Prior to Compass Ori was the Director of Engineering at Twitter's NYC office, after selling his prior company, Julpan, to Twitter in 2011. Previously, Google acquired his patented thesis work called Orion. During his time at Google, Ori led a search quality team that integrated the Orion technology and algorithms with the Google search engine. Ori earned his PhD in computer science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Founder & CEO
Prior to Compass Robert worked at Goldman Sachs as Chief of Staff to the President & COO following five years working in the firm's private equity arm. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked at Lazard and McKinsey & Company. In 2005, he was appointed as a White House Fellow to serve as special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury. Robert is also the Founder of New York Needs You. He received a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University. Outside of work, he recently completed 50 marathons, one in each state, to raise $1 million for nonprofits.
With almost two decades of experience, Leonard is recognized as one of New York’s leading residential real estate authorities. The Leonard Steinberg Team is ranked consistently in the Top Ten Broker Teams in the United States by the Wall Street Journal and has been responsible for well over $2 billion in residential transactions. He has served as a marketing agent and consultant on some of New York’s most iconic developments, including 150 Charles Street, 200 Eleventh Avenue and 54 Bond Street. Previously, he owned a fashion company and was a fashion designer at Christian Dior America.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to Compass David worked in the private equity group at Bain Capital and at the management consulting firm Bain & Company. He is the author of Money Makers: Inside the New World of Finance and Business, published by Macmillan in 2010. David is a member of the Steering Committee for the Museum of Modern Art’s Junior Associates Program. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Duke University.
Chief Technology Officer
Liming Zhao received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, where he developed graph-based algorithms to synthesize realistic human animations from motion capture data. Prior to Compass, Liming worked at D. E. Shaw Research developing software for the specialized supercomputer Anton for molecular dynamics simulations. Liming built high-performance platforms and tools for protein folding simulations and analysis, as well as the job execution framework for Anton supercomputers.
Deputy COO & General Counsel
Prior to Compass David was the General Counsel, and ultimately the Co-CEO, of the U.S. parent company of the Würth Group, one of the world’s largest assembly-component distributors, operating in 84 countries. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Würth’s U.S. real estate corporation. Previously, he worked as an EVP and General Counsel of Capital Properties, a real estate investment and development firm focused on multifamily, office, retail and resort-hotel assets in major metropolitan markets. He received his M.B.A. from NYU and his J.D. from the University of Virginia. Outside of work, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the AHRC Foundation.
Ugo Di Girolamo
Co-Founder & Principal Engineer
Prior to Compass Ugo was the Engineering Lead at Twitter. Before Twitter, Ugo worked at Julpan, where he spent most of his time thinking about the best ways to build scalable, reliable and easily extensible systems. Before Julpan, Ugo gained experience in architecting and implementing high performance applications at Google - where he worked in the Infrastructure team and in the Search Quality team - and before that at GE Homeland Security. Ugo holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from University "La Sapienza" of Rome.
Head of People & Culture
Prior to Compass, Ciara was a Human Resources Business Partner at GE's Corporate Headquarters. In her five years at GE she also covered a diverse mix of teams in GE Capital and worked on the Corporate Audit Staff. Previous to GE, Ciara worked in HR for a healthcare start-up. She received her MBA in Finance and Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Psychology from SUNY Geneseo.
Head of Strategy & Sales
Rob joined Compass after several years of management consulting at McKinsey & Company in New York City. In his tenure at McKinsey, he was primarily focused on devising growth strategies in legacy industries through technology and data innovations. Outside of work, Rob has worked on public-private international development initiatives on every continent, and remains actively engaged with social enterprises across the globe. Rob graduated summa cum laude from Duke University.
Director of Sales and Business Development
917.620.1181. Prior to Compass, Gene spent 16 years at the Corcoran Group, most recently as the Senior Managing Director of the SoHo office. During his tenure he doubled the size of the sales force and turned the Soho office into the second most profitable of 720 Realogy offices. In 2014 he was nominated and confirmed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to the State Board of Real Estate property taxes. Previously, Gene owned an artist and photographer representation agency with offices in New York City and Miami. He is fluent in Spanish and graduated from Georgia State University with a B.A. in Business Administration.
Head of Design & Marketing
Matt joined after three years of building the creative group at Tribeca Enterprises. He oversaw the creation of all kinds of cool stuff like responsive sites, new ticketing platforms, documentary films and TV series fully funded by brands, YouTube channels, Film Festival campaigns and digital product development for the soon to launch Tribeca Shortlist SVOD platform. After working his way up the East Coast from Atlanta, he's owned his own creative agencies, had some laughs at Comedy Central, used Foursquare when it was called Dodgeball, saw the first dot-com bust up close and once co-hosted an event where teams of people raced to eat all the contents of a vending machine.
Head of Product
Alex joined Compass following several years in both the Real Estate Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs and the Real Estate M&A Group at Lazard. Outside of Compass Alex can be found singing funk and soul music on stage or mentoring first generation college students with New York Needs You. He received a B.S. from Cornell University.
