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Rising Stars in Real Estate 2020

Crains New York chose our very own for their professional achievements and their involvement in community and industry organizations

Sam Einhorn

As a director at Colliers International, the global commercial real estate organization, Sam Einhorn specializes in providing tenant representation services throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. With a focus in the media, technology and coworking sectors, Einhorn has completed transactions in domestic and international markets. In a part of his résumé that’s likely to spark cocktail conversation, he was a finalist for the Real Estate Board of New York’s award for most promising salesperson of the year in 2018. Earlier, Einhorn worked in the music industry, coordinating national marketing campaigns for Jack White, John Legend and Beyoncé, among others.

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Jessica Verdi

The industry breadth of Jessica Verdi’s tenant-representation work is impressive: financial services, advertising, technology, nonprofit and law. In all instances, she plays a pivotal role in business development and canvassing for her team at the commercial real estate services company Colliers. The beyond-her-years success—for notable clients that include Bacardi, The Economist and Griffon Corporation—was recognized in 2019 with Connect Media’s Next Generation Award. Verdi isn’t the sort to put her feet up when the workday is done: she participates in the mentoring program Read Ahead and serves on the board of the New York Junior Tennis League. Verdi was appointed to serve on Community Board Five in Midtown.

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Rose Liu

It is an understatement to describe Rose Liu of Colliers International as productive. She provides financial analysis for commercial real estate leasing, acquisition, disposition and investment transactions in office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets. She also provides market research for clients and colleagues, and quarterly market reports on properties in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Liu has analyzed at least 1,000 proposals, leases and investment transactions in her more than six years at the commercial real estate services organization, working on deals worth more than $500 million. Liu, who holds an M.B.A. in finance from Stony Brook University, has coached Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology students and professionals at the Harvard Real Estate Development Workshop. Liu is a board member of the Asian Real Estate Professional Association. She is fluent in Mandarin.

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