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The G.E. Grace Team

George E. Grace, CRE has over 33 years of experience in commercial real estate. George began his career as a civil engineer, after graduating from Cooper Union. He received a law degree from Fordham University and an MBA from The University of Chicago. In 2012, George achieved the designation of Counselor of Real Estate (“CRE”) by the National Association of Realtors which signifies a depth of knowledge, experience and integrity. George has been involved in wide range of consulting and brokerage assignments. He is also Chair of CMCCS Charter School in the Bronx which is among several other charitable boards on which he serves.

June B. Fisher has over three decades of experience in commercial real estate leasing, brokerage and development. Her most recent position was Vice President of Retail Leasing with Urban Edge Properties, a spin-off from Vornado Realty Trust. June’s primary responsibility was the New York and New England retail portfolio with a special focus on NY metro properties in Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, Westchester and Long Island.

Sharon Cacioppo serves as G.E. Grace's office manager. Prior to joining G.E. Grace, Sharon managed the day-to-day operations of several businesses, most notably, for several film companies that produced feature films as well as commercials. In her free time, Sharon enjoys oil painting, quilting and poetry.

Christine Chisholm has extensive experience in not-for-profit finance and real estate. For over 20 years she served as the CFO of not-for-profit organizations in NY and Boston. Since 2018, Christine has focused on affordable housing and community facility development. She is a CPA and NYS licensed real estate salesperson. Christine earned a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Providence College. She has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Charles Turbak has over 30 years of real estate development and brokerage experience. He was the cofounder of a successful real estate development, investment, brokerage and property management company in Seattle, Washington where his pioneering ideas led to his company's development of several commercial business parks. Charles volunteers for the New York City Department of Education Leadership Team and Parents Association and serves as a board member and coach for a New York City youth lacrosse league.

Lew Cowan has over 36 years of experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining G.E. Grace, Lew was an Executive Managing Director at Grubb & Ellis and Vice President at Silverstein Properties, Inc. Lew was also a Managing Director of Real Estate at American International Group (AIG) and the Edward S. Gordon Company. He started his business career at Xerox.

Lew holds a BA degree in Psychology from SUNY Courtland and a MS and Ed.S. in Counseling Psychology from SUNY Albany.