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Senior Leadership Team
Ori Allon
Ori Allon
Founder & Executive Chairman
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.
Robert Reffkin
Robert Reffkin
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.
Leonard Steinberg
Leonard Steinberg
President
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.
David Snider
David Snider
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.
Liming Zhao
Liming Zhao
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.
Rob Lehman
Rob Lehman
Chief Revenue Officer
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.
Christina Allen
Christina Allen
Head of Product
Christina joins us from LinkedIn, where she led the company’s Product team as the Director of Product Management for over four years. At LinkedIn, Christina was instrumental in building data-rich tools like those for the LinkedIn University program, helping to guide student users through each professional milestone, from the college selection process through their first job.
David Carp
David Carp
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
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.
Ciara Lakhani
Ciara Lakhani
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.
Gene Martinez
Gene Martinez
Director of Sales and Business Development
Gene@compass.com. 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.
Matt Spangler
Matt Spangler
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.
Alex Stern
Alex Stern
Head of Growth
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.
Natalie Vitebsky
Natalie Vitebsky
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.
Engineering
Paul Groudas
Paul Groudas
Team Lead
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.
Alexandre Petcherski
Alexandre Petcherski
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 Ozer
Zach Ozer
Engineering Manager
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.
Wylie Conlon
Wylie Conlon
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 Downey
Luke Downey
Software Engineer
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.
Xiao Cui
Xiao Cui
Software Engineer
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.
Brian Renzenbrink
Brian Renzenbrink
Software Engineer
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.
Wei Wang
Wei Wang
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.
Pierluigi Failla
Pierluigi Failla
Data Scientist
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 Tang
Jiqing Tang
Team Lead
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 Luo
Yunchi Luo
Team Lead
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 McCallie
Cameron McCallie
Software Engineer
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 Paolantonio
James Paolantonio
Software Engineer
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.
Hongwei Wang
Hongwei Wang
Software Engineer
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.
Marcus Molchany
Marcus Molchany
Software Engineer
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 Schmitt
Joe Schmitt
Software Engineer
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.
Zhuoyuan Zhang
Zhuoyuan Zhang
Software Engineer
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 Amadeo
Jack Amadeo
Software Engineer
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 Shamis
Michael Shamis
Software Engineer
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 Malina
Stephen Malina
Software Engineer
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 Vidalakis
Lycurgo Vidalakis
Geospatial Analyst
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.
Christopher Bejnar
Christopher Bejnar
Software Engineer
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.
Wes Billman
Wes Billman
Software Engineer
Before joining Compass, Wes was working on robotics and motion control products including 3D Printers, Medical Devices, and Life Science automation. He has built a variety of mobile apps for clients such as Mextures and A Beautiful Mess.
Jane Wang
Jane Wang
Software Engineer
Jane's journey started in Nanjing, China. From there, she lived in D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York and worked in science, finance, and tech. She works as an engineer at Compass. In her free time, she writes for content platforms.
Ethan Feldman
Ethan Feldman
QA Engineer
Ethan Feldman is a native New Yorker. When he isn't working, he is either snowboarding, riding his scooter, seeing friends, seeing his girlfriend, or playing with his cat. Ethan lives in Williamsburg.
Bryan Oltman
Bryan Oltman
Software Engineer
Raised in Omaha, Bryan studied computer science at the University of Nebraska. He built the Obama 2012 reelection app and was most recently employed as the mobile team at Dataminr, and before that as a backend/mobile developer at OkCupid.
Eyal Maaravi
Eyal Maaravi
Software Engineer
Eyal moved from Israel to join Compass after working for 5 years at HP Software as a front-end software engineer. Besides technology, he enjoys working out, snowboarding and ice skating.
Sami Zerrade
Sami Zerrade
Software Engineer
Sami was born in Algeria and moved to Texas at age five. Previously, Sami worked at Switch Communications, a San Francisco startup specializing in cloud-based voice VoIP services. He is excited to be living in NYC.
Michel Tourn
Michel Tourn
Software Engineer
Michel is originally from the French-speaking part of Switzerland. He has never owned cows but will claim that he does if asked directly. Previously, Michel worked at Google NYC and Twitter.
Raquel Bujans
Raquel Bujans
Software Engineer
Raquel started in the video games industry and worked at several startups before Compass. She has a BS and MS from Washington University in St. Louis and is a licensed real estate agent. She volunteers teaching kids to code with Digital Girl Inc.
