Realtors Alliance Presents Annual ‘Deal Maker Awards’

Members of the Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA), a division of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches, were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the commercial real estate industry.

The awards were based on complexity, environmental concerns, financing, proficiency in overcoming obstacles and the overall impact the business deal had on the community.

Paul Snitkin of West Palm Beach was presented with the 2012 Top Deal of the Year for the retail/hospitality deals at the Lake Worth Casino and Beach Project, as well as the Land Deal of the Year award for his sale of parcels to the FEC for the Florida Moves project. Snitkin is head of the Real Estate Division of Anderson & Carr Inc. and president-elect of the Realtors Commercial Alliance of the Palm Beaches.

John Schmidt of Cornerstone Realty was named 2012 Realtor of the Year and Nichole Carosella of Carmel Real Estate and Management was presented with the Rookie of the Year award.

In addition, four local agents were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments: Blair Lee of Lighthouse Realty Services was presented with the Deal of the Year award for the sale of the Hillsboro Professional Center in Deerfield Beach, Michael Falk of Michael Falk & Company received Industrial Deal of the Year for multiple industrial deals in Riviera Beach, and Frank Gulisano and Camille Gulisano-Pelaez of Summit Realty Leasing & Management were acknowledged for their build-to-suit project for H.H. Gregg.

The Realtors Commercial Alliance has over 270 Realtors and affiliate members dedicated to the field of commercial real estate.


Above: (L-R) Frank Gulisano, Blair Lee, Paul Snitkin, Ted Brown III and Camille Gulisano-Pelaez.