For the first time ever, the Real Estate Board of New York will honor an entire family for its contribution to the city’s real estate industry.
The late Matthew Stacom and his daughters, Tara Stacom and Darcy Stacom, will receive The Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award at the 120th Annual Banquet on January 21.
“The Stacoms are true industry legends whose collective contributions are worthy of this unprecedented recognition by REBNY,” said REBNY chairman Rob Speyer.
“We look forward to gathering with all of our colleagues at our 120th annual banquet to celebrate the achievements of the real estate community and toast the vibrant real estate market.ˮ
Amidst the celebration, the event will also recognize John Zuccotti, a former REBNY chairman who died in November at the age of 87.
Five other executives will be honored. Daniel Brodsky, Jeffrey E. Levine, Bill Montana, Edward V. Piccinich, and Steven H. Marvin will each be recognized for their contributions to the industry.
“The wide-ranging achievements of the industry leaders we will honor this year have had remarkable impact that extends throughout the real estate community and far beyond,” added John H. Banks, III, REBNY President.
“Their dedication to professional, philanthropic, and humanitarian service exemplifies what it means to invest in our City’s future and we thank them for their tremendous efforts.”
The Stacom Family – the late Matthew Stacom, former vice chairman of Cushman & Wakefield; Tara Stacom, executive vice chairman of Cushman & Wakefield; and Darcy Stacom, a vice chairman and head of the Investment Properties group for CBRE’s New York Office – will receive The Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award for their exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the real estate industry over the course of their careers.
Daniel Brodsky, senior managing partner of the Brodsky Organization, will receive The Harry B. Helmsley Distinguished New Yorker Award, which is presented to an industry member for invaluable contributions to New York’s civic welfare and the real estate community.
Jeffrey E. Levine, chairman of Douglaston Development, Levine Builders and Clinton Management, will receive The Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award, which recognizes a REBNY member’s meritorious service to the community. Bill Montana, senior managing director of Savills Studley, will receive The Louis Smadbeck Broker Recognition Award, which celebrates a broker with exceptional personal and professional integrity, leadership, prominence in the brokerage community, and service to REBNY’s committees.
Edward V. Piccinich, executive vice president of SL Green Realty Corp., will receive The George M. Brooker Management Executive of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals of superior accomplishment in property management based on outstanding professionalism, civic achievement, and contributions to the real estate industry.
Steven H. Marvin, executive managing director and partner of Olmstead Properties, Inc., will receive the Young Real Estate Man of the Year Award.