Samantha Shuman joins the Kyle W. Blackmon Team after a successful career in Public Relations specializing in luxury lifestyle. Her background in hospitality and 15-year residency in New York City gives her a unique perspective on the city, its eclectic neighborhoods and what each have to offer. Samantha lives in Cobble Hill Brooklyn and is passionate about exploring restaurants new and old alike. She will ensure to offer the same level of hospitality that one finds at their favorite restaurant to help navigate clients from across the globe find their townhouses, condos and pieds-à-terre in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Most recently, Samantha managed the culinary division at the powerhouse fashion and lifestyle firm PR Consulting, where she had the honor of overseeing a number of luxury hospitality clients including but not limited to: Sant Ambroeus Hospitality Group, Louis Roederer portfolio, restaurants at the Standard Hotels NYC, and Thomas Keller Restaurant Group. Prior to her tenure with PR Consulting she worked with City Grit Hospitality as the Marketing and Events Manager producing weekly dinners, working with chefs and their teams from all spectrums of the world. At City Grit Samantha also opened a New York City restaurant from the ground up as one of the managers of Birds & Bubbles, located on the Lower East Side. Working closely with marketing teams throughout her career, was a clear choice Samantha. The devotion to technology and marketing resources combined with ’ entrepreneurial spirit provide combined with the tutelage of Kyle W. Blackmon and team the perfect place Samantha and her clients.
Originally from Massachusetts, Samantha graduated with a BA from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York where she enjoyed being able to further explore her love of dance while pursuing a liberal arts education as well as being a member of the Skidmore women’s lacrosse team.
Combining her experience in hospitality and luxury lifestyle along with her New York City know-how arms Samantha with a specialized set of capabilities that she is excited bring to New York City Real Estate.