Spotlights

Year in Review 2018: Nate Lowy, Juniper Capital Group

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? In October, I financed a $32.5 million purchase of a 100 unit class A multifamily property on ten acres with two-story garden style apartments in New Jersey.

Year in Review 2018: Rod Santomassimo, The Massimo Group

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? We had numerous accomplishments in 2018, including growing our team to 26 certified CRE coaches and our clients earning a record amount in commissions and fees. We expanded our service offerings to mortgage brokerage and banking, and held 2 sold-out live events, and several private events, including one exclusive event with Chase Bank.

Year in Review 2018: Jim Goldrick, NY Business Dev. Corp., The 504 Co. (Empire State Dev. Corp.)

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? One of our clients was in a unique situation where they needed to buy the building they occupied and also needed to buyout one of the business’s partners. The transactions were dependent on one another and both needed to be fulfilled in order for the business to grow.

Year in Review 2018: Jessica Vail, The Falcon Group

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? In 2018, I was able to successfully implement an entire new website alongside new marketing print materials and brochures. This took a lot of coordination and collaboration with colleagues across different departments and offices as well as web and graphic designers.

Year in Review 2018: Ariel Aufgang, Aufgang Architects

What was the best decision that you made in 2018 and how did it impact your business? The decision to stay diversified within our area of expertise has proven very valuable.  We are experts in the world of multifamily housing and hotels but even within these segments there is much diversity.

Year in Review 2018: Jeffrey Beal, Real Estate Solutions

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? Condemnation appraisals for Fire Island homeowners.

Year in Review 2018: Thomas Gears, SWBR

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? Our greatest professional accomplishment in 2018 was being recognized with a Trifecta Award from the Zweig Group as a Hot Firm, Best Firm to Work For, and a Marketing Excellence award.

Year in Review 2018: David Firestein, SCG Retail

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? Opening the Roastery for Starbucks on December 14.

Year in Review 2018: John Proscia, ACC Real Estate Services, Inc.

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? This year ACC was appointed as property manager for four large commercial office buildings that were placed into receivership. We managed the buildings from the appointment of the receivership to the sale of each building, and continue to manage two of the buildings post sale. 

Year in Review 2018: Billy Procida, Procida Funding & Advisors, LLC

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? Our most notable project this year was the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Being able to restore a historic landmark so vital to a community was both economically and spiritually satisfying.