Executive Director of Finance
Natalie Vitebsky served as CFO of Douglas Elliman from 2008 to September 2015, where she oversaw accounting, budgeting, acquisitions, and financial reporting. Roles prior to that included Director of Financial Planning and Analysis of Avis Budget Group, Director of Finance at Cendant, the real estate and travel industry provider, and Manager of Finance at Brinks Incorporated. Natalie started her career at the Pepsi-Cola Company after attending NYU, and received her MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Paul built tools for big data and wrangling cloud infrastructure at Intent Media and developed distributed computation systems at Morgan Stanley. An MIT grad with a CS degree, Paul is an active open source contributor and has a passion for all things baseball.
Staff Software Engineer
Alex spent 5 years at Google implementing improvements to the core Image Search and Web Search ranking algorithm and worked at Altera prior to that. Alex holds B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Zach was a Tech Lead at LongTail Video, where he built an open source web video player and a scalable video analytics platform. Zach has a degree in EE and CS from MIT, and enjoys preparing gourmet meals and brewing beer.
Senior Software Engineer
Prior to Compass, Wylie was an engineer at small startups. He studied Computer Science at Northeastern. In his free time, he hosts dinner parties, bikes, and plays card games.
Luke has developed apps for several high profile clients, such as A&E Television and Avon Cosmetics, and has worked in ObjC since 2006. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Chapman University, and can often be found singing karaoke on weekends.
Prior to Compass, Xiao was an engineer at a small hedge fund startup, focused on building backend services with Python and Mongo. He earned an M.S in Computer Science from NYU. In his free time, he likes swimming and ping-pong.
Before joining Compass Brian was Director of Engineering at LocalResponse here in NYC, leading the platform team. An RIT grad, Brian is a die-hard soccer player, music lover, and supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Senior Software Engineer
Before Compass, Wei was Lead Front-End Engineer at Stonewain. He contributes to a few open source projects, and developed the project: explain-git-with-d3. Wei went to Caltech, and speaks five human languages at various levels of proficiency.
Prior to Compass, Pierluigi was a Product Manager at Terranova Group and System Analyst at Elettronica Spa for several years. Pierluigi has a PhD in Information Engineering from Siena University with a focus on signal processing and data security.
Jiqing joined Compass after working at Facebook for 4 years and Google for 3. He grew up in Hangzhou, China. He enjoys traveling and swimming in his spare time.
Yunchi was an engineer at Google working on Google Docs and then Google+. He holds degrees in ECE and CS from Cornell University. In his free time, Yunchi enjoys cooking, reading, photography, and traveling the world.
Cameron joined Compass after writing web apps for Genworth Financial. Cameron graduated from Duke with a double major in computer science and theater studies. Cameron thrives on friendly competition and enjoys performing in and watching plays.
James joined Compass after building mobile applications for HowAboutWe and Samsung. He earned a B.S. in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State. James enjoys cooking, snowboarding, and spending time at the beach.
Jerry comes to Compass after having built apps for HowAboutWe, Expedia, and Amazon. He holds a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Waterloo. Jerry also enjoys cycling and photography.
Hongwei joins Compass from ZocDoc where he worked on ZocData and internal tools. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In his free time, Hongwei enjoys reading, running, snowboarding and traveling the world.
Prior to Compass, Marcus worked at NetApp as a software engineer and web developer. He attended Duke University and has a dual major in Electrical/Computer Engineering and Computer Science. Outside of work, Marcus enjoys running, live concerts and traveling.
Joe has 10 years of experience building interactive, friendly interfaces at companies like Fantasy Interactive and Vimeo. He has worked on a variety of projects, from highly interactive marketing microsites to full-featured applications.
Prior to Compass, Zhuoyuan worked for Amazon, Teza Technologies & OnDeck. He has held internships with Morgan Stanley & BMW Manufacturing. Zhuoyuan graduated from NYU with a degree in Electrical Engineering. His hobbies & interests include Ping Pong, Foosball & real estate investment & analysis.
Jack spent the last three years at Bloomberg LP where he worked on CRM and communication products. Aside from his love for tech, Jack has a passion for all things math, cycling and NYC-related. He graduated from NYU with a degree in Mathematics.
Michael received his MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Compass Michael have worked on building low latency trading systems in D. E. Shaw & Co. LP and worked on formal verification tools development in IBM research.
Stephen recently graduated from Dartmouth with a degree in CS. He previously interned at Compass on the Engineering Team twice and is excited to be back. In his free time, Stephen enjoys hiking and traveling and aspires to be a good cook.
Lycurgo holds a PhD in Transportation Planning from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He has performed spatial analysis for a variety of urban and environmental planning agencies in Europe and the U.S. He enjoys hiking, history, politics, and soccer.
Before joining Compass, Christopher worked as a front-end software engineer at Google, ADP and FactSet, among others. He was born in Poland and grew up in Bavaria, Germany, and Philadelphia, PA. Christopher graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with degrees in Computer Science and Economics. While in college, he also served in the Marine Corps Reserve and was deployed to Iraq. Christopher enjoys creating web-based applications and learning at least one new programming language every year.
Senior Product Manager
Prior to joining Compass Khadija worked at Chloe and Isabel as a Product Manager specializing in growth and B2B products. Khadija received her BA from Mount Holyoke College. In her free time Khadija loves to travel and volunteers with the Girls Who Code organization.
