David Valente and Mark Pepe Promoted to Senior Vice President At FirstService Residential New York
Promotions Follow a Year of Significant Growth for the Company’s Managed Portfolio of Manhattan Condominiums and Cooperatives
NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 8, 2023 – FirstService Residential, New York’s leading residential property management company, has announced that David Valente and Mark Pepe have each been promoted to Senior Vice President in the firm’s Manhattan Condo/Co-op Property Management Division. In their new roles, Valente and Pepe will each have executive oversight of a portfolio of condominium and cooperative properties and teams of dedicated property managers and assistant property managers who specialize in providing outstanding service to board members and residents in some of New York City’s most prestigious residential buildings.
“Mark and David have established themselves as respected leaders within our organization and have earned a solid reputation as trusted advisors among our clients, who rely on us to provide solutions that enhance operations, reduce costs, and protect their assets,” said Christina Forbes, president of the Manhattan Condo/Co-op Division. “I am confident they will continue to nurture a culture of support and inclusion among their management teams and continue to add value to the boards, residents, and buildings we serve.”
Pepe, who joined the company in 2005, has executive oversight of a portfolio of properties that includes The Berkeley House, a pristine 1940’s co-op overlooking Central Park South; Carnegie Hill Tower, a 210-unit, high-rise condominium on Manhattan’s Upper East Side; The Landmark, a 36-story luxury co-op in Sutton Place; and One Hanson Place, a landmarked commercial-to-residential conversion in Fort Greene, Brooklyn that comprises 175 residences and a luxe collection of amenities.
Valente, a 17-year company veteran, counts these notable buildings among his property portfolio: Baccarat Residences, an amenity-rich, condominium at 20 West 53rd Street; Cipriani Residences, 55 Wall Street, a National Historic Landmark; the historic Grand Madison condo building at 225 Fifth Avenue; 75 Wall Street, an award-winning residential tower in Manhattan’s Financial District; and Greenwich Club Residences, an Art Deco-style tower at 88 Greenwich Street. As a retired member of the New York City Bar Association, Valente views board challenges from a legal perspective, which adds significant value to the services and solutions rendered by his team.