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Raise Commercial Real Estate has opened a New York office, led by Jamie Katcher

Raise CRE Comes to New York with Midtown South Office 

Tech-powered brokerage Raise Commercial Real Estate has opened its New York office in Midtown South, led by industry veteran Jamie Katcher, along with partners Douglas Regal and Sebastian Infante, and team members Emilie Goldman and Henry Korzec.  

Additionally, the company made two strategic hires to lead engineering and marketing – Paul Thormahlen, VP of engineering, and Megan LeMense, senior director of marketing 

“This is a monumental day for us at Raise,” said Justin Bedecarre, Raise co-founder and CEO. “Raise New York formalizes our commitment to connecting both coasts and providing a full service, white glove offering to our clients. Jamie and team have been trailblazers in establishing New York as one of the most important markets for high-growth startups, as well as brokering some of the biggest, most complex technology office leases in the city’s history.” 

Pictured, from left: Henry Korzec, Emilie Goldman, Jamie Katcher, Sebastian Infante and Douglas Regal.


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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