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Executive Team

Michael Wang

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Michael Wang is a Queens native with extensive experience representing landlords and tenants with over 1 million square feet leased.

Michael is passionate for his community and is a co chair of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, on the board of directors of AREAA NY East, on REBNY’s Queens commercial committee, and the 2020 CoStar Power Broker award winner.

Allen Wang

EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR

Allen Wang is a New York native with prior experience in investment banking and private equity. He worked on WSJ-headlined M&A deals in China, North America, and Europe. He brings data driven marketing approaches and processes to Project Queens.

Allen graduated from Emory University with a degree in business administration and finance.

CORE TEAM

Max Li

ASSOCIATE

Prior to working in the commercial real estate industry, Max Li comes from a lineage of mechanical engineers and worked in his family business. Since then, he has transitioned into a diligent and capable commercial real estate agent. In 2022 alone, Max has brokered over twenty deals, focusing especially in retail and industrials.

Michael Rodriguez

ASSOCIATE

Michael Rodriguez-Shaw is a Retail Leasing specialist with 7 years of experience in New York City. His first transaction in the industry was a bi-level restaurant in Astoria, which first endeared him to Queens. Now an Astoria resident, Michael has directed his passion towards serving the Queens community that so welcomed him when he first moved to NYC, ushering new businesses into the borough and fostering growth for Queens’ brightest entrepreneurs.

Ori Bitter

ASSOCIATE

Queens native Ori offers unparalleled guidance to clients seeking the perfect location. With a strong real estate background and a cum laude graduation in Accounting from Hunter College, her expertise shines through. Despite pandemic challenges, Ori maintains an exceptional leasing success rate. In her free time, she enjoys music production, Muay Thai, and motorcycle adventures. Ori's dedication and passion make her the ideal partner for businesses seeking successful leasing journeys.

Christian Gonzales

ASSOCIATE

Born and raised in "The World's Borough". Queens, has always been the playground and homecourt advantage for Christian. With a background in sales, helped open up businesses and an investor himself, Christian applies his knowledge and expertise of being a self made individual to insure that his partnerships with his clients exceed beyond their expectations.

Alan Cheng​

ASSOCIATE

Michael Rodriguez-Shaw is a Retail Leasing specialist with 7 years of experience in New York City. His first transaction in the industry was a bi-level restaurant in Astoria, which first endeared him to Queens. Now an Astoria resident, Michael has directed his passion towards serving the Queens community that so welcomed him when he first moved to NYC, ushering new businesses into the borough and fostering growth for Queens’ brightest entrepreneurs.

David Michael Kim

ASSOCIATE

Prior to working in the commercial real estate industry, Max Li comes from a lineage of mechanical engineers and worked in his family business. Since then, he has transitioned into a diligent and capable commercial real estate agent. In 2022 alone, Max has brokered over twenty deals, focusing especially in retail and industrials.

Tiffany Wong

ASSOCIATE

Prior to working in the commercial real estate industry, Max Li comes from a lineage of mechanical engineers and worked in his family business. Since then, he has transitioned into a diligent and capable commercial real estate agent. In 2022 alone, Max has brokered over twenty deals, focusing especially in retail and industrials.

Industry Advisor

Alan Goodkin

Managing Director, Ackman-Ziff

Alan joined Ackman-Ziff in 2000 and serves as a Managing Director. Alan has originated, structured and closed over $8 billion in debt and equity transactions on a variety of asset types including retail, office, hotel, multifamily and land. In 2016, Alan won the Real Estate Board of New York’s Most Ingenious Deal of the Year award in the finance category for the $66.5 million, 100% of cost, construction loan for the development of a 160,000 square foot medical office and parking facility in East New York, Brooklyn. In 2005, his financing of the conversion of the Watergate Hotel was awarded the “Best Real Estate Deal Award for Financing” by the Washington Business Journal.

Prior to joining Ackman-Ziff, Alan was a Vice President in the capital markets group of Sonnenblick-Goldman Company, where he was responsible for many of the firm’s debt, equity and origination relationships and transactions, and was actively engaged in the origination, underwriting, structuring and sale of over $1 billion of investment sales of properties and notes. Alan also served as a member of a loan workout group at FGH Realty Credit Corporation, a subsidiary of Aegon Insurance, where he conducted the analysis, restructuring and foreclosure of over $300 million of defaulted loans. He started his career as an Associate at Wilson, Pleus & Company, a real estate and venture capital firm, where he gained experience in the acquisition, renovation and subsequent conversion of multifamily rental properties into condominium ownership.

Alan earned a B.A. in accounting from Washington and Jefferson College and an M.S. in real estate development and investment from New York University.

Residential Agents

John Ahn

Director/Licensed Real Estate Broker

President of Korean American Association of Queens

Ted Huang

Associate/Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Kayla Cho

Associate/Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Jacky Chen

Associate/Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Staff

Tim Cheung

Systems and Technology

Rhea Obinque

Sales Development

Kemuel Tancongco

Digital Operations & Design

Alden Salema

Accounting