Ms. Zaika is project controller for the 1568 Broadway development project and oversees the day-to-day accounting functions and financial reporting for the project. This includes compiling, researching, and verifying all expenses for the base construction work, consultants, designers, architects, and marketing professionals. Ms. Zaika is the point of contact for all accounting inquiries from the lenders, partners, vendors, and auditors.
Previously, Ms. Zaika worked in New York real estate for over 26 years starting with low-income residential apartment buildings and moving to the commercial side in 2003 at Sentinel Real Estate Corp. Later, at the Kaufman Organization, Ms. Zaika was Portfolio Controller for several high-rise commercial properties on Seventh Avenue and more recently, Construction and Development Controller at RFR Realty where she implemented and oversaw all accounting and financial reporting for 14 projects including the Dumbo Heights project in Brooklyn and 610 Lexington Avenue.
Ms. Zaika received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.