Greystone announced that Raphael Inzlicht has joined the company as Vice President of Development.
Prior to joining Greystone, Inzlicht served as Project Manager at New York-based Extell Development Co.
While there, he played an integral role on high-profile Manhattan projects such as One57 / Park Hyatt Hotel, Hyatt Times Square, and Cambria Suites in Midtown.
He also managed the development of a residential tower in the Flatiron District for which he successfully obtained Landmarks and DOB approvals in time for the 421-A tax abatement deadline.
During his more than seven years at Extell, Raphael also built the company’s hotel development business and managed project consultants.
At Greystone, Inzlicht will be tasked with leading new ground-up construction projects in the five boroughs.
A native of Belgium, Inzlicht earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Yeshiva University in New York.
CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Mark E. Bratt as Senior Managing Director, CBRE Capital Markets to lead its retail investment practice in the Americas.
Based in Denver and New York, Bratt will oversee more than 100 retail investment professionals, nearly 30 of which focus on institutional trades, throughout the Americas.
He will report to Brian McAuliffe, Executive Managing Director, CBRE Capital Markets, who has responsibility for the firm’s institutional sales platform in the U.S.
Bratt has more than 28 years of experience in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, asset management, development and project management.
He joins CBRE from DDR Corp where he held the position of Chief Investment Officer, responsible for the Capital Transactions Group that acquires and sells properties.
Prior to DDR, Bratt was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate.
Bratt holds a M.B.A. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California.•••
Rose Associates announced that Loula Pantazi has been promoted to director of revenue management and analytics.
Pantazi joined Rose in 2011 from Northbrook Partners, LLC.
In her new position, Pantazi will continue to apply Rose’s proprietary revenue management processes to enable individual assets to outperform the market.
In addition to analyzing revenue and spending, Pantazi will consult on the merits of capital improvement projects on a property-by-property basis.
Pantazi has been working within Rose’s property operations division as a revenue manager.
Pantazi is credited with creating an interactive leasing model that forecasts apartment pricing based on amenity value, seasonality, occupancy and competition.
Prior to joining Rose, Pantazi was director of operations for Northbrook Partners, LLC.
She also spent 20 years at Coventry Development Corporation, where she was named managing director of asset management and oversaw properties in Colorado, New York and Texas.
Cushman & Wakefield in East Rutherford has promoted Jules J. Nissim to the position of executive vice president, marking his second advancement this year. An industrial transaction and landlord representation specialist, Nissim joined the commercial real estate services firm in 1990.
He focuses on corporate assignments in New Jersey and throughout the United States as part of Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Supply Chain Solutions Group.
He currently represents AEP, Harland Clarke Company, Tyler Distribution and Vertafore on a national basis, and Crate&Barrel’s industrial requirements on a global basis.
Nissim also serves as marketing agent for Cornerstone Real Estate Investors, Principal Real Estate Investors, Prologis, The Rockefeller Group, TA Associates Realty and Staten Island Marine Development on agencies in excess of 5 million square feet.
Earlier in 2014, Nissim achieved the title of executive director. He also was ranked among the Cushman & Wakefield’s Top 10 industrial producers nationwide.
During his tenure with the company, he has completed more than $1 billion in transaction volume involving in excess of 200 million square feet of space.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Nissim held sales and management positions with Handy & Harman.
Gregory Calabro, a partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, has been appointed to serve on the Advisory Board of the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP).
CHIP is a trade association representing more than 2,500 apartment-building owners in New York City’s boroughs.
A partner with Moritt Hock & Hamroff, where he chairs the firm’s Landlord & Tenant Practice Group, Calabro has over 26 years of experience in all facets of complex commercial and residential real estate and landlord and tenant litigation and transactional matters.
His practice includes the representation of commercial and residential landlords, co-op and condo boards, tenant associations and tenants in regard to various real estate related disputes and matters.
Calabro earned his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.
Morrison & Foerster announced that Keith Print, a real estate attorney in its New York office, has been named a partner with the firm.
Print regularly represents lenders in syndicated mortgage, mezzanine, subscription, and corporate/REIT credit facilities, as well as construction loan transactions involving prominent developers of multi-family apartment buildings and office buildings, among other asset classes.
He spends a significant amount of his time representing the lead lenders in large construction financings, including large-scale credit enhancement for government-issued tax-exempt and taxable bonds, the proceeds of which are used to finance luxury multi-family projects throughout New York City that offer affordable-rate and market-rate housing.
More recently he has been advising lenders on the purchase of such tax-exempt and taxable bonds.
Print is also experienced in advising clients on real estate sales and acquisitions, ground leases, and office leases.
Print earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.
Park Madison Partners has named Amy Thiessen as Principal.
Thiessen will focus on broadening the firm’s global distribution and will be based in the firm’s New York headquarters.
