Houlihan Lawrence Commercial Welcomes 9 New Brokers to Staff

Real Estate In-Depth | September 13, 2021

Houlihan Lawrence Commercial continues to expand with the announcement of nine new brokers joining its staff so far this year. The new brokers are Rob Carinci, Jose Cuartas, Barb Hazelton, Peter Hoffmann, Liza Kotler, Justin M. LaFalce, Dina Palin, Daniel Rabius and Debra Tricarico.

Robert Carinci
Jose D. Cuartas
Barb Hazelton

Carinci focuses on the sale and leasing of commercial and industrial properties in Westchester and the Bronx. Before joining Houlihan Lawrence, he was a corporate real estate adviser with Savills, one of New York City’s top commercial real estate firms. Cuartas began his real estate career by working in construction and development, hands-on with more than $60 million of residential and commercial projects primarily in Greenwich. As a former asset manager, he handled 725+ dispositions in 44 states, for one of the nation’s top real estate wholesalers. Hazelton has been a respected professional in the real estate business since 2009, specializing in the Darien, CT market. She is a past president in 2018 of the Darien Board of Realtors and current member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Hoffmann has been a resident of the Hudson Valley for more than 20 years and he has extensive knowledge of the local real estate market. Prior to joining Houlihan Lawrence, he played professional basketball in Ireland while pursuing a master’s degree in International Business from Cork Institute of Technology. LaFalce has a wide range of expertise in real estate, including resales, new construction, commercial deals, land acquisition, and working with both buyers and sellers. He was a 2020 Houlihan Lawrence Gold Award Recipient.

Peter Hoffmann
Liza Kotler
Justin M. LaFalce

Palin has split her time between New York City and the Hudson Valley since 1990. An expert in historical lighting and design, she co-founded and ran Historical Materialism for nearly 20 years, with stores in Soho and Hudson. Palin began her real estate career with a leading boutique agency in Columbia County, where she lives. Rabius got his start in the real estate business as a rental listing agent in New York City and is now an expert in Westchester County real estate. Tricarico started her real estate career more than 40 years ago in Westchester County. She has been a top producer for market leader Houlihan Lawrence and has received the company’s Emerald Award and Platinum Award multiple times since 2005. She is a licensed associate broker in both New York and Connecticut.

Dina Palin
Daniel Rabius
Debra Tricarico

“The nine new brokers joining our staff bring a wealth of experience and expertise which is especially important during these challenging times for commercial real estate,” said Tom LaPerch, director of the Commercial Group. “Our brokerage staff now totals 54 and growing,” he added.