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WHO’S NEWS: B6 bolsters capital markets team

B6 Real Estate Advisors announced the appointment of Trisha Connolly as senior managing director in the firm’s Capital Advisory Division.
Connolly, who has originated over $5 billion of capital markets financing across the U.S. to-date, is the first female team leader at B6 Real Estate Advisors.
She will be joined at B6 by her team, which includes Lynn Marcello and Nicole Schmidt.
Team Connolly will partner with B6’s investment sales teams in the Lower Manhattan territories of New York City and focus on servicing their existing and growing client base while improving access to capital by joining B6.
Connolly’s over 14 years of experience includes originating loans for all asset classes specializing in acquisition loans and refinancing as well as full capital stack solutions.
Prior to joining B6, she was a partner and managing director at Alpha Capital CRE in Chicago. She has also held leadership roles on the capital markets teams at Cushman & Wakefield and General Growth Properties.
Connolly holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Degree in Political Science and Spanish from Marquette University.

Colliers International Group announced that Patrick Norris has returned to the company as associate director of Capital Markets & Investment Services.
Norris will specialize in business development and the execution of institutional and private investor sale transactions throughout New Jersey and tri-state metropolitan region.
Norris first joined Colliers International’s New Jersey office as an office leasing broker in 2016. He joined the firm’s Capital Markets team in 2017 and was involved in high-profile transactions across the office, retail, industrial and multi-family sectors.
Following a stint with Bull Realty in Atlanta, GA, Norris is returning to COlliers where he will apply his expertise at selling properties via online auction platforms, such as Ten-X Commercial.


Ariel Property Advisors announced several new hires and promotions.
Dov Chein, director, Investment Sales; Ahron Sussman, director, Capital Services; and Nicole Mansingh, administrative assistant, recently joined the firm.
Ariel also promoted Jiani Zhou, associate director, Investment Sales; James Nestor, associate director, Investment Sales; Drew Chartash, associate, Capital Services; Sean O’Brien, associate, Investment Sales; Jack Moran, associate, Investment Sales; Remi Mandell, analyst, Investment Research; and Dusan Racic, analyst, Investment Research.

Armstrong Teasdale law firm announced that partner Caroline Polisi has joined the firm’s New York office.
A legal analyst and commentator with more than a decade of experience, she provides counsel to numerous high-profile individuals in white-collar and federal criminal defense matters.
Polisi handles regulatory investigations, complex commercial litigation and appeals for her clients.
Polisi has extensive experience handling investigations and prosecutions brought under a wide variety of federal criminal statutes.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, she was an attorney at several other New York law firms.

The Rochlin Organization announced that Elizabeth D. Holmes has joined the firm as a real estate salesperson.
Previously, Holmes worked in the industrial side of the industry representing buyers and sellers of industrial buildings throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Prior to her career in real estate, she graduated from New York Law School in 2006.
Holmes is a member of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society.

SB One Bank announced that Paul J. Daley has joined the bank as senior vice president, New York Metro Team Leader based in Astoria.
Daley brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the areas of commercial real estate, commercial lending and residential mortgage.
He will primarily be responsible for managing and developing the commercial business opportunities in the New York Metro marketplace.
Daley joins SB One Bank from The First National Bank of Long Island and prior to that held positions at National Westminster Bank and North Fork Bank.
He is a graduate of St. John’s University and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Adelphi University.

Svigals + Partners has announced the elevation of six staff members to the position of Associate.
Katelyn Chapin is the 2020-21 Community Director for the prestigious AIA-National Young Architects Forum, and received Emerging Architect honors in 2014 from AIA-CT.
With a B.S. and a Masters’ of Architecture from Roger Williams University, Chapin was a key team member for the Sandy Hook School project and is currently the project architect on the Bergami Center for Science, Technology and Innovation at the University of New Haven.
Jeremy Jamilkowski minored in sculpture while earning his B.Arch. from Roger Williams University. His portfolio of recent work includes the Bergami Center for Science, Technology and Innovation at the University of New Haven.
Brian Stancavage holds a B.S. and a Masters’ of Architecture, both from the University of Hartford.
His portfolio boasts design contributions to six K-12 schools and the recently completed Yale Child Study Center.
Omarys Vasquez facilitates coordination and communication among collaborators and project stakeholders.
A graduate of the Pratt Institute (B.Arch.), her design work has most recently helped to produce the recent UConn Health Center renovation.
Katherine Berger’s work spans several market sectors as a lead interior designer and project manager.
A WELL-accredited professional and a Bachelor of Fine Arts recipient from Suffolk University, Berger’s recent projects include corporate offices for Technolutions and Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, and the new simulation lab and classroom space for Yale School of Nursing.
Joseph Rufrano is a LEED-accredited professional earning his B.Arch. from the New York Institute of Technology. He brings more than two decades of experience to his work, primarily in the design of laboratory and research science spaces.
Projects include UCONN’s Beach Hall renovation and multiple Yale aquatics renovations.

Ware Malcomb announced Erica Godun has been promoted to director, Regional Operations for the Northeast region.
Godun joined Ware Malcomb in 2015 as studio manager, Interior Architecture and Design as part of the firm’s interiors practice in New Jersey.
She brings over 20 years of experience and has worked on a wide range of projects including corporate office, government, and education.
Godun is a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey. Shei is a WELL and LEED accredited professional and has worked on numerous sustainable design projects and participated at both the national and local levels of the U.S. Green Building Council as well as development of the mindful MATERIALS Library.
She holds Bachelor of Architecture and Fine Arts degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has promoted real estate-focused lawyer Anthony Bonan.
Bonan focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, development, financing, leasing and joint ventures and has extensive experience counseling institutional investors and lenders, real estate opportunity funds and private developers on all aspects of their real estate-related business.
Bonan received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from New York University School of Law.

Ware Malcomb announced Edward F. Wilkes, Jr. has joined the firm as a Civil Engineering Manager in the Newark, N.J. office.
Wilkes brings over 14 years of experience in the civil engineering and land development fields to Ware Malcomb. Previously, he served as a senior project manager for ground-up commercial real estate projects across the industrial, office, residential, retail, self-storage, and senior living asset classes.
Wilkes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The College of New Jersey, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University.

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