The Retail Deal of the Year Award

The Retail Committee inaugurated two annual awards in 1999 that honor REBNY members most inventive and noteworthy New York City retail deals of the previous year. There are two awards in total. One is for the most ingenious and creative retail deal that demonstrates exceptional broker acumen; the second will highlight the Most Impactful Retail Deal of the Year which recognizes a transaction likely to have the greatest impact on a particular retail submarket, industry, specific development project or New York City’s landscape as a whole. The award is presented at the Retail Committee's Annual Cocktail Party.

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Hear from one of our 2019 award winners, Michael Remer, on why you should submit one of your 2020 deals to be in the running for this year's contest.

PAST AWARDEES (listed alphabetically by year)

2019:  Peter Braus, Richard Hodos, Michael Remer, Joel Stephen 
2018:  Ross L. Kaplan, Frederick Kemerling, Joseph D. Mastromonaco, Jeffrey D. Roseman, Jaclyn Totolo, Peter Whitenack, Scott Zinovoy 
2017:  Benjamin Birnbaum, Robert H Gibson, Matthew Ogle, Kenji R. Ota, Neil A. Seth, Patrick A. Smith, Corey J Zolcinski 
2016:  Kenji R. Ota, Joanne Podell 
2015:  NEIL GOLDMACHER, Nathan E. Gelber, Brian Goldman 
2014:  James S. Downey, Mark Kapnick, Eric LeGoff, Frank P Liantonio, Matthew Ogle, Michael M. Rotchford, Patrick A. Smith, Corey J Zolcinski 
2013:  Richard B. Hodos, Peter T Ripka 
2012:  Jacqueline Klinger, David LaPierre, Chase Welles 
2011:  Scott M Bloom, Charles Bradley Mendelson, Alan Schmerzler 
2010:  Robin Abrams, Gary Alterman, Howard G Dolch, Robert K. Futterman, Ariel Schuster 
2009:  Robert K. Futterman, Peter T Ripka 
2008:  Harry F. Blair, James S. Downey, Clifford F. Molloy, Gene P Spiegelman 
2007:  David A. Falk, Hugh F. Kelly, Marc Leber, Jeffrey D. Roseman, Stephen J. Schofel, Patrick A. Smith, Jeffrey Winick 
2006:  Matthew P Chmielecki, Christine Emery, Nathan E. Gelber, Andrew S. Goldberg, Joel E. Isaacs, Stephen B. Siegel 
2005:  Karen R Bellantoni, Robert K. Futterman, James D. Kuhn, Chase Welles, Amira Yunis 
2004:  Patrick A. Smith, Robert D. Taylor, Chase Welles 
2003:  Paul Berkman, Peter J. Cirlin, Christopher Mongeluzo, Jeffrey D. Roseman, Steven Schwartz, Bruce Shepard, Moshe M Sukenik 
2002:  Susan Kurland, Elliot P. Resnick, Peter T Ripka 
2001:  Joel G Burris, Nathan E. Gelber, Andrew S. Goldberg, Gene P Spiegelman, Mary Ann Tighe 
2000:  Robert K. Futterman, David A. Green, David LaPierre, Charles Bradley Mendelson, Joanne Podell 
1999:  Susan Kurland, BRUCE MOSLER, Stuart Lee Morden, Jeffrey D. Roseman 
1998:  Stephen Asch, Stephen Asch, Beth Robin Greenwald, Beth Robin Greenwald, Joanne Podell, Joanne Podell, Jeffrey D. Roseman, Jeffrey D. Roseman