Stamford, CT – NAIOP Connecticut & Suburban New York recently honored the area’s most prominent real estate projects, companies and leading professionals at their annual Night of the Stars Awards. The Former Mayor of Stamford, Michael Pavia, was the host of the event at l’escale restaurant in Greenwich.
Two special awards were presented at the gala: Jeffrey H. Newman, senior vice president, Empire State Realty Trust was honored with the Leadership Award for his longstanding dedication and contributions to the real estate community and to NAIOP. Newman, a past president of the NAIOP local chapter, was the innovator of this recognition event that began in 1998.
Also, a special recognition Community Impact Award was presented to Mill River Park in Stamford for its positive impact on the community and economic development.
In addition to these awards the winners and selected finalists for the real estate categories are: Connecticut lease winner: Save the Children in Westport; finalists: HomeServe USA – Merritt 7 in Norwalk, Cannondale Sports in Wilton.
Connecticut Project: Winner: Sound Development Group in Stamford; finalists: Shippan Landing in Stamford, Norden Park in Norwalk.
Developing Leader: Winner: Clark Briffel, Reckson a division of SL Green based in White Plains, N.Y.; finalists: Justin Shaw, JCS Capital LLC of Stamford, Conn.; Rob Scinto, R.D. Scinto, Inc. of Shelton.
Westchester Lease: Winner: PepsiCo, Inc. in White Plains, N.Y.; finalists: Xylem Inc. in Rye Brook; Jackson Lewis, LLP in White Plains.
Westchester Project: Winner: Life Time Fitness in Harrison, finalists: New York Medical College in Valhalla; Westmed Medical Group in Purchase.