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John Golden

As managing editor of the Business Journals, John Golden directs news coverage of Westchester and Fairfield counties and the Hudson Valley region. He was an award-winning upstate columnist and feature writer before joining the Business Journal in 2007. He is the author of “Northern Drift: Sketches on the New York Frontier,” a collection of his regional journalism.

Six health care tenants ink leases at Northern Westchester Executive Park

Occupancy at the Yorktown Heights office park has risen from 40 percent to 85 percent since GHP Office Realty purchased the property from a special servicer in 2014.

Survey: Film and TV industry brought $30M to Westchester in 2016

Estimated revenue from film and television productions in the county was up from $18 million in 2014.

Ronnie Myers succeeds founding dean at Touro College of Dental Medicine

The former senior associate dean succeeds Dr. Jay Goldsmith, who was named dean emeritus at the new dental school in Valhalla.

Residential redevelopment planned for former Philips campus in Briarcliff Manor

The head of New Jersey-based Ridgewood Real Estate Partners says his company plans to redevelop the former Philips Research North America campus as a residential community.

NJ residential developer buys Philips Research campus in Briarcliff Manor

Ridgewood Real Estate Partners of Florham Park paid $12.2 million for the vacant office and lab facility and undeveloped campus.

Longtime landlord exits Westchester office market

The forced sale this year by a mortgage lender of a six-building Westchester office portfolio has Long Island-based RXR Realty pulling out of the county’s suburban office market — while investing heavily in downtown residential and retail developments in Yonkers and New Rochelle .

Houlihan Lawrence adds CMO and CFO to its C-suite

Anne Marie Gianutsos was promoted to chief marketing officer at Houlihan Lawrence and Nicholas Fears was hired as chief financial officer.

Regeneron drug for rheumatoid arthritis approved in Europe

The European Commission approved the use of Kevzara under certain conditions to treat adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.

Simone Development buys Elmsford warehouse for $5.45 million

New York Commercial Realty Group in Harrison brokered the $5.45 million sale and will lease the flex building for the new owner.

Wunderlich back at Cushman & Wakefield in Westchester-Fairfield markets

Wunderlich leaves Urstadt Biddle Properties, where he handled leasing for the Greenwich-based REIT's mixed-use portfolio.

Bridgeport nurse charged with Medicaid fraud in Westchester

Registered nurse Collins Anyanwu-Mueller is accused of fraudulently claiming more than $390,000 from Medicaid for private-duty services in two Westchester homes.

CareMount Medical names Brewster lab after retired Dr. Abe Levy

The Brewster laboratory was built to accommodate new technologies as they become available.

Beacon Capital Partners sells Westchester One tower for $138M

The 21-story, 41-year-old office building sold for $34.5 million below Beacon Capital's purchase price in 2006.

Westmed founder Simeon Schwartz retires from group practice and business

Dr. Schwartz will continue to work in England for Optum after retiring from his executive posts at Westmed Medical Group and Westmed Practice Partners.

Saratoga Springs auto dealer pays $21.3M for future Audi Hawthorne site

The buyer operates dealerships in neighboring Fairfield and Rockland counties.