Spotlights

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: David Menaged, TROT

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I’m most proud of founding TROT, a new flex space marketplace, in 2020. The proliferation of short-term rentals has been the most significant market shift in my 30-year real estate career.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: William Brooks, B+E

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? The Opus Packaging transaction I worked on and closed this year. The 3-property industrial portfolio spanned two states in the Midwest and totaled over 500,000 s/f.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Lucas Schulman, Fisher Brothers

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? Refinancing Park Avenue Plaza for $575 million in October 2021. While the asset was 100% leased, BlackRock was vacating and leaving it 77% leased.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Remi Norris, TerraCRG

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? We executed 356-358 7th Ave. off-market after a multitude of brokers from different firms had been pitching the deal for years. We brought a buyer to the table who had lost out on a deal a few blocks away.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Veronica Bochenek, Meister Seelig & Fein LLP

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I worked diligently alongside commercial real estate partner, Matthew Kasindorf to close a $50.25 million mortgage loan extension and $9.25 million mezzanine loan payment.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Reality Curry, Hill West Architects

What 3 skills do you consider the most important to be successful in your industry? Foresight, objective thinking, and patience are instrumental. To find success, it’s key to have the foresight to see potential where others may not

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: LoriAnne Jones, DIGroup Architecture

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? I am most proud of my ongoing 10+ year relationship with Urban Health Plan, which includes fit out design for their 52,000 s/f, five-story 1095 Southern Blvd

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Zoe Heyman, Basis Investment Group

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? Within the first six months of joining Basis, I led the development and implementation of the ESG Sponsor questionnaire and ESG Risk Rating, which are used on every transaction (outside of agency lending products) to rate deals from an ESG standpoint.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Andrew Manasia, TerraCRG

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? 30-32 Bushwick Ave. in East Williamsburg was my first originated listing where I oversaw the entire underwriting/marketing/sales process from start to finish.

Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Jackson O'Neil, TerraCRG

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? 238 Conover St. was a deal in which we generated a lot of interest and tours, resulting in a competitive bidding process in which buyers competed against each other to get the best price for our client, the seller.