Announcing CSQ's 2017 Visionaries Awards in Real Estate & Finance Winners

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CSQ's 2017 Visionary of the Year, Therese Tucker, Founder & CEO BlackLine

On May 16th at Clay Lacy Aviation’s new $10M private hangar, C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ) honored it’s 2017 CSQ Visionaries in Real Estate & Finance – entrepreneurs, business leaders, and world-class designers whose determination and vision have helped build companies, stadiums, and legacies. The evening’s primary honoree was 2017 Visionary of the Year in Real Estate & Finance – Therese Tucker, Founder & CEO, BlackLine. Tucker took BlackLine (BL, Mkt Cap: $1.6B), a cloud computing software company, public in October, 2016 and has since received multiple awards, including IPO of the year from ACG LA.

Also honored as Visionaries were: Jaime Lee, President, Jamison Realty (a division of her family business, Jamison – LA County’s largest private landlord); Douglas Merrill, Founder & CEO, ZestFinance, René Gross Kaerskov, Co-CEO, HBA; Beny Alagem, Owner, Beverly Hilton and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

A trio of Visionary Project Awards were also given by CSQ to Bruce Makowsky for his record-setting $250M spec home 924 Bel Air Road, Scott Hunter of HKS whose team is in charge of LA Stadium at Hollywood Park, the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, and Jonathan Emmett of Gensler for their work on Banc of California Stadium, home of the newly formed MLS team – LAFC. In addition, CSQ presented a Thought Leader Award to Dun & Bradstreet Vice Chairman Jeff Stibel and a Restaurateur Award to Plan Check Kitchen + Bar Founder Terry Heller.

When on stage, the evening’s honorees congratulated their fellow winners, spoke to the impact their organization’s have throughout Los Angeles and beyond as well as initiatives they are currently championing. Honorees recognized CSQ as the region’s one true platform that elevates business leaders, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, supporting Los Angeles as a global business hub and epicenter of entrepreneurialism.

Award winners and attendees from the CSQ network – comprised of C-Suite Executives, NextGen Entrepreneurs, and C-Suite Advisors – enjoyed catering by Plan Check, tastings by The Macallan, and cocktails crafted by Nolet’s Gin while getting up close and personal with a pair of private jets, a $2.5M Marathon Luxury Motorcoach, Meridith Baer home stagings, and a pair of Karma Revero automobiles.

The 2017 CSQ Visionaries Awards in Real Estate & Finance sponsors were Karma Automotive, Clay Lacy Aviation, Marathon Coach, Meridith Baer Home, EY, and Gemelli. Catering was courtesy of Plan Check Kitchen + Bar. The brand partners were The Macallan, Nolet’s Gin, Peroni, Wanu Water, and Choura.

To view the 2017 Real Estate & Finance Edition, click here

To read Therese Tucker’s Visionary of the Year profile, click here

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Since 2008, CSQ has been the business leadership and luxury lifestyle brand, publication and community for Los Angeles Billionaire Changemakers, C-Suite Visionaries, NextGen Entrepreneurs, Executive Advisors and those aspiring to that level of success and influence. CSQ’s mission to connect, educate, and inspire the community drives their integrated platform of print publications, online content, live events, and e-commerce centered on its four quarterly pillars: Innovation & Technology, Real Estate & Finance, Sports & Entertainment, Philanthropy, Art & Culture.

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Source: C-Suite Quarterly

Categories: Finance, Real Estate, Publishing and Printing, Media and News, Business

Tags: 924 Bel Air Road, BlackLine, Douglas Merrill, Gensler, HKS, Jaime Lee, Jeff Stibel, Plan Check, Scott Hunter, Therese Tucker, ZestFinance

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