NEW YORK CITY—HFF has hired power broker Eric Michael Anton as a senior managing director focused on investment sales here.

He joins HFF from Brookfield Financial, where he spent the last three years as a managing partner in the New York office. Anton has more than 22 years of investment sales and capital markets real estate experience and has completed more than $7 billion in transactions during the course of his career. 

“The addition of Eric Anton will help us significantly move towards our goal of growing market share in New York,” says Andrew Scandalios, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s New York office. 

“HFF is one of the top firms nationwide for investment sales and debt/equity placement,” adds Anton, who recently sold a $105 million property in the Meatpacking District. He also has a track record of recruiting and developing new and young brokers. “I enjoy building teams and especially relish mentoring the next generation of real estate specialists. I look forward to making the New York City investment sales team into the dominant player in the market.” 

“Eric is a team builder who has mentored others to see them rise as successful executives in the industry,” adds Mike Tepedino, senior managing director and co-head of HFF New York. “He is embedded in the fabric of New York City.”

Cushman & Wakefield has brought on Sheryl Moore-Marlette as senior managing director. She will serve as occupier regional lead for the US east region.

Moore-Marlette brings more than 20 years of CRE Estate experience to the firm, including an extensive background in account operations and occupier services. Most recently, she worked with CBRE, serving as COO for a major retail banking client. She managed and oversaw of a 48 million-square-foot global portfolio and approximately 650 professionals.

Moore-Marlette started her career at Trammell Crow in 1997 as a senior project manager for a major banking institution. She was a SVP and global project manager during Trammel Crow’s acquisition by CBRE in 2006.

Meanwhile, real estate development advisory services firm Washington Square Partners has tapped former Port Authority executive Joy Sinderbrand as an associate VP. In this role, she is engaged in the firm’s efforts on a Washington Heights redevelopment project; a major campus planning and facility repositioning in East Harlem; and the purchase of a building in Chelsea that will be adaptively reused to retain jobs. In addition, Sinderbrand will be engaged on multiple Brooklyn projects.

Prior to joining Washington Square Partners, Sinderbrand was a development project manager at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where she managed the joint venture partnership between the Port Authority and the Durst Organization for the construction, leasing, operation and maintenance of One World Trade Center. She also spearheaded complex agreements connected with high profile development projects including Moynihan Station and ARC, the $10 billion trans-Hudson River train tunnel.

“Joy has more than a decade of experience working on high-profile capital projects in the New York region, and she brings the perfect balance of public and private sector expertise to establish successful partnerships,” says Paul Travis, president of Washington Square Partners.

Daniel Brandt, former executive director of Capstone Advisory Group, has come onboard at Community Preservation Corp.—a not-for-profit affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization lender—as CFO and EVP of risk management.

Before joining CPC, Brandt was executive director at Capstone Advisory Group for 10 years. Previously, he was the senior managing director at Policano and Manzo, an associate VP in corporate finance at Sotheby’s and a member of the Deloitte & Touche New York City audit practice.