THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Peters, Knakal ascend at REBNY
The Real Estate Board of New York announced today that Frederick Peters, the president of Warburg Realty, has been appointed to the organization's executive committee as the vice president of the residential brokerage division. Meanwhile, Massey Knakal's Robert Knakal has been named vice president of the commercial brokerage division.
Peters has served on REBNY's Board of Governors since 1995 and Knakal since 2000, but this is the first time either of them has been appointed to a title position on the executive committee.
Other new members to the executive committee include David Levinson, the chairman and CEO of L&L Holding Company, and Bruce Beal, Jr., the executive vice president of Related Companies, who will serve as members at large for 2010.
The changes accompany the naming of new REBNY chairperson Mary Ann Tighe, the CEO of the New York Tri-State Region of CB Richard Ellis.
Stephen Ross, CEO of Related Companies, who had served as REBNY chairman since 2007, is now chairperson emeritus. TRD
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