Spotlights

2019 Ones to Watch: Charlie Howe, Brookfield Properties

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
I have taken the lead on project managing Brookfield’s South Bronx development which is one of the largest

2019 Ones to Watch: Chris Varjan, Lee & Associates NYC

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
It has only been about 12 months since I moved my team to Lee & Associates to open up the investment sales

2019 Ones to Watch: Celine Hsu, Avant Capital Partners

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
My achievement this year is being able to use my past work experience to transition into the real estate industry from

2019 Ones to Watch: Risa Letowsky, Duval & Stachenfeld LLP

Who are some leaders that you admire and why? ?
I admire leaders who are not satisfied with the status quo. My friend and client, Winston Fisher, is a true visionary who

2019 Ones to Watch: Liz Lash, CBRE

Who or what do you attribute to your success?
Being fortunate enough to have participated in CBRE’s 15-month Wheel Program, which is a highly

2019 Ones to Watch: Brendan Schmitt, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
This year we made a push to integrate the construction and development services within Herrick’s real estate group

2019 Ones to Watch: Britt Zaffir, Kin

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
Launching Kin, a first-of-its-kind housing brand for families living in cities. Families want to stay in the cities

2019 Ones to Watch: Michael Shkreli, Winick Realty Group

Who or what do you attribute to your success? 
If you start with no book of business, you have to be patient with your growth and focus on building relationships

2019 Ones to Watch: Evan Hudson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

What do you consider to be your greatest success in the past 12 months?
My greatest success of the past 12 months drew on my longtime specialization in REITs. It involved working with a

2019 Ones to Watch: Roy Schwartz, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

Who are some leaders that you admire and why? ?
My personal hero is Bill Gaines, who had the coolest job ever…publishing MAD Magazine. Gaines helped create