2015 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Awards will take place at Chelsea Piers on February 26.
The Oscar style ceremony — winners are revealed only when “envelopes” are unsealed that night — is the culmination of competition held throughout 2014 in which commercial office buildings in New York City are judged according to the BOMA International standard of ownership and operational management excellence in these categories: Historical, Government, New Construction, Earth, Renovated and Operating Office Building (by size)
Managers compete in two categories by years of experience: 3-10 and 10 years plus the Outstanding Local Member of the Year is also honored.
This year’s nominees are:
Member of the Year: John Brandstetter, The Brandstetter Group
Historical: The Argonaut Building, Owner: M1 Real Estate. Management Firm: Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Government: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York, Owner: New York Convention Center Development Corporation
New Construction: 51 Astor Place, Owner/management firm: EJM Equities, Inc.
Earth: 1325 Avenue of the Americas, Owner: 1325 Avenue of the Americas, L.P., Management Firm: Paramount Group, Inc.
Manager (3-10 Years exp)
Jennifer Ciccotto, RPA – SL Green Realty, Corp.
Mitchell Grant, RPA – RXR Realty LLC
Edina Lemo, LEED AP O+M – Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Michael Spagnola – L&L Holding Company, LLC
Manager (Over 10 Years exp)
John DeMaso, CSM/ICSM – Vornado Realty Trust
Diane L. Fields, RPA/FMA/LEED AP BD+C – Empire State Realty Trust
Herb Gonzalez –L&L Holding Company, LLC
Renovated: 452 Fifth Avenue, Owner: 452 Fifth Owners, LLC, Management Firm: CBRE
Operating Office Building (250,000 – 499,999 sf)
1359 Broadway, Owner/Management Firm: Empire State Realty Trust
Operating Office Building (500,000 – 1Mil. sf)
340 Madison Avenue, Owner: Broadway 340 Madison Fee, LLC, Management Firm: RXR Property Management, LLC
900 Third Avenue, Owner: 900 Third Avenue, L.P., Management Firm: Paramount Group, Inc.
Operating Office Building (Over 1 million sf)
One Hudson Square, Owner/Management Firm: Trinity Real Estate, Parish of Trinity Church