Tal Netanyahu
Tal Netanyahu
Software Engineer
Tal joined Compass after working in Microsoft's BI department as a Frontend developer. She is originally from Israel, and has a B.Sc. from the Technion. In her free time, she enjoys watching and making movies, as well as music and photography.
Product
Khadija Ali
Khadija Ali
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.
Glenn Rogers
Glenn Rogers
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 Lee
Wendy Lee
Product Manager
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 Wu
Baishi Wu
Product Manager
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.
Ishika Das
Ishika Das
Product Manager
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.
Jonathan Lai
Jonathan Lai
Product Manager
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.
Peng Bi
Peng Bi
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.
Shilpi Roongta
Shilpi Roongta
Product Analyst
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.
Yaron Schoen
Yaron Schoen
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.
Neves Rodrigues
Neves Rodrigues
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.
Danny Chang
Danny Chang
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 Yeung
Kent Yeung
Product Designer
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.
Anna Wolfgang
Anna Wolfgang
Product Designer
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.
Celine Chang
Celine Chang
Product Designer
Celine is a product designer and art director with experience in branding and digital design. She has a degree in Graphic Design from Parsons and a BA in Economics and International Studies from Northwestern University.
Sue Apfelbaum
Sue Apfelbaum
UX Writer
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.
Griffin Jones
Griffin Jones
Data Specialist
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.
Roman Valiouline
Roman Valiouline
Growth Associate
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.
Lisa Khoury
Lisa Khoury
Growth Analyst
Lisa Khoury most recently worked at PSP Investments, based in Montreal. An adventure seeker at heart, Lisa loves to travel, having lived in 3 continents and traveled to over 40 countries. Passionate about food and photography, she already feels at home in New York.
Real Estate Managing Directors
Gordon Golub
Gordon Golub
Senior Managing Director, Agent Development
Gordon@compass.com. 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.
Patrick Brennan
Patrick Brennan
Senior Managing Director of Sales, Brooklyn
Patrick.brennan@compass.com. 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.
Hervé Senequier
Hervé Senequier
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.
Julian Berkeley
Julian Berkeley
Managing Director of Sales, East Side
Julian@compass.com. 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.
Marketing
Amy Perry
Amy Perry
Editorial Director
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.
Paul Vlachou
Paul Vlachou
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.
Jeff Lai
Jeff Lai
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.
Kyle Ranson-Walsh
Kyle Ranson-Walsh
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.
Mark Sabec
Mark Sabec
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Mark spent eight years at Google leading marketing projects and launching numerous businesses and products, notably Chrome, Fiber, Fiber Retail Stores and YouTube Ads Products. He is also an avid skier, former racer and aims to ski a new mountain each year.
Jessica Scherlag
Jessica Scherlag
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.
Hannah McWilliams
Hannah McWilliams
Content Strategist
Hannah is excited to join the Compass team. Her experience spans editorial, content marketing, copywriting, and strategy roles with Auctionata, Flight 001, and Men's Health. Outside of work, she loves yoga, travel, running, cooking, and contemporary art.
Shannon O'Donnell
Shannon O'Donnell
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!
Frances Yeoland
Frances Yeoland
Senior Designer
Frances is a graphic designer and illustrator from Sydney, Australia. Her experience is in design and art direction. Frances moved to New York just over a year ago and has been working in the e-commerce/ fashion sphere since.
Jeffrey Hunt
Jeffrey Hunt
Senior Designer
Jeff Hunt is a graphic designer/illustrator/creative director from Los Angeles CA. Having worked for agencies and in-house creative teams alike, his work has spanned across a range of brands and media.
Irina Anisimova
Irina Anisimova
Graphic Designer
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 Feng
Aaron Feng
Designer
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 Young
Maddie Young
Designer
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 Rutledge
Andrew Rutledge
Designer
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.
Camille Lilly
Camille Lilly
Designer
Camille is graphic designer and digital artist from Atlanta, GA. She received her BS Degree in Graphic Design from Florida A&M University with a minor in Business Management. Outside of work Camille fills her time designing cool things and listening to dope beats.
Amy Wiggins
Amy Wiggins
Creative Producer
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.
Haley Marks
Haley Marks
Creative Producer
A born and bred New Yorker with a serious travel addiction, Haley loves any and all outdoor activities including following french bulldogs around the West Village.
Lauren Naefe
Lauren Naefe
Photographer
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.
Renwei Peir
Renwei Peir
Senior Marketing Associate
Ren Peir joins Compass after 5+ years of experience in the ad agency world. She's well-versed in digital, traditional, and social media marketing. Outside of work, Ren is heavily involved in the New York comedy and improv scene.
