The Real Deal New York

Changes for Citi Habitats, as rental firm resets

A behind-the-scenes look at the recent shake-up at the rental behemoth — and why company execs say it’s good for the bottom line
By Katherine Clarke | February 07, 2013 10:00AM

From the February issue: Tongues wagged in the industry last month when Gordon Golub, a top executive and 18-year veteran at residential real estate brokerage Citi Habitats, left the firm for the tech start-up Urban Compass. His departure is the latest in a series of significant changes at Citi Habitats, one of Manhattan’s largest firms and its most dominant rental company. Citi’s head of new development marketing, Clifford Finn, left for Douglas Elliman this fall, and his division was moved over to Corcoran Sunshine, the new development arm of the Corcoran Group, which acquired Citi Habitats in 2004. [more]