Robert P. Weisz is Chairman and CEO of RPW Group. Born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, Mr. Weisz received a degree in Business Administration from Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Upon graduating, he moved to the United States where he started a wholesale and distribution furniture company. In 1980, he purchased a warehouse in Weehawken, New Jersey, to house his furniture business and rented out the excess industrial space. That experience led him to eventually sell his furniture enterprise in 1985 and dedicate
himself exclusively to the ownership and development of real estate.
Since that time, Mr. Weisz has acquired and repositioned over 60 office and industrial buildings spanning Westchester County, Fairfield County, Suffolk County, Manhattan, and New Jersey. More recently, working alongside his son, Andrew, Mr. Weisz has expanded into the residential
market constructing 303 units in White Plains, NY with another 200 units slated in Harrison, NY. His approach has remained simple and steadfast – find undervalued properties that can be transformed with creativity and capital into successful and viable projects. Mr. Weisz is proud to
say that his handshake is his bond and his 45 years in the industry proves it. His lenders will attest that he never reworked a loan and he has never made a mortgage payment late in his
Mr. Weisz is the recipient of many awards from US Congress, US Senate, Westchester County Government and many municipalities. He is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Commercial Science from Mercy College. He is currently a Board Member of the Inner-City
Scholarship Fund of the Archdiocese of New York and Reaching U, a nonprofit organization that supports the education of underprivileged children in Uruguay. He is a former board member of
the Westchester County Association and ArtsWestchester.
He lives in New York City and East Hampton, New York with his wife, Cristina, of 37 years and has two adult children, Andrew and Alexandra.
Lucia is a Partner, Chair of the Land Use, Zoning & Development Group and Co-Chair of the Telecommunications Group at Cuddy & Feder LLP. She concentrates her practice in zoning and energy law, with an emphasis on telecommunications. Her background in environmental engineering allows her to integrate technical experience into her representation of landowners, developers and the telecommunications industry.
She uses her multi-disciplinary experience and extensive knowledge to manage consultants and formulate approaches to successfully advance projects through complex and sometimes controversial permitting and approval processes.
Lucia has a proven record of developing strategies to achieve client goals and avert litigation. When litigation is inevitable, her strategies result in a sound record. She regularly appears before municipal and state boards, commissions and agencies. She frequently lectures at Continuing Legal Education Seminars on land use and zoning issues.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Lucia had a successful engineering career where she served as project management for several utility clients. The various projects she administered included energy efficiency rebates programs, water / wastewater treatment facility operations and management and telecommunications design. She holds a B.A. from Manhattan College and received her juris doctor from Pace University School of Law.
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