Stephanie Militello
Stephanie Militello
Marketing Associate
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.
Caroline MacMannnis
Caroline MacMannnis
Marketing Associate
Caroline spent the last three years working at L'Oreal creating marketing programs for top accounts including Target and Walgreens. She has a Wheaten Terrier named George. Caroline is from Connecticut and goes home often to play tennis.
Lauren Wood
Lauren Wood
Marketing Associate
Lauren, a Vancouver, Canada native, spent the last 6 years living in some of the worlds most vibrant cities. From Milan to Shanghai, her curiosity for art, culture and innovation led Lauren to pursue marketing opportunities worldwide.
Jesslyn Guntur
Jesslyn Guntur
Creative Production Coordinator
Jesslyn first joined Compass in May 2013. She most recently completed an architecture summer program at Harvard GSD, and graduated from New York University with a major in Urban Design and Architecture, and a minor in Environmental Studies.
Jordan Rodriguez
Jordan Rodriguez
Sales Analyst
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.
Carrie Engerrand
Carrie Engerrand
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.
Lorina Binning
Lorina Binning
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.
Business, Operations, and People & Culture
Laurice Thrasher
Laurice Thrasher
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.
Angela Buglisi
Angela Buglisi
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.
Leilah Williams
Leilah Williams
Listings Manager
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!
Jen Rafferty
Jen Rafferty
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.
Nolan Greenberg
Nolan Greenberg
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.
Adam Edrington
Adam Edrington
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.
Mike Bennie
Mike Bennie
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.
Elizabeth Pezza
Elizabeth Pezza
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.
Sean Söderström
Sean Söderström
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.
Rory Golod
Rory Golod
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.
Michael Katz
Michael Katz
Expansion Operations Associate
Mike received a B.A from UPenn and a JD from Columbia Law School. Prior to Compass, he had been practicing law at Paul, Weiss for three years. In his spare time, Mike enjoys taking advantage of NYC's expansive and little known historical sites.
Haydee Caldero
Haydee Caldero
Chicago Expansion Manager
Haydee (“I-They”) was previously a Principal and co-founder of Dignitas, a full-service multi-family-office and investment banking firm. Haydee received a B.A. in Government and Women’s Studies from Wesleyan and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mike Fabbri
Mike Fabbri
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.
Leah Smart
Leah Smart
Strategic Growth Manager
Leah is originally from the Bay Area, but moved to NYC about 4 years ago with LinkedIn as they expanded their team. When she's not working, Leah enjoys cooking new paleo recipes, running with her dog on the Hudson, or planning her next international trip.
Peter Rodway
Peter Rodway
Strategic Growth Manager- Chicago
Pete joins Compass after more than 6 years in the nonprofit sector in New Orleans. While he enjoys cooking, he much prefers scouting out new places in Chicago and acting as an unofficial tour guide to friends. He has 4 succulents.
Chrissy Hunt
Chrissy Hunt
Strategy and Business Development Associate
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.
Amy Straus
Amy Straus
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.
Azar Kheraj
Azar Kheraj
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
Kate Burkhardt
Kate Burkhardt
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.
Craig Glasgow
Craig Glasgow
Controller
Craig joined Compass after working as Controller and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Blue Apron. Craig received his M.B.A. from New York University. Outside of work, Craig enjoys traveling and golfing.
Will Geeslin
Will Geeslin
Senior Accoutant
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.
Brian Kidney
Brian Kidney
Payroll Specialist
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.
Monika Haydon
Monika Haydon
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.
Enxhi Popa
Enxhi Popa
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.
Pat Sherbo
Pat Sherbo
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.
Nataleigh O'Connell
Nataleigh O'Connell
Senior Agent Operations Associate
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.
Amy Takata
Amy Takata
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.
Maria Munoz
Maria Munoz
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.
Benjamin Rowland
Benjamin Rowland
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.
Jennifer Rodarte
Jennifer Rodarte
Agent Operations Associate
Jenny, originally from Texas, moved to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design, graduating with a BBA in Strategic Design and Management. Prior to joining Compass, Jenny was at Douglas Elliman for 2 years in Residential Sales.
Leslie Zemnick
Leslie Zemnick
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 Cohen
Michael Cohen
Leasing Coordinator
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.
Luck Dookchitra
Luck Dookchitra
Director of People & Culture
Luck brings 10+ years of HR and account management expertise to Compass including experiences from Spotify, LimeWire, and CDM. She enjoys discovering food, traveling the world, and playing with her pups. Luck received a B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University.
