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Professional Profile: Darren Leiderman 2017


  • Title: Executive vice president & COO Long Island
  • Company: Colliers International
  • Location: Lake Success, NY
  • Birthplace: North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Education: Binghamton University

First job: Newsday paper boy – unfortunately that job is gone.

First job in real estate or allied field: My first job in real estate was at Sutton & Edwards who was acquired by Colliers International…Over 20 years at the same company.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Most of my work is representing office and medical tenants and landlords although recently I have worked with some industrial clients. I enjoy finding new and creative opportunities for my clients.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I always look forward to spending time with my family. Whether it is with my wife, son or daughter – that is the most relaxing part of my day.

Favorite book or author: I like non-fiction and am a big sports fan, especially baseball so anything about baseball.

Favorite movie: Growing up, “The Natural” was my favorite movie. It’s still in my top 10.

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Move” by Saint Motel

One word to describe your work environment: Interesting

Rules to live by in business: If you enjoy what you are doing, so will the people you are with.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Babe Ruth What is your dream job? Obviously a baseball player