Senior Product Manager
Glenn has 15+ years of digital agency & product development experience. Working at Razorfish, Oglivy & Fantasy Interactive, he led accounts including Motorola, AXE & Porsche. He also led the UNIQLO digital team that introduced e-commerce to their US customers. Glenn is from Melbourne, Australia.
Wendy joins Compass after several years at McKinsey & Company where she focused on strategy & operations for technology, consumer & private equity clients. She graduated from Harvard with a degree in Applied Math & Computer Science. She has a weakness for donuts & terrible dancing.
Baishi grew up in San Diego & spent his formative years surfing, fishing and diving. He was previously the product manager at Jetsetter through sale to TripAdvisor & spent several years at Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets before that. He received an MBA from Harvard & a BSE from Duke University.
Technical Product Manager
Peng recently graduated from Yale with a MBA degree. Previously, she worked as a senior software engineer in the Technology division at Goldman Sachs. Peng also holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Princeton University and a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University in China.
Prior to Compass, Ishika worked on digital media and entertainment M&A and investments at the Raine Group. She graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Finance major and French minor. She enjoys yoga and exploring restaurants.
Shilpi was previously a Consultant at Accenture where she focused on improving sales and customer management processes for Fortune 500 clients by leveraging cloud technology. She holds a BA from Northeastern University in Boston and loves to dance, indulge in NY Pizza, and decompress with Netflix.
Product Design Lead
Yaron is an interface designer with 15+ years of experience designing digital products. Prior to Made for Humans, Yaron was the Design Lead at Twitter NY where he helped lead and establish the New York design presence. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, 3-year-old daughter and cat.
Senior Product Designer
Before joining Compass, Neves built and led the digital team at COOP. He holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Goa University, a Masters in Visual Communication/Product Design from IIT Kanpur and a MFA from SCAD. Outside of work, Neves loves food and photography.
Senior Product Designer
Before Compass, Danny led the design for mobile & enterprise teams at Shutterstock and was former Director of UX at Pixable. He went to Parsons, where he earned a MFA Design & Technology. Danny is a foodie.
Kent is a product designer with a BS degree from Carnegie Mellon University. He enjoys teaching his dog (Caesar) tricks and can usually be found walking him after work on the west side. Kent also volunteers at the Met on weekends, and recently just got his Open Water Diving certification.
Prior to Compass, Anna was the Creative Director at Zady, where she oversaw print design and packaging, responsive web design, digital marketing, design of physical store presences and brand photography. With 8+ years of experience, her work includes collaborations with AirBnB, Soho House and Calypso St. Barth.
Sue brings to Compass a unique set of skills as a writer, content strategist, and former real estate agent. She’s a graduate of General Assembly’s UX Design program and co-author of the book Designing the Editorial Experience.
Prior to Compass, Jonathan helped build financial services products at American Express and Goldman Sachs. Outside of work, you'll find him training for his next marathon in Central Park or geeking out on life hacks with friends.
Griffin joined Compass after working for LivingSocial. He grew up in Seattle and holds his B.S in Economics from Washington State University. Griffin now lives in Brooklyn, and can usually be found searching for new music or "Seattle style" teriyaki.
Real Estate Managing Directors
Senior Managing Director, Agent Development
917.716.9690. Prior to Compass, Gordon was Executive VP at Citi Habitats where he helped grow the Company from 30 to 600+ agents. Gordon participates in the Strategic Coach program for top business leaders in the country. He received a BA from George Washington U.
Senior Managing Director of Sales, Brooklyn
917.494.3307. Prior to Compass, Patrick was an award-winning Senior Managing Director of Corcoran's Park Slope office. In this role, Patrick grew the Park Slope office into a nationally recognized powerhouse, ranked the #1 most profitable NRT office in 2014 out of nearly 800 offices nationwide.
Senior Managing Director, Strategic Development
Before Compass, Hervé managed the Leonard Steinberg Team. Previously, he was CAO at Barclays Capital. He has an MS in Nuclear Engineering from Institut des Sciences et Techniques Nucleaires & MS in Nuclear Science from École Supérieure d'Électricité.
Managing Director of Sales, East Side
347.229.5052. Julian joins us from Corcoran where he worked as an agent on The Carrie Chiang Team, widely considered the #1 agent in Manhattan. Prior to launching his career as a broker, Julian practiced general & real estate law and worked in real estate development.
Amy joins Compass as our first Editorial Director. She is a veteran of magazine publishing, most recently as Style Editor for Condé Nast's Content Development Group. She has been a senior staffer at Details and Surface magazines, and a contributor to Domino and T: The New York Times Style Magazine blog.
Senior Art Director
Paul spent 7 years in the ad industry doing design & creative direction for some of the world's most recognizable brands. He then embarked on a successful freelance career, lending creative direction to startups. Paul is from Perth, Australia & when not working can be found supporting Arsenal FC or spending time with his family.
Senior Art Director
Jeff has been creating brand experiences in print, video, interactive & environmental spaces for 10+ years. Most recently, he was a creative director at J. Walter Thompson working on Bloomberg and Rolex. He lives in Dobbs Ferry with his wife and two kids. Jeff earned an MFA from the Yale School of Art.
Senior Marketing & Creative Producer
Kyle worked on big movies at Pixar for 10 years before moving to NYC. Proudly bicoastal, Kyle grew up in the DC-suburbs, graduated from the University of Virginia and then headed West. He holds an MBA in Design Strategy from the California College of the Arts and loves yoga, knitting & Dolly Parton.
