FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com DECEMBER 12, 2014 • THE COURIER SUN 39 Queens Chamber of Commerce honors top building designers Photos by Allen Ngai 1. Demetra Plagakis, Schneps Communications; Carl Mattone, Mattone Group. 2. Keynote speaker Carl Weisbrod, Director of the NYC Dept. of City Planning and Chairman of The NYC Planning Commission; Vincent Petraro, Event Chair, Law Office of Petraro, LLC. 3. Joanie Omeste, The New York Racing Association; Vincent Petraro; John Durso, Jr., The New York Racing Association. 4. Carl Weisbrod; Borough President Melinda Katz, Vincent Petraro. 5. Affinity Health Plan: Edgar Gonzalez, Nelson Pereyra, Salman Zafar. 6. Carl Weisbrod. 7. Vincent Petraro, Melinda Katz; Rosalie and Joseph Golia; Jack Friedman, Chamber Exec. Dir. and Carl Weisbrod. 8. Demetra Plagakis, Carl Mattone, Borough President Melinda Katz; Keynote speaker Carl Weisbrod, Director of the NYC Dept. of City Planning and Chairman of The NYC Planning Commission; Vincent Petraro, Event Chair, Law Office of Petraro, LLC. 9. Sophia Ganosis, Chamber Chief of Operations; Demetra Plagakis, Marc Michalic, Lanmarc; Jessie Molina, Mattone Group; Renee Molina. 10. Chamber Staff. 11. Vincent Petraro; Raymond Irrera, Raymond Irrera + Associates Architects; Carl Weisbrod; Michael Kay, Douglaston Development. 12. Ron Spinelli, conEd; Laura Hill, Duane Reade; Carol Conslato, conEd. 13. Mary Ann Mattone, Mattone Group; Sophia Ganosis, Chamber Chief of Operations; Rosalie Golia. 14. Office of the Public Advocate Proclamation. Vincent Petraro; Al Pennisi, Chamber President, Daniels, Norelli, Scully & Cecere; Adrienne Felton, Office of the Public Advocate; Jack Friedman. 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 The Queens Chamber of Commerce hosted its 99th annual Building Awards on Thursday, Dec. 4 with a bevy of movers and shakers from the real estate industry on hand to be honored for their projects in the borough. Nineteen architects, developers, institutions and residents were recognized for innovative designs at the event, which was held in the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel in East Elmhurst. Carl Weisbrod, director of the Department of City Planning, was the keynote speaker of the event. The Chamber presented the President’s Award to College Point-based developer The Mattone Group.
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