CushWake exec dies in Amtrak derailment

Laura Finamore, 47, was a senior account director

TRD NEW YORK /
May.May 15, 2015 08:00 AM

A New York City-based Cushman & Wakefield executive was identified as one of the eight killed in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Laura Finamore, 47, was a senior account director at the firm.

In a statement, relatives described her as a generous, funny person and said they were “profoundly saddened by her untimely passing,” according to the New York Post.

“Laura’s smile could light up a room and her infectious laughter will be remembered by many for years to come,” said the statement. “She was always there when you needed her ​– with a hug, encouraging words or a pat on the back.”

A Queens native, she graduated from Benjamin Cardozo High School and studied literature at George Washington University.

Finamore leaves behind her parents, three brothers and seven nieces and nephews. [NYP] — Tess Hofmann


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Brett White, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield (Credit: iStock; Cushman & Wakefield)

Cushman & Wakefield lays off employees, but won’t say how many

Fears of coronavirus have led some of the world’s most prominent commercial real estate companies to pull out of the MIPIM conference in Cannes, France. (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Coronavirus exodus: CRE bigwigs ditch MIPIM

Time Out Market at 916 West Fulton Market and Revival Food Hall at 125 S. Clark Street 

Does Chicago still have an appetite for food halls?

Savills vice chairman Peter Hennessy

Peter Hennessy heading to Savills

Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White and the Oculus (Credit: Cushman & Wakefield and Unsplash)

Cushman’s management contract at Oculus extended despite woes

The Coca-Cola building at 711 5th Avenue (Credit: Google Maps and iStock)

Flipped off: The inside story of Coca-Cola’s botched building sale

Bruce Mosler and Simon Ziff

Simon Ziff and Bruce Mosler join lineup at Future City 2020

151-45 6th Road and Stephen Preuss

Massive, controversial Queens site back on market

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...