Kings of Queens

Robert Ricken, President of the Board of Directors of North Shore Towers
Robert Ricken, President of the Board of Directors of North Shore Towers
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:14PM

“In the last few years the Board of Directors of North Shore Towers has accomplished incredible economic achievements even in this financial environment.  They have had no increase in maintenance the past two years, have raised their reserves from $6,000,000 to almost $20,000,000 and conducted a capital improvement initiative that continues to not only maintain [...]

Tony Raouf, President of Riverview Restaurant
Tony Raouf, President of Riverview Restaurant
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:12PM

Tony Raouf relocated to America over 25 years ago, with only his good health and ambition. He immediately was drawn to real estate and brokered several large mixed used transactions in Queens. He then made the shift to principal, acquiring numerous residential and retail properties. It was during a visit to an industrial section of [...]

Jay Parker, President of The Original Bens Best
Jay Parker, President of The Original Bens Best
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:09PM

Jay Parker has helped run Ben’s Best, a delicatessen that has been in his family since it was founded in 1945,for the past 31 years. Growing up in Queens,Parker attended Francis Lewis High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Binghamton University and his M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Parker spent [...]

Dr. Peter Nelson, CEO of Joseph P Addabbo Family Health Center
Dr. Peter Nelson, CEO of Joseph P Addabbo Family Health Center
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:06PM

As CEO of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, J. R. Peter Nelson, Ph.D. grew the center from a $3 million business with one site in 1997, to the six site $27 million business it is today. In 2005, Nelson raised $8.5 million from donors to build a new 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art health [...]

Michael X. Mattone, CFO of the Mattone Group LLC
Michael X. Mattone, CFO of the Mattone Group LLC
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:00PM

Mr. Mattone is an attorney and the Chief Financial Officer of Mattone Group, LLC, a real estate development, investment and management company headquartered in College Point, NY.  The company’s portfolio includes a variety of real estate projects which include mixed-use, retail, office, multi-family and single-family home developments. Mr. Mattone graduated from theUniversityofPennsylvaniawith a B.A. in [...]

Stephen Martin, Vice President, Commercial Lending, at TD Bank
Stephen Martin, Vice President, Commercial Lending, at TD Bank
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 4:59PM

Stephen A. Martin is a father of three beautiful, delightful and energetic young ladies – Meghan, Laura and Pamela who keep him busy.  He is married to Susan, an understanding and loving wife who has kept him on the straight and narrow for 30+ years.  Stephen also shares his home with two loving puppies. Stephen [...]

Serphin Maltese, Attorney & Counselor at law
Serphin Maltese, Attorney & Counselor at law
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 4:49PM

A former Queens State Senator, he was elected for 10 terms and served for 20 years from 1988 to 2008. Born in Corona, Queens, he grew up on Manhattan’s lower East Side and graduated from PS. 63, JHS 64 and Stuyvesant H.S., where he is an Alumni Executive Board Member. After his Korean War military [...]

Anthony Lolli, Founder/CEO of Rapid Realty NYC
Anthony Lolli, Founder/CEO of Rapid Realty NYC
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 4:48PM

Anthony Lolli is a Brooklyn native who owns the fastest growing real estate and franchise company in New York City. Lolli’s company, Rapid Realty, started in Park Slope South Brooklyn and has now branched out to all 5 boroughs, Long Island and Jersey City. Rapid Realty grew from 1 office to 51 offices in 26 [...]

John Koufakis Sr., Owner of Star Auto Group
John Koufakis Sr., Owner of Star Auto Group
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 4:45PM

John Koufakis was born in the Chelsea area of Manhattan and worked for his father as a furrier at the tender age of 12 years old. From humble beginnings, Koufakis now owns and runs the Star Auto Group in Queens – one of the largest and most successful privately owned cardealerships in the metropolitan area [...]

Frank Korzekwinski, EVP Chief of Real Estate Lending at Flushing Bank
Frank Korzekwinski, EVP Chief of Real Estate Lending at Flushing Bank
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 4:36PM

Frank Korzekwinski is currently Executive Vice President, Chief of Real Estate Lending at Flushing Bank.  Frank joinedFlushingin 1993 as Assistant Vice President.  Over the years his role was expanded to include the supervision of the Bank’s Real Estate Lending Division.  The primary business activities under his direction include Multi-Family Lending, Commercial Real Estate Lending, Mixed [...]