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  • At the desk of: David Walker

    March 15, 2019 07:30AM By Meenal Vamburkar
    Triplemint’s co-founder and CEO, David Walker, wants to shake up the brokerage model as venture capital continues to flood the real estate business (and...
  • At the desk of: Rachelle Friedman

    February 15, 2019 07:30AM By Meenal Vamburkar
    Before Apple, Amazon, Google and Spotify dominated the music and tech scenes, there was J&R Music and Computer World. The store, a New York...
  • At the desk of: Caren Maio

    November 09, 2018 07:30AM By Meenal Vamburkar
    At 34 years old, Caren Maio has already raised $16.4 million to bankroll her company, Nestio. The startup —a platform that allows property owners,...
  • At the desk of: Michael Buono

    September 07, 2018 07:30AM By Erin Hudson
    Michael Buono, 41, is the CEO of general contractor Mulberry Construction & Development and vice president of New York Renaissance Group, a separate development...
  • At the desk of: Brad Lander

    August 10, 2018 04:30PM By Erin Hudson
    City Council member Brad Lander’s Brooklyn office is squeezed between a sleek fitness studio and a pharmacy stocked with everything from remote-controlled helicopters to...
  • At the desk of: James Davidson

    July 20, 2018 04:30PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    James Davidson, 68, is a partner at SLCE Architects’ New York and London offices. The firm ranked as the city’s most prolific architect over...
  • At the desk of: Onay Payne

    June 08, 2018 05:00PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    Onay Payne, 42, is a managing director and equity holder at the New York-based real estate investment manager Clarion Partners, which oversees $45.6 billion...
  • At the desk of: Maria Torres–Springer

    May 11, 2018 05:00PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    Maria Torres-Springer, 41, was named commissioner of the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development in January 2017. It’s her third gig with the...
  • At the desk of: Scott Durkin

    April 13, 2018 03:45PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the April issue: Scott Durkin, 56, joined Douglas Elliman in January 2016 as executive vice president of acquisitions and growth and was promoted to...
  • At the desk of: Maëlle Gavet

    March 13, 2018 05:20PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    Maëlle Gavet, 39, joined Compass as its chief operating officer in January 2017. At the time, her hiring was billed as yet another sign...
  • At the desk of: Mary Louise Perlman

    February 09, 2018 02:25PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the February issue: Mary Louise Perlman, 39, is vice president of development and marketing at the New York-based real estate firm Alfa Development —...
  • At the desk of Jessica Lappin

    January 16, 2018 05:00PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the January issue: Jessica Lappin, 42, is the president of the Downtown Alliance, which manages one of New York City’s largest business improvement...
  • At the desk of: Laurie Zucker

    December 13, 2017 04:15PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the December issue: Laurie Zucker, 61, serves as vice chair of the Zucker Organization and its property management arm Manhattan Skyline, where she oversees...
  • At the desk of: Dan Garodnick

    November 08, 2017 04:15PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the November issue: City Council member Dan Garodnick represents New York City’s 4th District, which spans a large swath of Manhattan’s East Side, from...
  • At the desk of: Marisa Lago

    October 13, 2017 05:15PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the October issue: Marisa Lago’s office sits on the 31st floor of the Equitable Building at 120 Broadway in Lower Manhattan — a...
  • At the desk of: Clelia Peters

    September 15, 2017 02:46PM By E.B. Solomont
    From the September issue: Clelia Peters’ office overlooking Madison Avenue has all the polish — but none of the stuffiness — of an Upper East Side real...
  • At the desk of: Rick Chandler

    August 14, 2017 04:10PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the August issue: Nearly 12 years after leaving his post at the New York City Department of Buildings, Rick Chandler has found himself home...
  • At the desk of: Zachary Vichinsky

    July 17, 2017 04:45PM By Kathryn Brenzel
    From the July issue: Zachary Vichinsky, who co-founded Bespoke Real Estate with his younger brother Cody, works out of what looks like a model summer home. The luxury residential...
  • At the desk of: Eli Elefant

    June 15, 2017 06:00PM By Konrad Putzier
    From the June issue: It’s no surprise that Eli Elefant’s office is headquartered at 452 Fifth Avenue. That’s because Elefant is the CEO of...
  • At the desk of: Arthur Becker

    May 12, 2017 05:05PM By Gabrielle Paluch
    From the May issue: Arthur Becker’s Tribeca real estate office doubles as an art studio, with a full-fledged workshop along with sculptures and paintings he’s...