In advance of the Real Estate Board of New York’s annual “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Awards” ceremony April 23, the trade association has released a list of the 19 submissions it received for the honors.
The nineteen entries represent a “significant increase” over the number of submissions REBNY normally receives, President Steve Spinola said in a statement. Only three of the deals will receive honors in the categories of finance, leasing and sales.
In the sales category, the following brokers are being considered: Ira Schuman, Daniel Horowitz and David Carlos of Studley for a deal at 20 East End Avenue; Nat Rockett of Cushman & Wakefield for a deal at 88 Leonard Street; Mary Ann Tighe and Gregory Tosko of CBRE for a deal at 3 Columbus Circle; Christopher Owles of Sinvin Realty for a deal at 144 Spring Street; and Alan Cohen and Gregg Schenker of ABS Partners Real Estate for a deal at 525 Broadway.
The following nominees are being considered in the leasing category: Bill Harvey and Daniel Segal of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank for a deal at 101 Sixth Avenue; Moshe Sukenik, Barry Gosin and Chris Mongeluzo of NGKF for Chadbourne & Parke’s lease at 1301 Sixth Avenue; Mitchell Konsker, Paul Glickman and Matthew Astrachan of Jones Lang LaSalle for 11 Times Square; David Falk and Kyle Ciminelli of NGKF for 33 Beekman Street; NGKF’s Falk, Jason Greenstein and Frank Kajon for Havas’ deal at 200 and 205 Hudson Street and 200 Madison Avenue; Gosin, Brian Waterman and Romel Canete of NGKF for a Morgan Stanley lease at One New York Plaza; Duncan McCuaig for representing owner Brookfield Office Properties in the same deal at One New York Plaza; Michael Laginestra, Scott Gottlieb and Andrew Sussman of CBRE for a Viacom deal at 1515 Broadway; and Ben Friedland and Silvio Petriello for deals at 7 Times Square.
Finally, the nominees in the finance category are as follows: Evan Pariser of HFF for a deal at 837 Washington Street; Scott Singer and Jeffrey Moroch of the Singer & Bassuk Organization for a transaction at 50 Oceana Drive West; Whitney Wilcox and Michael Tepedino of HFF for 1515 Broadway; Shawn Rosenthal of the Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group for 452 Fifth Avenue.; and Chris Lama of NY Urban for 542-580 Second Avenue. – Katherine Clarke