Corcoran, Halstead win big at REBNY awards

TRD New York /
Oct.October 19, 2011 11:28 AM

The Real Estate Board of New York held its 23rd annual Residential
Deal of the Year Awards and Charity Gala last night at Pier 60 at
Chelsea Piers. The top prizes went to Sharon Baum, senior vice
president and director of the exclusive properties division of the
Corcoran Group, who received the Henry Forster Award for Lifetime
Achievement, and Norman Horowitz, executive vice president at Halstead
Property, who won the first prize Residential Deal of the Year Award
in sales. The Rookie Salesperson of the Year
Award was given to Sarah Williams, an agent with Halstead Property,
for what REBNY called “her impressive entry into New York City’s residential sales market.”

Other winners included Burt Savitsky, senior vice president and
managing director at Brown Harris Stevens, Diane Abrams, senior vice
president and managing director at BHS, and Felise
Gross, vice president and director of BHS Residential Sales, who took second prize along with Keren
Coplan-Ringler, agent at Warburg Realty Partnership. Ann Bialek, an agent
at Halstead, and Madalyn Robbins, vice president at Halstead, were the
third prize winners along with Dell Rubin,  a former vice president at
Prudential Douglas Elliman, now with the Corcoran Group.

For rentals, the first prize Residential Deal of the Year Award was
presented to Lydia Sussek, a Corcoran agent, along with
David Spencer, an Elliman agent. Award winners were
chosen anonymously through a judging committee, and only members of
firms who had not submitted deal entries were allowed to judge. — Miranda Neubauer 

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