Commercial real estate veteran David Workman has joined Winick Realty Group to led the retail specailistʼs entry to the wider commercial arena.
Workman, formerly executive managing director of Savitt Partners, will lead a team of brokers handling investment sales, office leasing, 1031 exchanges, land sales and other commercial real estate services on a local, national and international basis.
The new investment sales and commercial division will leverage Winick’s existing retail relationships, as well as harness the analytics and data efforts led by executive vice president Kenneth Hochhauser, in order to bring new, expanded levels of service to the Winick Realty Group brand.
“Our vision is to expand upon and establish even more resources, such as investment, acquisitions, dispositions and commercial leasing, within the array of services this iconic firm already provides,” said Workman.
“For more than three decades, they have specialized in retail leasing and now, with this new department, landlords and tenants alike can also take advantage of an expertise in all aspects of commercial real estate in both the leasing and sales arenas. ”
Workman has been involved in over $1 billion in deals during his 30 years in the business. He represented Pace University when it bought 100,000 s/f at 106 Fulton Street and sold more than 100,000 s/f of air rights at 310 West 52nd Street to Sant Chatwal, the developer of the Dream Hotel; hehas completed leasing assignments for companies ranging from Wilhelmina Models to Zurich Reinsurance; and carried out hundreds of 1031 exchanges.
Workman’s team includes new hires Elana Tsyganko and Max Kostikov, both of whom come to Winick with more than six years of commercial leasing and sales experience, as well as salesperson Matthew Schwartz. Derek Weinberger, who has been an investment sales associate at Winick R since 2015, will also be working with Workman.
“It is a pleasure to welcome David Workman and our entire new commercial leasing and investment sales team as they lead Winick Realty Group into its next chapter,” said Steven E. Baker, president of Winick Realty Group.
“We look forward to being able to offer our clients a full range of commercial leasing and investment sales services and I am confident we have the right team in place to make this new division a great success.”