Two members of Westchester’s commercial real estate community were honored during the March of Dimes Greater New York Market 30th Anniversary Westchester Real Estate Awards Breakfast in Rye Brook, NY.
Development pioneer Robert F. Weinberg, co-founder and president of Robert Martin Company, received the coveted Real Estate Award.
James J. Houlihan, principal, Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, received the esteemed Martin S. Berger Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Brian Conybeare, CBS2 Westchester Bureau Chief, was the event’s Emcee.
Records were broken as nearly 650 representatives of the commercial real estate industry turned out for the event — the most in its history, raising $550,0000 for the March of Dimes.
The breakfast is the largest gathering of real estate professionals in Westchester County each year.
2017 Real Estate Award recipient Robert F. Weinberg is co-founder of Robert Martin Company, along with the late Martin Berger.
The company has developed and managed over six million square feet of office and industrial complexes including Cross Westchester, Mid Westchester, Stamford, Stratford, BlueHill and South Westchester Executive Parks many of which have now been merged into the Mack-Cali Real Estate Investment Trust, where he serves as director and principal shareholder.
2017 MSB Award recipient James J.Houlihan is a graduate of Manhattan Preparatory School (1970) and of Fordham University School of Business (Gabelli School of Business 1974).
Houlihan represents the fourth of five generations in a family business, Houlihan-Parnes Realtors. He is also an active partner in GHP Office Realty, as well as a partner in HP Capital, a mortgage service company, a partner in Houlihan Parnes Properties, and a member of Q10 Capital, LLC.
He and his firms have been retained by many leading financial, not-for-profits, and educational institutions as both a consultant and agent to manage, lease, acquire, renovate, and sell real estate.
“It was a great honor for me to be recognized at this year’s 30th Anniversary of the March of Dimes Real Estate Breakfast,” said Houlihan