University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. Degree in French Literature
Colgate University, English Literature
Jessica grew up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, graduated high school from The Nightingale Bamford School, and has lived her adult life on the Upper West Side. Her passion for real estate was sparked by her father and grandfather, who owned several apartment buildings in Manhattan. She was also inspired by her own personal experiences buying and selling numerous co-ops in Manhattan and homes out West.
Jessica started her real estate career in the mid-1980s selling commercial condos in Manhattan. She co-founded, owned and operated the iconic Angelika Film Center in Soho. After selling the Angelika, Jessica managed special events, public relations, marketing and business development in positions with the New York Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival and the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah.
A Cum Laude graduate of the University of California Santa Cruz, Jessica holds a B.A. degree in French Literature. She attended Colgate University, studied at the Wesleyan Program in Paris, and attended the Goethe Institute in Munich. Jessica loves to travel and speaks French and conversational German. She is also an expert skier. She loves animals and can often be found walking her dog in Riverside Park. Jessica is married to her high school sweetheart and enjoys her time off at her home in East Hampton, New York.