New York, NY According to Adelaide Polsinelli and Ronda Rogovin, vice chairs of Compass, the investment sales division continues its expansion with the addition of Azita Aghravi.
Aghravi has been a commercial sales broker for over 30 years. Over the past 12 years Aghravi has closed over $1.5 billion of sales of both commercial and residential properties. Aghravi’s areas of concentration are elevatored apartment buildings, vacant buildings for hotel or residential development, walk-ups with a strong retail component, office buildings and commercial condominiums.
“We have hired one of the best investment sales brokers in the industry,” said Polsinelli, vice chair at Compass Commercial. “Aghravi is a major deal-maker and a highly respected professional who has built long-standing relationships with a diverse group of top real estate professionals.”
“She will serve as a mentor for our rising stars,” Rogovin said. “And as a valued member of our team, Aghravi will further enhance our operation by contributing to the division’s overall strategy and direction.”
Aghravi’s notable transactions include “The Chatsworth” aka 342-344 West 72nd St., an elevatored landmark property in the Upper West Side; 989 Avenue of the Americas, a 20-story, 20-unit, 96,000 s/f office building; two seven-story commercial buildings located at 443 Greenwich St.; and 364-370 West 18th St. aka “Stonehenge 18,” a pre-war mixed-use residential building.
Aghravi joined Eastern Consolidated in 1989 where she was a was a principal until the company’s closure in July 2018. She was the recipient of Eastern Consolidated’s 2004 and 2007 “Broker of the Year” Award, was also designated a “Commercial Broker All Star” by Real Estate New York and named a “Woman of Achievement” by Real Estate Weekly and New York Real Estate Journal. Aghravi is often cited in the press on a number of topics relating to commercial real estate.
She is a member of The Real Estate Board of New York. She is also on the executive board of WIZO USA and is Vice President of the Persian Jewish Center. Aghravi holds a B.S. from New York University.