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Executive Board Bios


EXECUTIVE BOARD

President: Diane Dorsi

Ms. Dorsi is currently a Property Manager at The We're Group. Prior to this position, she was with Reckson Associates, now know as RXR Realty, for over 10 years.

Ms. Dorsi was initially hired by Reckson as an analyst for the Asset Management Division for Reckson’s Long Island properties.  Within a few months, she was transferred to the Property Management Department to handle tenant work orders and requests.  Shortly after that, Ms. Dorsi  became an Assistant Property Manager and then, within her first year of employment with Reckson, was promoted to a Property Manager. Her duties included all aspects of building management, energy audits, creating capital improvements project lists, overseeing approved projects, negotiating contracts and creating strong tenant relationships.

Prior to joining Reckson, Ms. Dorsi worked for a Lake Success, New York-based real estate company, where she discovered her interest in Property Management. In that position, Ms. Dorsi was responsible for tenant billings including escalations and energy billings.  She also worked closely with several lending institutions in connection with a  $10 million capital improvement budget.

Ms. Dorsi graduated from St John's University in 1992, and received the BOMI designation of RPA in 2006.  She is currently working towards her FMA and SMT.

Outside of real estate, Ms. Dorsi’s passions are cooking and entertaining friends and family.


Vice President: Raymond Czajkowski

Raymond J. Czajkowski is Vice President, Director of Commercial Property Management for the Albanese Organization. His responsibilities encompass management of all operational aspects of the firm's commercial property portfolio.

With more than 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Czajkowski honed his expertise and attention to detail, literally from the ground up, starting with his education in landscape and design. Ray began his career in the real estate industry as a carpenter, which provided a strong foundation to build upon as he moved into operations as a building engineer.

Prior to joining AO Mr. Czajkowski worked for a series of industry leaders in ever increasing positions of responsibility: 3 years with Cushman Wakefield; 3 years with Galbreath for Equity Office Properties in the pivotal role of start-up engineer and Assistant Chief Engineer; and 7 years as Chief Engineer for TrizecHahn Office Properties earning the 2002 Energy Star award.

In 2004, Mr. Czajkowski joined the Albanese Organization to lead its commercial property management activities, tenant construction and base building redevelopment. In that role he has implemented numerous energy conservation and tenant communication processes that have lowered costs and improved relations with tenants and end users.

Ray received an Associates degree in Applied Science, Plant Science/Landscape design from S.U.N.Y. Morrisville. He is also a graduate of the N.Y.C. District Council of Carpenters Apprentice Training Program and the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #94 training center. He holds eight industry-specific certificates of fitness from the NYC Fire Department.


Treasurer/Ambassador to BOMA International: Richard Yaffe, R.A.

Richard Yaffe, a principal of Triangle Properties since 1996, has more than 20 years experience in the real estate and building industries. He handles all aspects of asset management, including lease negotiations, tenant relations, capital improvements, financing and acquisitions. In addition, Mr. Yaffe oversees third-party property management and Triangle's in-house architecture department.

Mr. Yaffe is a Registered Architect and Licensed Real Estate Broker in New York. He is a current member, as well as past Director and Treasurer of the New York Society of Architects. In addition, Mr. Yaffe is a founding Director and current Treasurer of BOMA-Long Island. Mr. Yaffe holds a BS degree in Architecture and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Michigan.

When not on the ski slopes, Mr. Yaffe plays piano and composes music.


Secretary:  Kevin M. Murphy, RXR Realty

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Joseph Alex, American Maintenance

Robert Bloom, We're Group

William Correa, Cablevision Lightpath, Inc.

Raymond Czajkowski, Albanese Organization 

John Damianos, Damianos Realty Group

John Damianos is a Principal and Manager of Property Management as well as Legal Counsel for the Damianos Realty Group, LLC. Joining the family business in 1980, Mr. Damianos' main responsibilities include overseeing the operations of all the firm's established properties. In addition, he takes an active role in the preparation and development of new development projects.

Together with his Property Management team, Mr. Damianos has consistently worked towards providing an exceptional environment for our tenants, closely adhering to the special design qualities of each project.

A member of the Suffolk County Bar Association since 1982, Mr. Damianos has been influential in the success of the organization, directing all matters relating to the Company's acquisitions, leasing, operations and real estate transactions.

Mr. Damianos has also devoted his time as a board member of his community's Greek Church, a board member of the Middle Country Growth Coalition and the Long Island Building Owners-Managers Association (BOMA).

A graduate of Long Island University, Mr. Damianos earned his Juris Doctor from the California School of Law. He currently resides in Setauket with his wife and two children. 

Diane Dorsi, We're Group

Kevin Murphy, RXR Property Management

Bob Taliana, TRITEC Asset Management

David Weinberger, Weinberger Properties 

David Weinberger is the President of Weinberger Properties, a third generation family-owned commercial real estate services company. The company offers a full range of brokerage, advisory and property management services to real estate owners and tenants throughout New York City and Long Island. He has negotiated and structured leasing, acquisition and sales transactions for local, regional and national tenants. Mr. Weinberger has also managed and coordinated a number of development projects including the construction and renovation of large shopping centers and office towers.

Prior to joining the family business, Mr. Weinberger served as an associate attorney at a boutique litigation firm in midtown Manhattan.

Mr. Weinberger holds a bachelor of science in both marketing and management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. He also received his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law where he graduated cum laude and served on the Inter-American Law Review. He currently lives in Sea Cliff, NY, with his wife and two young children

Rick Yaffe, Triangle Properties