Essential Appoints Shalhon to Director of Boutique Firm

CoStar Group, By Justin Sumner

20 Year Industry Veteran to Lead Midtown Portfolio


Essential New York Real Estate, a boutique real estate firm and affiliate of ATCO Properties & Management, has tapped 20-year industry veteran Merav Shalhon as director. 

Shalhon specializes in the leasing and sale of Midtown Manhattan addresses. In her new role, she will handle all aspects of Essential's real estate portfolio. 

Previously the in-house leasing agent for Herald Towers, Shalhon has also served as a leasing agent with Citi Habitats and before that was at Douglas Elliman. 

"We are so excited to have such a seasoned professional with upstanding character at the helm of Essential New York," said Kate Goodman, co-president of ATCO. "We believe Merav’s enthusiasm and innovation will help propel the Essential New York brand into the future." 

Shalhon is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). She is a graduate of Queens College and the Fashion Institute of Technology.