The Real Deal Miami

Movers & Shakers: Mandarin Oriental Residences taps sales director…and more

Hires and promotions at Avison Young, Rivergate KW, Simon, Metropica

August 16, 2016 09:45AM
By Katherine Kallergis

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Rendering of the Mandarin Oriental Residences in Boca Raton and Harlan Goldberg

Rendering of the Mandarin Oriental Residences in Boca Raton and Harlan Goldberg

The developers of the Residences at Mandarin Oriental in Boca Raton named Douglas Elliman’s Harlan Goldberg the project’s director of sales. 

Penn-Florida Companies is developing the luxury residential and hotel project, slated to be completed by the end of 2018. Units start at $1.8 million, according to a press release. The hotel-branded development is part of Via Mizner, a mixed-use project with luxury apartments, retail, restaurants, a private club, gym and golf amenities.

Goldberg, who will handle sales for the Residences, has closed nearly $3 billion in sales since 2005, according to a press release.

Rivergate KW Residential brought on John Zalkin as vice president of client services of the multifamily property management company. Zalkin was previously managing director at Kent Services, a security guard and technology firm. He started his real estate career leading property management of a portfolio of properties in Miami Beach in the mid 1990s.

Ryan Sharpe joined Avison Young as a research analyst. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Sharpe will work with the brokerage’s director of research, Lisa Rossetti-McNatt, in gathering market data, identifying key metrics and trends and more. He was previously with Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group.

Daniele Turkienicz was named a project designer for Metropica, a 65-acre, mixed-use development under construction in Sunrise. Turkienicz will be responsible for coordinating architecture and interior design for Metropica, as well as assisting the interior design team. Prior to Metropica, she was an architect designer for EDSA Inc.

Simon hired MacKenzie Harris as assistant director of marketing and business development at Town Center at Boca Raton. Harris previously interned with StrataBlue, Brooksource and Beyond Payroll.