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WHO’S NEWS: Roy Kim heads to Urban Compass; Amala Redd joins Shlomi Reuveni at TOWN

Urban Compass has hired Roy Kim as Head of New Development.


Kim will oversee research, design, marketing and sales for Urban Compass’ new development projects and will build out the company’s new development marketing division.
Kim, who most recently served as senior vice president of design at Extell Development Company, will direct top designers, analysts, and marketing talent to bring developers’ visions to reality.
At Extell, Kim managed all aspects of design for the company’s portfolio of luxury residential, commercial and hospitality projects.
During his tenure, he oversaw design for some of Extell’s most high-profile projects, including One57, The Carlton House, The Lucida, The Aldyn, One Riverside Park, the Park Hyatt, Hyatt Times Square and the International Gem Tower.
Prior to joining Extell, he served as director of pre-development for Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group, where he advised clients on developments including New York by Gehry.
A graduate of the University of British Columbia, Kim has taught at Columbia University and is a board member for Open House New York.
Cory Cahlon has joined the Noble Black Team at Corcoran after spending the last eight years with Merrill Lynch’s healthcare public finance group.
Cahlon was closely involved with her family’s real estate development firm since she was a child.
She began helping her father with his real estate development firm at the age of six.
Cory spent the last eight years with Merrill Lynch’s healthcare public finance group, working with distinguished hospital administration to obtain funding for large-scale capital projects.
She received her B.A. from Barnard College, and holds a Masters of Public Administration from NYU.
Douglas Elliman Real Estate has welcomed broker Andrea Wohl Lucas to the firm.
Lucas has been selling residential real estate in the high-end luxury market for more than two decades.


Her roster of clients consists of high-profile individuals in film, music and television including Martin Scorsese and Lenny Kravitz.
She has also represented distinguished Forbes 400 clientele, as well as celebrated people in the investment and technology industries.
Lucas was a real estate agent with Douglas Elliman prior to joining Corcoran. She is returning, she said, to take her “business to the next level.”
Lucas received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Boston University, and went on to complete a Masters in Communications at New York University.
Rose Associates has hired Andrea Mignone as manager of residential marketing.
Mignone will direct marketing and lead generation efforts for new developments, with an initial focus on 70 Pine, the historic skyscraper in Lower Manhattan that Rose is currently transforming into a luxury rental property with retail and a hotel.


Mignone joins Rose from The Marketing Directors, Inc. She has led marketing efforts for properties in New York City, New Jersey, Westchester and Philadelphia.
She introduced a number of new developments to the New York market, including Arias Park Slope in Brooklyn, Linden 78 on the Upper West Side, and Apex in Central Harlem.
A graduate of Colgate University, Mignone earned her M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She was named a National Association of Home Builders Marketing Director of the Year in 2013.
Piquet Realty has appointed Daniel Messing principal broker in New York.
Messing will play a key role in the expansion of Piquet’s business development efforts.
He comes to Piquet Realty with a background in luxury and commercial real estate, having represented numerous multibillion dollar family portfolios and high-profile clients.
He was a founding member of Portman Realty, where he brokered over $300 million in sales. Portman Realty was acquired by Piquet Realty in April and opened a Manhattan office at 555 Madison Avenue.
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty named Maria Boccard manager of career opportunities.
Boccard, who recently ranked among 1000 Top Real Estate Agents in the Nation by Sales Volume (Real Trends) will continue to list and market real estate for her clients and customers, while providing career assistance to agents in Daniel Gale Sotheby’s East Norwich, Cold Spring Harbor, Syosset and Huntington offices.
She will also actively recruit new and veteran agents to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s.
TOWN Residential appointed Ryan Fitzpatrick as managing director of the firm’s Flatiron office.
Prior to joining TOWN, Fitzpatrick served as director of sales at CORE where he oversaw a roster of more than 80 agents in three offices.


