Zaid Joins Sierra as SVP

Zaid previously served as an owner’s representative at A.S. Realty Partners, where he negotiated $37 million in sales and managed $14 million in construction projects.

June 22, 2010
By Allison Landa, News Editor

Sierra Realty Corp. president James Wacht said today that Gary Zaid has been hired as senior vice president of residential property management.

Zaid previously served as an owner’s representative at A.S. Realty Partners, where he negotiated $37 million in sales and managed $14 million in construction projects. He is also the former president and CEO of G.S. Universal Construction, Inc., which managed more than $90 million in projects including the $75 million Chelsea Towers and the Carl Fisher Building, both in New York City.

“Gary’s impressive portfolio underscores his industry experience, shrewd business sense and versatility in all areas of project management,” Watcht said when making the announcement.

Sierra was founded in 1953 and provides commercial and multi-family property management services, office and store leasing, real estate consulting, advisory services to building owners and tenants, comprehensive construction services and acquisitions and investment advice. The company manages 50 buildings comprising 2,000 residential units and approximately 600,000 square feet of office and retail space in New York City.