Here’s the New York Observer’s list of the 100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate.
What does it take to get to the top of the list?
Big colossal deal-making. This is the ultimate huge blockbuster real estate game. It’s where the big boys, and girls, have their own special sandbox. Special admittance only.
Surprisingly, the Donald only made it to #38.
So who is #1?
Jerry Speyer. That’s Speyer, not Springer. He’s famous by New York standards because ‘the titan sealed the most expensive residential purchase in history($5.4 billion for Stuyvesant Town and Cooper Village)’