Mr. Handler established Handler Enterprises, Inc. in 1979. At the same time, he also became associated with Handro Properties (a family real estate management concern). Prior to establishing Handler Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Handler was employed as a broker at Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc. from 1976 to 1979.
Throughout Mr. Handler’s career, his responsibilities have included management and leasing of numerous eastside and westside New York City office, showroom and loft buildings. During his career, he has negotiated in excess of 1,000 leases ranging in size from 2,000 to 175,000 square feet. Some of Mr. Handler’s corporate and institutional clients include CNBC, Bloomingdales Department Stores and International Flavors and Fragrances.
Mr. Handler’s previous notable transactions as leasing broker include a 165,000 square foot lease with CNBC and a 90,000 square foot lease with Bloomingdales Department Store for executive and buying offices.
Additionally, Mr. Handler acted as a consultant to International Flavors & Fragrances for their headquarters building on West 57th Street (450,000 square feet). In that capacity, he acted on behalf of IFF to renew CBS’s 150,000 square feet back office and support facility. He also has completed sales of a 125,000 square foot industrial building in Westbury, NY and recently completed a sale of a 150,000 square foot loft building in New York City.
Mr. Handler is a Deputy Trustee to 32BJ on behalf of the Midtown Owners Association and also sits on the board of the Garment Center Business Improvement District. He graduated from Tulane University in 1976. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and member of REBNY.