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BOMA New York Announces Nominations for 2022 Pinnacle Awards

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater New
York (BOMA New York)
is pleased to announce a total of 38 nominees across 17 categories for its upcoming annual Pinnacle Awards celebration at Pier Sixty on Thursday, September 29, 2022 beginning at 5:30 PM. The nominees of these awards are exemplary leaders within their respective profession in the commercial real estate industry. All nominees undergo an extensive submission process recognizing individuals and buildings that best embody the passion and professionalism that can only be found in New York City.

Celebrating Achievement in Leadership
The Pinnacle Awards is the Commercial Real Estate’s leading awards. It recognizes those who achieve
the BOMA New York vision of excellence, furthering its mission and symbolizing its commitment to tenants, clients and the city at large. Recognition for contributions to the industry will be showcased in the awards for Outstanding Local Member of the Year, Manager of the Year, Operating and Chief Engineer of the Year, Janitorial Professional of the Year,Security Professional of the Year and Emerging Leader of
the Year categories. A Grand Pinnacle Awards is also presented to the wining building with the highest

Additional highlights for the 2022 Awards Program include:

Larry Silverstein, a well-known and distinguished industry leader and founder of Silverstein Properties, has been nominated for the Henry J. Muller Achievement Award recognizing vision for New York.

The nominee in the Outstanding Local Member of the Year category is Tom Hill of Boston Properties, Inc.

Andrew Hardy of JEMB Realty, Patrick Dennehy of Boston Properties, Inc., Kevin Arrigo of Boston Properties, Inc., Janet Burns of SL Green Realty Corp., and Lindsay DeFouw of Related Companies are nominated for Manager of the Year in the 10-year plus experience category. The nominee for Manager of the Year for the 3 to 10-year category is Anthony Migliore Jr. of Empire State Realty Trust.

Mark Butigian of Empire State Realty Trust, Jeremiah McGinley of JLL, Kevin Trent of JLL, and Christopher DeWitt of SL Green Realty Corp. are nominated for Operating Engineer of the Year, while nominees for Chief Operating Engineer of the Year include Anthony Muoio Jr. of EQ Office, Peter Tennyson of Empire State Realty Trust, James Hollywood of SL Green Realty Corp., Jonathan (Jay) Siller of Silverstein Properties, Vinny Gatt of SJP Properties, and Marc Scaglioni of Related Companies.

The nominees in the Janitorial Professional of the Year category are Bryan McAlary of Vornado Realty
Trust, Vanja Dragun of Empire State Realty Trust, and Leonard Blakaj of Tishman Speyer.

The nominees in the Security Professional of the Year category include Richard Munoz of Tishman Speyer, Martin Rodriguez of Silverstein Properties, James Campion of Related Companies, and Sharon Faulkner of Paramount Group.

Recognizing Excellence Throughout the City
The 2022 building categories include Historical Building of the Year with nominee, Tishman Speyer, for
50 Rockefeller Plaza.

SL Green Realty Corp.’s 10 East 53rd Street is up for Renovated Building of the Year. Brookfield Properties’ One Manhattan West is nominated for Earth Building of the Year and SL Green Realty Corp.’s One Vanderbilt Avenue is up for New Construction of the Year. Tishman Speyer’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza is nominated for Mixed-Use Building of the Year.

The Operating Building of the Year Awards are divided into four categories this year, with Tishman Speyer’s 45 Rockefeller Plaza, Related Companies’ (Hudson Yards Management) 55 Hudson Yards, and Boston Properties, Inc.’s 601 Lexington Avenue in the over one million square foot category. Tishman Speyer’s 1230 Avenue of the Americas is nominated in the 500,000-square foot to one million square foot category and Columbia Property Trust’s 315 Park Avenue South is nominated in the 250,000-square foot to 499,999-square foot category. Vornado Office Management LLC’s 61 Ninth Avenue, Lincoln Property Company’s JMCR W 26th (NY), LLC, and Cushman & Wakefield Inc.’s 106 West 56th Street is nominated in the 100,000-square foot to 249,000-square foot category.

Lead by Example, Management Fosters Knowledge and Passion
The Pinnacle Awards is chaired by Thomas Krol of M & S Mechanical Services, Inc. with the assistance
of the sub-committee Chairs which include Julie Arce of JLL, Daniel Bannon, The Durst Organization,
Matt Blaszkiewicz, Nightingale Properties, JLL, Patrick Dolan, RPA of The Durst Organization, Michael
of Alliance Building Services, Siro Gonzalez, Silverstein Properties, Inc., John Leitner of Environmental Building Solutions, John Mongello, The Durst Organization , Tom Walsh of Burnham New York, and , Ronald Zeccardi, CRESA NY.

“While the nominees go through a difficult selection process, I am confident that all of the nominees will
remarkably represent their category and this organization; they are all extremely talented and will continue to impress us.” said Chairman Thomas Krol.

Sponsorship and Advertisement opportunities are available to congratulate all the nominees. To become a sponsor for this event or to advertise, contact BOMA New York Director of Membership & Special
Events, Ami Shah, at

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors – Quality Building Services (QBS) and Upgrade Services, LLC, and our Silver Sponsor – Kastle Systems and Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B).

The Pinnacle Awards
The Pinnacle Awards, hosted by BOMA New York, is the New York City commercial real estate market’s
biggest night of the year; honoring top commercial real estate professionals in the Greater New York
Region. Local Pinnacle Award winners qualify to compete at the Regional, Mid-Atlantic TOBY (The
Outstanding Building of the Year) awards and regional winners are then automatically entered in to the
BOMA International TOBY competition. More information about the international competition is available

Industry professionals interested in learning more about the 2022 BOMA New York Pinnacle Awards should contact BOMA New York Director of Membership & Special Events, Ami Shah, at or visit our website at

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