Spotlights

2019 Year in Review: John Krueger, Marcus & Millichap

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
My most important professional accomplishment during the past year was helping our clients navigate the rent law changes this past June.

2019 Year in Review: Nate Lowy, Juniper Capital Group

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
We financed a $35 million portfolio purchase of three multifamily properties in the southeast region of the United States. The tricky

2019 Year in Review: Joseph Isa, Isa Realty Group, LLC

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
Isa Realty Group (IRG) celebrated its five-year anniversary in August and, thankfully, we are thriving and we are growing, so every year that we

2019 Year in Review: Michelle Zere, Zere Real Estate Services

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020?
There has been a tremendous amount of activity for commercial properties over the last two years in both leasing and sales.

2019 Year in Review: John Terrana, Esq. Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019?
My most notable tax certiorari case was obtaining a $7 million plus refund for a regional shopping mall. The mall contained numerous

2019 Year in Review: Dana Forbes, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019?
Actually, my most notable was a project that wasn’t exactly a transaction but rather a business project focusing on restructuring my personal business plan

2019 Year in Review: Guy Geier, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP, FXCollaborative

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019?
The completion of the Statue of Liberty Museum in May was a major milestone for the firm. We designed the museum to welcome all visitors and convey

2019 Year in Review: Mark Dunec, MAI, CRE, MRICS, FTI Consulting, Inc.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
In 2019, I was designated as a member of The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE). Those designated a CRE are prominent real estate practitioners recognized

2019 Year in Review: Aleksandra Scepanovic Ideal Properties Group, NYC

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020?
The de-evolving landscape of “retail as we know it” is likely to further transform in 2020. As store closures and retailer

2019 Year in Review: Karen Hurd, Baker Tilly

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019?
In 2019, I accepted a new position as managing director, national business development with Baker Tilly. Baker Tilly is a leading advisory,