February 21 - March 6, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Teddy Schiff 2009


  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Oyster Capital Group
  • Location: 32 Union Sq. East, Ste. 800, New York, NY 10003
  • Birthplace: New York, N.Y., 1979

College: BA, Trinity College; MSRED, Columbia University

First job outside of real estate: Fixed income trader, Lehman Brothers

First job in real estate or allied field: Anbau Enterprises, acquisitions associate

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Oyster Capital Group acts as a principal specializing in urban infill projects and opportunity; invests in value-added ventures with the high-end consumer in mind. We are developing the first LEED certified townhouse in Manhattan and plan to do more townhouse conversion as the market turns around.

Hobbies: Fishing, squash, golf, thoroughbred horse racing

Favorite book: “The Greatest Game Ever Played” by Mark Frost

Favorite movie: “Top Gun,” “The Last Samaurai”

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Ted Turner, Tiger Woods

Keys to success: Stay true to your beliefs and treat others as you would want to be treated. Be passionate and have fun!

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Pro golfer