Management Team

Alfred weissman

With more than 40 years of experience in real estate, Alfred Weissman has been recognized for his outstanding reputation for professional excellence, management responsibility, and financial integrity.

A strong supporter of many local charities, Alfred Weissman has dedicated his time and giving to many organizations including St. Josephs Medical Center where he is a Board Member and on the Finance Committee. St. Joseph's Hospital is of importance to him for the care the hospital provides to a broad segment of the underserved population of Westchester County. Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke presented Alfred Weissman with a citation which acknowledged "exceptional achievement as the Developer" of a facility for Westchester County. He received the Thomas J. Caramadre Humanitarian award from the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee.

Alfred is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Management, a veteran of the US Army, is a Board Member of the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, and is a Director on the Board of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce.

alan weissman

Alan Weissman is a real estate attorney who has been an active participant in the development and management of the company's assets since 1992.

Alan is a graduate of Colgate University where he received a BA in economics. He also studied economics at Cambridge University in England. Alan received a law degree from Hofstra University and is admitted to the New York and Connecticut bar. Alan has served on the Board of Directors, the Westchester Land Trust, the Community Planning Council, CEJP, Inc., and the Yonkers Public Library Foundation. He is a Board Member of the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, and is the Past-President of the Yonkers Jewish Council.

joseph genzano
General counsel

Joe Genzano is responsible for all legal work related to leasing, acquisitions, project management and all day-to-day firm activities. Joe joined AWRE in 2009 after 19 years of practice in the areas of real estate and commercial transactions and litigation.

Joe is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Management and Pace University School of Law where he earned his JD.

Fil Lapinig

Fil Myron Lapinig is responsible for all financial oversight and reporting as well as financial projections related to all the existing properties and future projects and/or acquisitions. He has been a member of the team for a total of three years. Fil has 30 years of experience as either a Controller or CFO of a variety of companies among which was a publishing company, mini-conglomerates in retail/ real estate and an advertising company.

Fil is a graduate of The University of the Philippines with a degree in Business Management.

Harper Sibley
Director of Development

Harper Sibley has 35 years of hotel development experience in New England, New York, Florida and the Caribbean. In 1982, Sibley became VP – Hotels for FMI Properties, a Miami based REIT whose eight properties including the JFK Hilton, the Wilmington NC Hilton and the Springfield IL Holiday Inn. Sibley replaced Helmsley-Spear as the management company and sold the portfolio successfully. In 1984, Sibley founded New Atlantic Hotels which developed a dozen limited-service, full service and independent hotels in locations including Portland Maine, Newport RI, and Orlando FL. The Portland Harbor Hotel was innovated air-rights development over a parking garage on the Portland waterfront which has received accolades for its design aesthetic. In 2002, Sibley moved to the Bahamas and was the developer of Valentine’s Resort and Marina, a marina and condo-hotel project which sold over $30 Million of real estate products in an 18-month period.

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