“What I did for the gig” is a weekly web feature that chronicles the outlandish, risky and comical strategies that residential and commercial real estate brokers have used to land listings, clients and jobs.
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Five years ago, Adelaide Polsinelli, an investment sales broker at Eastern Consolidated, was trying to nab an exclusive listing for a walk-up apartment building in the East Village. But the owner, a landlord who Polsinelli declined to name, refused to hear her pitch. [more]