Emily Guerin
Emily Guerin
Internal Communications Lead
Emily joins us from Gilt, where she was Senior Manager of Internal Communications. Prior to Gilt, Emily worked at Conde Nast and Warner Bros., and is a graduate of Hofstra University.
Adam Jiang
Adam Jiang
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.
Kyle Perlmutter
Kyle Perlmutter
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.
Stacy Sahagian
Stacy Sahagian
People & Culture Analyst
Stacy has spent the last year as an Executive Assistant at PeerIQ. She graduated from New York University with a degree in Art History. In her free time, Stacy enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and spending time with her Westie, Winston.
Clifton Jadoo
Clifton Jadoo
Recruiter
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 Lee
Jessica Lee
Recruiter
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.
Miles Randle
Miles Randle
Recruiter
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.
Christian Fabros
Christian Fabros
Recruiter
Prior to joining Compass, Christian worked at Bloomberg LP. He graduated from Bowdoin College with his B.A degree in Government and Legal Studies. In his spare time, Christian enjoys playing soccer, squash, and guitar, and air drumming to Neil Peart.
Sydney Holmes
Sydney Holmes
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.
Ashley Murphy
Ashley Murphy
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 Temares
Jacklyn Temares
PR Coordinator
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.
Lindsay Mastro
Lindsay Mastro
Events Coordinator
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.
Trevor Shanklin
Trevor Shanklin
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.
Lily Kaplan
Lily Kaplan
Licensing 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.
Iris Lichtman
Iris Lichtman
Assistant General Counsel
Prior to joining Compass, Iris practiced corporate law at Willkie Farr, where she focused primarily on M&A. Iris graduated from Cornell University and earned her JD from Penn Law. She enjoys cooking, crossword puzzles and running in Central Park.
Valentina Shenderovich
Valentina Shenderovich
Associate Counsel
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 Cantor
Julie Cantor
Associate Counsel
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 Rodriguez
Giannina Rodriguez
Contracts Administrator
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.
Stephen Dawson
Stephen Dawson
Listings Associate
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.
Blair Casey
Blair Casey
Listings Associate
Prior to joining Compass, Blair worked in portfolio research for CoStar Group in Washington, DC. She graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in History. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, and travel.
Paul Parker
Paul Parker
Director of IT
Paul spent three years at Time Warner managing the technology engineering and support teams for HBO, Warner Brothers, and Turner. In his free time, Paul enjoys golfing, skiing, cooking, and spending time with his wife and four year old son.
Brian Matsen
Brian Matsen
Network and Systems Manager
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.
Christopher Ramirez
Christopher Ramirez
IT Associate
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.
Randy Tanenhaus
Randy Tanenhaus
IT Associate
From Mac Genius, to Academia, to Genomic Research; Randy has been there, done that with IT support. He brings those years of experience to Compass. Outside of work, Randy enjoys movies, his motorcycle and time with his family and dogs.
Patrick Felix
Patrick Felix
IT Associate
Patrick is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn. Before joining Compass, he worked at Apple and HBO in IT. Outside of work Patrick enjoys writing, acting and above all else traveling and experiencing other cultures.
Lauren Jones
Lauren Jones
IT Associate
Lauren worked for Apple, BuzzFeed, and Macy's prior to arriving at Compass, and loves helping people discover how technology can improve their lives. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys ballet and spending time with her cat.
Laura Totino
Laura Totino
Office Manager
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.
Melissa MacFarland
Melissa MacFarland
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.
Tim Hoock
Tim Hoock
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 Irwin
Jeff Irwin
Facilities Coordinator
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.
Kristina Poydenis
Kristina Poydenis
Executive Assistant
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 Sandoval
Mayra Sandoval
Administrative Assistant
Mayra joins us from Corcoran where she was an Administrative Assistant. Prior, she worked at Tiffany & Company. She graduated from Queens College.
Olivia Velez
Olivia Velez
Administrative Assistant
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.
Amanda Marshall
Amanda Marshall
Administrative Assistant
Amanda graduated from Binghamton University, where she worked as a Leasing Consultant. Amanda has a passion for New York real estate. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her pug.
Gabriela Januszewski
Gabriela Januszewski
Administrative Assistant
Gabriela moved to NYC after obtaining a Master's Degree in Psychology in Poland. She has a salesperson license and previously worked in commerical real estate. In her free time, Gabby enjoys reading, running in Forest Park and spending time with her nephew.
