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Erik Engquist

Senior managing editor
Erik joined The Real Deal as senior managing editor in 2019 after 14 years at Crain's New York Business. Prior to that he wrote a weekly political column for Courier-Life Publications for which he was named "best political columnist" in New York by the Village Voice. From 1996 until 2000 he reported for daily newspapers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, covering education, development and municipal government. A graduate of Yale University, Erik has won two National Headliner Awards and was the lead writer for two series that won the New Jersey Press Association's top public service award in consecutive years. He and his wife have twin sons, born in 2000.




    President Joe Biden (Getty; iStock)
    National

    President Joe Biden’s real estate checklist

    With one exception, real estate is not in Joe Biden’s immediate agenda. But within the next few months, the...

    President Joe Biden’s real estate checklist
    Ray McGuire photographed by Axel Dupeux.
    New York

    The Closing: Ray McGuire

    Ray McGuire’s path from “the streets to the suites” is made-for-movie stuff. Growing up poor and fatherless in Dayton, Ohio, he worked his way into the elite boarding school Hotchkiss, then Harvard for undergraduate,...

    The Closing: Ray McGuire
    Donald Trump and Joe Biden (Getty)
    National

    Real estate pros say Trump better for market than Biden: survey

    Asked if Donald Trump or Joe Biden would be a better president for real estate, many industry professionals surveyed...

    Real estate pros say Trump better for market than Biden: survey
    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return
    National Archive Issue

    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return

    Adam Neumann is back. In his first venture since leaving WeWork last year, the eccentric and brash Israeli entrepreneur...

    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return
    President Donald Trump
    National

    Trump tests positive for coronavirus

    President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday morning. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for Covid-19,” he wrote. “We will begin our...

    Trump tests positive for coronavirus
    Hakeem Jeffries (Photography by Rayon Richards)
    New York Issue

    Why do police keep stopping Hakeem Jeffries?

    It took Hakeem Jeffries three tries just to win one of 150 seats in the New York Assembly. Now...

    Why do police keep stopping Hakeem Jeffries?
    Governor Andrew Cuomo (Getty)
    New York

    Cuomo puts Manhattan, Hamptons on notice for re-closure

    Careless millennials in Manhattan and reckless rich folks in the Hamptons might ruin reopening for everyone, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

    Cuomo puts Manhattan, Hamptons on notice for re-closure

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