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Uniland Sales & Leasing Lauded with NYSCAR Awards

Feb 10, 2023

Uniland Development Company’s Sales & Leasing department plays a key role in connecting businesses with our leading portfolio of award-winning commercial space for lease. At the New York State Commercial Association of REALTORS® (NYSCAR) WNY Chapter’s annual awards dinner, five veteran Uniland associates were recognized for their key work on commercial real estate transactions. Chartered in 1995, as a commercial overlay board, NYSCAR is a specialty local board of REALTORS® with statewide jurisdiction that focuses on creating opportunities for members to enhance their professional education, network with colleagues across the state, and market commercial property in statewide forums.

Our recently retired Director of Sales, Kevin Szmania, was recognized with the President’s Award for his leadership during an impressive career with Uniland that spanned from 1995 thru 2021. A key partner with brokers from across the region, Mr. Szmania supported over 650 clients with efforts that secured over $500 million in sales and leases which spanned over 3 million SF of lease transactions working closely with Uniland Co-Founders Carl J. Montante and Nancy R. Dobson and more recently with CEO Michael J. Montante.

Account Executive Craig Muni received the 2022 Transaction Volume Award – Affiliate with 41 deals closed, including signing Total Quality Assurance International (TQAI) as our anchor tenant at 8 Dona Street, Renaissance Commerce Park, Lackawanna, NY. A three-time Stanley Cup champion during his 16-year NHL career and an Isobel Cup champion as coach of the Premier Hockey Federation’s Buffalo Beauts, he has been a winning member of the Uniland team since 2004.

Additionally, our Account Executive Charlie Callahan was commended as First Runner Up for the Transaction Volume Award – Affiliate and Account Executive April Sanders, Ph.D., was noted as Second Runner Up. Rochester Regional Manager Anthony Burkhart, CPM®, rounds out Uniland’s compliment of successful leasing across the Buffalo-Rochester corridor.

Uniland is an active corporate member of NYSCAR, with our Senior Market Research Manager, David Tytka serving in leadership roles with the WNY chapter. A NYSCAR member for over 20 years, Mr. Tytka received the organization’s inaugural Affiliate of the Year Award in 2018.

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