2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
From hundreds of submissions, we have highlighted women with achievements and...
2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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Luxury Hotel Veteran Will Oversee Silverstein’s Residential Properties
Yael Ron has joined Silverstein Properties as head of global hospitality & general manager of residential properties. A luxury hotel veteran with more than 25 years’ hospitality experience, Ron will be responsible for Silverstein’s hospitality and residential divisions.
In her new role, Ron will be general manager of Silverstein’s residential properties, which include 2,280 rental apartments at Silver Towers and River Place, a residential complex on West 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. She will also oversee Inspire, Silverstein’s holistic customer experience program.
“Under Yael’s leadership, Silverstein will advance our mission to provide value beyond real estate through exceptional services, hospitality, amenities, and technology,” said vice chairman Lisa Silverstein. “Her passion for delivering exceptional service and track record for success in the luxury hospitality industry will further enhance our commitment to creating an advanced atmosphere of well-being for our customers in our residential and office buildings.”
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).