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At the desk of: Maëlle Gavet

Maëlle Gavet, 39, joined Compass as its chief operating officer in January 2017. At the time, her hiring was billed as yet another sign that the six-year-old brokerage was gearing up for an IPO....

At the desk of: Mary Louise Perlman

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 — a role that has taken her through the life cycle...

At the desk of Jessica Lappin

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 districts. The organization spent $20 million last year — the...

At the desk of: Laurie Zucker

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 2,200 apartments in New York City and more than 200...

At the desk of: Dan Garodnick

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 Murray Hill to the Upper East Side with Koreatown and...

At the desk of: Marisa Lago

From the October issue: Marisa Lago’s office sits on the 31st floor of the Equitable Building at 120 Broadway in Lower Manhattan — a fitting home for the Department of City Planning. The 40-story,...

At the desk of: Clelia Peters

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 estate firm. Along with velvet throw pillows perched on a...

At the desk of: Rick Chandler

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 again. Mayor Bill de Blasio named Chandler — who headed...

At the desk of: Zachary Vichinsky

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 brokerage’s office in Water Mill has a modern exterior with...

At the desk of: Eli Elefant

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 the Israeli firm Property & Building Corp.’s U.S. division, which...

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