Celebrating 75 years of ingenious commercial dealmaking, New York City commercial brokerage leaders honored the recipients of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)’s Sales Brokers Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Awards on April 9th.
Gregg Rothkin and Gerry Miovski of CBRE were named the first prize winners and received the Henry Hart Rice Achievement Award for “Cultivating a Pearl: Re-Skinned, Re-Windowed and Re-Leased, the Shucking of 375 Pearl Street that Lured Starchitect Rafael Viñoly” at 375 Pearl Street.
Jeffrey Rosenblatt of The Kaufman Organization took home the second prize Robert T. Lawrence Memorial Award for “West Side Story” at 1601 Broadway. This is Rosenblatt’s second time winning a REBNY Sales Brokers Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award.
Alan Desino of Colliers International won the third prize Edward S. Gordon Memorial Award for “Putting the Pieces Together: How Colliers Helped Evercore Realize its Long-Term Headquarters Vision” at Park Avenue Plaza.
“Over the past 75 years, REBNY members competing for these awards have demonstrated immeasurable technical skill and creativity in negotiating complex real estate solutions for their clients,” said John H. Banks, REBNY President. “This year was no exception. We congratulate the 2018 award recipients on their outstanding achievements.”
Sponsors of the Sales Brokers Committee’s 75th Annual Deal of the Year Cocktail Party were: Ariel Property Advisors, B6 Real Estate Advisors, Colliers International, Donald Zucker Company, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, GFP Real Estate, Jack Resnick & Sons, Newmark Knight Frank, Park Tower Group, Silverstein Properties, SL Green Realty Corp., Solow Building Corporation, The Wall Street Journal, and Waterman Interests.