Awards for Excellence In Development Competition and Gala

The process of nominating the Awards finalists, selecting the winning projects, and the Awards for Excellence Gala dinner are overseen annually by the Awards Co-Chairs, Awards Committee and Awards Jury. The Awards Committee, which is responsible for nominating the finalists, and Awards Jury, which is responsible for selecting the winners, are comprised of ULI New York members across the spectrum of New York real estate, including owners, developers, investors, architects, urban planners, construction managers and lenders. The winners, revealed and celebrated at the annual Gala dinner, are selected by the Awards Jury after conducting comprehensive site visits of each of the finalists’ projects.


Tal Bar-orCo-Founder Lantern Real Estate
Kyle D. BoldenUS-East Market Segment Leader – Real Estate, Hospitality & ConstructionErnst & Young
Julie Canter PWP Landscape Architecture
Craig DeitelzweigPresident & CEO Marx Realty
G.Jerrod DelaineCEOThe Delaine Companies LLC
Linh DoSenior Vice PresidentAKRF
Callie HainesExecutive Vice PresidentBrookfield Asset Management
Anne-Sophie HallNE Regional Residential Practice Area Leader, Senior AssociateGensler
Robin KramerPartner and Chair, Urban Land Use Practice GroupDuval & Stachenfeld, LLP
Brian MasudaAssociate PrincipalEnnead Architects
Adam MeisterSenior Vice President, Development The Howard Hughes Corporation
Neeti PatelSenior Vice President, Project & Development ServicesJLL
Lucas Posada AIA, LEED APStudio DirectorMorris Adjmi Architects
David QuartNortheast Real Estate Market LeaderVHB
Sookyung RhimSenior Vice President, Asset ManagementAXA Investment Managers-Real Assets
Jack RobbinsPartner, Director of Urban DesignFXCollaborative
Lauren SandersVice President, Head of New York DevelopmentMidwood Investment & Development
Sujohn SarkarManaging Director, Asset ManagementTrinity Church Wall Street
Karen ScannaPartnerStroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Robert SchifferExecutive Vice President, DevelopmentSL Green Realty Corp.
Ellen SinreichFounder/PrincipalThe Sinreich Group
Aida StoddardDevelopment DirectorGemdale USA Corporation
Vincent ToyeHead of Community Development Banking and GSE Agency LendingJPMorgan Chase
Rashid WalkerCEOFirst Street Capital
Joe WeishaarVice President, Fund ManagementL+M Development Partners
Andrea Wong-MillerVice PresidentRichman Housing Resources LLC
Beth ZafonteDirector of Economic Development ServicesAkerman LLP
Alan Suna (Co-Chair)Founder and ChairmanSilvercup Studios
Cia Buckley Marakovits (Co-Chair)President, Chief Investment Officer, PartnerDune Real Estate Partners