The Team

Meet The Team

The Douglas Elliman Development Marketing team delivers dedicated and highly specialized marketing and sales expertise for new developments throughout New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester, New Jersey, South Florida, California, Massachusetts, Texas and internationally.


Backed by New York's most influential brokerage network and an exclusive global partnership with Knight Frank Residential, the team proudly offers unparalleled expertise and unprecedented experience with a suite of services encompassing in-house research, planning and design, marketing, sales, and leasing.

Susan de Franca
Susan de França

President & Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Wilson
Leslie Wilson

Senior Executive Vice President &
Managing Director, New York

Bryan Cohen
Bryan Cohen

Chief Operating Officer & Counsel

Karen Mansour
Karen Mansour

Executive Vice President, New York

Richard Jordan
Richard Jordan

Senior Vice President of Global Markets

Hal D. Gavzie
Hal D. Gavzie

Executive Manager of Leasing, New York

Kevin Ahearn
Kevin Ahearn

Chief Executive Officer, Boston

Jay Parker
Jay Parker

Chief Executive Officer, Florida

Cathy Strafaci
Cathy Strafaci

Executive Vice President & Managing Director, South Florida (Dade)

Caprice Weber
Caprice Weber

Executive Vice President & Managing Director, South Florida (Broward/Palm Beach)

James Jacobson
James Jacobson

Senior Vice President of Sales, California

Eric Zollinger
Eric Zollinger

Executive Manager of Sales, Texas