Rose Associates Hires Michele Bengelsdorf as Director, Asset Management

Posted On April 15, 2013

Rose Associates, the New York-based full-service real estate firm, announced today that it has hired Michele Bengelsdorf as a director within the company’s asset management division. Bengelsdorf joins Rose from Deutsche Bank’s RREEF where she was vice president of asset management. 

“Michele is an expert asset manager with a strong knowledge of real estate operations in New York City,” said John Gacinski, chief financial officer of Rose Associates. “At Rose she will manage a portfolio of rental properties, street-level retail space and a collection of parking garages.” 

Bengelsdorf, 43, has nearly two decades of experience working in real estate, and she’s spent more than 10 years focused on asset management. At RREEF she was responsible for overseeing operations of residential properties that comprised 2,000 units of housing. These assets were located throughout New York City, the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic. Earlier in her career, Bengelsdorf worked in Jones Lang LaSalle’s New York office where she was a vice president of strategic advisory and valuation services. 

Bengelsdorf earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Boston University.

About Rose Associates, Inc.

Based in New York, Rose Associates is a developer, owner and operator of premium residential properties. From planning a new development to managing day-to-day property operations, the Rose 360 Platform offers a full range of services designed to maximize the value of real estate. The firm oversees more than 26,000 units across New York, with approximately $2 billion in projects under development. Rose recently opened the historic skyscraper 70 Pine Street, which the firm is transforming into a luxury rental property with 644 residential units, 132 extend-stay apartments and a destination restaurant/lounge occupying the top four floors.

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