Steven Hoffman founded Hoffman Management with his brother Mark in 1990. After graduating with honors from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Steven attended Brooklyn Law and then NYU Law for a masters degree in taxation and worked for six years as a lawyer specializing in tax and real estate. He views the genesis of Hoffman Management as coming full circle to his family roots, having literally grown up in the business of building management by spending summers working for his grandfather from the boiler rooms to the back office. Known as a problem-solver, he leans heavily on his formative years as well as his extensive legal experience to approach challenges promptly and professionally. A voracious reader, Steven is a proud wordsmith who completes the New York Times crossword daily. Other hobbies include tennis, cycling and cooking. He lives in Great Neck with his wife.
Mark Hoffman has worked in almost every aspect of the real-estate industry, from construction and land development to mortgage financing. After growing up on Long Island, he attended Ohio University where he earned with honors a BBA in finance. His depth and breadth of knowledge and experience across real estate allows Hoffman Management to put together realistic action plans to get clients on sound footing, and Mark believes that the success of Hoffman Management is rooted in honest, hard work and communication. Known for enjoying the interaction that comes with his business, Mark says that he and his brother Steven never forget they are in the service industry. Personally involved in every building the firm manages, Mark has a knack for getting things done and staying on budget. When not at work, he’s recharging at his home in Manhattan that he shares with his wife and daughter. Other activities include golf, big-game fishing, and collecting miniature toy soldiers.
Andrew Hoffman has over 35 years’ experience in New York City Real Estate Management, including 20+ years as the President of Clarendon Management Corp., the owner-operated management company responsible for more than 2,500 residential rental units, including the 1,000-unit London Terrace Gardens. During this period Mr. Hoffman, along with his brothers Steven and Mark Hoffman, founded Hoffman Management, a real estate management company focusing on third party management.
In 2005, Mr. Hoffman left Clarendon Management to accept a unique assignment developing Hard Rock Park, the world’s first rock n’ roll theme park located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. As the company’s Chief Development Officer, he was responsible for bringing the massive $400 million project, involving over 500 construction employees and a multitude of sub-contractors, to a successful conclusion on time and on budget.
Andrew Hoffman then joined Stonehenge Partners in 2008 as its Chief Operating Officer. In that role Mr. Hoffman was responsible for all aspects of the company’s operations, including leasing/marketing, property management, compliance, construction, technology and related operational matters. As a member of the Stonehenge Executive Team, Mr. Hoffman was personally involved in the acquisition and disposition of the company’s assets. The portfolio Mr. Hoffman oversaw is valued at over $2.5 Billion.
In 2015 became Director of Asset Management at The Carlton Group. At Carlton, Mr. Hoffman was responsible for the asset management of Carlton’s real estate and debt portfolio of over 3 million square feet of commercial, residential and retail property, as well as assisting in the syndication of acquired assets via private equity investors. He also managed originating opportunistic transitions for Carlton.
In January 2017 Mr. Hoffman returned to Hoffman Management focusing on the day to day activities of property management and business development.
Mr. Hoffman currently serves as Vice-Chairman of The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), an industry owner-advocate organization and he sits on the board of the Rent Stabilization Association (RSA). Additionally Mr. Hoffman is on the Executive Board of the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations (RABOLR), the industry group responsible for labor relations with New York City trade unions. In 2006, 2010 and most recently in April of 2014 , Mr. Hoffman along with Eric Rudin, co-chaired the RABOLR residential committee which was responsible for negotiating the union agreement for over 25,000 Local 32BJ Building Service Employees in New York. Mr. Hoffman is active in local charities and civic affairs and was elected in 2014 as the President of Temple Israel of New York City. In his spare time, Mr. Hoffman loves going to concerts, playing golf and enjoying his family at the beach.
Durim Hasangjekaj joined Hoffman Management in January of 2018 as a Property Manager overseeing a Manhattan based portfolio. He attended Lehman College of CUNY where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Durim comes to us with a strong background in Property Management with 10 years of experience working in the industry. He began his career as a teenager working for his family, first generation immigrants who purchased investment properties that required assistance with the day-to-day operations. Durim acts as the liaison between tenants and owners addressing any issues promptly with all parties. He is directly responsible for all operational and financial aspects of rental and co-op/condo properties including, but not limited to budget control and maintenance.
Durim takes a “hands on” approach to all the properties under his management and treats them as if they were his own. A major part of his responsibility to the client is to provide a level of service where no detail is overlooked, and all issues are anticipated and handled promptly. You can expect 100% transparency as he prides himself on being detail oriented, communicative, responsive, and always available.
As an automotive enthusiast, Durim spends most of his free time attending car events around the tri-state area. If he’s not driving his car, you will find him in the gym as fitness is an integral part of his life. Should you wish to contact Mr. Hasangjekaj, he can always be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rosemarie Soto came to Hoffman Management in January 2019 after having spent approximately 20 years working in the real-estate field from construction to management and from leasing and legal, to board meeting for cooperative and condominium buildings. She has overseen new construction to gut rehab projects. Rosemarie is certified with HPD, HDC and Quadell in Fair Housing and LIHTC. She attends Steven Winters seminars to incorporate green construction methods and optimize energy efficient design elements. Rosemarie has the knack for getting the job done even if it means getting her hands dirty. Delighted to transfer her expertise and experience to a smaller privately-owned firm like Hoffman Management, Rosemarie spends busy days as the firm’s Portfolio Manager in charge of multi-family rental properties. She does all that is required to keep the properties leased and well maintained, as well as deals with the myriad issues and requests of numerous tenants. Originally from Brooklyn, Rosemarie went to Kingsborough College for an associate degree in management. She now resides in Staten Island, NY, with her husband. When not at work, she enjoys family time, cooking, reading and exploring all the city has to offer. She like traveling and exploring historical cities.
Arion Dedushi began his career at Hoffman Management in February of 2018 after working as a Property Manager in Williamsburg Brooklyn, handling a large portfolio of Co-Ops and Condos. Arion has always been around the Real Estate industry while growing up. With Arion’s father and uncles being investors in the Real Estate industry, Arion was always getting involved-from dealing with the maintenance aspects of the properties, to handling tenant issues. After growing up in The Bronx, he attended Lehman College where he earned with Deans List a BBA in Finance. Thrilled to bring his skills and experience to Hoffman Management, Arion spends his days as a Property Manager responsible for managing Co-Ops, Condos and Rental properties. He does all that is required to keep the properties well maintained, fully occupied, code compliant, as well as dealing with tenants and owners on a daily basis. Arion born an Albanian from Kosovo, migrated to the United States with his family in 1997. He lives in the Bronx with his wife and son who was born in May 2018. Arion is a DIYer and enjoys going for drives, spending time with his family, working on his cars, fixing things around the house, and exploring new destinations.