Kavone Peterson
Kavone Peterson
Receptionist
Kavone has an extensive background in office and administrative support. Over the years, she has worked in retail finance, corporate finance, wealth advisory, and hospitality. She enjoys writing about sports and keeping up on currents events.
Safiyyah Williams
Safiyyah Williams
Office Administrator
Prior to Compass, Safiyyah held admin roles in the Fashion industry at companies including Hermes, and David Yurman. She holds a BS in Marketing/Management from Berkeley College. In her free time she enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, good food, and in the warmer months, going to the beach.
New Development
Billy Goldstein
Billy Goldstein
Managing Director, 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.
LaVon Napoli
LaVon Napoli
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.
Laura Green
Laura Green
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.
Ben Fortunato
Ben Fortunato
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.
Bennett Rosnick
Bennett Rosnick
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.
Sarah Morgan
Sarah Morgan
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.
Josef Goodman
Josef Goodman
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.
Lauren Lichtenberg
Lauren Lichtenberg
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.
Xiaomin (Shermie) Qian
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.
Jerry Carlucci
Jerry Carlucci
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.
DC Management
Lindsay Reishman
Lindsay Reishman
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.
Holly Worthington
Holly Worthington
Managing Broker
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.
Stanton Schnepp
Stanton Schnepp
Managing Director of Sales
Stanton joins Compass from within Compass! Part of the top-producing Marriott + Schnepp Team, he brings his 9 years of agent experience, and in typical Compass style, a varied background to the DC Management Team. Previously, Stanton worked as an advertising creative director, owned a residential interior design firm and enjoyed a successful career in acting. He is the proud recipient of a Gold Clio Award for Voiceover Performance. Stanton graduated from The University of Texas in Austin with a B.S in Advertising. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, working out and hanging out with his basset best friends, Buster and Clark.
William Buckingham
William Buckingham
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 spending time with family & friends.
DC Team
Nidhal Charfi
Nidhal Charfi
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.
Catherine Walters
Catherine Walters
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.
Rodrigo Hernandez
Rodrigo Hernandez
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.
David Kelly
David Kelly
IT Specialist
David, a native Washingtonian, grew up getting to know this diverse city while running errands with his grandmother. After graduating from the Year UP program, he turned his interests in IT into a small phone repair business called PicturePerfect repairs. He's an adventure junkie with a bad case of wanderlust. Whether it be weekend road trips or mini vacations, he uses every chance to get out and see the world. When David’s not exploring, he enjoys tending to his vegetable garden and spending time with friends and family.
Zach McCartney
Zach McCartney
IT Specialist
Born and raised in the Canton, Ohio area, Zach is a recent DC transplant. Prior to joining Compass, he worked in the IT department at the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In his spare time, Zach enjoys exploring the city, overloading on caffeine, lifting, watching anime, playing video games, and researching new technology.
Grace Jones
Grace Jones
Agent Operations Senior Associate
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.
Sonya Mutchnick
Sonya Mutchnick
Agent Operations Associate
Sonya earned her BA from William and Mary and spent a few years in Nashville before moving to DC in 2012. She's plugging away at a dissertation in history but is excited to be exploring life outside the ivory tower. An avid reader and devoted coffee drinker, she loves hiking, travel, and museums.
Claire Moskal
Claire Moskal
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.
Nick Bravos
Nick Bravos
Designer
Nick comes to Compass after contracting for tech, insurance, and political organizations. Nick tackles each project with fresh, creative energy. Originally from MN, Nick lives in Silver Spring with his fiance, Moriah, and Beagle rescue, Archie. He is a self-crowned Upper Midwest Mario Kart 64 Champion.
Cameron Austin
Cameron Austin
Marketing Specialist
Cameron is a Virginia Tech graduate with a degree in communications. She worked as a journalist for the Roanoke Times before joining Compass. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing with her puppy, Tucker, and cheering on the Hokies.
Molly Rosenthal
Molly Rosenthal
Marketing Associate
Molly joins Compass from Privia Health. She's a lover of start-up culture and innovative marketing. Originally from West Hartford, CT and a graduate of Hobart & William Smith, Molly loves eating her way through the DC restaurant scene and spending time with her lab mix, Ernie.
Maddy Glista
Maddy Glista
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.
Shaun Courtney
Shaun Courtney
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.
Sara Langston
Sara Langston
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.
Tory Collins
Tory Collins
Listings and Property Marketing Associate
Tory joined Compass after working at TTR Sotheby's International Realty. Born and raised in New York, she graduated from George Washington University, and currently resides in Logan Circle. She enjoys volunteering at City Dogs Rescue in Adams Morgan.
