Citi Habitats President Of New Development Marketing Joins Douglas Elliman

Clifford Finn Brings Powerhouse Marketing Team To DE Development Marketing

Oct 15, 2012, 17:08 ET from Prudential Douglas Elliman

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prudential Douglas Elliman is pleased to announce that Clifford Finn, the former President of New Development Marketing at Citi Habitats, along with his powerhouse marketing team have joined Douglas Elliman's Development Marketing Team, led by Susan de Franca.

"Clifford is one of the top professionals in the industry, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Douglas Elliman," said President and CEO Dottie Herman.

With over 20 years of on-site sales and marketing experience in both rental and condominium properties, Finn has handled the creative vision for some of New York's most notable rental properties including Silver Towers for Silverstein Properties, 80 Dekalb and New York by Gehry for Forest City Ratner, The Beatrice for J. D. Carlisle, The Ashley and Aldyn for Extell Development, Dwell 95 for The Moinian Group and The Continental for Atlantic Development. Among his most notable condominium developments are One Avenue B, The Cocoa Exchange and The Murano Philadelphia. 

"This is a unique opportunity for Elliman because Clifford's expertise in marketing both rental and condominium developments presents another dynamic dimension for our development marketing platform. His diverse knowledge and outstanding reputation will enable us to offer an even greater level of service and increased value to our clients," said Susan de Franca, President and CEO of Douglas Elliman Development Marketing.

"Douglas Elliman Developments offers the most unique platform in the industry right now," said Finn. "I have been involved in several inspiring collaborations with key members of the Douglas Elliman Developments team in the past. With the new direction that the company has taken, the opportunities and potential are truly limitless."

Prior to joining Citi Habitats Marketing Group, Finn opened five new buildings with the Brodsky Organization in New York City including West End Towers and One Columbus Place. He also worked for Macklowe Properties, opening the Longacre House in Midtown West and 777 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea/Flatiron.

"Cliff has an impressive portfolio and a stellar track record. He and his team are going to be a great asset to us," added Howard Lorber, Douglas Elliman Chairman.

About Douglas Elliman Development Marketing
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, a branch of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unmatched sales and marketing expertise for properties throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Hamptons, as well as throughout the United States. The firm ranks amongst New York City's most prominent sales and marketing firms. Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, the Elliman team offers a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses every aspect of real estate including comprehensive in-house research, product development, marketing and sales, operations, property management, and mortgage financing. Through a strategic international partnership with Knight Frank Residential, the world's largest privately owned property consultancy, the company markets their properties to global audiences in 43 countries across six continents.

About Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons and Westchester/Putnam, more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are exclusive strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Prudential Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan's largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as PDE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Prudential Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Prudential Douglas Elliman site at

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