As Chief Operating Officer for The Hustis/Jovanovic Team, Billy oversees logistics, the efficiency of day-to-day operations, and manages client services. From first-time buyers to builders of luxury development projects, Billy prides himself in ensuring clients’ expectations are exceeded at every step of the buying, selling, or renting process. He brings over 12 years of experience in the New York residential real estate industry.
Prior to joining the team, Billy was the Managing Director, and a founding member, of Compass’ new development marketing and sales division. He was integral to expanding the new development group to over 10 diverse real estate professionals and growing and managing its condominium and rental portfolio with a value in excess of $4 billion over the course of his tenure. His primary responsibility was advising developers, private equity firms, family offices and investment managers in maximizing the value of their new construction, conversion, or value-add properties. Billy worked collaboratively with ownership and the Compass team from acquisition through sellout, using a multi-disciplinary approach combining market research, analytics, design, and marketing in order to generate high-performance sales.
Before Compass, Billy worked at The Corcoran Group and its affiliate companies for a combined eight years, primarily as a market analyst for Corcoran Sunshine and a project manager for Citi Habitats New Developments. He worked for The Hustis/Jovanovic Team for one year as a sales and marketing associate when they were affiliated with Corcoran.
Billy holds a B.A. in European History and Political Science from Union College and currently lives in Gramercy. He is consistently energized by the pace and architecture of the city, both new and old.