Each year, hundreds of young real estate agents find themselves toiling the proverbial mail rooms of the city’s biggest brokerages, having left behind native cornfields of Nebraska, bayous of Louisiana and ivies of Massachusetts for a shot at playing in the big leagues. But commercial real estate has never been for the faint of heart, and thus for every
And still there are the rest of you, who thrive off such tests of strength. And so it’s for you who we present The Commercial Observer’s first annual list of New York’s most promising young commercial real estate brokers under 30. From Jones Lang LaSalle’s youngest vice president to a broker who names Stonehenge co-founder Ofer Yardeni as a mentor, this year’s crop of talent proves that hard work and powerful connections pays off.
Earlier this month, we asked executives, communication directors and your peers to nominate individuals they most admired under the age of 30—the ones they believe rank high among New York’s next wave of tenant and landlord representatives, investment sales agents and retail fixers. And after reviewing client rosters and career statistics, we were able to whittle a long list of talented individuals into what you see before you.
So with that in mind, enjoy reading about this year’s crop of “30 Under 30” brokers today, but know that by next year these same agents may be nipping at your heels.—Jotham Sederstrom, Editor-In-Chief