June 7, 2018 user

Charles S. Cohen Honored at the 2018Q2 Visionaries Awards in Real Estate & Finance

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In momentous celebration of 10 years as a brand, publication, and community along with an expansion and launch in New York City! In partnership with Nasdaq

C-Suite Quarterly  (CSQ), in partnership with Nasdaq, hosted their 2018Q2 Visionaries Awards in Real Estate & Finance at Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, NY. The Visionaries Awards also recognized and celebrated CSQ’s 10 year anniversary and New York expansion.

The Visionaries Awards, held in conjunction with the release of its highly anticipated first bicoastal edition – themed Real Estate & Finance –shined a much deserved light on the Visionary men and women elevating their cultural, economic, and civic ecosystems through pioneering and industry leading work across the real estate and finance sectors.

The evening tentpole awards was given to Los Angeles Visionary of the Year – Steven F. Udvar-Házy (Net Worth: $3.7B), Founder & Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) and the New York Visionary of the Year – Charles S. Cohen (Net Worth: $3.3B), Owner, President, & CEO, Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation. Both individuals have disrupted their respective industries, achieving myriad success and serving as altruistic members of their community. Other honorees included: Dorene C. Dominguez, Vanir Group of Companies; Chris Godfrey, HBA Residential; Fabián von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone, Contra Group; Les Hiscoe, Shawmut Design and Construction; Christopher C. Martin, AC Martin; James Patchett, NYCEDC; Paul Scialla, Delos; John Shook and Vinny Dotolo, Joint Venture Restaurant Group. CSQ’s inaugural class of NextGens (under-40 movers, shakers, disruptors, and up-and-coming industry leaders) in Real Estate & Finance will be called to the stage and presented with awards.

The Visionaries Awards – celebrating CSQ’s decade in publishing, during which they’ve featured and honored hundreds of Visionaries and NextGen entrepreneurs and CEOs – are sponsored by Nasdaq and was hosted at their MarketSite in Times Square, New York.


Charles S. Cohen | Owner, President & CEO, Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation

Steven F. Udvar-Házy | Founder & Executive Chairman, Air Lease Corporation Visionaries

Dorene C. Dominguez | Chairman & CEO, Vanir Group of Companies Fabián von Hauske Valtierra & Jeremiah Stone | Owners, Contra Group Les Hiscoe | CEO, Shawmut Design and Construction

Christopher C. Martin | Chairman & CEO, AC Martin

Paul Scialla | Founder & CEO, Delos

Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo | Owners, Joint Venture Restaurant Group

Thought  Leaders

Chris Godfrey | Principal, HBA Residential

James Patchett | President & CEO, NYCEDC

Plus the 2018 NextGen 10 in Real Estate & Finance

About C-Suite Media:

Founded by David Wurth, and now celebrating it’s 10-Year Anniversary, C-Suite Media Inc. is the publisher of C-Suite Quarterly, CSQ.com, and the C-Suite Advisors™ thought leadership platform. Beyond a media company, C-Suite Media is a Community of the most successful leaders and thinkers across industry. Once solely focused on elevating the Los Angeles ecosystem, and in its tenth year now doing the same in New York, with the greater mission of connecting these two markets to spearhead innovation, ideaflow, partnerships, and overall connectivity toward progress in business and philanthropy.

About Charles S. Cohen:

As owner, President, and CEO of Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation, Charles S. Cohen has achieved a national reputation for exceptional business acumen, innovation, and creativity. His real estate portfolio includes over 12 million square feet of prime commercial properties in New York, Texas, Southeast Florida, and Southern California. He redeveloped Manhattan’s D&D Building, Los Angeles’ Pacific Design Center, Design Center of the Americas, and Decorative Center Houston, all of which serve thousands of design professionals and design aficionados. A lifelong film enthusiast, Cohen has produced Academy Award nominated films; his Cohen Media Group produces and distributes renowned independent and foreign films throughout the world, while the Cohen Film Collection is comprised of over 800 landmark films. The Republic of France named him a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite in 2014 and a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2015 for his significant contributions promoting French cinema and art in the U.S. Cohen serves on the boards of trustees for the Museum of Arts and Design, the French Institute Alliance Française, Lighthouse Guild, and the Real Estate Board of New York.

For more information about Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation, please visit: www.cohenbrothersrealty.com

For more information on Cohen Design Centers, please visit: godesigngo.com/cohen-design-centers/

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CSQ Magazine with Charles S. Cohen ©LMG



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