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2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Anthony Pili, Orange Bank & Trust Company

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? I was recently promoted to Chief Innovation Officer, a newly created position responsible for driving the Bank’s capabilities in leading-edge technology and enhanced client services.

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2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Cathy Dubas, Pergament Properties

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? Being named a Top 5 Retail Leasing Broker on Long Island for 2023, with more than 120,000 s/f leased.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Ira Zlotowitz, GPARENCY

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? Our biggest achievement was perfecting products that revolutionized the commercial brokerage industry, making us the first capped-fee commercial mortgage broker. Our flexible model allows clients to choose how and when they pay,

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Bob Ryan, DIGroup Architecture

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? As architect of record for a medical college just outside of New York City, we were tasked with modernizing 18,755 s/f of innovation-center space. The existing research facility was the focus of $6.2 million in enhancements

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Seth Niedermayer, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? My representation of long-time client Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc. At a challenging time in the commercial real estate market, over the course of a week, we closed three development deals in three different cities with three different partners.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Federico Checo, Perfect Wellness Group

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? The most notable achievement in the last 12 months has been being selected by leading figures in the wellness industry, renowned hotel brands, and prominent architectural firms as their partners in thermal area developments.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Cory Rosenthal, Matthews Real Estate Investment Services

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2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Ryan Paquin, Anchin, Block and Anchin LLP

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? In the last 12 months, one of the biggest challenges I faced as a leader was establishing and developing Anchin’s Cost Segregation Group within our Tax Advisory department.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Stuart Saft, Holland & Knight LLP

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? Assisted Empire State Development in formulating and documenting alternatives to the 421-a program that expired several years ago. While at the time it did not appear that the State Legislature would enact the Governor’s 485-x program,