Steven Charno

Steven Charno has served as President of Douglaston Development since joining the company in 2003. Mr. Charno oversees the company’s market rate residential development projects. During his tenure, he has facilitated 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.

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

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Charno worked at the Related Companies and served as 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 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.