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NEW YORK, NY, May 11, 2023 – Keen-Summit Capital Partners LLC, a leading real estate brokerage and workout firm and investment banking firm specializing in special situations (i.e., restructurings, bankruptcies, receiverships, etc.), proudly announced today that Heather Milazzo, Managing Director, is the recipient of the prestigious GlobeSt. 2023 Women of Influence Award in the Corporate Real Estate category. This award honors female commercial real estate professionals who have made remarkable achievements and personally impacted the industry, driving it to new heights through their outstanding successes.
Heather’s leadership has been pivotal in driving Keen-Summit’s growth and success, with her strategic insights and innovative approach leading the company to achieve exceptional results. Keen-Summit has successfully completed numerous large-scale deals and her exceptional skills and expertise have been instrumental in the company’s success. Most recently, Heather played a key role in Keen-Summit’s recent sale of the WC Braker Portfolio, where she successfully oversaw the marketing of 540,000+ s.f. of office/retail real estate in Austin, TX that sold at auction for over $102M, 36% above the stalking horse bid, in a record 63 days.
“It gives us immense pleasure to recognize Heather’s extraordinary achievements in the real estate industry. Her unique perspective and out-of-the-box thinking have been invaluable in driving innovation and growth,” said Harold Bordwin, Principal & Co-President, Keen-Summit. “Heather’s exceptional leadership, boundless creativity, and unwavering commitment to excellence set her apart. She truly deserves this prestigious award and recognition and serves as an inspiration to us all.”
“I am extremely proud of Heather’s exceptional performance and dedicated service to Keen-Summit team for nearly 20 years. Heather’s vast experience, expertise, and excellent track record in marketing, operations, and project management have been invaluable to our team’s success,” said Matthew Bordwin, Principal/Co-President, Keen-Summit. “Her ability to identify key features of properties that are often overlooked and communicate them effectively has been a game-changer. Heather’s contributions have been immeasurable, and we are fortunate to have her as an integral part of our team.”
Heather’s many accomplishments this year include numerous industry awards and acknowledgements. She recently received the CoStar Powerbroker award and was featured in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2022 Women in Professional Services issue for her outstanding contributions in real estate marketing.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Heather is a committed advocate for diversity and inclusion in the real estate industry. She has championed efforts to promote women in leadership positions. She actively mentors and develops talent within Keen-Summit to build a strong team of professionals and foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the company and the broader real estate industry. She is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Since 1983, GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum has been recognizing women in various categories across the commercial real estate spectrum. This year, the winners will be featured in the July/August issue of GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum and on GlobeSt.com. The honorees will be recognized and celebrated at the fourth annual GlobeSt. Women of Influence Conference, held at the Everline Resort & Spa in Lake Tahoe, CA on July 25th, 2023. The conference provides a platform for networking and professional development, and attendees will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders.
About Keen-Summit Capital Partners LLC
Keen-Summit Capital Partners LLC is a real estate brokerage and workout firm and an investment banking firm specializing since 1982 in special situations (i.e., restructurings, bankruptcies, receiverships, etc.) with offices in Manhattan and Long Island, NY and Chicago. Keen-Summit represents property owners, retail and commercial tenants, commercial and industrial businesses, investors, developers, and creditors across various industries. Clients benefit from its reputation for excellence and integrity, extraordinary industry experience, in-depth market knowledge, time-tested business approach, deep industry relationships, workout and bankruptcy expertise, and exceptional execution capabilities. For more information about Keen-Summit, call 646.381.9222 or visit www.keen-summit.com.