Monthly Archives: April 2019

New Resident Manager

After a diligent and thorough search, it is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors announces the hiring of Mr. Manuel “Manny” Almeida as the new Resident Manager at 200 East 16th Street. Manny will begin his new role on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Over the course of the next several days, Manny will also be moving into the building where he will reside full time. By way of background, Manny comes to us from a midtown co-op building where he is the Superintendent. He is highly recommended with particular note as having a strong work ethic and working background in all aspects of building operations and maintenance.. Starting Wednesday, May 1st, Manny may be reached via e-mail at … More >

Update on Building Facade Repairs

Now that repairs to the north elevation are complete and the suspended scaffolding and pipe scaffold removed the next step before scheduling the removal of the sidewalk shed was to amend the existing FISP (Facade Inspection and Safety Program) report. This amended report has already been submitted to the Department of Buildings for review. It can take anywhere from two to four weeks until we hear back from the DOB. Assuming no additional changes are required and the DOB accepts the report as final an on-site inspection will be performed by the Buildings Enforcement Safety Team (BEST). This too may take a couple of weeks. Not until the completion and approval of all DOB reviews and inspections can we schedule … More >

Elevator Upgrades

Starting next Monday, April 22, 2019, the metal on the elevator doors and entrance frames in the lobby will be record using an 18-gauge bronze with a satin finish. Separately, each elevator will be taken out of service for three days. Please allow extra time during the morning rush. Note that deliveries and moves may be delayed on these days. The schedule is as follows: Car #1 Monday 422 (9:00am) • Century Elevator removes hoistway door • Velis recalls the entrance frame • Velis picks up the hoistway door Wednesday 4/22 • Velis returns the newly clad hoist way door • Century Elevator reinstalls the door Car#2 Monday 4/29 (9:00am) • Century Elevator removes hoistway door • Velis recalls the … More >

Mike Kortoci, Resident Manager

Fellow Shareholders and Residents, It is with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of Mike Kortoci as Resident Manager of 200 East 16th Street. Mike’s last day was Friday, April 12, 2019, and he and his family will be leaving shortly thereafter. During his three plus years at our building, Mike has worked tirelessly to make 200 East 16th Street the best it can be. And on behalf of all Shareholders, the Board offers its sincere thanks and congratulations to Mike on his future endeavors. We wish him, his wife Mubere, and their children, Arty and Arieta, nothing but the best as they embark on a new journey. As the search for a replacement continues to take place, we … More >