David Badner joined Norman Bobrow & Company in 1998. As a fourth generation in the real estate industry, Mr. Badner uses his strong negotiation skills to find the right space at the lowest price for the tenant which has resulted in leasing hundreds of thousands of square feet throughout Manhattan. Since starting with Norman Bobrow & Co., Inc. David has been involved in the acquisitions of over 55 properties in 15 states and has negotiated hundreds of leases.
In 2012, David completed approximately 215,000 square feet in lease negotiations for a total of $8,000,000 in annual rent. Additionally, David was involved in the purchase of three properties located in Alpharetta, Georgia; St. Paul, Minnesota and Kansas City, Missouri. He also completed the sale of an office condo in SOHO at $800 per square foot.
Some of David's customers include International Labour Organization for the United Nations, Dahesh Museum of Art, J.P Morgan Chase, Davidson Dawson Clark LLP, Virgo Empire Business Centers, Samson Management (Real Estate), HappyFamily, Chilewich, LLC, Target Health, American Israeli Political Affairs Committee (AIPAC), The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and the leasing of the former Village Gate on Bleecker Street. David has also been active in leasing showroom and office space to several apparel companies including Elie Tahari Corporation, Ecko Unlimited, Hanky Panky, Samara Brothers, and Salant Corporation.
David received his Bachelor's of Science in Communications from Boston University. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and a licensed broker in New York. He also serves on the New Leadership Committee for the Children at Heart, a Children of Chernobyl organization.