Wednesday, Jun 19th

Honors for Two Scarsdale Residents

DaSilvaTwo longtime Scarsdale residents announced the following professional honors:

Scarsdale’s Peggy DaSilva has been named the 2024 Woman of the Year by WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate. WX is an invitation-only association for executive women in New York commercial real estate. Its mission is to promote the advancement of women within the industry. She will be honored at a gala on Thursday October 10, 2024 at The Plaza.

Peggy DaSilva is head of asset management, United States, for PIMCO Prime Real Estate (formerly Allianz Real Estate) and is responsible for actively managing the U.S. portfolio of PIMCO Prime Real Estate equity investments. Prior to this role, she was a managing director at Canyon Partners Real Estate where she also focused on capital raising for the real estate private equity funds. She has also held senior positions at CBRE Global Investors, The Rockefeller Group, Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust Company. Peggy started her real estate career at Chemical Bank, where she also worked in their Tokyo office for two years. She holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and an undergraduate degree from Wellesley College. Peggy has lived in Heathcote since 1991 with her husband, Russell and three daughters, Ellen, Emily and Nancy.

Scarsdale’s Dr. Glenn I. Fishman Wins 2024 Distinguished Basic Scientist Award at Heart Rhythm Society Meeting

On Saturday May 18 at the 2024 meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society in Boston, Dr. Glenn Fishman was awarded the 2024 Distinguished Basic Science Award. Dr. Fishman is the William Goldring Professor of Medicine, Director of the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology and Vice-Chair for Research for the Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He received his BA in Chemistry from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences and his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. Following clinical training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Cardiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Fishman completed a research fellowship in molecular cardiology. After holding faculty positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in 2001 Dr. Fishman moved to NYU Grossman School of Medicine, where he assumed his current positions, as well as being appointed a Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience & Physiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology. Dr. Fishman is internationally known for his research on cardiovascular genetics, cardiac electrophysiology and heart rhythm disorders. He has received numerous awards from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association, including their Basic Research Prize and Distinguished Scientist Award. He has been inducted into the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of University Cardiologists and the American Association of Physicians. Dr. Fishman has lived in Greenacres since 1990 with his wife Joanne Wallenstein. They have three adult children, Robert Fishman, Julia Fishman and Adrienne Fishman, who all graduated from the Scarsdale Schools.

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