LLNYC staff

Amir-Korangy

Amir Korangy is the publisher of Luxury Listings NYC. He is also the publisher of The Real Deal. Prior to starting his media company, he held several positions at Yahoo. He attended Boston University and Emerson College for degrees in Journalism and Foreign Policy. Twitter_logo_blue copy

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Stuart W. Elliott is the editor-in-chief of Luxury Listings NYC. He also heads up editorial operations at The Real Deal, and has worked in the past at the New York Times. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Duke University. He lives in the West Village with his family.Twitter_logo_blue copy

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Jennifer White Karp is the managing editor of Luxury Listings NYC. She has held previous positions at The Real Deal and several home furnishings publications. She has a MFA from the New School and a BA from Wesleyan University. By day she holds a mirror up to the luxury lifestyles of Manhattan residents, but at night she goes home to her family in Brooklyn.

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Christopher Cameron is the web editor as well as a reporter for Luxury Listings NYC. He started writing for The Real Deal in 2012, after moving to NYC from Nashville. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and has worked on documentary films and written for the New York Observer. He lives in Brooklyn with his ever-growing collection of Edwardian nonsense and P.G. Wodehouse novels. Twitter_logo_blue-copy

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Isabel Schwab is a reporter for Luxury Listings NYC. She earned a BA from Princeton in 2011 and a masters degree from Columbia Journalism School in 2015. Her work has also appeared in The Daily Beast, The New Republic and Good Housekeeping. When she’s not writing about the hijinks of the crazy rich, she’s watching Seinfeld.

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Junaid Zahid is the Associate Publisher of Luxury Listings NYC. He oversees the company’s overall revenue and client relationships. Zahid has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Mathematics from Baruch College.

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Yoav Barilan  is the director of marketing operations at The Real Deal and Luxury Listings NYC. At The Real Deal, Barilan helped grow the advertising department from a two man operation out of publisher Amir Korangy’s Brooklyn home to one of the most fierce and revered in New York City publishing, with more advertising contracts than any other regional publication. “Some credit our success to my military discipline, but the fact is that I just love what I do and I do it blindly,” he said. When asked about rumors of him being a Mossad assassin, Barilan said, “There is no factual proof of that. I have work to do.”

Jonathan-Brooks

Johnathan Brooks is the Director of Business Development for ​Luxury Listings NYC​. Prior to coming aboard to LLNYC, he held positions as the General Manager of Publishing for Prudential Real Estate, VP of Sales and Marketing for Omni Media and Executive Producer of “The Real Estate Show​.​”​ ​He has published​ ​and​ ​produced hundreds of advertising campaigns, marketing ​programs and television productions emphasizing real estate and luxury lifestyle as the theme. He attended Fisk University.​ ​and​ ​Northwestern University. He lives in​ ​Manhattan with his wife and 3 daughters and loves New York.

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Victoria Tuturice is the Production Manager for  The Real Deal and Luxury Listings NYC. She graduated from James Madison University in 2010 with a BFA in Graphic Design and later found her niche in production when she joined The Real Deal in October 2014. Victoria previously worked as a designer at Gammon Ragonesi Associates in NYC and Great Valley Publishing Company in the Philly suburbs, where she was born and raised. She now lives in Brooklyn.

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Amir Ghaheri is the web developer at The Real Deal, and also oversees email marketing campaigns for TRD and Luxury Listings NYC. Amir holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from California State University, Los Angeles, and is looking to pursue his PHD in the same field. Prior to joining the team in 2014, Amir worked for the City of Los Angeles.

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Kenneth Cyrus is the finance director for The Real Deal and Luxury Listings NYC and also handles human resources for the companies. For 13 years, he worked as accounting manager for Adrea Rubin Marketing in New York City, then for a short time as the business unit controller at UBS in Stamford, Conn. He is the father of three sons, one of whom is serving in the U.S. Army and has served a year in Afghanistan.

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Virginia Durso  is the office manager for The Real Deal and Luxury Listings NYC. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as a part-time student. She was born and raised in the heart of Queens.