The Real Deal New York

Spitzer takes reins following father’s death

Former governor secures second development site on Far West Side and nabs distressed Williamsburg plot as firm ramps up activity
By Rich Bockmann | December 04, 2014 11:00AM

From the December issue: Now more than ever, the “Spitzer” in Spitzer Engineering refers to son Eliot, the fallen governor who continues his efforts to reinvent himself as a real estate mogul. Bernard Spitzer, founder of the real estate company that supported his son’s now-sullied political career, died last month from Parkinson’s disease. His will named his youngest son, Eliot, as his successor at the helm of the family firm. [more]