co-founded Goldschmidt & Associates (G&A) with his wife, Pam Bren Goldschmidt, in 1991. Since then G&A has been one of the most prominent commercial real estate companies in the area. Specializing in the sales and leasing of retail, office, land and industrial real estate, Mr. Goldschmidt has represented both owners and tenants in hundreds of transactions. Prominent deals include all CVS Caremark sites in Westchester Country since 2007; all site selections for Stark Office Suites and Webster Bank (Westchester County); Freepoint Commodities, Greenwich, CT; Bed Bath & Beyond – Yorktown and Yonkers; and Staples – Yorktown and Mt. Kisco. Mr. Goldschmidt also represents many owners as their exclusive leasing agent of office and retail properties in the area. He has also brokered the sale of properties in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Fairfield, Bronx, and Nassau Counties. Mr. Goldschmidt began his real estate career at Max Fluss Inc, NYC, in 1968. From 1973 thru 1991, he was the General Manager and Vice President of Westcroft Realty Corp, a division of Rose Associates, Inc. where he was also a Vice President. He has been a real estate broker since 1968 and is licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Mr. Goldschmidt is a member of the Westchester County Board of Realtors – CID division and International Council of Shopping Centers. He is the former Regional Chairman of UJA Federation of New York – Westchester Division and currently is a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Goldschmidt is also the Vice President of Carmel Academy, Greenwich, CT. He and his wife, Pam Bren Goldschmidt, live in Westchester County.
Pam Bren Goldschmidt
Has achieved the reputation of knowing exactly what retailer belongs where. Starting in the fashion industry Mrs. Bren Goldschmidt gained tremendous knowledge about fashion trends and markets. She brought this experience to Westchester County in 1985 when she became an agent in a small brokerage firm specializing in retail real estate. She made her mark as the agent for K-Mart in their opening of Westchester’s first warehouse club (now occupied by Sam’s). Since then Mrs. Bren Goldschmidt has changed the retail face of Scarsdale, New York both in the Village and on the Route 22 corridor. She has also brought national retailers to the upscale areas of Connecticut, Long Island, and New York City. Amongst Mrs Goldschmidt’s most prominent transactions was bringing The Container Store to its first Northeast U.S. location in White Plains; representing Crate & Barrel in its only Fairfield Country location in Westport, and locating Guerlain Spa into Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria. Mrs. Bren Goldschmidt also represents Landlords and Developers. Amongst them are the developers of the 280,000 SF Litchfield Crossing Shopping Center, New Milford, CT where Ms. Bren Goldschmidt was appointed in 2010 as the exclusive leasing agent. Mrs. Bren Goldschmidt co-founded Goldschmidt & Associates in 1991 with her husband, Eric Goldschmidt. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is also active with The Rogosin Institute, which specializes in kidney research.
Joined Goldschmidt & Associates in 2003 after receiving a B.A. in Business Marketing & Management at Franklin & Marshall College. His initial responsibility was to manage the office’s IT systems. He then began working with retail clients in 2005 upon receiving his real estate salesperson’s license. As a long time resident of Westchester County, Mr. Jacobs has a keen understanding of the area and appreciation of the changing dynamics in each municipality. Over the years he has negotiated deals that not only have enhanced owner’s portfolios but facilitated the needs of the community in tenant placement. Currently he is a resident of Garth Road, Scarsdale, a board member of his cooperative apartment building, and actively involved in the affairs of the community.
Is responsible for the everyday operations of Goldschmidt & Associates. In addition to her duties as Office Administrator, JoAnn is involved in retail leasing in Westchester County, most notably Landlord representation. She has completed deals with Citibank, Haiku, Completely Bare, Courage B, Pamela Robbins, STA and Allstate amongst others. Ms. Picarillo has been a licensed sales agent for 25 years. Prior to Goldschmidt & Associates, JoAnn worked at Westcroft Realty for 13 years where she was involved in the conversion of apartment rentals to cooperative units. She supervised the construction and all aspects of the coop sales. Ms. Picarillo is a New York State Notary Public and lives with her family in Westchester County.