12A — February 13 - 26, 2015 — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


P roperty M anagement

LUSHING, NY — Steve Chen , chief operating officer for national man- Crystal Windows executive’s presidency extended for additional year Chen of Crystal Windows to lead Northeast Window & Door Association through 2015 F exciting things coming this year. I welcome the opportunity to champion these efforts for another year.” He was also featured in 2014 by The New York Real Estate Journal as its April “Executive of the Month.”

for an additional year and he accepted the request. Chen has led the NWDA since January 2013 and his normal two-year term would have concluded at the end of 2014. NWDA focuses on issues critical to the fenes- tration industry and represents approximately 100 window and door manufacturer and supplier companies. “I am honored to be asked to continue in a leadership role with NWDA,” said Steve Chen. “The Association accomplished a great deal for its members in 2014 as part of its overall stra- tegic plan, and there are more

and the Queensborough Com- munity College Advisory Board on Continuing Education. He also acts as a national judge for Window & Door Magazine’s an- nual industry awards program in the manufacturing category. Steve Chen has received many notable business and industry recognitions. Glass Magazine named him a top “20 Under 40” industry executive, the Queens Chamber of Com- merce ranked him as one of the borough’s “Top Executives Under 40,” and he received the “Rising Star” Award from a leading Queens newspaper.

u f a c t u r e r C r y s t a l Window & Door Sys - t ems , wi l l continue as president of the North- eas t Wi n - d o w &

The Northeast Window & Door Association regionally represents the fenestration in- dustry, offering seminars on the latest technologies and product innovations, as well as speakers on important legislative and regulatory issues impacting the industry. In recent years, the organization has increased its advocacy role, working with key government officials and influencers that help shape the industry and marketplace. n The Goldstein Group welcomes 3 new salespeople to their team PARAMUS, NJ — Chuck Lanyard , president of The Goldstein Group , New Jer- sey’s leading retail real estate brokerage firm, announced that three new salespeople have joined the firm as part of the company’s continuing expan- sion plans of their leasing and sales team. Vincent Giambona brings over 20 years of experience own- ing and operating restaurants throughout the states of New Jersey and Florida. As a general contractor and project manager for numerous investments, he was responsible for develop- ing and overseeing numerous real estate developments to completion. Leslie Small worked as a real estate manager for nu- merous national and regional tenants across the east coast including T-Mobile, Metro PCS and Bechtel Power—a major vendor for AT&TWireless. Her responsibilities included the handling of site acquisitions and subsequent leasing to land use and zoning. Amir Sankar worked for Costanza Commercial Real Estate where he was in charge of acquisitions for franchise development sites in addition to handling a portfolio of both residential and commercial properties. “We are pleased to welcome Vincent, Leslie, and Amir to our team,” said Lanyard. “The three bring with them a unique and diversified background making them all an integral part in the enhancement of the retail real estate services we provide to our clients and landlords.” n

In addition to being COO for New York-based Crystal Windows, Steve Chen oversees operations for Crystal’s Chicago and Riverside (CA) manufac- turing facilities. He is also the president of Crystal’s Missouri- based aluminum extrusion subsidiary. Along with his NWDA posi- tion, Steve Chen serves on several other boards, includ- ing the Board of Directors for Queens Theatre in the Park

Steve Chen

Door Association (NWDA) through 2015. Chen was re- cently asked by the Associa- tion’s Board of Directors to extend his term as president

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