28 Feb Colao of CNY Group receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award from EY
New York Real Estate Journal July 18, 2017
New York, NY On June 22nd, Kenneth Colao, president and co-founder of construction management firm CNY Group, received the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category in N.Y. from EY. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are exceling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Colao was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented to winners in all categories at a gala held at the Marriott Marquis.
“It is an incredible honor to be named EY’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year for the real estate, hospitality and construction category,” said Colao, whose company is currently working for some of Manhattan’s most active and well-known developers. Projects include the construction of a Marriott Edition hotel at 20 Times Square; conversion of the top 30 floors of the historic Woolworth Building into luxury residences; and the transformation of Tammany Hall into high-end office space. “CNY has earned a strong reputation for leadership, expertise, integrity and innovation. It is so gratifying that our achievements — including surmounting challenges in the aftermath of 9/11–have been recognized as best in New York by such a prestigious global organization as EY.”