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    Considered the bible of New York City real estate, The Real Deal has become mandatory reading for everyone in the industry. Since 2003, TRD has provided up-to-the-minute industry news and in-depth reports and profiles in our 60,000-circulation monthly magazine and on TheRealDeal.com, which receives more than 1 million unique visitors per month. Our content is available across multiple platforms, including a mobile app available to iPhone, iPad and Android users alike.

    The Real Deal has been repeatedly recognized for its prowess in real estate media, receiving the Society of American Business Editors and Writers’ 2013 award for general excellence and awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for “Best Commercial Trade Magazine,” “Best Residential Trade Magazine,” and “Best Web Site Solely Devoted to Residential, Commercial or Financial Real Estate and/or Home Design.”

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    Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 9.49.53 AM Amir Korangy is the founder and publisher of The Real Deal. Prior to launching the company in 2003, he held several positions at Yahoo Inc. He attended Boston University and Emerson College for degrees in Journalism and Foreign Policy. Though he lives in Manhattan, he secretly loves Brooklyn. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    stuart Stuart Elliott is the editor-in-chief of The Real Deal, a role he has held since the magazine first started in 2003. He has worked at the New York Times, among other publications, and is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in the West Village with his family. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Jill Jill Gardiner Noonan is the managing editor of The Real Deal. Before joining the magazine in 2007, she was a senior political reporter at the New York Sun, covering Mayor Michael Bloomberg, City Hall politics and the 2007-2008 presidential primary candidates. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Brooklyn Heights with her husband and son. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    HG Heather Grossmann joined The Real Deal as the editorial development director in 2014. Previously she was associate publisher at the local news site DNAinfo.com, which operates in both New York and Chicago. She started as a reporter then editor at DNAinfo, then took some time out of her five-year tenure there to launch MetroFocus, a news and culture website and TV show for WNET/Thirteen, NYC’s local PBS station. Prior to her journalism career, Heather worked extensively in business development and event production for media companies. She has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Twitter_logo_blue-copy 
    Hiten Hiten Samtani is the managing web editor at The Real Deal and also oversees the magazine’s social media strategy and content partnerships. Samtani, who joined the team in December 2012, is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His work has appeared in the New York Times, WNYC and the Columbia Journalism Review. When deciding between real estate and another beat, he was asked: “Do you want to cover money and power, or do you want to write about librarians?” Twitter_logo_blue copy
    James James Kleimann is the deputy web editor of The Real Deal. Before joining The Real Deal, he worked as a reporter and editor at NJ Advance Media and Patch. He earned a B.S. in Journalism and Professional Writing at Champlain College in Burlington, VT. The New Jersey native lives in Lower Manhattan and hates Bruce Springsteen. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Damian Damian Ghigliotty is the special issues editor at The Real Deal where he works with staff reporters, freelance writers and photographers on local market coverage outside of the five boroughs. Before joining the magazine in January 2016, he worked as a senior editor and reporter at Commercial Observer and a staff reporter at Dow Jones. He is a graduate of Pace University and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Liz Elizabeth Kim is an editor of The Real Deal. Before joining the magazine in 2015, she spent seven years as a reporter at The Stamford Advocate, covering real estate development as well as city and state politics. She graduated from Columbia University and earned masters degrees from New York University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Yorkville with her husband and two children. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Mark Mark Maurer is an associate web editor at The Real Deal, having joined the team in April 2013. He has worked at the Newark Star-Ledger and the Jersey Journal, and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. A film buff, Maurer is quick to spot in property records when a character actor snags or offloads a high-end condo. Twitter_logo_blue copy
     Ron Ronald Gross has been an art director of The Real Deal since 2005. He worked for top designers in New York and Los Angeles before starting his own design office. He’s done corporate graphics, books and more than 20 magazines for clients such as Time Inc., A&E Networks, Columbia University, Scholastic, American Lawyer Media, Readers’ Digest and Harvard University. He’s a graduate of Cooper Union and the Yale University Graduate School of Art & Architecture. His son is a chef in Manhattan. He recently left New York City and lives with his wife in Westchester.
    Adam Adam Pincus is a senior reporter and research manager at The Real Deal. He began writing for the publication in 2007 and joined as a staff reporter in September 2008. Before that, he freelanced for Newsday and worked as a reporter for the TimesLedger in Queens. A graduate of Yale University, he worked in souvenir and trophy manufacturing for 12 years before turning to journalism.
