The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Modlin’s stars align

Adam Modlin’s fat Rolodex has turned him into one of Manhattan’s top brokers and a leader in the next generation of celebrity agents

August 15, 2015 01:00PM
By Adam Piore

Adam Modlin

Adam Modlin

Interviewing celebrity real estate broker Adam Modlin is a bit like a Cold War-era rendezvous with a double agent. You pick a day and time, and move your assets — reporter and photographer — into the general area. Then you wait for a phone call to reveal the exact coordinates of your meeting.

After several last-minute delays, an e-mail directs you to a dark hotel bar, and you find Modlin in a corner booth, sipping a designer sparkling water. Read the full article from the August 2010 issue after the jump.