Product Lead - Marketing
Indira brings 8+ years of strategy & insights experience from the best marketing & digital agencies in the world. She's first-generation American, raised in Virginia & now lives in the hotly contested borderlands of Prospect Heights & Crown Heights. Grand Prospect Hall, Bowery Ballroom & The Wooly are some of her favorite buildings.
Social Media Strategist
Jessica previously worked as Social Media Manager at HIP GENIUS and in user testing at Twitter. She received her Master's from New York University and a BA from Drew University. Jessica is a native New Yorker who enjoys art, good food, and music.
Cathy grew up in the real estate industry. Prior to Compass, Cathy was in commercial real estate overseeing Marketing for DTZ's TriState area. In her free time, Cathy loves exploring the city, practicing yoga, and cooking for friends.
Marketing & Advertising Production Manager
Shannon joined Compass after several years of developing marketing plans at L'Oreal. She most recently brought campaign strategies to life for Maybelline’s largest retail clients by connecting the visions of account buyers, sales, and internal teams. Shannon enjoys practicing and teaching yoga!
Irina received a B.A. in Communication Arts from Parsons School of Design. She joined Compass after working at Town Residential as the in-house Graphic Designer. In her spare time she enjoys drawing and photography.
Aaron previously worked as a freelance graphic designer. He received his undergraduate degree at Colby-Sawyer College and studied at the London College of Communication. In his free time, Aaron loves traveling, photography, cooking and going to museums.
Maddie has previously worked as a designer at BBMG, and Newfangled Studios. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Lesley University College of Art and Design. In her spare time, Maddie enjoys going to music festivals and stalking food trucks.
Andrew just left Paris after three years working as an Art Director for Ray-Ban at Marcel (Publicis Groupe). Previously, he built the identity and data visualization system for the parisian startup gunb. He has an admiration for luxury identity, interface animation, semiotics and The New Yorker.
Amy has spent the last decade working in the music industry, first Atlantic Records and then at Warner Elektra Atlantic Corporation. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an English degree and has studied photography on and off since college. Amy is a native Texan who loves cooking, traveling & music.
Lauren is a portrait, event and street photographer with over eight years of experience in marketing and media. Before Compass, she worked at Open Road Integrated Media, HarperCollins Publishers and the National School Climate Center.
Stephanie joins us from SOSH Architects where she worked as a Marketing Coordinator and Marketing & Promotions Manager over the past year and a half. Stephanie grew up in Buffalo, NY and is a graduate of College of Charleston where she received a BSBA in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.
Creative Production Coordinator
Jesslyn joined Compass as our first intern in 2013. Most recently, she completed the architecture summer program at Harvard GSD. She is a graduate of New York University, where she majored in Urban Design and Architecture, and minored in Environmental Studies.
Business, Operations, and People & Culture
Manager of Legal Affairs
Prior to Compass, Laurice practiced law in NYC. Laurice has a BA from Michigan and a JD from NYU, and enjoys running and attending live music performances and music festivals around the country.
Director of Corporate Relocation
Prior to Compass, Angela worked at Corcoran with their Corporate Relocation team and before that, she was an associate broker for five years. Angela grew up in the suburbs of North Jersey and graduated from NYU with a B.A. in Politics.
Previously, Leilah worked in the travel & real estate industry. With an international perspective from traveling all her life, she majored in International Management with a minor in hospitality at Pace University. When not working she enjoys live music and great food!
Manager of Agent Finance
Jen has a BA in Art History, an MA in American Studies, and a background in museums and education. In her spare time, Jen loves reading about and exploring New York City's rich history.
Manager of Information Technology
Michael keeps our IT infrastructure running like a well-oiled machine. He's worked at Christie's New York and Fairfax Media in his native Australia, where his practice of oiling IT equipment began. In his spare time he rides bikes and writes comedy.
Manager of Recruiting
Nolan attended the University of Delaware where he played four years of Varsity Tennis. He formerly worked as a headhunter focused on engineering talent for banks and hedge funds. Hailing from Wisconsin he is an avid Packers, Brewers and Badgers fan.
Manager of Facilities & Operations
Before joining Compass, Adam worked for an NYC development and construction firm in their financial operations group. Adam oversees the physical expansion and operations of Compass's facilities and enjoys running and improv comedy in his spare time.
Director of Licensing
Mike spent four years at McKinsey & Company focusing on marketing and sales strategy for retail and consumer goods companies and private equity due diligence. He has a BS in EECS from MIT and enjoys good coffee and long runs.
Strategy & Business Development Manager
After earning her BA from Harvard, Liz joined the Monitor Group, where her consulting projects focused on corporate strategy and business model transformation. She loves bagels, podcasts, and Italian culture.
Expansion Strategy & Business Development Manager
Prior to joining Compass, Sean spent three years working at McKinsey & Company. As a consultant, he focused on advising tech and healthcare companies on key strategic and operational issues. He loves to eat and plays soccer to compensate.
Strategy & Business Development Manager
Rory joined Compass after running business development for social shopping platform Fancy.com. Prior to Fancy, Rory worked at Bloomberg LP and held management roles at Yext Inc. He holds a BA from Richmond and co-founded his own online media property while in college.
