Corfac News

09 072014

Anthony F. Sansone Sr., who founded Sansone Group in 1957 has been recognized by EY for his extraordinary body of work.  The award was bestowed on Thursday night June 19th at the annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Gala at the Sheraton Overland Park hotel in Overland Park.. Now in its 28th year, the EY program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

EY honored Mr. Sansone, 87, in recognition of his stature as an industry leader and for his extraordinary entrepreneurial achievements, leadership and vision as he established Sansone group nearly 60 years ago, growing the business into a nationally recognized commercial real estate firm with 4 of his 8 children currently involved in the business.  His sons Jim, Nick, Doug and Tim are all principals at Sansone Group/CORFAC International.

“I am thrilled and honored to receive this wonderful award from EY” said Sansone. “I must share the honor with my wife, children and the extraordinary team of professionals at Sansone Group, today and through the years”.

“On behalf of our family, we are so proud of Dad and are so happy that he has received this marvelous lifetime recognition” said Jim Sansone, Principal of Sansone Group. “His guidance and vision made this company what it is”

“The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual with sustained business and philanthropic leadership, and it’s clear that Anthony and the entire Sansone family’s contributions have made a significant impact in the St. Louis community,” said Mike Hickenbotham, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Program Director for the Central Midwest region. “We are proud to recognize Anthony’s achievements and celebrate his longtime success.”

Locally Owned. Globally Connected

CORFAC International is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, multifamily, self-storage, acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services. Founded in 1989, CORFAC has 49 offices in the U.S., 5 in Canada and 17 in international markets, including Australia, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. CORFAC offices completed more than 10,000 lease and sales transactions totaling 620 million square feet of space valued in excess of $8.2 billion in 2018.