Spotlights

2021 Ones to Watch: James Wrynn, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

What led you to your current profession?
I started my career as a litigator in the mid-1980s in the insurance, real estate and trust and estates area, and was involved with

2021 Ones to Watch: Richard Byrne, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

What led you to your current profession?
Today, I find myself as a full-time mediator and arbitrator with NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) as a consequence of a path which I first stepped upon back in 1992. At that time, I had

2021 Ones to Watch: Marc Hershberg, Topaz Capital Group LLC

How do you keep your team motivated despite conflicts and obstacles?
The key to keeping your team motivated is keeping their eyes on the prize and making sure they are feeling their contribution to our

2021 Ones to Watch: Gabriel Kates, Bestreich Realty Group

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
I sold a stalled development site in Brooklyn last year where it took seven months to convert the accepted offer into a hard contract and, during that timeframe, we

2021 Ones to Watch: Manny Frade, Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP

How do you keep your team motivated despite conflicts and obstacles?
I am extremely proud of my team. We have reached a point where I feel extremely comfortable that our construction group can get anything done – whether in a transaction or

2021 Ones to Watch: Lori Anne De Iulio Casdia, LDC Strategies

How do you keep your team motivated despite conflicts and obstacles?
As a motivational speaker and mentor it is my life. Positive attitude, collaborative spirit and trust in my team. Together we can get through anything.

2021 Ones to Watch: Yehuda Schuck, Eastern Equity Advisors

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
As an affiliate of Eastern Union, Eastern Equity Advisors has long enjoyed an excellent reputation in the industry for delivering on the

2021 Ones to Watch: Asher Samberg, Eastern Union

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
Eastern Union recently named me to lead an exciting new initiative called “AskQTS.” This resource gives our brokers a significant

2021 Ones to Watch: Samuel Biele-Fisher, Bright Power

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
Our work on a new affordable housing property in Brooklyn called Vital Brookdale. We worked with the development team from the initial RFP through

2021 Ones to Watch: Ami Eller, Eastern Union

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of?
I’m most proud of my current position and project, Eastern Union’s Multi-Family Group. To have brokers starting from