NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's New York City office today announced that Peter Schubert has been appointed as managing director to develop the firm's Investment Services Group in New York City. Schubert will focus on the sale of multifamily properties, while also providing services for all property types including office, retail, development and mixed-use properties. "With the addition of Peter and the new skill set and experience he brings to our team, we can grow our investment services practice in New York City, which will greatly add to our firm's success here," said Patrick Robinson, president of Transwestern's Northeast region. "Our firm has well-established investment services divisions throughout the country, and Peter, in collaboration with our two investment sales professionals in Connecticut, Tom Ashforth and Pat Bisceglia, will work to create a strong foundation for a thriving group in the Northeast region as well." Schubert joins Transwestern from The Moinian Group where he served as a managing director and helped oversee a portfolio of nearly 13 million square feet of commercial office properties in Manhattan. Previously, Schubert served as a senior director of sales at Massey Knakal Realty Services. In that role he led a team of agents in completing more than 100 transactions, primarily the sale of multifamily properties and multifamily developments, and was one of the firm's top producers over five years. "I'm very excited to be joining a firm with full service capabilities and a solid investment services platform to build upon here in the Northeast," said Schubert. "The outstanding talent and collaborative culture in Transwestern's New York office, along with the tremendous opportunity for growth, made this an ideal next step for me." In 2008, Schubert was named "The Most Promising Commercial Salesperson of the Year" by REBNY.