Senior Lead - Agent Development
Mike joins Compass from Douglas Elliman where he was Director of Digital & Social Media. Prior to that, he was co-founder & CEO of prollie.com. Mike's on the board of Jeffrey Fashion Cares, a non-profit supporting LGBT rights & organizations leading the fight against HIV/Aids.
Manager of Agent Operations
Nataleigh spent 3 years at Apple where she helped shape the company’s retail business channel. Most recently, at Douglas Elliman she helped develop the app Elli along with other digital tech platforms. She loves to travel and immerse herself in other cultures.
Strategy & Business Development Analyst
Since graduating from Tufts in 2013, Amy has worked as an Analyst at BlackRock in their Client Businesses division. She enjoys traveling, yoga, running and spending time with family & friends. She is also a member of the young professionals board for City Harvest.
Jordan joins Compass from Goldman Sachs where he worked in Equities within the Securities division. He received his BA in Public Policy Studies with a minor in Italian from Duke University. Outside of work, he enjoys violin performances and up-and-coming musical artists.
Business Development Analyst
Chrissy joins Compass from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where she worked within equities, covering wealth management. Prior to that, she worked in Debt Capital Markets. Chrissy graduated from Georgetown with a major in Finance & International Business. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, running & playing golf.
Business Development Analyst
Azar joins Compass from Bridgewater Associates, where he was in the Portfolio Generation group. He received BAs in economics and political science from Brown University. A native of Dallas, Texas, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys the outdoors
Business Development Analyst
Kate joins Compass from Deutsche Bank, where she was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Industrials Group. She earned her BA in Economics with a minor in Government from Dartmouth College. In her free time, she enjoys travel, running, yoga and live music.
Roman was previously at Shumway Capital, where he analyzed investments across an array of asset classes, industries and geographies. Prior to that, he held positions at Oak Hill Capital and in the investment banking division at Merrill Lynch. He has a B.Sc. from Columbia University and an MBA from Stanford University.
City Launcher - Boston
Prior to Compass, Tim spent 6 Yrs as an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Chicago and at a middle market firm in Dallas. Prior to his investment banking career, Tim served as an Apache Helicopter Pilot in the US Army. He received an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS from West Point.
Accounting & Operations Associate
Will joined Compass after working in Ernst & Young's professional practice and assurance practice. He holds a BA and Master's in Accountancy from Auburn University. Will is an avid runner, brunch enthusiast, and die-hard Auburn fan.
Business Operations Analyst
Prior to joining Compass, Lily worked as a consultant at CKM Advisors where she focused on using data analytics to reduce bottlenecks and drive efficiency in the financial services industry. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University and enjoys running and good food.
Brian has worked in the payroll & accounting field for the last 9 years. Starting at a boutique PEO/ASO firm, Brian oversaw payroll for clients ranging from hospitality to professional organizations. From there, he worked as a payroll administrator for an international civil contracting firm. Brian has a BA in PoliSci from Queens College.
Accounting & Operations Analyst
Monika is an Austin, Texas native joining Compass from Ernst & Young's Assurance practice in the Austin & NYC offices. She is a CPA and holds a BA and Master's in Professional Accountancy from the University of Texas at Austin. She loves animals (especially her cat, Sadie), traveling & good food.
Agent Finance Analyst
Enxhi is a recent graduate of Tufts University, where she studied Economics and International Relations. She was born and raised in Albania and loves watching soccer and drinking cappuccinos.
Agent Operations Senior Associate
Reenie attended Sacred Heart University and ran Division I track and field, while getting her BS in Marketing. Previously, she worked as a meeting coordinator at Goldman Sachs. During the winter, she enjoys skiing and in the summer, going to the beach.
Agent Operations Senior Associate
Pat started his career in real estate as one of the first Compass Agents after several years in hospitality and sales. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon and spends his free time playing basketball and reading travel-inspired novels.
Agent Operations Associate
Courtney holds a Bachelor's degree from Lehigh University and started her career in finance. She spent time in Utah before ditching the skis and moving back to New York. Courtney hails from a real estate family and is thrilled to explore her true passion.
Agent Operations Associate
Amy grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and studied apparel merchandising at Auburn University. Currently residing on the Upper East Side, Amy enjoys traveling, singing and photography.
Agent Operations Associate
Maria is originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador and moved to NYC in 2008. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence in 2013 and joined Urban Compass as a Neighborhood Specialist. Maria joins us from Facebook where she was a Client Services Associate in São Paulo.
Agent Operations Associate
Born in New York and raised in Baltimore, Ben is a graduate of Wesleyan University. A celebrity photographer for 5 years, most recently he was the Director of Operations at the BitcoinCenterNYC. Ben is a proud dog owner, food lover, and Knicks fan.
Agent Development Specialist
Prior to Compass, Leslie was at BBDO NY working on brands such as Gillette, Venus, Braun, The Art of Shaving, Visa, Exxon, SAP & the 9/11 Memorial. Leslie recently chaired the Diversity Council at BBDO & currently holds leadership positions on both the NY Junior League & Chestnut Hill College Alumni Association.
