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Real Estate Super Bowl Picks Are a Mile High

AFC Championship - New England Patriots v Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl this Sunday. (Image via Getty)

The odds makers in Vegas traded Seattle for Denver as Super Bowl favorites just hours after the conference championship games ended. And the Broncos remain a tenuous two-point favorite for the big game at the time of writing. The New York real estate industry doesn’t like an underdog story, it seems, as all but one respondent to The Commercial Observer’s request for picks opted for the Broncos. 

“The Manning juju is strong at the Meadowlands,” said Jordan Barowitz of the Durst Organization, referring to Denver quarterback Peyton Manning, who will play the game on brother Eli’s home turf. Fellow Giants fan David Greene of MHP Real Estate Services would like to see Peyton match Eli’s two Super Bowl rings but went for Seattle on the basis of the Seahawks’ more potent running game. Lindsay Ornstein of Transwestern even brought in a ringer for her pick, enlisting her husband, Gus, a former NFL journeyman quarterback. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, the chairman of Related Companies, stayed within his team’s conference, picking the Broncos to win. Below, the picks and score predictions for Sunday’s game. 

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueStephen Ross
Chairman and founder, Related Companies; owner, Miami Dolphins
Broncos over Seahawks, no score prediction

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeZiel Feldman
Founder and managing principal, HFZ Capital
Broncos 24–17 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueJordan Barowitz
Director of external affairs, Durst Organization
Broncos 24–17 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeWilliam Elder
Executive vice president, RXR Realty
Broncos 27–17 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueJason Meister
Vice president, Avison Young
Broncos 31–24 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeJeffrey Roseman
Executive vice president and principal, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Broncos 37–14 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueKirill Azovtsev
Broker, Jones Lang LaSalle
Broncos 27–24 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeAshkán Zandieh
Director of tech advisory and brokerage, ABS Partners Real Estate
Broncos 28–20 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueDavid Zar
Managing member, Zar Property
Broncos 35–27 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeBob Knakal
Chairman, Massey Knakal Realty Services
Broncos 28–24 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueFaith Hope Consolo
Broker, Douglas Elliman Retail
Broncos 17–10 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_greenDavid Greene
Principal, MHP Real Estate Services
Seahawks 34–31 Broncos

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueLindsay & Gus Ornstein
Principal, Transwestern; Former NCAA and NFL QB
Broncos 27–20 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangeDan Fasulo
Managing director, Real Capital Analytics
Broncos 24–21 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_blueA.J. Camhi
Vice president, RFR Realty
Broncos 34–21 Seahawks

Real Estate Super Bowl Picks_orangePatrick Breslin
Executive vice president, Studley
Broncos 35–28 Seahawks

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