The Real Deal New York

Movers and shakers

January 01, 2014 07:00AM
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From left: Paul Nietzschmann and Andrew Goldberg

Andrew Goldberg became the first CBRE retail broker promoted to vice chairman. With 23 years in the business, representing both tenants and landlords, he has brokered deals totaling more than $4 billion and twice won Real Estate Board of New York’s Retail Deal of the Year.

Matthew Abreu joined Aurora Capital Associates as director of acquisitions. He was previously an investment sales broker at Massey Knakal Realty Services and has executed over $1.2 billion in sales transactions throughout the city.

Paul Nietzschmann was hired as a senior vice president at WSP, where he will lead the consultancy’s Bridge Design practice across New York and New Jersey. During his 35 years of industry experience, he has led the engineering of such structures as the Bayonne Bridge, Queensboro Bridge, and George Washington Bridge.

Scott Edlitz joined Colliers International as a senior managing director in the firm’s Retail Services Group. The 17-year industry veteran was previously executive managing director of NAI Global’s retail services team.

Justin Royce was hired as senior director at Cushman & Wakefield, joining the firm’s commercial leasing team in Midtown. He was previously vice president at CBRE, where he executed over $1 billion in commercial real estate transactions.

Stephen Winter was appointed by Related Companies as vice president of commercial leasing for four towers in the firm’s Hudson Yards development. He joined Related from CBRE and will continue to work closely with the brokerage, which represents Related and Oxford Properties Group as the exclusive leasing agent for Hudson Yards.

Brian Edwards joined TerraCRG as chief operating officer. He was previously an investor and consultant on several residential development projects including Historic Front Street.… David Johnson joined Massey Knakal Realty Service as director of Townhouse Sales in Brooklyn. He was previously an associate broker at Aguayo & Huebener Realty Group.… Michael Bartlett joined CORE from TOWN as a sales agent.… Kevin Liang was hired by Savanna as a senior analyst. He was previously an investment banking analyst at Citigroup.… Michael Simon joined CetraRuddy as managing director of the architecture and design firm. He was previously chief financial officer and managing principal for H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture.