BOMA Miami-Dade Names TOBY Award Winners

BOMA Miami-Dade has named its 2011-2012 winners for the annual TOBY Awards, recognizing properties that exemplify superior building management practices.
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award is the highest mark of excellence for office building management awarded by the Building Owners and Managers Association. All facets of a building’s operations are thoroughly evaluated during the judging process by a panel comprised of industry professionals including architects, commercial building managers and engineers and the service professionals that support the buildings daily, including but not limited to janitorial, security, roofing, HVAC and technology.
This year’s winners include:

  • Principal Member of the Year: Lisa Johnson, RPA, Digital Realty Trust
  • Associate Member of the Year: Brian Johnson, US Security
  • Engineer of the Year (Staff of 2 or less): Luis Gambetta, Group Pacific Management, Aventura Corporate Center
  • Engineer of the Year (Staff of 3 or more): Craig Slimak, ABM Engineering, Datran Center

This year’s category winners are listed below with the category, building name, management company, properties manager, and chief engineer:

  • Renovated: One Datran Center
    Quorum Real Estate Services
    Jack Goodrich, RPA
    Craig P. Slimak
  • Corporate Facility: Airport Corporate Center
    Jorge Barbontin
    John Griffin
  • Suburban Office Park Low Rise: Aventura Corporate Center
    Group Pacific Management
    Liliana Ribero, RPA
    Luis Gambetta
  • Suburban Mid Rise: 701 & 703 Waterford
    The Hogan Group
    Idanis Miyares
    Mario Aranguiz
  • Historical: BAC – Colonnade Rotunda
    Cushman & Wakefield of Florida
    Renee Hernandez-Borot, RPA
    David Acosta
  • Industrial Office Park: Dolphin Commerce Center
    Cushman & Wakefield of Florida
    Esther Cossio
  • Under 100,000 SF: Continental Office Plaza
    Pointe Group Advisors
    Monique Bardino, RPA
    Greg Patton
  • Earth: 800 Brickell Avenue
    Stiles Property Management
    Maricela Rodriguez Gomez
  • 100,000 SF to 250,000 SF: BAC – Colonnade Rotunda
    Cushman & Wakefield of Florida
    Renee Hernandez-Brot, RPA
    David Acosta
  • 250,000 SF to 499,999 SF: 2525 Ponce
    Vicki Baisden, RPA, FMA
    Miguel Tomas
  • 500,000 SF to 1 Million SF: 701 Brickell Avenue
    Jones Lang LaSalle
    Amarjit Bains
    James McShane
  • Over 1 Million SF: Southeast Financial Center
    Jones Lang LaSalle
    Delber Mendez, CPM
    David Siljee

Source:  CoStar



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