Spotlights

2020 Ones to Watch: Paul Jaffe, Metropolitan Realty Associates

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
It was a co-GP platform investment I was part of at The Berkshire Group prior to joining MRA. Through a JV with LCB Senior Living,

2020 Ones to Watch: Lane Matalon, Meridian Investment Sales

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
In my previous career in the residential market, a great day was working with five different clients on rental deals—obviously all small transactions.

2020 Ones to Watch: Lindsey Judge, LERA Consulting Engineers

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
At LERA, I was a captain for our Canstruction team, we built my design of a pair of ballet shoes (inspired by my own experience as a dancer) out of 2,500 cans, and our

2020 Ones to Watch: Swain Weiner, Greiner Maltz Investment Properties

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? 
I once sold an office building on one of the most culturally diverse corners in the U.S. I made the deal and learned a lot about myself and other cultures.

2020 Ones to Watch: Moshe Bloorian, GreyHill Group

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
I started in the real estate business fairly young out of college. I knew my path had to lead to real estate investing and I wasn’t going to take

2020 Ones to Watch: Victor Salem, Tri State Commercial Realty

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
I would have to say my first one. It wasn’t the biggest deal, but it was the one that showed me this is my career path. I saw that my skills were

2020 Ones to Watch: Mark Taylor, The Kulka Group

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
After 20 years of working as an Architectural project manager, I joined The Kulka Group’s team to lead the Interior Construction Division.

2020 Ones to Watch: Ryan Zegarelli, SWBR

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career?
The restoration project at Our Lady of Victory Church in downtown Rochester. I was able to take on all aspects of the architectural side of

2020 Ones to Watch: Daniel Dillon, The Kulka Group

How do you contribute to your community or your profession?
As a senior project manager for most of my career in the city, I have contributed with large scale projects, such as the Delta terminal at LaGuardia.

2020 Ones to Watch: Erik Reynolds, SWBR

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? 
Charlotte Square Phase I. This was a project that I worked on six years ago, before I was licensed. It was a high-profile project in downtown,