Ariel Property Advisors Announces Investment Sales and Capital Services Hires

Ariel Property Advisors (Ariel) announced that six new professionals have joined its growing team, further strengthening the industry-leading commercial real estate services and advisory firm.

“Ariel continues to attract the industry’s top talent, each of whom share our commitment to exceptional client servicing and delivering results,” said Paul McCormick, Partner, Sales Management, for Ariel. “These new members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will be invaluable to our team.”

  • John N. Fenrich III, Director of Capital Services: With over 25 years in the mortgage industry, John Fenrich has successfully closed over 2,700 real estate transactions throughout his career. His broad experience spans both the banking and brokerage sectors, including serving as a Senior Mortgage Banker at Nationwide Mortgage Bankers. Fenrich holds a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and is an active community member in Long Beach, NY.
  • Elana Kapul, Director of Investment Sales: Elana Kapul is focused on business development and networking initiatives in Brooklyn, specifically South Brooklyn. She previously served as a Director at Development Site Advisors and has completed over 140 commercial transactions throughout her career. She holds a master’s degree from New York University and multiple professional designations. Ms. Kapul is multilingual, fluent in Russian and Ukrainian, and a trained classical pianist, underlining her diverse skill set.
  • Andrew Lazarus, Director of Capital Services: Andrew Lazarus brings over 25 years of real estate experience to his role at Ariel, specializing in debt and equity placement for commercial real estate investments. His career began at Time Equities and included senior positions at Insignia/ESG, Macklowe Properties, and Tudor Realty Services Corp. Mr. Lazarus is well-versed in commercial leasing, co-op/condo property management and financial management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University.
  • Alix Curtin, Associate Director: Alix Curtin focuses on transactions in Upper Manhattan, notably Washington Heights and Inwood. She began her commercial real estate career at B6 Real Estate Advisors where she also specialized in the Upper Manhattan market and has been recognized as a top young professional by several real estate publications. A graduate of the College of Holy Cross, Ms. Curtin is an avid runner and active in various community and professional groups in New York City.
  • Nikola Cosic, Associate Director: Nikola Cosic brings his experience from B6 Real Estate Advisors to Ariel where he focuses on the Midtown West market. Mr. Cosic has closed transactions valued at approximately $130 million throughout his career and previously had a notable career in Serbia, specializing in the distribution and sale of consumer products. He earned a master’s degree in Marketing from the Faculty of Economics in Subotica (University of Novi Sad) and is an active member of the Serbian Philanthropic Association and the YMWREA.
  • Erik Moloney, Sales Associate: As an Investment Sales Professional, Erik Moloney is responsible for executing exclusive listings and advancing business development throughout New York City. He brings experience from previous marketing roles in residential real estate and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the O’Malley School of Business at Manhattan College. Currently pursuing an MBA, Mr. Moloney is also the President of the Real Estate Club at his alma mater.

About Ariel Property Advisors

Ariel Property Advisors is a New York City-based commercial real estate services and advisory company with three main groups: Investment Sales, Capital Services and Research. The Investment Sales Group covers all major commercial asset types throughout the NY metropolitan area, while the Capital Services Group provides clients nationwide with custom tailored financing. Finally, our Research team empowers our professionals and clients with timely market reports. More information is available at