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Paul Gottsegen

Paul Gottsegen

President, Halstead Management Company

Mr. Gottsegen serves as the President and Director of Management of the Halstead Management Company, LLC which manages over 22,000 multi-family units in the New York City area. He has over 25 years experience in real estate, encompassing all facets of rental, cooperative and condominium management. Prior to his leadership position with Halstead, Mr. Gottsegen was a Managing Director at the Insignia Residential Group. Previously, he held the position of Owner and Chief Executive of Soren Management, Inc. and, prior to that, he served as a Vice President with Douglas Elliman-Gibbons & Ives.

Mr. Gottsegen is a New York State licensed real estate broker, an Honorary Member of the New York Building Managers' Association, an Honorary Associate Member of the Scandinavian American Building Managers Guild, and a member of the Real Estate Board of New York's Residential Management Council. He holds the national designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM) and was awarded "C.P.M. of the Year" in 2007 by the Institute of Real Estate Management in Chicago, Illinois. In 2009 he was awarded Management Executive of the Year by the Real Estate Board of New York.

Mr. Gottsegen is on the board and serves on the Executive Committee of New Yorkers for Parks – a citywide independent organization championing quality parks and open spaces for all New Yorkers in all neighborhoods.

Paul's Recent Press Mentions

New York TimesWhy Isn T There A Landlord Blacklist

Renting an apartment in New York City is an exercise in financial exhibitionism. By the time you are offered a lease, your future landlord knows your salary, savings and credit history, down to that unpaid Verizon bill from four years ago. If a past rental dispute ended up in housing...
New York Times - Friday, September 23, 2016

Brick UndergroundHow To Keep The Peace In A Shared Outdoor Space Or Any Shared Space For That Matter

Yes, we're reaching the end of the summer (sorry guys, it's true!), but New Yorkers are known to squeeze as much enjoyment out of their outdoor spaces for as long as is humanly possible. And even as the weather cools, many end up taking the socializing indoors, sharing common spaces...
Brick Underground - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Habitat MagazineThe Mother Of All Quality-Of-Life Complaints

The perfume and the music of an untended cat (or cats). A co-op shareholder in Rego Park, Queens, wants to sell her apartment, but there’s a sticking point. Or, rather, a stinking point: a powerful odor of cat urine is emanating through the floorboards, and the woman can hear...
Habitat Magazine - Friday, August 12, 2016

New York TimesSmells From Next Door

Smells From Next Door In recent months, an overwhelming smell of cat urine has been seeping into my co-op apartment from the adjacent one. I can smell it emanating from the floor in every part of my space that shares a wall with the neighboring unit. I can also...
New York Times - Saturday, August 06, 2016

New York TimesLocked Out

My mother moved out of her co-op and into an assisted-living facility. Her co-op is held in a trust of which she, my sister and I are trustees; my mother is the guarantor. In October, I sent a letter to the co-op board stating that my husband and two children...
New York Times - Friday, June 03, 2016