Some Past Accomplishments and Selected Projects

Officer and Division Director, Cushman & Wakefield Inc., New York, New York

Board of Directors, Hawaii Farmer’s Union United – Haleakala Chapter, Maui, Hawaii

Authored and lectured Real Estate graduate courses (Urban Re-Development and Leasing & Development) at New York University. Courses received numerous letters of praise from Fortune 500 CEO’s

Redevelopment Projects Include:

  • Times Square Redevelopment Plan Consultant, NYC
  • Fulton Fish Market/South Street Seaport Museum
    (New York City Urban Renewal Project)
  • Stamford CT, Central Business District
  • New Haven /Schubert Alley/Taft Theatre
  • Hartford CT/ 300,000sf Central Business District
  • Citi-Corp Assemblage redevelopment of entire NYC block…(world famous Citi-Corp Bldg and Church of Worship) relocated last remaining hold-out tenants.
  • Charlotte County Florida Urban-Retail Plan
  • Ft Myers Florida, major relocation study, and core redevelopment of that city
  • Philadelphia PA, major relocation study to examine urban core for proposed relocation of Philadelphia Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Co, Inc and Catalytic Construction-Air Products Corp. totaling 250,000 square feet.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines/Consultant to the Prime Minister on proposed developments to be built on several of the islands.

Set record number of transactions at both Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. and Julien J. Studley, Inc. (mentor firm)

Harry Belafonte: represented Mr. Belafonte on the procurement and development of his music studios

Implemented re-positioning of numerous commercial projects which include:

  • Hartford Civic Center/Aetna Insurance
  • Re-development of Penn Station Newark/ Retail & Restaurants (1.5 million sf, Newark, NJ)

Tampa City Center, Tampa Florida (developed marketing and core use)

Consultant to Starrett Construction- Re-development CBD New Haven, CT (Shubert Alley, and Taft Theatre) major urban entertainment renewal project

Retail consultant- Princeton Park, NJ (6 million sf)

Board of Directors, 300 store chain co-operative

Liquidated restaurants which include 100 Victoria Station Restaurants throughout USA, liquidated Chart House Restaurants, assortment of branded restaurants

Directed arbitration for famed La Cote Basque Restaurant

Hard Rock’s first US location. Represented world famous restaurants and retailers in their flagship locations, as example, Shun Lee (first four-star Asian Restaurant/North America by NY Times), Ben Bensons Steak House (9th largest grossing restaurant in USA), Eileen Fisher, Jean Louis David, Laura Ashley, Gap

Saks Fifth Avenue, South Hampton, NY/relocated South Hampton City Hall and offices

First Boston/Rizzoli 5th Avenue Assemblage (retail consultant)

Manufacturers Hanover/Chemical Bank merger-appraisal study to determine value of branch leases

Continental Illinois Bank Building/520 Madison Ave., NYC entire block (retail)

National liquidations of retail companies, Brentanos, Victoria Station, sale of leases and office buildings

Developed and operated as principal award-winning upscale restaurant, Sanibel, FL

Leasing and development consultant/ assortment of urban renewal projects/ Waterfront, Ft Myers, FL

Site study for regional mall, SW Florida, Kravco

Authored and lobbied through Hawaii State Legislature a bill signed into law by governor, that land leases unutilized school land with proceeds earmarked to schools (amended in scope due to existing HI law)

Developed as principal waterfront retail property, Maui, HI

Billabong USA. Spearheaded flagship location on Maui

Queen Kaahahumanu Center Maui: creating and implementing major medical wellness component for Maui’s only regional mall (2013)

The Chopra Center/Shanti Kai: creating and implementing tourist medical-wellness component (4- and 5-star hotels) Maui, Hawaii (2013)

The Lodge at Sedona: landmark property, acquisition and funding/conversion into wellness (2012)

Major transactions and corporate representation of public companies, and major property owners, Hawaii examples including Bishop Estate, Alexander and Baldwin, Goodfellow Bros., Maui Medical Group, Charter Schools of Maui, County of Maui, Pacific Therapy and Wellness Inc