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.

Awards Jury

Name Title Company
Lisa Bevacqua Executive Vice President & Head of Asset Management Silverstein Properties
Kyle D. Bolden US-East Region Market Segment Leader, Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Sector EY
Carmen Bowser Managing Member Eastpointe Consultants
Marc Ehrlich Chief Investment Officer Rose Associates
Anne-Sophie Hall Northeast Region Residential Practice Area Leader, Senior Associate Gensler
Helen Hwang Senior Executive Managing Director Meridian Investment Sales
James F. Lima President James Lima Planning + Development
Brian Masuda, AIA, WELL AP Associate Principal Ennead Architects
Adam Meister Senior Vice President, Development The Howard Hughes Corporation
Mehul J. Patel Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial Office Rudin Management Company
David Quart Northeast Real Estate Market Leader VHB
Natasha Roberts Executive Vice President & Director of Institutional Fund Management LXP Industrial Trust
Nancy Ruddy Founding Principal CetraRuddy
Michael M. Samuelian, FAIA, AICP Founding Director, Urban Tech Hub Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech
Robert Schiffer Executive Vice President, Development SL Green Realty Corp.
Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP Managing Principal Dattner Architects
Jay Valgora Founder and Principal STUDIO V Architecture
Robin Zeigler Founder and Chief Executive Officer MURAL Real Estate Partners