Neil Koenig receives prestigious Elia G. Stratis CASTLE Award from FDU
Madison, N.J. (October 25, 2016) – At this year’s Homecoming weekend, Fairleigh Dickinson University honored Neil Koenig with the Elia G. Stratis CASTLE Award.
Representing Commitment, Allegiance, Support, Teamwork, Leadership and Enthusiasm — the Elia G. Stratis CASTLE Award honors alumni who have demonstrated a lifetime of outstanding loyalty and service to FDU. Elia G. Stratis, the namesake of the award, was a victim of the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 bombing. Mary Kay, (an FDU alumna) established the scholarship in memory of her husband Elia. Like his wife, the Alumni Association continues to preserve his memory by awarding the Elia G. Stratis CASTLE Award to an outstanding alumnus/a annually.
Koenig graduated from FDU in 1972 with a B.S. in economics and started his career in the accounting and finance industry. In 1980 Koenig became the co-founder and co-managing partner of a certified public accounting firm, Imowitz Koenig & Co., LLP (IK). Located in New York City, the firm provides accounting and auditing expertise and tax advisory services to real estate owners and developers, real estate investment trusts, and pension funds to name a few. Koenig is also the managing member of IK’s affiliated fund advisory firm, Real Estate Systems Implementation Group, LLC.
Koenig received his M.A. in finance from Fordham University and is a certified public accountant. His membership in several professional associations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and is former chairman of NYSSCPA’s Real Estate Committee.
Koenig resides in Woodbury, N.Y. with his wife Nancy. His oldest son Matt is also an FDU alumnus and his youngest son Jonathan resides in N.Y.
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