Spotlights

Nassau IDA grants economic incentive package to Tonsa Automotive for proposed building purchase

Port Washington, NY According to Nassau County executive Laura Curran, the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) approved a package of economic incentives for Tonsa Automotive Inc.’s proposed purchase of a

Hempstead LDC gives preliminary authorization for bond sale – $55 million

Garden City, NY The town of Hempstead Local Development Corp. (LDC) has given preliminary authorization for the sale of $55 million in tax-exempt bonds on behalf of Adelphi University.

2019 Ones to Watch: Alicia Koledin, AKcelerate

Who or what do you attribute to your success? I think my success can be attributed to literally everyone I’ve met. My family for their advice and unwavering support from the time I was a little kid building houses with Legos. All of my classmates and colleagues for the way they’ve taught, challenged and…

2019 Ones to Watch: Paige Engeldrum, Cushman & Wakefield

Who or what do you attribute to your success? I largely attribute my success to my family. My parents always taught me there are no limits to my goals and there are no obstructions too challenging to deter me from achieving them. My sisters help to keep me grounded and put the larger picture in perspective.

2019 Ones to Watch: Arielle Siegel Lapp, Urbahn Architects

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?  Designing and managing the Nash Building for Columbia University.  The project involves relocating four graduate departments into a historic manufacturing building at the Manhattanville Campus. 

2019 Ones to Watch: Michele Wood, Valbridge Property Advisors

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? In the past year, I have been very lucky to have the opportunity to research topics of interest in commercial real estate and have articles published in national publications. This led me to connect with a distinguished professor of real estate at Old Dominion…

2019 Ones to Watch: Richard Maltz, Maltz Auctions

Who or what do you attribute to your success? My father, David and my wife, Victoria.  My father founded the company in 1979, and provided me an incredible building block to continue the growth of Maltz Auctions into the $100 million firm it is today. After watching and learning from him, I had the opportunity to…

2019 Ones to Watch: Shlomi Bagdadi, TriState Commercial Realty

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?  Being awarded the Brownstoner RADD Award, which recognizes the top 50 leaders in Brooklyn’s commercial real state, architecture, and property development industries. Receiving this type of acknowledgment is always reassuring that

2019 Ones to Watch: Scott Lesizza, Furniture Advocates

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? The successful project completion of a major law firm’s offices at Hudson Yards. It’s a great feeling to see the end result of everyone’s hard work.…

2019 Ones to Watch: Jessica Stanton, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? In January 2019, The New York Post awarded a Golden Brick Award to a transaction that I worked on with partners Samuel Ross, Hyman Kindler and Dov Brandstatter. The transaction was between…