Managing Principals

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Josh Goldflam

Managing Principal

Josh Goldflam is well known in investment real estate circles as a deal maker. In his first decade in the business, Josh amassed over a billion dollars worth of investment and development property sales to his credit, spanning every asset class including some high profile transactions in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Some noteworthy sales include the development assemblages for the Gotham Hotel in Midtown, The Centurion Condo on 56th Street just off of 5th Ave, and the 72 unit 50 Franklin Street in Tribeca. He also has re-sold over a half a dozen buildings twice in his career to date. Josh’s dynamic personality combined with his passion for real estate and in-depth knowledge of the investment & development property markets results in his unique ability to get the toughest deals and most complex negotiations closed. He has been previously recognized as a “Rising Star” as published in Real Estate Weekly and is instrumental in helping Highcap Group earn continuous top rankings for investment sales brokerages in New York City. Josh is active outside the office with various sports and non-for profit organizations. He currently lives with his family on the Upper East Side and serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of his cooperative building.

Tel: 646-546-5880

Email: jg@highcapgroup.com

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Christen Portelli

Managing Principal

Christen Portelli is established in the industry for her tenacious and analytical approach to every deal. Her vivacious personality along with long-standing relationships allows her to source creative opportunities for her clients, proven through her impeccable track record. She has victoriously negotiated billions of dollars in sales transactions through various market cycles and has expertise in investment sales along with partnerships interests, note sales and debt/equity financing. With an appreciation for architecture, she has contributed to the evolution of many building conversions and has helped shaped the skyline with development deals as well. In addition, her underwriting analysis along with ability to project future returns and forecast trends create excellent opportunities for her clients in the income producing sector, both commercial and multi-family. Some of the noteworthy and iconic transactions which Ms. Portelli has been involved in include: “Temple Court” in Downtown Manhattan; “The Whitman” in the Flatiron District; “The Allerton House” in Midtown; the “Met-Life” building in Bronxville; the “Henry Fernbach” building in Soho; “The Seville” in the West Village; and “Morgan Lofts” in Midtown. Ms. Portelli continues to be a highly respected, key contributor in the investment sales community. From the early stages in her career to present, she is continuously recognized as a Woman in Real Estate by the New York Real Estate Journal.

Tel: 646-546-5255

Email: cp@highcapgroup.com

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Laurence Ross

Managing Principal

Laurence Ross is a widely respected veteran of the commercial real estate industry and has negotiated hundreds of sales transactions over the course of his career. His deep understanding of the ever changing dynamics of the NYC marketplace and consultative solution approach towards asset disposition has made him a leader in his field. He is now celebrating his 30th year in the business and has a wide perspective of the field, earned over his past involvement in all facets of the industry, including management, leasing and ownership. Notable sales transactions include the Childrenswear office building and Wyndham TRYP Hotel both located in the Garment Center,  the luxury rental Crescent Club development in LIC,  the Anthropologie Building on West Broadway in Soho and the Met-Life Storage Facility in Bronxville, NY. He is also the founder of PropertyRover.com, a proprietary real estate search engine designed to aggregate property listings and create a comprehensive database of NYC commercial and residential properties for sale or lease.  He also founded RESpeedNetworking.com,  which organized effective speed networking functions geared towards the commercial real estate industry. He has also appeared in and written for numerous industry publications and was recently recognized by SmartCEO magazine as one of the top commercial real estate brokers in NY.

Tel: 646-546-5112

Email: lr@highcapgroup.com

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