Established by Ben Shaoul in 1998, Magnum Real Estate Group is a vertically integrated real estate company. Based in New York City, the firm’s expansive $3 billion portfolio includes retail investments, condominium conversions, new construction and residential multifamily rental projects across the city. Since its inception, Magnum’s success has been founded in its ability to acquire property, develop it to its full potential, and manage it progressively, to assure that the firm’s investments achieve and maintain maximum value and profitability. Portfolio highlights include 100 Barclay, 196 Orchard, 100 Avenue A, 87 Leonard, The Arman, Bloom 62, School of Visual Arts Dormitory, 254 Front Street, 389 E 89 and Luminaire.
Paris Forino Interior Design, a full-service, boutique design firm specializes in high-end residential, hotel and restaurant projects. Paris and her team offer a high-touch service evident from the inception of a project through mood, design, layouts and drawings, to construction administration as well as the oversight of every detail of the decorating process. With 15 years of Interior Design experience, Paris combines an inimitable sense of style with an excellent knowledge of both design and real estate to create thoughtful, beautiful solutions. Clients love to live, work and play in the spaces Paris creates and appreciate her focus on schedule, quality and value creation.
Paris values thorough and detailed conceptions that meld traditional and modern styles. A chic, elegant and understated glamour infuses each design. To ensure these principles are embodied in each project, she has carefully built a team of exceptional designers and architects who bring their unique skills, passions and personalities to the success and vibrancy of the firm. The team is known for their responsiveness, client communications and execution.
Acclaimed architect, Ismael Leyva, president of Ismael Leyva Architects, is one of New York’s most respected architects and designers.
Mr. Leyva’s reputation in solving complex, mixed‐use, multi‐disciplinary projects is unparalleled. He is focused on developing a completely new style of architecture and interior design. He considers the everyday needs of people to give a livable environment and create iconic designs that are ground‐ breaking and innovative. More importantly, he functions as an extension of the clients he serves. He understands issues and trends which influence strategic investments in both residential and commercial design. His interactive design process with clients along with the ability to explore alternatives by utilizing advanced technology has created thoughtful and timeless architecture.
New York is currently experiencing an architectural renaissance with the addition of each new Ismael Leyva iconic development. He is currently the architect of record for the renovation and condominium conversion of the Post Toscana at 389 East 89th Street. Mr. Leyva originally designed the Post Toscana in 2003 as a highly desired development that featured luxury amenities and full floor residences.
Mr. Leyva has executed his trademark designs for some of New York’s most renowned residences at the One Central Park Residences, Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Gramercy Park Hotel Annex, 101 Warren, Superior Ink, The Chatham and The Brompton. He is also known for the design of prominent buildings such as the Icon, The Charles, 66 Rockwell, Oro, BKLYN AIR, Place 57, Yves Chelsea; Post Toscana, Instrata Park Slope, The Windsor at Forest Hills and the Marmara Park Avenue Hotel.
In addition, Ismael has expanded internationally with projects that include Torres Paseo Colon in Costa Rica and Torres Las Americas in Mexico.
With over 25 years of experience in marketing and collective sales in excess of $35 billion, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is a recognized industry leader in the planning, design, marketing, and sale of luxury residential development. Representing properties throughout the United States and in select international locations, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group’s portfolio contains a curated collection of the world’s most desirable new addresses. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is the new development arm of The Corcoran Group which is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s leading residential real estate brokerage company and a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. that operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices.