Since its founding in the mid 1960’s, Madison Equities has developed several million square feet of high quality commercial,
residential and hotel properties throughout Manhattan. As a result of its visionary approach to development through
innovative design, Madison’s projects have achieved numerous architectural awards and financial success. Madison Equities
is headed by Robert Gladstone who has been with the firm for nearly 25 years. The company is well versed in all phases of
the construction process from pre-development through to opening and operating. Its key personnel have expertise in all
aspects of the development process including: site selection, assemblage, zoning and permitting, financing, oversight of
architecture, engineering, contract negotiation, and all areas of construction, sales and marketing, and asset management.
Thor Equities is a leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management, pursuing premier retail and mixeduse
assets in high-density areas. Thor Equities provides the best possible “High Street” retail and mixed-use building
environments throughout the urban landscape across the United States, Latin America and Europe. The Thor Equities
team, spearheaded by Joseph J. Sitt, delivers optimum results — assessing the most efficient way to operate a property to
generate returns for investors by recognizing potential, reducing operating expenses, increasing tenant satisfaction, and
leveraging market trends to maintain a property’s long-term competitive edge.
PEMBROOKE & IVES
Pembrooke & Ives, a New York based architecture and interior design firm, was established in 1987 by British born and
educated Andrew Sheinman. The firm has completed projects around the globe, from luxurious urban residences in New
York, Miami and London to sophisticated retreats in the Greek islands, Colorado, the Caribbean, Aspen, and the Hamptons.
Their work includes designing interiors of private yachts and jets for their A-list clients. They were named by Architectural
Digest as one of the “top 100” interior design firms in the United States. In 2012, Pembrooke & Ives took their expertise in
residential design to the world of real estate development, designing the interiors of both ground-up developments and
new conversions in New York.
SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
Founded in 1976 as a real estate service for clients of Sotheby’s auction house, Sotheby’s International Realty has sold some of the world’s most extraordinary properties. The tools and techniques we have developed to successfully sell grand estates and trophy apartments have proven to be equally effective for selling important luxury new development projects. We post many top sales records around the world each year and offer developers privileged access to the most qualified buyers in the world through sophisticated marketing services. The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 20,000 sales associates located in approximately 850 offices in 65 countries and territories worldwide.
Architect David Helpern, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, is known equally for his design of great
contemporary-classic buildings like 667 Madison Avenue, named “Best Building of the Year” by the New York Times, and
for giving great old buildings new life in their second century. Helpern Architects has restored and re-conceived mansions
in Greenwich Village and along New Haven’s grand Hillhouse Avenue, NoMad’s abiding Marble Collegiate Church, The
Penn Club of New York on Clubhouse Row, and the iconic Low Library at Columbia. Recognized for its “vigorous” and
“meticulous” work, Helpern Architects has been honored by the Fifth Avenue Association, Municipal Art Society, New York
Magazine, Business Week, and AIA New York.
BRDAR define and build luxury brands. Based in New York, the agency articulates and creates compelling communications
across every platform. Born in Australia, Founder and Creative Director Visnja Brdar worked in Paris, Rome, London and
Melbourne, before establishing BRDAR in New York in 2003. BRDAR specializes in the fields of lifestyle, fashion, beauty, art,
architecture and real estate. In 2006, Visnja Brdar launched Visnja Jewels, a fine jewelry collection, at Bergdorf Goodman.
She is recognized as an influential tastemaker.