Thiessen joins Park Madison Partners from Forbes Private Capital Group in New York, where she held the title of Managing Director with responsibility for capital raising and institutional sales in the U.S. as part of Forbes’ global private equity fund placement platform.
She began her career in real estate investment banking as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank in London and later held positions in capital raising and investor relations at DTZ and AEW Europe.
Thiessen received a Master of Philosophy in Modern European History from the University of Oxford and a B.A. in English from Columbia University.
Prior to her real estate career she was a professional opera singer.
Anastasia Pastena has been named senior project manager with Lane Office.
A 21-year veteran of the industry, Pastena previously worked as a Design Manager and as a Project Manager.
She has a B.F.A. Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Pastena develops budgets and specifications, manages drawings and orders to assure they meet client needs. She tracks orders to ensure timely delivery, oversees installations for quality and design intent, and completes punch-lists and project close-outs.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, announced that Jon S. Ziefert has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as Special Counsel in the New York office.
Ziefert has a broad-based national and international commercial real estate practice, with particular emphasis on acquisition, development, joint ventures, leasing and financing.
His clients are engaged in the retail, hotel, office, multi-family and industrial sectors.
Ziefert received his J.D., with high honors, from Rutgers University School of Law and his M.S. in Real Estate Development and B.A. from Columbia University.
Dune Real Estate Partners LP announced that Eric Calder has been promoted to Managing Director and named to the firm’s Investment Committee.
Since joining Dune in 2010, Calder has been a member of the team responsible for evaluating new investment opportunities and executing value realization strategies.
As a Managing Director, he will take on an expanded role with respect to the firm’s investment origination activities.
Prior to joining Dune Real Estate Partners, Calder was a member of Goldman Sachs’ Real Estate Investment Banking Group from 2008 to 2010.
He received an M.B.A. from Columbia University in 2008 and a B.S. from Cornell University in 2000.
David Madigan has joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Long Island office as Senior Director of Capital Markets.
Madigan brings 20 years of experience in selling and leasing multi-tenant investment properties, and the development of prime net-leased sites throughout the area.
A former president of the Sperry Van Ness brokerage on Long Island, Madigan’s real estate expertise covers the retail, industrial and office sectors.
He has also crafted successful strategies to complete multifamily and affordable housing projects in the Long Island market, utilizing his extensive knowledge in the municipal approvals process.
Among the diverse list of clients Madigan has completed successful transactions for are Prudential Financial, Liberty Mutual Insurance, CVS, J.P. Morgan Chase, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, 7-Eleven, and many more.
For Cushman & Wakefield, Madigan will handle investment property sales, sale/leaseback transactions, acquisitions and dispositions of owner-occupied properties, development and investment strategies.
Anthony McElroy has joined Herald Square Properties as a partner.
McElroy will oversee the acquisition of all commercial properties for the group.
Before joining Herald Square Properties, McElroy was Senior Managing Director for what is now DTZ, in charge of acquisitions and dispositions for its New York Investment Fund.
Throughout his accomplished career, he has continuously worked for premier owners, including Fisher Brothers, Olympia & York and Albanese Organization, as well as S.L. Green.
Over the years, Mr. McElroy has been involved in the acquisition of more than $2 billion of real estate, comprising over 11 million square feet in the New York Metropolitan area.
Brian “BJ” Bass, a former marketing agent for pro athletes, has joined the Cushman & Wakefield Long Island office as a commercial sales associate.
Bass, who founded RBA Sports in Manhattan, excelled at player development and forming strategic alliances that helped his firm develop a vast network of pro basketball executives, endorsement partners, trainers and coaches.
Before his career as a sports marketer, Bass founded Leveraged Networks, a logistics consulting company that assisted companies including Pepsi, Starwood Hotels, Publishers Clearing House and Pall Corporation, drive costs out of their supply chain process.
For Cushman & Wakefield, Bass will focus on providing real estate services for high-end corporate accounts.
National Cooperative Bank (NCB) announced that Brian Misenheimer has joined as Senior Vice President in its Commercial Banking Division, overseeing independent grocery retailers and natural food cooperatives in the Midwest region.
Misenheimer will devise and execute business plans and provide day-to-day management of NCB’s grocery portfolio.
He is returning to NCB, where he spent nearly eight years from June 2002 to December 2009 as both a senior credit analyst and a commercial lender to franchise organizations nationwide.
Prior to joining NCB, Misenheimer served as Vice President for TD Bank, N.A., where he focused on franchise finance for national accounts.
Prior to TD Bank, he was with Capital Source as a business development officer focusing on SBA products and franchise finance.
Misenheimer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, (UNCG) where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Management with a concentration in Business Management.
He began his career in commercial lending in 2000 as a Credit Analyst with Bank of America.