Michael joins Compass after 3+ years at K&R Realty Management/Artimus Construction. Prior, Michael spent 6 years at Octagon Sports and Entertainment. Michael holds a BA in Communication from Tulane University. Michael is an active fundraiser for Autism Speaks and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Compensation & Benefits Manager
Adam has 5+ years of health & benefits experience, on the consulting side with Mercer. Prior, Adam worked in the Human Capital group at AllianceBernstein. A native from SF, Adam frequently stays up late watching the Golden State Warriors & travels to games when they visit the East Coast.
People & Culture Associate
Prior to Compass, Kyle spent 3 years at BlackRock as part of the HR team. She graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Business Management. Originally from Colorado, Kyle is an avid skier and hiker. She also loves to travel and practice yoga.
Clifton graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A in Sociology from Brooklyn College and worked as a Senior Technical Recruiter in the Financial District before joining Compass. He recently graduated with a M.S. in Management from NYU in 2014. In his off time, he enjoys reading, concerts, movies and traveling.
Jessica started her career in H.R. before specializing in Tech Recruitment for Fortune 500 clients and direct placement for Amazon.com and its subsidiaries. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys karaoke and considers herself a foodie. Jessica has a B.A. in Communication from The University at Buffalo.
Prior to Compass, Miles worked as a full cycle recruiter for a boutique firm focusing on hiring tech talent for NYC startups. He graduated from Baruch College with a degree in Human Resource Management. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, music, exploring new bars & eating burgers.
Corporate & Agent PR Lead
Sydney comes to Compass after working as the Public Relations Coordinator at Town Residential. Sydney holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Texas Tech University and enjoys writing and performing standup comedy in her spare time.
Corporate & Expansion PR Lead
Prior to joining Compass, Ashley served as Director of Public Relations for Douglas Elliman. She is a property-obsessed publicist with a seasoned background in television news and admiration for all things french. I cure wanderlust with extensive travel. Greatest achievement: my daughter, Olivia.
Jacklyn joins Compass from Nasdaq where she was an Events Marketing Specialist. Jacklyn graduated with high honors from Lehigh University, where she received her BA in English. Jacklyn loves to write and is a voracious reader. She also enjoys traveling, eating good food, playing tennis & walking her dogs.
Prior to joining Compass, Lindsay was a senior event coordinator in the finance industry for several years. Lindsay attended Fairleigh Dickinson University & received her BS in Hotel/Restaurant Management. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her friends, travel & play soccer.
Industry Relations & Data Integration Associate
Trevor comes to Compass from AvalonBay where he served as a member of their Redevelopment team. He holds a Master's from Columbia University and a BA from CSU - Sacramento. When he's not working he enjoys hiking, being active and reading.
Prior to joining Compass, Valentina practiced law as a litigator in New York City, where she's lived since the age of 3. She now straddles the legal and listings departments. Passionate about travel, she's visited 36 countries and counting. Languages include fluent Russian and conversational Spanish.
Julie joins Compass after working at an NYC law firm as a private client attorney and in Washington, DC as a seventh and eighth grade math teacher. She loves volleyball, yoga, and cooking.
Giannina joins Compass from Audible where she worked as a Corporate Paralegal. Aside from her love for dogs, Giannina enjoys running, swimming and traveling. She graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in History.
Lili was born and raised in New York City and received a BA in Economics from USC. Prior to Compass, she worked in Real Estate Sales at Douglas Elliman in Miami and as a Research Analyst at CBRE in New York. Lili was a competitive athlete and competed in the US Olympic Trials for swimming.
Currently residing in Bushwick, Stephen is originally from Philadelphia. For the past 2.5 years, he was working on operations & marketing for the Serhant Team at Nest Seekers. He graduated from Fordham University with a BA in English & Anthropology. In his free time, he enjoys good coffee, skiing & exploring museums.
Information Technology Associate
Prior to Compass, Brian worked in Information Technology at a startup. Brian attended Rutgers University and received a BA in Economics. When not working he enjoys hiking with his dog and great food.
Born and raised in New York, Paul is proud to call NYC his home. Prior to Compass, Paul worked as a Technical Support Specialist at a real estate firm. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three kids and consuming all things related to the New York Yankees.
Originally from New Orleans, Christopher came to New York two years ago, because it was something he always dreamed of doing. Outside of work, he enjoys writing, cooking and watching movies.
Laura’s studies in Psychology and Business feed her talent in conceptualizing the worlds of others. She has a helper mentality driven by curiosity, creativity, exploration and new knowledge. She loves the beach and all things nature, especially cats.
Office Manager & Agent Liason
Kaleena's skills in team development and organizational support started during her education in business management and film production. In her free time, Kaleena enjoys traveling, working on films and checking out the local music scene.
Office Operations Associate
Melissa holds a BA in Public Relations from Penn State University and previously managed an incubator space where she obtained her Real Estate License. In her spare time she likes to volunteer, hike and travel.
Office Manager & Agent Liaison
Tim grew up in Cincinnati and studied economics at Ohio State University. He moved to NYC upon graduating and has worked in the Manhattan real estate market both in administration and sales. He currently lives in Brooklyn and likes to play soccer, run, and go to the beach with his dog when possible.
Jeff is a native Texan, with a BFA from The University of Evansville and a MFA from the American Conservatory Theater. After pursuing his acting career in LA for4 years, he landed several roles. Jeff has since decided to make the east coast home.
