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Ferrigno, who has been with Garrick-Aug for ten years, began his career at the Depository Trust, a subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange, after graduating with a degree in economics from St. Francis College in New York.
Some of his more recent leases include Guess? Inc.'s 20,000-square-foot flagship store at 512 Broadway in Soho, the Manhattan expansion of the Ranch 1 restaurant chain, Mt. Sinai Hospital's 20,000-square-foot outpatient clinic at 620 Columbus Ave., and the Willner Chemists at 100 Park Ave. and 253 Broadway.
Ferrigno is married with three children and is an avid exercise buff.
Cynthia Phifer Kracauer will take over as principal in charge of Swanke Hayden Connell Architects' New York office. Sharon Turner, director of workplace strategies, will become a principal of the firm, both effective Jan. 1.
Kracauer, currently principal of special projects, succeeds George Alexander who will focus on global marketing. Kracauer and Turner are two of five female principals named in the past 18 months. The others are Joan Blumenfeld, Ellie Dalton and Ivonne Garcia. The firm has had only one other woman principal in its 95-year history.
Kracauer has been with the firm for eleven years and has served as principal in charge of special projects, combining her experience in architecture, corporate interiors, and historic preservation to work on projects within the three disciplines. Kracauer holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in architecture from Princeton University. She has served as an adjunct assistant professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology's School of Architecture and as a visiting critic at both Princeton University and the University of Virginia. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is affiliated with the Partners for Sacred Places.
Turner relocated to New York 18 months ago from the firm's London office and has begun a global program that places workplace strategy consulting in each of the firm's offices in the United States and Europe. Her experience encompasses a number of workplace redesign projects of all sizes for a variety of multinational corporations.
Turner, who has more than twenty years experience in strategic planning, has worked for a number of well-known global entities such as British Airways, the Walt Disney Company, ABC News, Deutsche Bank, Amoco, KPM Peat Marwick, Reuters, and the Body Shop. Before joining the firm four year ago, she was a director of the Chadwick Group in London and was in private practice as a consultant.
GVA Williams announced the promotion of Donald J. Lutt to managing director of brokerage services. Lutt joined GVA Williams in 1997 and most recently served as senior director of the financial services group and government initiatives group. In his new position, Lutt will be responsible for overseeing the research and graphics departments, as well as supervising the financial services department.
Previously, Lutt worked for the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he was the assistant vice president in the corporate retention division. He brings ten years of real estate experience and a working knowledge of the eligibility requirements to obtain various municipal incentives. More importantly, he has the ability to get through various bureaucracies and enable GVA Williams' clients to receive the intended monetary savings.
Lutt graduated from New York University, where he earned an M.B.A in finance and marketing; and from the State University of New York at Albany, where he graduated cum laude and earned a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in marketing. Donald is currently a member of the economic development committee for the Real Estate Board of New York and is working. with Senator Charles Schumer and the Group of 35 to formulate strategies to find more commercial space for growing city businesses.
Anthony L. Marchetta has joined LCOR, Inc. as vice president of the firm's New Jersey office in Jersey City. He succeeds David Eichler, who moved to Oakland, Calif. to manage LCOR's new of there. Marchetta will be responsible for overseeing current projects in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, as well as evaluating new opportunities in the region.
Major LCOR projects under Marchetta's management include 200 luxury apartments in South Orange, N.J.; Hoboken Station Square, a mixed-use retail, office, and residential complex now in the planning stage, two assisted-living facilities in Trumbull, Conn. and Summit, N.J., and a 202-unit age-restricted apartment complex in Middletown, Penn. He will seek new mixed-use development opportunities for LCOR, with emphasis on brownfield, rather than greenfield sites.
Marchetta has nearly 30 years experience in real estate planning and development. Last year he was appointed to the New Jersey State Planning Commission by Governor Whitman. Marchetta has worked in various capacities for the Matrix Development Group, Byron-Hill New Jersey Corp., Riedhal Inc., and Middlesex County, N.J. Most recently he was director of project development in the residential division of the Baker Companies in Monroe, N.J.
He holds a B.A. and two graduate degrees from Rutgers University, an M.B.A. and master of city & regional planning.
Denholtz Associates has hired John S. Papadopoulos as property manager. He will be responsible for managing Fairfield Business Center and the Just Road properties in Fairfield, N.J.; and 800/900 Lanidex Plaza and 140 Littleton Road in Parsippany, N.J.
Papadopoulos joins Denholtz from Alfred Sanzari Enterprises where he served as the complex manager for the 660,000-square-foot Glenpointe at Teaneck development. In that position, Papadopoulos was responsible for all property, management activities for the office and retail complex.
Prior to Sanzari, Papadopoulos served as assistant director of engineering at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York where he was responsible for all facets of operation for the 700-bed, 1.5 million-square-foot center. Earlier in his career, he managed facilities for Yves St. Laurent and Leica U.S.A., Inc.
HIGroup has appointed Stephen J. Pearlman managing director and head of the firm's newly established New York office.
In his new position, Pearlman will manage client services for the East Coast, focusing on the financing and disposition of investment-grade commercial real estate.
Anita Sapirman, founder and president of Manhattan-based Saparn Realty, Inc., received the Emma Lazarus Award from the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, Inc. Winners of the award are selected for their contributions to the New York real estate industry.
Sapirman's impressive cache of awards includes being named Year 2000 Residential Management Executive of the Year by the Real Estate Board of New York, and receiving REBNY's 1999 Shining Star Residential Pioneer Award. In 1998, Saparn Realty, Inc., was named Management Company of the Year by the New York Association of Realty Managers.
In addition to stewarding Saparn Realty, Inc., Sapirman's industry contributions include positions as a founding member and past co-chair of the residential management council of REBNY, co-founder and vice president of the Association of Cooperative and Condominium Managers, and past member of the executive board of the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc. Sapirman's professional credentials include a former board position and current membership in NYARM, and membership in the ABO and the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums. She is also the president of the Voznesensker Benevolent Society.
Sapirman is a licensed real estate broker, a New York State registered mortgage broker, and a New York City commissioner of deeds.
Ismael Leyva Architects, P.C., announced that Carlo Panfilo and Saeed Khalili have been promoted to the position of associate and Michael McCann has been named director of marketing.
Saeed Khalili has more than 25 years experience in many areas of architecture, including interiors, design, project management, construction management, and preparation of contract documents. He has worked on many civic, educational, and environmental treatment projects, including The Bronx General Post Office and The Brooklyn General Mail Facility. Khalili holds an M.A in architecture from Tehran University in Iran.
Panfilo has more than 30 years of architectural experience with some of the leading New York City architectural firms, including Perkins & Will, Perkins Eastman, and RBS&D. He holds a B.A. in education from Instituto Magistrale Statale de Cassino in Italy and a B.A. in architecture from the New York Institute of Technology.
McCann has been named to the position of director of marketing. Prior to joining ILA he was the director of marketing for Vollmer Associates in New York City and an associate for CastroBlanco, Piscioneri and Associates. McCann has more than twenty years experience in the design and construction industry, as a designer, project manager, and marketing professional.
He is currently the treasurer for the New York Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services. McCann holds a B.A. in architecture from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Pace University.
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|Publication:||Real Estate Weekly|
|Date:||Dec 6, 2000|
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