Danielle Baird
Danielle Baird
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.
Felicia Haggerty
Felicia Haggerty
Transaction Manager
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
Kristen Jacobs Johnson
Transaction Manager
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.
Ciara Lee
Ciara Lee
Transaction Manager
Born & raised in the DC area, Ciara grew up passionate about real estate. In college, she dreamed of making the Realtor magazine 30 under 30 list. Now licensed in DC, MD & VA, she's excited to bring her experience to Compass. Ciara loves seeking adventure and anything gluten-free!
Kelly Talento
Kelly Talento
Office Manager
Kelly, a born and bred New Yorker, loves travel. After graduating from St. John’s University, she worked in Shanghai and Spain. She is very excited to join the Compass. You’ll find her biting into something delicious in her spare time- while still bragging about NY’s pizza and bagels.
Chloe Zomnir
Chloe Zomnir
Office Manager
Chloe joins Compass after 2 years of private wealth management. A yinzer at heart, she was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She attended Carnegie Mellon and spent time in Germany, sparking her passion for travel. Chloe loves hiking, cooking or playing any sport.
Lindsey Goetschius
Lindsey Goetschius
Office Manager
Lindsey graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Finance and Economics. Prior to joining Compass, she worked as a contractor within the DoD and with JPMorgan. Originally from Connecticut, she now lives in Arlington, VA. She has a passion for entrepreneurship, cooking, traveling, and everything DIY.
Jude Tungul
Jude Tungul
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.
Evan Ayres
Evan Ayres
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.
Nick Russell
Nick Russell
Agent Services Assistant
Nick is a native of Tennessee and, a graduate from George Washington University, he is looking forward to staying put in his favorite city. An avid traveler, Nick spent a year in London studying at the Courtauld Institute of Art and working at Christie’s Auction House. He’s excited to now be working in real estate at Compass!
Jonathan Heiber
Jonathan Heiber
Agent Services Assistant
Jon is a graduate of Penn State's College of Communications. He began his career pursuing sports management and operations, but quickly discovered his passion for flourishing start-up companies such as Compass. Jon enjoys travelling and attending DC sporting events and Baltimore Orioles games.
Yordano Lopez
Yordano Lopez
Executive Assistant
Yordano received his B.A. in Spanish & Latin American Studies from American University. Before coming to Compass he served as Confidential Assistant to the Administrator of USAID, and prior to that, as a Marketing Associate at the Advisory Board Company. He's an avid yogi, runner, and biker, and he loves to cook.
Miami Management
Beth Butler
Beth Butler
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.
Rissa Lawrence
Rissa Lawrence
Finance and Operations Leader
Rissa comes to Compass after working in a Strategy/Operations capacity with companies such as American Express, Goldman Sachs and Tyco Int’l. Rissa has an undergraduate engineering degree from Northwestern University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is also an active educational philanthropist.
Miami Team
Victoria Sampaio
Victoria Sampaio
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.
Damaris Troche
Damaris Troche
Agent Operations and Listings Associate
Prior to Compass, Damaris worked as an agent for Miami's Fortune International Realty team, specializing in the Coral Gables & Coconut Grove areas. A Miami native, she loves the mix of cultures of her city.Damaris thoroughly enjoys traveling, live music, and trying new food.
Adam Macy
Adam Macy
IT Associate
Adam comes from Charleston, SC by way of Apple Retail and starting a private consulting company specializing in large scale deployments of iPads and Macs. A graduate of N.C State University, he enjoys boating, snowboarding, traveling, dining, and waterfront sunsets.
Nikole Olson
Nikole Olson
Office Administrator
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.
The Hamptons Management
Ed Reale
Ed Reale
Senior Managing Director- Bridgehampton and East Hampton
Ed joins us from Brown Harris Stevens, where as Senior Managing Director, he oversaw the Southampton, Sag Harbor, and Westhampton BHS offices. Prior to Ed’s role at BHS, he held the position of brokerage manager of Sotheby’s International Realty’s Southampton office. He was named a top manager for each of his years at Sotheby’s, selected annually for NRT’s President’s Council of Top Managers. As an industry veteran with 25yrs experience as a real estate attorney, Ed is a member of the NY State and Suffolk County Bar Associations and holds a juris doctor degree from NY Law School.