    Kathy Katherine Clarke is a senior national reporter, covering commercial and residential real estate in New York and Los Angeles. She was formerly the real estate editor at the New York Daily News and has written for publications such as the New York Observer and the Wall Street Journal. She’s originally from Northern Ireland and is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism and Trinity College Dublin. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Rick Rich Bockmann is a reporter at The Real Deal. He joined the publication in 2014 after having worked at the TimesLedger Newspapers in Queens and The Times of Trenton, N.J. A New Jersey native and Rutgers University alumnus, Bockmann can glance across the Hudson at the Garden State from his place in Hell’s Kitchen whenever the urge strikes him. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    EB E.B. Solomont is a reporter at The Real Deal. She joined the magazine in June 2014. Previously, she wrote for the St. Louis Business Journal, Jerusalem Post and New York Sun. A Boston native, E.B. graduated from Tufts University and earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Konrad2 Konrad Putzier is a reporter at The Real Deal. He joined the publication in April 2015 from Real Estate Weekly, where he previously covered the New York real estate market.  A Germany native, Konrad graduated from Durham University in the U.K. and holds a masters degree in history from Yale University. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal Europe, Die Welt, Financial Times Deutschland, as well as online in The New Republic and the World Policy Journal. Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    Katie Kathryn Brenzel is a reporter at The Real Deal. She joined the magazine in 2015. Previously, she reported on Hudson County for NJ.com and the Star-Ledger, and covered crime and courts for The Express-Times in Easton, Pa. She earned her master’s degree from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    KBWeb Kerry Barger is the social media editor for The Real Deal. Before joining the magazine in February 2014, Kerry spearheaded social and digital media efforts at Houlihan Lawrence, a residential brokerage based in Westchester County. She earned a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications in 2011, and now lives in Fleetwood, N.Y. where she enjoys loud music, thick books and the honking of angry drivers outside her window. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Chris Cameron LLNYC Christopher Cameron is a reporter for Luxury Listings NYC. He started writing for The Real Deal in 2012, after moving to NYC from Nashville. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and has worked on documentary films and written for New York Observer. He lives in Brooklyn with his ever-growing collection of Edwardian nonsense and P.G. Wodehouse novels. Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    Isabel Isabel Schwab is a reporter for Luxury Listings NYC. She earned a BA from Princeton in 2011 and a masters degree from Columbia Journalism School in 2015. Her work has also appeared in The Daily Beast, The New Republic and Good Housekeeping. When she’s not writing about the hijinks of the crazy rich, she’s watching Seinfeld.
    Rey Rey Mashayekhi is a web reporter/producer at The Real Deal. He joined the team in April 2015, having previously covered the steel, scrap and nonferrous metals industry for American Metal Market. He is a graduate of Eugene Lang College at The New School, where he served as news editor of the university’s award-winning student publication, The New School Free Press. A native of the Washington, D.C., metro area, he currently lives in Brooklyn. Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    Ariel Ariel Stulberg is a web producer/reporter at The Real Deal. He’s a recent graduate from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, where he was editor-in-chief of The Morningside Post. He also worked at WNYC’s On the Media and is co-founder of the snarky international affairs newsletter We Find, You Read. Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    Cathaleen Cathaleen Chen is a national web reporter for The Real Deal, having joined the team in March 2016. At Northwestern University, where she graduated in 2015, Cat studied journalism, sociology and creative writing. Her reporting has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, and The New York Times. Cat lives in East Williamsburg and would like to think she fits in there.Twitter_logo_blue-copy
    Alistair Alistair Gardiner is a video reporter at The Real Deal. Alistair, who joined the team in the Fall of 2015, was born and raised in the SouthWest of England and is a graduate of the University of Warwick and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He loves to talk at length about cinema (in a knowingly pretentious way). He also enjoys racket sports and Braeburn apples. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    Vicotira Victoria Tuturice is the Production Manager for The Real Deal. She graduated from James Madison University in 2010 with a BFA in Graphic Design and later found her niche in production when she joined The Real Deal in October 2014. Victoria previously worked as a designer at Gammon Ragonesi Associates in NYC and Great Valley Publishing Company in the Philly Suburbs, where she was born and raised. She now lives in Brooklyn.
    kyna-doles Kyna Doles is a researcher at The Real Deal. She received her Bachelors in Journalism from Emerson College in Boston, where she also worked in public radio. Prior to joining TRDKyna served as a researcher for a PBS documentary film. She currently lives in Brooklyn.
    Will-Parker Will Parker is a researcher at The Real Deal. Before joining the magazine, he worked as a copywriter and held a position teaching English in Madrid, Spain. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he studied writing, Spanish, and unrelenting humidity.
    Yori Yoryi De La Rosa is a data researcher for The Real Deal. Prior to working for the The Real Deal, he worked at Geneva WatchGroup as a data specialist temp. He was a fan of VBA until he started using Python.
