With over 40 years’ experience in real estate, Alan Ballinger has been involved ias both a principal and a broker in a broad range of real estate activities. These activities have included residential development in New York City and Miami, land assemblages in New York City and Miami, subdivisions in the Hamptons, sale of a package of unsold condominium units and hotel projects with five-star brands.
Alan has developed a platform for off-market properties in the tri-state area and Florida in both multifamily and commercial. The off-market opportunities are a result of his prior experience and contacts as a developer in both New York City and Miami.
Prior to joining Compass, Alan was a co-developer of a 100+ unit luxury rental building in the Murray Hill area. His activities included the land assemblage and acquisition of air rights. Also, he was involved in the development of a 300+ unit luxury rental building in mid-town West. This project included the acquisition of substantial air rights from the Port Authority of New York. Alan was also the co-developer of a boutique luxury condominium in NoHo. In Miami, Alan assembled a 1.0 M square foot development site which became the site for the iconic Zaha Hadid condominium building on Biscayne Boulevard. In the Hamptons, he was a principal in one large subdivision in Water Mill and a small subdivision in Sagaponack where the land is worth over $4 M per lot. In addition, Alan was a principal in the acquisition of 583 Broadway, a 100,000 square foot loft building in SoHo, and its conversion from commercial to residential. Also, Alan has worked with two five star hotel brands in their search for hotel sites and acquisitions. Over the years, he has brokered the sale of land assemblages and block of unsold sponsor condominium units.
Alan is a graduate of Horace Mann School. He graduated from Columbia College and has a combined JD and MBA from Columbia Law School and Business School.
Alan is an avid equestrian. Also, he has worked with CTREE (Center For Terapeutic Riding, of the East End) which has a program of therapeutic riding for young people in the Hamptons.