The Real Deal New York

Broker exchange

By Sanna Chu | March 01, 2013 07:00AM

Residential

Bond New York
Lydia Williams was hired as an agent from Citi Habitats, Stefan Hakakian and Bryan Leon joined the firm from AC Lawrence, Jesse Chan and Jonathan Tyne were hired from Mark David & Company, and Tina Yang joined from Kian Realty.

Douglas Elliman
Helen Katz joined the firm’s Armonk office as a sales agent. She previously worked for developer Bradgate Associates and for the commercial contractor Morell Brown.

GFI Mortgage Bankers
Steven Bakst was promoted to chief operating officer after serving as director of operations for nearly six years.

Halstead Property
Tammy Felenstein was promoted to director of sales of the Stamford, Conn., office after six years with the firm.

Town & Country Real Estate
Gene Stilwell, formerly of the Corcoran Group, joined the firm’s East Hampton office as managing director.

Town Residential
Dan Marrello, formerly of Citi Habitats, was hired as leasing director. Lucie Holt and Jason Saft joined the firm from Citi Habitats, and Michael Bejzak was hired as a senior vice president from MNS. Brian Paylago joined the firm as a representative from Halstead.

Commercial

Eastern Consolidated
Mark Schnurman has joined the firm as director of sales, a newly created role. He was previously executive vice president and director of business development for GFI Capital Resources.

Massey Knakal Realty Services
Todd Korren was hired as managing director. He was previously principal and director of leasing at Savanna Real Estate.

Murray Hill Properties
Marc Miller joined the firm as executive managing director. He was previously managing director at Studley.

Related Companies
Matthew Finkle was promoted from senior vice president to president of Related Affordable. He has worked at the firm since 2003.

Seyfarth Shaw
Adrian Zuckerman, former cohead of the national real estate practice group at LeClair Ryan, joined the law firm’s newly expanded real estate department, along with former LeClair Ryan partners Linda Bielik and Cynthia Mitchell and counsel Ralph Berman. Also joining the new department: Mitchel Hill, former practice group leader of the Real Estate Investments Group at Troutman Sanders, and Juan Reyes, previously a partner at Reed Smith.