Sabbagh Realty

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
Our team completed over $500 million in investment sales but most notably was our success in our recent focus shift to the industrial and

2019 Year in Review: Avi Akiva, Tri State Commercial Realty

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019?
In the second quarter of 2019, we took on a 50,000 s/f project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Thus far, we have leased out two thirds of the

2019 Year in Review: Jonathan Adelsberg, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
The expansion of Herrick’s specialized practices has

2019 Year in Review: David Marciano, Westbridge Realty Group

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020?
After the initial scare of the new rent regulations that overtook everyone with fear in June 2019, people are slowly coming back to life, and capitalizing on

2019 Year in Review: Ericka Keller, Brisa Builders Development LLC

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
Our greatest accomplishment in 2019 would be collaborating with colleagues to propose a NYC public high school focused on the real estate industry.