James Sheuchenko is an experienced Real Estate executive and in 2017 will begin his 37th year in the Real Estate industry. For over 23 years, until his retirement in 2012, he was employed by Kimco Realty Corporation. During his long tenure with Kimco, he served as its Director of Property Management and Director of Property Management Training. Today, Mr. Sheuchenko is President of Property Management Advisors, LLC (PMA) and provides Property Management and Facility Management services to nationally known Real Estate Investment Trusts, Regional, and local Owners and Developers.
Mr. Sheuchenko is the author of many articles, instructional books, and videos. He is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at major Real Estate seminars and conferences. He is currently serving his 18th year on the Editorial Board of Commercial Construction & Renovation People Magazine. He is Co-Chairman of the Queens, NY Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental and Energy Committee, is a member of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce, member of the Huntington Public Library Foundation Committee, President of the Nathan Hale Road Association and serves on several Community Boards.
Paul Kaplan is the CEO and founder of North Hills Office Services, Inc., and has been in the Facility Management business for over 45 years. He is a successful businessman and entrepreneur who specializes in facility management with over 500+ associates for many Class A office buildings and Fortune 500 companies located in the New York metro area. In addition, in 1996, he founded Stratus Security Services, Inc.
He is a member of The Building Owners and Managers Assoc. (BOMA), The L.I. Real Estate Group (LIREG), The International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and ASIS International (formerly known as the Society for Industrial Security).
Mr. Kaplan holds an Undergraduate Degree from C.W. Post College/Long Island University and a Masters Degree from Hofstra University.
For over 40 years, Jack Britvan has proven himself to be a successful businessman, entrepreneur, and real estate broker. He is President of Commercial Realty Services of Long Island, Inc. and a member of the prestigious and exclusive Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR). With just under 3,100 members in more than 630 cities in 34 countries, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.
Mr. Britvan is the former President of the downstate New York chapter of SIOR. He currently serves as Vice President of the New York Metro Chapter of NYSCAR. He is also the founding board member of the Commercial Industrial Broker Society and is the recipient of numerous Lifetime Achievement awards, community service awards and has been honored for his participation in many charitable foundations. He is a frequent guest lecturer and panelist for real estate seminars and educational courses.
Mr. Britvan is a graduate of Brooklyn College.
Mr. Solomon is the owner of Solomon Construction Consulting, LLC (SCC). Founded in 2013, his firm provides a wide variety of professional services to serve his clients construction needs. With over 35 years of hands-on construction experience, along with his architectural training, his company provides their clients with a wide range and expansive array of services: all phases of construction management, pre-construction and lease review, owners representation, and expert witness testimony, and much more.
He was a founding member and served as Vice President of the Building Owners and Management Association (BOMA) Long Island Chapter. Twice awarded the LIA/CIBS Developer of the Year for high profile commercial projects completed for The Tilles Investment Company that redefined the business environment of Long Island. Mr. Solomon has extensive experience working for major developers and real estate owners throughout the New York Tri-state area.
Mr. Solomon is a 1980 graduate of the New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture and registered in the state of New York.
Deb Colton founded and established DebCo, Inc. as a specialized community relations consultancy firm in the New York region. Her company specializes in interacting with elected officials, labor and community leaders, activists and neighbors to facilitate projects from design to completion. Since 2001, Ms. Colton has been active in the successful completion of two peaking utility facilities, eight major supermarket developments, and numerous convenience stores.
She has participated with development teams on numerous smart growth efforts, renewable energy, infrastructure and mass transit projects. Prior to specializing in community relations, Ms. Colton worked in the marketing and public relations field within the real estate and telecommunications sectors. Ms. Colton represents clients throughout the planning, development, construction and operational phases of major capital intensive projects.
Her cumulative client project portfolio exceeds $5 Billion. Her involvement in community relations and brand development spans all types of projects: from large multinational companies to small start-ups, municipalities, state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The critically consistent components for her successful projects are communication, marketing, and inclusion.
Some of the companies in the DebCo client portfolio have included: the Long Island Rail Road, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, FPL Energy, NextEra Energy, SunEdison, Teichos Energy, and the QuickChek Corporation.