A veteran publicist and brand-building strategist, Mitchell Simmons has expertise in business-to-business, technology and consumer brands, product public relations and real estate development and sales. In 2009, after 15 years as a marketing executive, Simmons made the decision to join Elegran, an upstart luxury real estate firm and quickly became a solid producer selling and leasing real estate to celebrities, luxury enthusiast and global executives. He moved to Town Real Estate in 2013 where he managed a complete sell out of The Morningside, a new condo development in Central Harlem and as leasing director of 220 Saint Nicholas Avenue. At Town, Simmons was twice named to the Town Elite, a group of the company's top sales producers who transacted in the top 15% of the firm. Now at Compass, he continues to represent a robust roster of luxury clients buying, selling and investing in New York City real estate.
He has developed marketing and communications programs for iconic business/financial, real estate and technology accounts including The Related Companies, Samsung, Nikon, Zabeel Dubai, GlobalOptions Group, MSTI Holdings, Madison Equities, Chelsea Modern, National Urban Technology Center, AbTech Industries, Ford Lincoln Mercury, Barnes & Noble.com, Sony Electronics and the T.J. Martell Foundation.
Simmons served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Investor and Government Relations at 24/7 Media Inc., where he spearheaded the publicly traded company’s international communications team through seven mergers and acquisitions, and nine divestitures. Simmons led 24/7 Media’s privacy and technology best practices charge culminating in the signing of the Burns-Wyden Can-SPAM Act signed into law in 2003.
Mitchell received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Arkansas. He also completed additional courses towards a Masters in Communications at Baruch College, NYC.