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Compass

90 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
(212) 913-9058
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Compass
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Compass is a residential brokerage in New York City that launched in 2013 as Urban Compass. (It changed its name in early 2015, complete with a new website.) The firm was co-founded by Ori Allon, a computer-science PhD from Australia who had been working as the engineering director of Twitter's New York office. Not surprisingly, then, much of Compass early buzz in the marketplace and its appeal to brokers hinged on in-house technology that supposedly not only cut down on administrative work, but also facilitated faster reaction to listing changes and debuts. Skepticism remains, however, about just how liberating and fast Compass technology is. What is not in dispute is that Compass has piled on big names and big assignments since its founding. Leonard Steinberg, long one of Douglas Ellimans top-performing Manhattan brokers, joined Compass in 2014 as president. Other big, new names include Kyle Blackmon, formerly of Brown Harris Stevens; Jay Glazer of Warburg Realty; and Gene Martinez from the Corcoran Group. Compass investors have also included notable names such as landlord and developer Bill Rudin and SalesForce.com founder Marc Benioff as well as institutions such as Goldman Sachs. Indeed, the brokerages executive ranks claim quite a few banking and consultancy alums. Its new-development exclusives include the Arthur in Chelsea; Seven Harrison in Tribeca; Five Sixty West 24th, also in Chelsea; and 152 Elizabeth Street in Nolita. Compass is headquartered in Union Square. Robert Reffkin, who worked at Goldman Sachs, including in its private-equity wing, is Compass CEO and, along with Allon, its founder. -TA
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555 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 866-731-5193
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 212-913-9058
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 212-913-9058
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 212-913-9058
“Robert Reffkin is the president and co-founder of Compass, a two-year-old residential brokerage...
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 917-533-1815
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 212-913-9058
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90 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 443-858-5858
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90 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 917.328.2338
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  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 136 North 10th Street
  • Neighborhood Williamsburg
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Square feet 4,000
  • Publication Date 10/01/2015
  • Event Date 08/22/2015
  • Party 1 C&L Trading
  • Party 1 Brokerage Delta Commercial Real Estate
  • Party 1 Broker Adrian Langsner-Smilovici, Rae Brown
  • Party 2 Compass
  • Party 2 Brokerage Cushman & Wakefield
  • Party 2 Broker Ethan Silverstein, Jason Greenstone, James McCaffrey
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The firm signed a lease.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 19 Union Square West
  • Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 9,233
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The company signed a 3-year-2-month sublease for the entire 10thfloor.
  • Event Financing
  • Address 960 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
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A $36 million construction loan was provided to convert the building into a hotel. The planned Courtyard Marriott will include 167 rooms, a rooftop bar and retail, and should be completed by October 2012. Hotel building.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 31 Penn Plaza
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 6,822
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  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1345 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Midtown West
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 84,000
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  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 130 William Street
  • Neighborhood Financial District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 3,400
  • Publication Date 09/01/2011
  • Event Date 07/23/2011
  • Party 1 130 William Street Holdings
  • Party 1 Brokerage In-house
  • Party 2 Compass Rose Services
  • Party 2 Brokerage CBC Hunter Realty
  • Party 2 Broker Ryan Rozins, Neil Murray
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The insurance firm signed a long-term lease.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 63 Madison Avenue
  • Neighborhood NoMad
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 9,771
  • Publication Date 06/01/2004
  • Event Date 04/22/2004
  • Party 1 Bank of New York Mellon
  • Party 1 Brokerage CBRE
  • Party 1 Broker Jeremy Lincoln
  • Party 2 Encompass Media
  • Party 2 Brokerage Hunter Realty
  • Party 2 Broker Richard Gottlieb, Gregory Kraut, Michael Okun
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