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President and Chief Executive Officer - DE Development Marketing
Nationally recognized as an industry leader, Susan's 25 years of experience is reflected in the scope and scale of her impressive portfolio. Her unprecedented real estate development credits include some of the country's most prestigious properties: One Central Park and The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, New York at Time Warner Center, The Chatham, Superior Ink and 173 and 176 Perry Street, all of which set industry records.
As the former president of Related Sales, Ms. De Franca presided over $3 billion worth of sales within the company's luxury and super-luxury condominium portfolio, with properties located in New York, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. During her tenure she played a pivotal role in the firm's global brand positioning, residential marketing and public relations strategy. Ms. DeFranca also previously acted as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of The Sunshine Group ltd.
Susan's peerless insights and expertise inform and influence the world of real estate—from development planning and design to marketing, sales and property management—leading and shaping strategies to unlock and optimize value. In the field of exceptional properties, Susan sets precedents and stands apart. Her vision, passion and expertise are reflected in a professional style defined by sophistication and substance.
"Building on past successes, we continuously innovate – developing new world-class properties, in new markets, with new technologies. We consistently reinvent ourselves by anticipating changing times and evolving clients needs."
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