Elliman’s De França wants to unseat Corcoran Sunshine as NYC’s top new development firm

And with a new team in place, she's making some headway
By Katherine Clarke | July 19, 2013 10:30AM

From the July issue: In a cordoned-off area of leafy Madison Square Park last month, Douglas Elliman Chairman Howard Lorber mingled with brokers and posed for photographs with company CEO Dottie Herman and Susan De França, head of the firm’s new development division. The Elliman bigwigs were there to celebrate the launch of sales at 10 Madison Square West, a new condo conversion being marketed by the firm’s new development division. Lorber’s Florida-based Vector Group is also an investor in the project, alongside developer Steven Witkoff. [more]