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About Us

First Development Corporation celebrates its 35th year of providing real estate brokerage and development services in the New York metropolitan area. We continue to use our strong relationships with national retail tenants to revitalize existing shopping centers, improve our environment and broaden the shopping opportunities in our community. FDC has built its record of performance in retail brokerage and development by working with such tenants as Walgreens Drug Stores, North Shore Farms, Food Bazaar, T.D. Bank, Stat Health, City MD, Brooklyn Ascend Charter School, BMW, Porsche, Staples, Fairway, CVS, McDonald’s, Ace Hardware, Liberty Travel, The UPS Store, The Green Turtle, Burger King, Qdoba Mexican Eats and many others. Combining a commitment to community and environment with experienced personal and strong relationships with our tenants and customers, First Development Corporation is a leader in the shopping center industry.

Partners Partners

ROBERT STEINBERG

Partner
Robert Steinberg, is co founder and managing partner of First Development Corporation, specializes in infill retail development and redevelopment of underutilized properties in the New York Metropolitan region. Through strong relationships with national retail tenants we can provide the anchor tenant draw and financial stability needed to make a project successful.

DAVID EINBINDER

Partner
David Einbinder, co founder of First Development Corporation, specializes in net lease retail brokerage and development. He was instrumental in the roll-out of Blockbuster Video, Boston Market and Walgreens in this market. David is the co-founder of LIREG (www.lireg.org), a charitable organization of real estate executives .

DAVID GELFOND

Senior Vice President
David Gelfond has been with First Development Corporation since 1991. He joined the company after successfully building and selling a chain of dry cleaning stores. David’s main area of expertise is retail leasing, having represented tenants and landlords in hundreds of transactions in the NY—Metro and Philadelphia / South Jersey markets. He completed the rollout of Blockbuster Video and Commerce Bank (sold to TD Bank) with over 100 signed leases. He is currently representing Express Health Mart Pharmacy, Liberty Travel and many major landlords and properties including LeFrak Organization. His exceptional skills in marketing properties and expanding retail chains have made him one of the most diverse retail brokers in the New York Metro area.

STU KRAMER

Senior Vice President
Exclusive broker for Ace Hardware and Cards For Less in the Tri-State area. Stu brings twenty years of wholesale and retail experience to First Development Corporation. His strong relationships with developers and retailers are supported by the successful track record of his clients. Most notably, Stu is known for taking Costello’s Ace Hardware from a four store small local chain to a regional powerhouse with thirty-one stores in three states.

BRUCE POLLACK

Executive Vice President
Bruce Pollack with 18 years of commercial leasing and property management experience as the Director of Leasing for the LeFrak Organization (a major national NY real estate organization) and 14 years at First Development Corporation (FDC) has been involved in both landlord and tenant representation. He has negotiated leases for major national retail, local, neighborhood tenants, as well as government & not-for profit agencies. Additionally, Bruce has facilitated the leasing for both existing properties and ground-up developments for retail, medical, supermarkets, restaurants, charter schools, offices & Universal Pre K and a host of other uses. Bruce exclusively represents Burger Brothers Group in their expansion of Qdoba Mexican Eats, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille, Roy Rogers and Burger King on Long Island. Most recently, Bruce secured Mount Sinai Medical Center for their ambulatory surgical center, DaVita Dialysis, Dunkin Donuts, Queens Pharmacy in a new 40,000SF development on Francis Lewis Blvd., Bayside, NY. Adjacent to this property, Bruce secured and negotiated the H Mart Supermarket lease that replaced the former Waldbaum’s and has also represented Premier Care Urgi Center, prior to their merger with CityMD, in securing multiple locations for them throughout Long Island. Bruce is committed to both the landlords and tenants he represents and his creativity and expertise in structuring leases and/or sales has been and is always in their best interests.

ALISON BRENNAN

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Einbinder Development is the third generation to join the real estate business founded in 1965 by Joseph Einbinder. Since joining Einbinder Development and First Development Corporation she has been focusing her work on leasing, management, financing, and real estate development. Her expertise also encompasses tenant relations, project management, construction, property maintenance and negotiating leases with major national and regional tenants.

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Services Our Services
TENANT TENANT REPRESENTATION

First Development Corporation specializes in understanding the needs of the tenant. Our team will help you with Site Selection, Site tours and analysis, Demographic and market research, lease negotiation, and dispositions.

LANDLORD LANDLORD REPRESENTATION

First Development Corporation represents properties of all sizes. From vacant land to strip centers or free standing locations, we can help position the right tenant to support the property. Our team will provide demographic research, market the site, and assist in lease negotiations. We can also provide property management support.

Property Management

First Development Corporation has been engaged in managing commercial properties in the New York metropolitan area for over 30 years. FDC manages a portfolio of over thirty office, retail and industrial buildings on Long Island and in Queens. Our long term relationships within the industry enable us to deliver the highest level of service while maintaining the integrity, reliability and efficiency that have earned us our reputation. Acting as owners, managers and brokers provides us with valuable market perspective which gives us the ability to maximize the potential of your real estate.

CONTACTS EXECUTIVE CONTACTS
  • Bruce Pollack - Ext 16
    Executive Vice President
    First Development Corporation
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  • Alison Brennan - Ext 21
    Chief Executive Officer - Einbinder Development
    Associate - First Development Corporation
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  • Stuart Kramer - Ext 24
    Senior Vice President
    First Development Corporation
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  • David Gelfond - Ext 15
    Senior Vice President
    First Development Corporation
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  • David Einbinder - Ext 18
    Partner
    First Develpoment Corporation
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  • Robert Steinberg - Ext 13
    Partner
    First Development Corporation
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CONTACT NUMBERS

Main Office: (631) 234-3200
Main Fax: (631) 234-3695

LOCATION

1328 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11749