REAL ESTATE MENTORSHIP ROUNDTABLE WITH DONALD ZUCKER
This event starts on September 24th at 12:30 PM.
Donald Zucker was born in New York City and raised in Brooklyn, where he attended public schools. He graduated from New York University in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, he attended New York University Graduate School of Business Administration for two years and attended the City College of New York and Pratt Institute, studying construction and real estate issues.
Served in the United States Army from 1953-1955. Employed as a Mortgage Broker 1956-1961. Established the Donald Zucker Company, a real estate mortgage firm in 1961. Since then, the company has grown, and today, together with its affiliated companies employs approximately 300 people. These companies are: a construction/development company, and an asset management company. Mr. Zucker is a major developer and has constructed and/or rehabilitated 28 buildings in Manhattan. This private construction and redevelopment has been concentrated in New York City and is responsible for bringing more than 4,000 apartments on to the market in the Borough of Manhattan for rental or sale. Many of which are still currently owned and managed.
Mr. Zucker has been active in the New York City business community and governmental affairs throughout his working career. In 1987, he was appointed Special Advisor for Construction to New York City Mayor, and served until the end of the Koch Administration. Mr. Zucker oversaw one of the largest public construction programs in the country, with an annual budget of $5 billion and thousands of different construction projects.
In July of 1995 Mayor Giuliani appointed Mr. Zucker Chairman of the three member School Construction Authority to direct activities and bring as much efficiency as possible to its construction program. He remained in this position for 15 months.
From April 1989 to March 1990, Mr. Zucker was Chairman of the Masters Degree Program in Real Estate of New York University. He was the first holder of the Silverstein Chair of Real Estate Development, in addition to being a Clinical Professor of the Real Estate Institute of New York University.
Mr. Zucker is an active member of the Executive Committee of North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System. He served as President of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons for 7 years.
Donald Zucker is an avid collector of art and enjoys outdoor activities such as golf, sailing and photography. Mr. Zucker has seven children: two sons, two daughters, three stepsons,
sixteen grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mr. Zucker and his wife Barbara reside in Long Island.
Carole’s impressive career has spanned over two decades of experience in the real estate industry. Working with some of the biggest icons in Manhattan management and development, Bloom has sold and leased over $2 billion in residential properties and has directed the leasing of over 30,000 rental units.
Bloom’s expertise encompasses pre-development sales, design consultation, marketing and branding strategies, repositioning for value add, residential leasing, development, and repositioning of existing rental properties.
Throughout her career, Bloom has cultivated relationships with the major players in real estate to work on high-profile properties, including Henry Hall, Riverwalk Court, the Apthorp, Love Lane Mews and The Corner. In her role as Senior Consultant with Imperial Companies, Bloom worked on the luxury rental building Henry Hall in Hudson Yards, which achieved over 90% leased in less than ten months, and the Watermark building in Long Island City, which achieved 95% leased in less than eight months.
Her previous firm, Bloomstone Group, assisted residential condominium properties sell-out at a higher price per-square-foot, in faster timeframes, and optimizes outcomes throughout the life-cycle of residential rental properties. Carole is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of New York, broker of record for many projects, and maintains excellent working relationships with leading Manhattan brokerages. She began her real estate career at the Related Companies in 1992, where she held senior positions in both the rentals and sales divisions.
YJP is excited to host an exclusive luncheon with real estate expert Donald Zucker, Donald Zucker Company-Owner and Founder.
Through this mentorship initiative, you will have the opportunity to meet with and gain one-on-one advice and insights from Mr. Zucker.
To learn more about Mr. Zucker and his accomplishments click here: Information on Donald Zucker
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