Steven Charno

President

Steven Charno has served as President of Douglaston Development since joining the company in 2003. Mr. Charno has overseen the company’s various market rate residential development projects. During his tenure, Mr. Charno has directly run the development of more than 2,000 units of residential housing in Manhattan and Brooklyn, including luxury condominium development projects, as well as market rate rental and affordable housing projects.

Recently completed projects include:

  • 509-unit market rate rental One North 4th Place
  • 370-unit 80-20 rental OHM at 316 11th Avenue
  • 335-unit Chelsea condominium, 555 West 23rd Street
  • 250-unit condominium, 325 Fifth Avenue.

As a co-leader of the Executive Management team, Mr. Charno shares responsibility in the company’s investments strategy, retail leasing, asset management, personnel evaluation and compensation, and company policies.

Before joining Douglaston Development, Mr. Charno worked at the Related Companies and was Vice President and General Counsel for the development of the AOL Time Warner Center Project at Columbus Circle. Mr. Charno began his career as a transactional real estate attorney and was a partner and Executive Committee member of the San Francisco-based real estate firm of Landels Ripley and Diamond, LLP. Mr. Charno currently serves on the Housing and Land Use Committees of the Real Estate Board of New York.

Mr. Charno holds his B.A. from Brandeis University with Honors in English Literature and holds his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review.

	Steven Charno

Executive and Senior Management Team

Jeffrey E. Levine

Jeffrey E. Levine

Founder & Chairman of Douglaston Development LLC, Levine Builders, and Clinton Management LLC
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Michael Kaye

Michael Kaye

Chief Executive Officer
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	Steven Charno

Steven Charno

President
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Michael Kessler

Michael Kessler

Executive Vice President of Financial Operations
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Jed Resnick

Jed Resnick

Chief Operating Officer
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Neda B. Levy

Neda B. Levy

Chief Administrative Officer
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Allen Dzbanek

Allen Dzbanek

Senior Vice President of Design & Construction
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Benjamin Levine

Benjamin Levine

Executive Vice President of Finance and Acquisitions
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Russell Lang

Russell Lang

Senior Vice President
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Scott Davis, CPA

Scott Davis, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
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Ingrid Vega

Ingrid Vega

Executive Administrator
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Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Executive Administrator to Chairman
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Rizo Ramusevic

Rizo Ramusevic

Vice President – Risk Management and Insurance
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John Llewellyn

John Llewellyn

IT Director
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Olivia Kelly

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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Project Managers

Graham Christianson

Graham Christensen

Project Manager
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Joel Kolkmann

Joel Kolkmann

Project Manager
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Anita Lu

Anita Lu

Project Manager
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Jessica Sherman

Jessica Sherman

Project Manager
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