The Hamptons Team
Jane Gelb
Jane Gelb
Agent Operations and Listings Associate
Jane is a Hamptons native who graduated from Wheaton College in MA. Prior to Compass, she worked as an EA for a NYC politician and then in event planning at Citymeals on Wheels. She enjoys traveling to Latin America, planning parties and eating BBQ.
Mike McDonough
Mike McDonough
IT Associate
Prior to joining Compass, Mike was a Support Specialist and IT Inventory Manager for Verizon's Corporate HQ. He specializes in Apple products and A/V production. In his free time, Mike enjoys DJing, going to concerts, and playing with his dog.
Katie Greene
Katie Greene
Office Administrator
Before joining Compass, Katie ran a Hamptons day spa, while earning her degree in Interior Design. She is a Certified Professional Organizer and studies the art of Feng Shui for businesses and homes. Katie enjoys cooking, writing, hiking and video games.
Suzanne Hines
Suzanne Hines
Office Administrator
Suzanne has 30 years of real estate administrative experience and is thrilled to be at Compass.
Boston Management
Jeffrey Heighton
Jeffrey Heighton
Regional Vice President
Prior to working at Compass, Jeffrey was Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Boston. In that role, he managed all aspects of the company's leasing and sales brokerage in Downtown Boston. As Regional Vice President for Compass, he supports agents in growing their business through a commitment to coaching and networking. Jeffrey is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Bentley University.
Boston Team
Deborah Nall
Deborah Nall
Regional Marketing Manager
Deborah joined Compass after several years as a successful entrepreneur collaborating with companies on branding and marketing strategies. She worked at top-tier NYC advertising agencies producing for brands such as Christian Dior, Harry Winston and JetBlue.
Hunter Perry
Hunter Perry
Strategic Growth Manager
Prior to Compass, Hunter worked at WeWork where he was the first Boston City Lead and Senior Growth Lead. Prior to WeWork, Hunter managed the US operations of HiDef. He started his career selling condos and apartments in Boston during college.
Paul Ha
Paul Ha
IT Associate
Prior to Boston, Paul was as an IT Associate at Compass HQ in NYC. Previously, he worked as a Technical Support Specialist at the Corcoran Group. Paul enjoys spending free time with his wife and children and consuming all things related to the Yankees.
Meredith Taylor
Meredith Taylor
Office Administrator
Prior to joining Compass, Meredith worked as a customer service manager for Single Cup Coffee. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Bryant University. In her spare time, Meredith loves backpacking and brewing beer.
Los Angeles Management
Stan Richman
Stan Richman
Regional Vice President and Manager- Beverly Hills
310.779.9601 Born and raised in LA, Stan attended UCLA and resides with his wife Barbara and two children in Beverly Hills. Previously the manager of one of the most successful branches in the country, his office ranked in the top 10 nationally for sales and top 3 in CA. Clientele served includes Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rene Zellweger, Britney Spears, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan etc. etc. His specialties are marketing homes, locally, nationally and internationally.
Leah Sternberg
Leah Sternberg
Regional Vice President and Manager- Pasadena
818.489.2200 Leah Sternberg began her Real Estate career over 25 years ago as an agent with Fred Sands Realtors. Before joining Compass, Leah was the District Manager for the San Gabriel Valley, Regional Vice President for Coldwell Banker in Greater LA for the Northwest Region. She oversaw 15 offices and 900 independent sales associates with clients throughout Santa Barbara, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley and Downtown LA. She was the Branch Manager of the Coldwell Banker Calabasas office and received the Managers’ top honor, the President’s Award, in 2012. As an agent she was a Top Producer and consistently among CB’s top 1,000 agents worldwide. Her passion is inspiring and she loves supporting agents to become their very best personally and professionally.
Jay Rubenstein
Jay Rubenstein
Manager - Malibu
805.377.0033 Jay comes to Compass after 21 years with Coldwell Banker's Malibu West office, where he served as the sales manager. His office earned the prestigious Premier Office Award every year and last year the office had the highest average sales price ($4,549,000) of any Coldwell Banker office in the country. In addition to managing, Jay was also the Branch Education Director for New Licensees and Business Strategy Consultant for the experienced agents. He's a graduate of the Business School at Pepperdine University in Malibu and has been licensed since 1978. Jay is married to his college sweetheart, Anne, and they have 2 daughters, Rachel, and Julie, who is married to Nathaniel Bennett. When not working, Jay loves to play tennis and go on exotic body boarding trips around the world.
