Kevin Kelly joined as director of corporate relocation from Town Residential, where he held the same position. Danny Cohen, an agent, also joined the firm from Town. Fay Curtis was hired as an agent from Manhattan Apartments.
City Connections Realty
Lynda Deppe was hired as an associate broker and senior vice president. Prior to joining the firm, she was an independent broker and founder of Site Realty Partners.
Barak Realty founder Barak Dunayer joined the firm as an executive vice president. His wife, Yael Dunayer, joined the firm as an agent. Bob Manzari, Bonnie McCartney and Dianne Weston were hired as executive vice presidents. They were previously senior vice presidents at the Corcoran Group.
Keller Williams NYC
Ricardo Caceres joined the firm from Corcoran, where he was an agent.
Weichert, Realtors — The Franzese Group
Vince Blandino was promoted to branch manager of the firm’s office at 2671 86th Street in Brooklyn. He previously served as head of the commercial division. Kevin Wong was hired as a broker.
Invesco Real Estate
Timothy Bellman joined the firm as head of global research from ING Real Estate Management, where he was the global head of research and strategy. Claiborne Johnston was hired as client portfolio manager from Morgan Stanley Real Estate.
Meridian Capital Group
Peter Steier joined the firm as director and head of equity capital markets from the Carlton Group, where he was a managing director. Terry Baydala was hired as executive president and head of structured finance. He was previously senior vice president of commercial real estate banking at Anglo Irish Bank.
Murray Hill Properties
Joe Friedman joined the firm as senior managing director from Adams & Company. Abe Labaton was hired as managing director. He was previously a director at Vicus Partners.
Ed Zelazy joined the firm from the Frank McBride Company, as chief estimator. Philip Townsend, formerly of PTA, was hired as a senior estimator. Randall Mahncke was hired as a project estimator from GTL Construction, and Paul Dispensa was hired from HDG Consulting as mechanical estimator.
Justin Oates joined the firm as an analyst from Eastdil Secured.