Pitch & Design Specialist
Carrie grew up in Houston, Texas and made her way to New York via London and Italy. She graduated from Texas Christian University and has two master's degrees in Art History. As an art lover, she is a member of MoMA JA and the Guggenheim YCC. In her free time she enjoys ballroom dancing and playing dodgeball.
Pitch & Design Specialist
Lorina graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Advertising. Prior to Compass, she worked in the styling industry, involved with crafts and home decor. Born in Asia, Lorina loves immersing herself in and learning about different cultures. She also loves photography, foreign films and Theodore Roosevelt.
While studying business and psychology at DePaul University, Kristina worked as a manager at a commercial real estate firm. Upon moving to New York, Kristina joined Guggenheim Securities where she managed the recruiting efforts for the Investment Bank. Kristina is an avid traveler and enjoys to cook, read and create mosaic art.
Mayra joins us from Corcoran where she was an Administrative Assistant. Prior, she worked at Tiffany & Company. She graduated from Queens College.
Olivia is a Brooklyn native who received her bachelors degree in Computer Science from Fordham University. She has 6 years of administrative experience, most recently as an Executive Assistant at Bloomingdales.com. In her free time, Olivia enjoys eating seafood, traveling & playing with her furry children.
Director of New Development
Prior to Compass, Billy spent 8 years with Corcoran Sunshine and Citi Habitats where he marketed new developments and analyzed the real estate market extensively. He has a B.A. from Union College and enjoys skiing and playing golf in his free time.
Director of New Development Marketing
LaVon previously worked at Rose Associates specializing in marketing luxury rental properties and new developments. She has a B.S. from Auburn University and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University. LaVon enjoys spending time with her kids and watching football.
New Development Project Manager
Prior to Compass, Laura worked on new developments at The Marketing Directors. She also worked in marketing and business development at branding firm Siegel+Gale. Laura received a B.A. in Communications and Public Service from UPenn.
Manager of Design, New Development
Prior to Compass, Ben worked at SHoP Architects & was one of the founders of Domaine Public, a boutique architecture firm specializing in luxury developments. He's an editor of the Function of Form, published by Actar in 2009. He received his M.Arch from Harvard & a BA from Pratt.
Senior Research Analyst
Prior to joining Compass Bennett was a commercial real estate appraiser at a small firm based in Downtown Brooklyn. Bennett grew up in New York City and earned his B.A. in American History at Columbia University.
New Development Research Analyst
Josef was born and raised in New York City and attended the Bronx HS of Science and Yale University, where he studied History and Urban Studies. Before joining Compass, Josef managed a real estate tech accelerator program and worked for a real estate development firm.
New Development Marketing Associate
Lauren graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Art History. She'll always have a special place in her heart for Nashville, but she is excited to be back in New York. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking and visiting museums and galleries.
Research & Data Analyst
Prior to Compass, Garrett worked in Research & Capital Markets at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank where he specialized in composing offering memorandums and research reports. He has a B.A. from Rollins College and enjoys running along the Hudson in his free time.
Xiaomin (Shermie) Qian
New Development Research Analyst
Xiaomin, who goes by Shermie, is passionate about real estate. She graduated from Columbia University with a MS in Urban Planning and earned a BS in GIS from Wuhan University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, playing basketball and Ping-Pong.
On-Site Sales Administrator
Prior to joining Compass, Jerry worked in new development marketing. Jerry has been in resale for the past 2 years and is an Associate Real Estate Broker. He graduated from Rutgers University and is currently attending NYU for real estate finance.
New Development Project Manager
Sarah previously worked for Silverstein Properties in New York & Intracorp Companies in Newport Beach, CA. Sarah received a B.S. in Business from The University of Arizona. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, traveling, & attending sporting events.
President, Compass Washington DC
After years of working in the education and consulting fields, Lindsay founded the Washington, D.C. firm Lindsay Reishman Real Estate in 2010 with the goal of providing an exceptional experience for his clients and a nurturing environment for his team. Establishing his own residential brokerage was the perfect blend of his background and aspirations, one that allowed him to engage his entrepreneurial spirit and be a positive force during one of life’s most important moments—buying or selling a home. In 2014 Lindsay decided to partner with Compass because he saw the opportunity it provided to him, his agents and his staff to service their clients even more seamlessly and intelligently.
Manager of Finance & Operations
Will joins Compass after six years at Deloitte Consulting where he helped clients define strategies and navigate transformations across an array of industries. Outside of work, Will enjoys live music, exploring new cities, and Yelping restaurants.
Born into a fifth generation Washington real estate family, Holly has more than 30 years of Washington marketplace experience. As 2008 Washington DC Association of Realtors Realtor of the Year she was honored for her leadership and for her contributions to the real estate industry. Having managed two large real estate offices for several decades, she achieved the position of Top Manager Company Wide out of over 200 offices. She is passionate about developing the strengths of her agents and helping them deliver incomparable service for their clients. Her commitment to diversity, inclusiveness, and to serving all segments of the Washington DC marketplace has improved the lives of her staff, her agents, and their clients.
Strategic Growth Manager
Nidhal is a DC native and graduate of American University. He will be leading agent expansion for the region, and is excited to combine his background in technology sales and business development with his passion for real estate.