John Nisbet
John Nisbet
Manager- Montecito & Santa Barbara
805.698.7113 John moved to Santa Barbara in 1978 to attend UCSB and play on their nationally ranked men’s volleyball team. A 35 year veteran of the real estate industry, John’s career spans real estate syndication, commercial and residential income property, property management, and residential brokerage. He also managed the SB Association of REALTORS. John received the President’s Award for Managerial Excellence in 2014, and his offices earned Premier Office status every year under his leadership. John lives with his wife Gina, youngest son Colter, and their 2 Bernese Mountain dogs. His two adult children also reside in Santa Barbara.
Kathy Mehringer
Kathy Mehringer
Regional Director of Risk Management and Education
Kathy Mehringer is a Real Estate Broker and Mediator, certified through the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution in association with the Pepperdine University School of Law. She is a Court Qualified Expert Witness, an Arbitrator for the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) and holds the designation of CRB, SFR and CDPE. Kathy has served as Vice President and Regional Manager for Fred Sands Realtors and Director of Risk Management for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. In addition, over her career, Kathy has managed multiple branch offices for high profile brokerages including Fred Sands Realtors, Jon Douglas Company and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Beverly Hills.
Natalie Cariola
Natalie Cariola
Finance and Operations Leader
Natalie brings a wide-ranging skill set to Compass including sales leadership, general management, expansion strategy, revenue growth and expense control. As a General Manager with ForRent.com, Natalie had full P&L responsibility and received numerous accolades and awards including: President’s Club, Best Operation, Highest Revenue Growth and Highest Income Growth. Additionally, she led ForRent.com’s national expansion efforts launching 10 new markets all of which achieved profitability and exceeded projections. Most recently she earned her MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management while overseeing operations for a multifamily investment and asset management firm. Natalie is the proud “mom” of a Golden Retriever rescue puppy named Jack, suffers from an incurable case of wanderlust and is happiest enjoying California’s plentiful outdoor activities.
Leanne Rogan
Leanne Rogan
Senior Managing Director of Strategic Marketing in California
Previously, Leanne was the Vice President of Marketing in California for Douglas Elliman. Drawing upon her extensive expertise in launching signature brands, and luxury real estate marketing, Leanne was responsible for launching the Douglas Elliman brand in California and Aspen, CO while expanding its personalized service and innovative, bespoke marketing strategies. Leanne is the former Director of Marketing at American Realty Advisors, where she was responsible for brand positioning and executing multi–media marketing strategies for the company and its different property types. Leanne is the Associate Communications Chair, and Women’s Leadership Initiative member for the Urban Land Institute of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Team
Chris Westrom
Chris Westrom
City Launcher - Los Angeles
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.
Clifford Tsang
Clifford Tsang
City Launcher- SF
Cliff was at HotelTonight for 3 years working in business operations & launching new markets. He's a huge NBA fan and loves to spend his free time reading, traveling (via points hacking), and exploring new hobbies, such as scuba diving and cooking.
Monika Keirn
Monika Keirn
Transaction Coordinator
Monika began Real Estate administration 10 years ago with her last tenure at Teles Properties for 5+ years as Transaction Administrator. Originally hailing from Slovakia, she has attained 2 Master degrees and enjoys spending time with her husband.
Blakely Thornton
Blakely Thornton
Senior Marketing Associate
Blakely is a New Yorker by way of Dallas Texas currently spending time on both coasts. In his free time, he enjoy musical festivals, tennis tournaments, and guessing the initial offers of any current iteration of "Million Dollar Listing"
Cathy Cao
Cathy Cao
Senior Marketing Associate
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.
Reenie Mosher
Reenie Mosher
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.
Kathryn Taegue
Kathryn Taegue
Agent Operations Associate
Kathryn joins Compass with past experience in the Operations Management side of medical start ups. She graduated from Louisiana State University, after growing up in Alaska. She loves watching live comedy, podcasts, and her dog, Toby.
Amanda Tomkins
Amanda Tomkins
Agent Operations Associate
Amanda joins Compass from Douglas Elliman, where she was a marketing manager for a top producing team. Amanda brings a wealth of experience including brand building, team management skills and sales savvy. Amanda loves traveling and Sunday brunch.
Rob Olague
Rob Olague
Senior IT Associate
Rob comes from a long IT background including VICE Media and Edmunds.com. He holds a BA in Public Relations from USC and an MBA from Chapman. In his spare time, he rides motorcycles and works on art projects for the annual Burning Man arts festival.
Marni Cell
Marni Cell
Office Administrator
Marni comes to Compass with over 15 years of Real Estate Office Administrative experience in Beverly Hills. During her free time she enjoys hiking, museums, and travel.