Media Coverage

  • Michael Wolfe Featured in Habitat Magazine

    May 01, 2022

    FirstService Residential’s Michael Wolfe, president of property management, is featured in this month’s issue of Habitat Magazine. Michael shares his insights on how best to comply with Local Law 97, based on his 40 years of experience in the business.

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  • FirstService Residential Appointed Property Manager of Front & York Condominiums

    Apr 20, 2022
    FirstService Residential has been appointed property manager for Front & York, a new mixed-use residential property in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The property comprises 480 high-end condominiums, resort-class amenities and 150,000 square feet of retail space.

    FirstService Residential's New Development Group was also retained by ownership in July 2017 to provide pre-development consulting services including design drawing review for front and back of house operations, amenities, and initial budget development.

    Real Estate Weekly
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  • Tal Eyal Featured in Multifamily Executive Magazine

    Apr 19, 2022
    Climate change and the impact of larger, more unpredictable storms, is one of the biggest threats to new and existing properties. Multifamily Executive spoke with Tal Eyal, FirstService Residential executive vice president, who shared best practices for boards and building owners to mitigate loss and protect their most valuable assets.

    Multifamily Executive
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  • Farik Badalov promoted to Vice president of FirstService Residential’s CityLine Division

    Apr 09, 2022
    FirstService Residential announced the promotion of Farik Badalov to Vice President of the CityLine Division, a segment of the company dedicated to providing full-service property management services to condominium and cooperative properties, and professional consulting services to self-managed properties, in Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Long Island and Westchester. As a Vice President, Badalov oversees a dedicated team of property managers who are responsible for the management of more than 4,000 residential units across 28 multifamily buildings.

    Real Estate Weekly
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  • New York Real Estate Journal Profiles Four Leaders from FirstService Residential New York

    Feb 24, 2022
    New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) recently profiled our associates in an exclusive feature highlighting local leaders in management and real estate. Featured team members include president of property management Michael Wolfe, senior vice president of the New Development Group Marc Kotler, the newly appointed president of FirstService Energy Kelly Dougherty, and Athenes Bauza-Wu, the latest addition to our expanding multifamily rental management group.

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  • New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) Profiles Marc Kotler as Executive of the Month

    Feb 10, 2022
    Marc Kotler, senior vice president of FirstService Residential’s New Development Group, is featured as Executive of the Month in this week’s issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Marc shares how he became an expert consultant for developers and young properties, his thoughts on the greatest challenges facing the multifamily sector today, and career advice for new management professionals.
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  • Marc Kotler Interviewed in Cover Story for Northeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Magazine

    Jan 25, 2022
    Following turbulent and unprecedented market conditions, multifamily owners and operators are experiencing a strong rebound throughout the New York City region. Marc Kotler, senior vice president of FirstService Residential's New Development Group shared his thoughts on New York City's post-pandemic development resilience.

    —Northeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business Magazine
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  • Getting Packages in My Building Is Chaotic. What Can I Do?

    Dec 04, 2021
    Buildings around the city are experiencing an influx of package deliveries as residents are spending more time at home. Dan Wurtzel, FirstService Residential president discusses how buildings can optimize package receipt, storage and delivery during these times.

    —The New York Times
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  • Building Policies: Should Children Be Allowed to Trick-or-Treat?

    Oct 16, 2021
    Should children be allowed to trick-or-treat in your building this year for Halloween? Boards and building owners across the city are asking the same question. FirstService Residential President Dan Wurtzel, offers his perspective in The New York Times’ Ask Real Estate column.

    — The New York Times
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  • Local Law 97: A Roadmap to Compliance for Multifamily Buildings

    Oct 13, 2021
    Michael Wolfe, president of property management at FirstService Residential, recently discussed the Climate Mobilization Act and Local Law 97 which focuses on reducing building carbon emissions. Buildings will begin receiving costly fines as early as 2024 if they do not comply. Click below to watch the full interview.
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