    Eda E. Kouch is a researcher at The Real Deal. E graduated with a BA from Johns Hopkins, and has always stayed close to the East Coast. While not providing data support, E. lives vicariously through all the reality stars of Bravo… #MDLLA #MDLNY #PumpRules #SouthernCharm
    AmirG Amir Ghaheri is the web developer at The Real Deal, and also oversees email marketing campaigns for TRD and Luxury Listings NYC. Amir holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from California State University, Los Angeles, and is looking to pursue his PHD in the same field. Prior to joining the team in 2014, Amir worked for the City of Los Angeles.Infolinks 2016
     IMG_3408 copy Yoav Barilan is the director of marketing operations at The Real Deal. He has been with the company since its inception in 2003. Barilan has helped grow the advertising department from a two man operation out of publisher Amir Korangy’s Brooklyn home to one of the most fierce and revered in New York City publishing, with more advertising contracts than any other regional publication. “Some credit our success to my military discipline, but the fact is that I just love what I do and I do it blindly,” he said. When asked about rumors of him being a Mossad assassin, Barilan said, “There is no factual proof of that. I have work to do.”
    Ross-Fox Ross Fox is the National Advertising Director at The Real Deal, which he joined as a salesperson in 2010, rigorously working his way up to becoming the advertising director of both the New York and South Florida versions of the publication. He now manages a sales team of 12 in both New York and Florida. He is a graduate of St. John’s University and lives in Hell’s Kitchen.
    Adam-Myers Adam Myers is the Director of New Business Development at The Real Deal and helps oversee the New York sales team. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany and lives in Hell’s Kitchen. Prior to joining The Real Deal, Adam sold sports advertising on a national level.
    IMG_3335 copy Virginia Durso is the office manager at The Real Deal. She joined the publication in August 2012. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as a part-time student. She was born and raised in the heart of Queens.
    IMG_3360 copy Eran Evron, a member of the advertising sales department, was born in Israel in 1975. He joined The Real Deal in February 2005 as the company’s first hire. Since then, Evron has pioneered the company’s participation in numerous real estate events and expos as well as our annual almanac, the Data Book. He currently lives in Midtown.
    IMG_3355 copy Nick Mascaro is part of the business development team at The Real Deal, which he joined in 2011. With a background in marketing and a knack for creative campaign structuring, he is able to generate new business for his client base. Mascaro currently lives in New Jersey. Twitter_logo_blue copy
    IMG_3383 copy Rob Stearns has worked on the sales team at The Real Deal since 2010. Born in Brooklyn, he has lived in Denver, Connecticut, Arkansas and Vermont and graduated from San Francisco State University and Sierra College, also in Northern California. He came to The Real Deal with a background in magazine sales, having worked for two years at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Working at The Real Deal has taught him much about sales and people, while also giving him a behind-the-scenes look at how real estate operates in the greatest city in the world.
    IMG_3351 copy Nicki Chadi has been part of the new business development team at The Real Deal since February 2012. She graduated from Hofstra University with a focus in marketing and business administration. Prior to joining The Real Deal, Chadi interned at an international marketing firm in Israel.
    Sigal Violet Sigalit Levi is the Chief Business Development Officer at The Real Deal. She was born in Israel, and moved to NYC after completing her military service in the Israeli army. Prior to joining The Real Deal, Sigalit was the Executive Director of Advertising for The Jerusalem Post’s newspaper, website and magazine. She has a fifteen-year history of exceeding goals and developing new revenue streams.
    Andrew-Levey Andrew Levey, a member of The Real Deal‘s advertising sales team, worked on Wall Street for 20 years before joining the company in 2016. He’s the father of four beautiful kids and lives on Long Island, where he enjoys surfing and fishing.
    Rob-Kohl Rob Kohl is part of the business development team at The Real Deal, which he joined in 2016. Prior to joining The Real DealRob sold advertising on a local level. Rob currently lives in Hell’s Kitchen with his dogs.
    IMG_3459 copy Junaid Zahid is the director of digital sales at The Real Deal. He joined the team in May 2011 and oversees the company’s digital ad efforts. Zahid has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Mathematics from Baruch College with an eye on getting his Masters in the same field.
    IMG_1477-(1) Nathalia Mesa is the circulation coordinator at The Real Deal. Born and raised in Colombia, Mesa moved to the United States in 2011. She received her associates degree in Colombia in Advertising and Consumer Behavior, and finished her Bachelors in Marketing Communications at Dowling College in Long Island. Prior to The Real Deal, she worked as a marketing intern for NBTY’s Vitamin World Division.
    IMG_3445 copy Kenneth Cyrus is the finance director at The Real Deal and also handles human resources for the company, which he joined in May 2012. For 13 years, he worked as accounting manager for Adrea Rubin Marketing in New York City, then for a short time as the business unit controller at UBS in Stamford, Conn. Cyrus is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Accounting. He is the father of three sons, one of whom is serving in the U.S. Army and has served a year in Afghanistan.
    Karen Karen Francis is an accounting associate at The Real Deal. Francis is a graduate of Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica, where she studied Business Administration. She’s married with three children.

     

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