Accounting and Agent Finance Manager
Originally from California, Catherine spent many years as an event planner in San Francisco. Now, she and her husband are happy to call Capitol Hill home. In her free time, Catherine enjoys movies, reading, Italian food and spoiling her dogs.
Technology & Innovation Manager
Rodrigo is originally from San Diego, CA where he attended the San Diego State University and earned his degree in Mathematics. During his time off he enjoys the traveling and exploring new things.
Digital Marketing Lead
Tanya received a degree in Journalism and Economics from Washington and Lee University. Prior to joining Compass she worked at a few agencies supporting clients including Walmart and Boeing. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Pinkerton, and spending time with family and friends.
A DC area native, Carolyn received a degree in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech. At Compass she focuses on building agent brands and implementing marketing campaigns. She enjoys the DC dining scene and is active in the local dance community.
Senior Graphic Designer
Claire is a graphic designer who earned her BFA in Design from The Maryland Institute College of Art. She was previously a Senior Designer at Weber Shandwick, and an in-house designer at NPR.
Listings & Property Marketing Associate
Daphne joined Compass after working in a variety of positions including teaching martial arts. She received her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from George Mason University. In her spare time Daphne enjoys traveling, soccer, and motorcycles.
Listings & Property Marketing Associate
Maddy joined the Compass staff as a freshly licensed Virginia real estate agent, and is a proud alumna of Catholic University. She enjoys the outdoors, sports, and taking advantage of everything DC life has to offer with friends and family.
Listings and Property Marketing Associate
Sara grew up in Florida and has been part of several flourishing design teams in her career. She has a degree in Communications and has worked in the non-profit world before joining the Compass team. She enjoys spending time with her husband and kids & their dog.
Editor in Chief of District Source
Shaun was the editor of Georgetown Patch and the staff writer of DCMud prior to becoming the founder and editor in chief of District Source. She has a B.A. in Political Science from American University. She and her family live in Kingman Park in NE.
Sr Transaction Manager
Danielle joined Compass as a licensed agent with years of experience. She has tied her passion for housing into the non-profit sector, working with homeless families in NYC and volunteering in international housing programs. She also loves to travel.
Prior to joining Compass, Felicia worked for 10+ years in the title industry. She holds a BS in Business Administration and is a licensed agent. In her spare time she enjoys trying new foods, sporting events and concerts, and playing with her dogs.
Kristen Jacobs Johnson
An almost-native of the Sunshine State, Kristen earned her B.A. in Art History & Religion from Florida State University. She began her career in real estate with Sage Title Group in DC. Kristen enjoys traveling & lazy days outside with a good book.
A native Washingtonian, Layton holds a B.S. in Marketing from Frostburg State University. He joined Compass after spending many years in residential property management. He enjoys interior design and relaxing with his dogs and family.
Agent Operations Associate
An Iowa native, Rindi holds a BA from the University of Northern Iowa where she studied broadcast journalism. After making the trek to D.C. 5 years ago, she worked in hospitality and event planning. Rindi enjoys hiking, good food and traveling.
Agent Services Manager
A native of Maryland, Grace also lived in New York City for school and work. Visual creativity is her passion, combining imagination with labor to achieve extraordinary results. She loves DC, time with family and involvement in her Christian church.
Ali is a native of DC and currently finishing his Business degree at George Mason University. He ran his family's souvenir and flag business for almost a decade, and is excited to venture into new business territory with Compass.
Agent Services Assistant
Devon is a Virginia native who is pleased to now call DC home. She studied Business Management and Music at Bucknell University – go Bison! She enjoys singing, traveling, and being with loved ones.
Agent Services Assistant
Jude is a native of New Jersey currently pursuing a B.S. in Mathematics (GWU, 2016), and looks forward to pursuing a career in real estate. He loves being a part of the Compass team, and will soon be activating his real estate license in Virginia.
Agent Services Assistant
Evan is a Virginia native and is very excited to call D.C. home! He studied American Studies at the University of Virginia- Wahoowa! He is fluent in German and enjoys live music, spending time with friends, and scouting out the best brunch spots in D.C.
President, Compass Florida
305.528.7988. Beth embodies impressive accomplishments from her 30 year career span. Prior to joining Compass, Beth partnered with developer Alianza Trinity Holdings as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to that, Beth worked as the President and COO for ONE Sotheby’s International Realty where she initiated an award winning website, quintupled sales growth, spearheaded recruitment of 300+ agents and expansion from 1 office to 8. Previously, Beth managed such prestigious firms as The Keyes Company and EWM as well as maintaining her own consulting firm. A Miami native, Beth graduated from Auburn University & received a Master’s in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
City Launcher - Miami
Chris joins Compass from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he built friendships and learned about tech companies. Prior, he served in the Army as a support platoon leader and an aide to a General. Chris likes to travel, re-watch the Big Lebowski and spend time with friends.
Nikole received her BA in Philosophy from the University of Virginia and then moved to Miami for the sunshine and the opportunity to join the Compass team. She enjoys the beach, live music, and coffee.
Regional Marketing Lead - Miami
Having previously worked as a Marketing Director for ONE Sotheby’s International Realty and Opulence International Realty, Victoria has over five years’ experience giving brokerages a voice with which clients and agents can identify.
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