During his tenure, Fitzpatrick grew the sales team by over 20 percent and propelled significant increases in resale sales volume.
He also enjoyed a robust resale business and was a member of the sales team responsible for several high profile new developments ,including the record-breaking Walker Tower and 650 Sixth Avenue.
Prior to residential real estate, Fitzpatrick had a successful career in real estate finance analyzing public debt offerings in the housing sector. He has also worked in the non-profit community development and advocacy secotrs.
He attended Stanford University, where he received his BA in Urban Studies. Fitzpatrick also holds an MBA from Yale University.
Voda Bauer Real Estate has hired Suzanna Mishiev as an associate broker.
Mishiev, previously with Triumph Property Group, celebrated numerous successes, some of which include sales at One Riverside Park for $5.25 million; 520 West 19th Street for $3 million; and a Commercial Office Condo at 125 Maiden Lane for over $2 million.
She has previously worked as an on-site representative of pre-construction residential condominiums, residential and commercial condo conversions, office leasing as well as the building-wide lease up of Sessanta and Chelsea Park.
Being from Russian descent, Mishiev is able to utilize her bilingual skills in order to effectively communicate with international clients.
Douglas Elliman Real Estate welcomed Jana Kolpen to the firm.
Kolpen has over a decade of professional experience in the marketing and real estate industries, and was formerly a broker with Corcoran Group.
She is also a published author and illustrator, with original work licensed under a major tabletop and home accessories company.
She has closed deals with a wide range of clients, from celebrities, CEOs, and managing directors of major companies.
Kolpen graduated from Columbia University, Teachers College with a degree in Psychology.
CityRealty has named Jim Marron as its director of advertising sales.
Marron brings more than 25 years of experience in real estate advertising sales and marketing at organizations including The New York Times and New York Magazine.
Marron holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Fordham University.
TOWN Residential appointed Julia Miller to sales and leasing manager of the firm’s Greenwich Village office located at 530 LaGuardia Place.
Miller will oversee the sales and leasing activities of the office and focus on recruiting efforts.
Miller entered the real estate business as an agent with Platinum Properties in 2010 after graduating from Yale University with a double major in Economics and Psychology.
After completing more than 38 transactions in her first year, in 2012 Miller was promoted to director of leasing and went on to become director of sales and leasing in 2013.
A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Miller completed her secondary education in the U.K.
She moved to the United States in 2006 to pursue her degree at Yale University. She is fluent in English, Russian, and French.
The Corcoran Group announced the appointment of Leigh Godwin to the position of senior managing director at the firm’s flagship office located at 660 Madison Avenue.


Godwin was previously senior managing director of Corcoran’s Williamsburg, Brooklyn office, which experienced phenomenal growth and success under her extraordinary leadership.
During her three-and-a-half year tenure, Godwin doubled the sales volume and tripled the profitability of the Williamsburg office.
Before she became a manager at Corcoran, Godwin accrued five years of hands-on experience as an agent in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
She is an honors graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty hired residential real estate expert Lisa Strobing to manage the sales efforts at its busy East Norwich /Brookville office.
Prior to joining Daniel Gale Sotheby’s, Strobing was sales manager of Coldwell Banker Bellmarc in Manhattan.
Over the course of her career, she has overseen $1 billion plus in residential real estate transactions.
Before entering real estate, she worked as a financial consultant at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Shearson Lehman Brothers.
Strobing has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Rutgers University.
Galleria Group announced that Shawn Kim has joined its newly opened office as a senior managing agent.
A top-ranked agent for more than a decade, Kim specializes in working with rentals in Manhattan. He previously worked at BondNY.
His ability to quickly determine his customers’ practical needs and preferences has resulted in long-standing clients and more than 1,000 rental deals in his career.

TOWN Residential appointed Amala M. Redd to project director for TOWN New Development led by Shlomi Reuveni.
Based in the TOWN Building located at 25 West 39th Street, Redd will oversee all facets of the condo pre-development process; as well as sales and marketing initiatives.
Prior to joining TOWN, Redd served as the senior director of marketing at Halstead Property Development Marketing.


She also previously served as principal of New York City based consulting firm RedD.
Prior to joining Halstead, Redd was the director of on-site sales for the Corcoran Group, Brooklyn division.
She also enjoyed a successful career in film and television as a producer.
Keller Williams NYC (KWNYC) announced the addition of two licensed real estate sales people to the firm, Peter-Charles Bright and Victoria Woolley Parry.
The new hires join KWNYC as the brokerage focuses on expansive growth, productivity and profitability in the New York City marketplace.
A New York native, Peter-Charles Bright is a neighborhood expert specializing in SoHo.
Prior to joining KWNYC, he worked for boutique real estate agency Custom Brokers and Citi Habitats.
Bright is a world traveler and has lived abroad in France, Senegal and Sweden and is fluent in French.
He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
Victoria Woolley Parry joins Keller Williams NYC from Douglas Elliman, where she specialized in residential sales.
Prior to transitioning to real estate, she spent over a decade working in sales, cultivating new business and negotiating contracts for a Fortune 500 company.
Having previously ranked in the top 10 percent of a nationwide sales team, Woolley Parry has spent time living in Boston and teaching English as a second language
in Valencia, Venezuela before settling into Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
She holds a BA in Journalism form Northeastern University.
Since the beginning of 2014, KWNYC has hired more than 125 agents.
Honest Buildings (HB) announced the hiring of Adam Fleming as vice president of technology.
Fleming will focus on the development of the HB marketplace, which has surpassed the $200 million mark in real estate project contracts originated through the site.
Fleming was previously a vice president at Goldman Sachs, where he was one of two principal architects of the distributed real-time risk system for the company’s flow credit-trading desk.
ost recently, he worked at Urban Compass, a New York City–based residential real estate brokerage and technology start-up, where he served as director of engineering.
HB recently formed a new Tenant Services team to meet demand from tenants tasked to update their commercial spaces and are often in need of a turnkey solution like HB to find architects, contractors and engineering services for their projects.

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