The Real Deal New York

Movers and shakers

November 01, 2013
By Sanna Chu and Julie Strickland

Adam Leitman Bailey and Jennifer Rosenthal

Adam Leitman Bailey and Jennifer Rosenthal

Camilla Papale, previously Douglas Elliman’s chief marketing officer, has left the company and relocated to San Francisco, where she’s launching an eponymous branding, design and marketing consultancy firm.

Petula Lucey, formerly a senior director at Tishman Speyer, joined Massey Knakal Realty Services as chief marketing officer. Other recent hires to the firm’s management team include COO Neil Heilberg, executive managing director Todd Korren, executive managing director of New Jersey David Simon, and Michael Lederman, vice president of IT.

Kristin Thomas joined Town Residential as sales director of the newly opened Town West Village. In taking this position, Thomas closed the boutique sales firm she cofounded in 2010, Thomas & Ingram Real Estate, where she served as CEO.

Pennsylvania-based World Wide Land Transfers acquired New York City’s Landmarc National Title Agency. Landmarc’s founders, Marc Lawrence and Jeffrey Lender, will now oversee World Wide’s New York City operations.

Also on the move

Robert Nelson joined the Southampton office of Brown Harris Stevens. For the past 30 years, he has owned a boutique real estate firm in New York City. … Real estate lawyer Steven Klein joined the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as partner. He was previously a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher. … Brian McFarland joined VOA Architecture as a principal. He was previously was an associate principal at Cetra Ruddy. … Associate real estate broker Doug Eichman moved to CORE from the Corcoran Group. … Besen Special Assets hired Daniel Kole, previously of Santander Investment Services, as managing director of the firm’s residential whole loan desk.


Real estate power couple Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner last month welcomed their second child, a son named Joseph Frederick Kushner. In a Tumblr post announcing the birth, Trump explained that the boy is named for his parents’ paternal grandfathers, developers Joseph Kushner and Frederick Trump, whom she called “master builders of their generation.”

Real estate attorney Adam Leitman Bailey will tie the knot with fiancée Jennifer Rosenthal on November 9 at Daniel restaurant on the Upper East Side. The intimate affair will be family-only. “I told my clients that if they wanted to come, they needed to marry my future sister-in-law,” said Bailey, who proposed to Rosenthal this summer with a helicopter ride in California’s Napa Valley.

  • HughGass

    what a sissy-looking chopper, a Robinson R22? Really? That’s the best you could do for your special engagement? It’s the Kia of copters, not even a Hyundai. My leaf blower is more powerful.

  • mark brown

    Its actually a R-44, but still a POS. I bet Adam would sue Robinson if Jenny said no.