Spotlights

2017 Year in Review: Matthew Scoville, Hunton & Williams LLP

What trends will impact your business in 2018? We expect clients that are traditionally focused on acquisitions and equity investments to invest in debt positions. This has been a trend in 2017 and we expect…

2017 Year in Review: Davidson Chen, Gamco Corp.

What was the best decision you made in 2017 and why? More and more architects are designing with a greater use of glass wall systems, and Gamco's improved glazing systems offer the…

2017 Year in Review: Mike Kerwin, Rosewood Realty Group

Who or what contributed to your success in 2017 and why? The biggest contribution to my success in 2017 was to revamp my daily routine allowing me to have the most efficient and productive live-work balance possible. Time management and a strong work ethic I believe are major keys to…

2017 Year in Review: Richard Mailand, Owner/Developer

What was the best decision you made in 2017 and why? The best decision I made in 2017 was to proceed with the construction of a 10,000 s/f multi-tenant industrial building in Center Moriches. With industrial space at 100% occupancy at several of my other locations and…

2017 Year in Review: Louis Peter Cotrone, ONE Commercial Realty Services

Name & Title: Louis Peter Cotrone, Investment Sales, Team, David Chase (aka: David Chkheidze) Company Name: ONE Commercial Realty Ser...

2017 Year in Review: Komal Bhargava, Zinkovetsky Law Firm

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2017?  Working with a non-profit organization to help them acquire real estate in NYC. Not only was it wonderful to help further their purpose, it was heartwarming to witness…

2017 Year in Review: Adam Yakubov, ONE Commercial Realty Services

What was the best decision you made in 2017 and why? The best decision I made in 2017 would have to be the transition into the commercial real estate industry. Prior to my career in real estate I was a principal under the family owned “D.I.F. Diamond Corp.” in the New York Diamond District. I dealt with acquiring, servicing, and wholesaling diamonds to individuals and companies on…

2017 Year in Review: Howard Rowland, EW Howell Construction Group

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2017?  EW Howell completed the first phase of the Stony Brook University Hospital Medical and Research Translation (MART) project, one of the…

2017 Year in Review: Mario Faggiano, EXR

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2017?  EXR tripled in size to 150 sales people and managers, built out an industry leading technology stack and completed some of the boroughs most notable or interesting transactions…

2017 Year in Review: David Pfeffer, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP 

What trends will impact your business in 2018? I expect to see continued robust activity in the real estate marketplace, along with active construction for new developments as well as renovations. Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Long Island City continue to…