At the desk of: George Xu

From the March issue:  George Xu is building himself a dream home: a duplex penthouse in his planned Farrington development in Flushing, where he will be able take the elevator straight down to his office or the gym. “I’ll never need to leave my building,” he said of the 14-story mixed-use project. Xu, a 48-year-old […]

At the desk of: Billy Macklowe

From the October issue: Billy Macklowe, 48, the founder and CEO of William Macklowe Company, has finally made his own mark on the condo business after leaving his father Harry’s company and launching his investment firm in 2010. He and his associates are now finishing construction on a new 52-unit condo tower — at the former […]

At the Desk of: Susan Breitenbach

Susan Breitenbach (credit: Michael McWeeney) From the June issue: The Corcoran Group’s Susan Breitenbach is a go-to broker for a slew of celebrities, sports stars and corporate bigwigs looking to buy or sell a house on the East End. She is currently selling Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s $13 million Sagaponack home and is listing Related […]