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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Joseph Moinian 2004


  • Title: Chief Executive Officer
  • Company: The Moinian Group
  • Location: 399 Park Ave., Suite 2200, New York, NY 10022
  • Birthplace: Iran

Family: Married with five children

College: New York City College

First job outside of real estate: Founded and operated a major fashion company.

First job in real estate or allied field: Established the Moinian Group.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? The Moinian Group is widely regarded as one of the most active development and investment firms in the industry. Over the past six months, the firm has acquired more than S1.3 billion in assets, adding to a portfolio of more than 20 million s/f of office, industrial, residential, retail, and hotel properties in the U.S. The firm is looking to acquire significant parcels as well as develop property in New York City, Florida, California and Illinois.

Hobbies: Walking through our wonderful city and spending time with my kids. I also enjoy family vacations and spending time in the Hamptons.

Favorite Novel: “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York”

Keys to Success: Having a strong grasp on the present with a visionary strategy set firmly on the future.

Person you most admire (outside of family): Harry Helmsley and Edward Gordon

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Professional world