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Archive for December 2010

80 Broad Street

With the New Year coming in, I am pleased to announce Newmark Knight Frank as the new exclusive leasing agent for our 80 Broad Street property. Built in 1930 and designed by architects Sloan & Robertson, 80 Broad Street is a 36-story 400,000 square foot, recently renovated, first class office building. We’re very excited to be working with Newmark Knight Frank pros like Hal Stein, Managing Director, Michael McKenna, Director, and Todd Stracci, Associate Director. Newmark Knight and Frank’s new recruits will join our esteemed roster of current tenants including: Faunus Group International, Vera Institute of Justice, McGivney & Kluger, P.C., Moed deArmas & Shannon, Aegis Communications Group, Inc., First Republic Bank and Vincenti & Vincenti.


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December 30, 2010 at 9:53 am

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Lighting the Chanukiah in New York City

Lighting the Chanukiah New York December 2010

Michael Wainstein, Rabbi Shmuel Butman, New York City Comptroller John C. Liu, Kent Swig Lighting the Chanukiah, NYC December 2010

I was so honored and thrilled to have been invited once again by Rabbi Shmuel Butman to light the World’s Largest Chanukah Menorah located on Fifth Avenue in front of the Plaza Hotel here in New York City.

With me on the second night of Chanukah on December 2nd, was Michael Weinstein and New York City Controller John Lui.  In these difficult times, when the forces of darkness can seem so strong, it was so meaningful for me to be able to respond with an extra measure of light by participating in physically expressing the Menorah’s universal message of light over darkness, freedom over oppression, and liberty over tyranny.”

May the Menorah’s universal light be an inspiration to all.

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December 12, 2010 at 8:43 am

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New York Cares Coat Drive

This holiday season, I am so pleased that Swig Equities will once again be taking part in the 22nd Annual New York Cares Coat Drive.  This drive collects coats for New Yorkers who can’t afford a warm winter coat.  Many of these people are forced to choose between getting a new coat or putting food on the table.  By the end of December, New York Cares collects nearly 70,000 gently used, freshly laundered winter coats and distributes them to men, women, and children all over New York. Starting December 1st there will be bins in our Swig Equity building lobbies collecting coats throughout the holiday season for those who would like to participate.

Our properties that participate include:

48 Wall Street

110 William Street

5 Hanover Square

90 Broad Street

I thank all of our staff who have worked to make this happen and to all of the amazing people at for making this possible.

Written by swigeq

December 6, 2010 at 1:14 pm