Shaping the NYC Skyline

Shaping the NYC Skyline

In Shaping the NYC Skyline, hosts David Shamshovich and Brenda Slochowsky, attorneys at Seiden & Schein, a boutique New York real estate law firm, explore the complex and unpredictable world of real estate development in NYC, through stories, anecdotes and insights from experienced real estate professionals, developers, architects and attorneys who discuss the state of the New York real estate market, NY real property trends, the NY politics surrounding real estate in New York and the forever evolving issues that are at the heart of Shaping the New York City Skyline.

Episodes

April 11, 2024 46 mins

Dive into the inspiring journey of Jamie Smarr, the President and CEO of the NYC Housing Partnership, an entity originally established by David Rockefeller and Edward Koch to address the challenges New York City faced with tax-foreclosed properties and returning these properties to their intended use. Jamie Smarr’s career is a testament to...

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Buckle up, Skyliners, for a riveting episode featuring Margaret Ling, NYC Agency Business Development and Underwriting Counsel for AmTrust Title. Spanning three decades, Margaret’s Read more

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In this episode, we sit down with Eli Weiss, Principal of Joy Construction Corp., a key player in New York City's dynamic housing landscape. Eli, a native Brooklynite, shares his insightful journey into the world of real estate, starting with his formative years at the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), where he worked on...

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In this episode, we had the privilege of talking to Kim Darga, Deputy Commissioner for Development at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).

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    In this captivating episode, we had the privilege of delving into the extraordinary journey of Andrew Barrocas, the Founder and CEO of MNS Real Estate. Andrew's evolution from newcomer to industry luminary in the real estate brokerage sphere is a narrative teeming with ambition, creativity, and unwavering determination. Guided by the wisdom of his father, a steadfast...

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    This episode features Jason Hershkowitz, a returning guest and partner at Seiden & Schein, P.C. who spearheads the firm’s Tax Incentives Group, along with Scott Schreiber, his associate atto...

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    In this episode, we are thrilled to welcome the extraordinary Peter Papamichael, founder and principal of The VOREA Group. A real estate development, construction management, and brokerage firm, Th...

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    Join us as we re-listen to some of the highlights of Season 1’s awesome episodes and mark the beginning of Season 2.


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    In this episode, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Tucker Reed, Co-Founder and Principal of Totem Brooklyn. Tucker’s career, which spans nearly two decades across both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, is truly remarkable.


    His journey in real estate...

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    In this episode, we spoke with Bryan Hurley, an experienced professional serving as Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, with an impressive track record in investment sales, most notable multi-family residential and inclusionary housing air rights. Bryan stays on top of the latest dynamics and trends in his area of the New York City real ...

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    In this episode, we had the privilege of speaking with Richard Roberts, a seasoned expert in affordable housing and urban market investments with over 25 years of experience. With an extensive background spanning government, for-profit, and nonprofit sectors, Richard's contributions are nothing short of remarkable. As the Principal and Chief Business Development Offi...

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    We had the pleasure of sitting down with Ariel Aufgang, the visionary architect and owner of Aufgang. Unlike other architectural firms that often focus on projects like hotels and courthouses, Ariel's passion lies in designing multifamily buildings. From a young age, he knew that his destiny was to become an architect and he's not only rea...

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    In this candid conversation with Eliot Spitzer, a genuine luminary of New York, we explore the diverse chapters of his professional journey. Beginning with his early days as an attorney in private practice, transitioning into the public sphere as Attorney General and Governor, and culminating in his present pursuits as a real estate developer in New York City, his un...

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    Brenda, David, and Camila engaged in a compelling conversation with their esteemed colleague, Hillary Potashnick, who is Senior Counsel at Seiden & Schein, P.C. Hillary boasts decades of experience in real estate development, with a particular focus on condominium and cooperative matters. She also serves as a dedicated mentor to the younger generation of attorneys within our firm.

    What truly sets our discussion with Hillary apar...

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    September 14, 2023 56 mins

    Brenda, David, and Camila had the pleasure of interviewing the one and only Adam Leitman Bailey. With a name as remarkable as his, Adam imparts a distinctive influence on the realm of real estate. More than just an attorney, he stands as a self-made businessman, driven by a fervor for justice and an awe-inspiring personal journey. Adam's wealth of experience lends a ...

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    Brenda, David, and Camila had a captivating conversation with Ken Fisher, a distinguished partner at Cozen O'Connor. Ken’s professional journey lies at the dynamic intersection of real estate and politics, encompassing diverse areas of expertise such as real estate development, zoning and land use, and governmental affairs. A master at skillfully identifying, reconci...

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    Brenda and David had an incredible conversation with David McCarty from Alloy Development, uncovering their unique approach to real estate. Alloy stands out for its focus on both financial success and community enrichment—a refreshing departure from the norm. Their commitment to sustainability is truly remarkable. Notably, they're pioneering change by constructing th...

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    In this captivating episode, we dive deep into the intricacies of the Gowanus Neighborhood Mixed Income Housing Development Program. This initiative, spearheaded by Governor Kathy Hochul, is an innovative response to the New York State legislature's recent refusal to enact a replacement for the now-expired 421-a Real Estate Tax Exemption Program.


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    In this episode, we had the privilege of talking to David Marks, the Senior Vice President and Head of Acquisitions at Silverstein Properties. For over sixty years, Silverstein Properties has been the bedrock of NYC's real estate development, investment, and management industries. Prepare to be captivated as David Marks shares a wealth of insights and experiences, unveiling the intriguing narratives that formed the foundation of hi...

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    Jason Dubowski’s impressive portfolio featuring many notable projects speaks for itself. From his early years, Jason displayed a passion for architecture and design, leading him to a thriving career in New York, where he moved from Texas after having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Texas in Arlington. We're thrilled to have...

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