Robert Scaglion

Executive Managing Director, New Business Development

Robert Scaglion is Executive Managing Director of New Business Development at FirstService Residential New York. As part of the company’s executive team, Scaglion is responsible for business development, pre-development consulting for new rental developments, re-positioning existing rental assets, as well as developing a marketing and leasing platform for rental properties.

Over a 25-plus year career, Scaglion provided new development consulting services to clients including UBS, JP Morgan, Forest City Ratner, Avalon Bay, The Durst Organization, Albanese Development, Sidney Fetner Associates, LCOR, The Moinian Group, Manhattan Skyline, The Wytkoff Group and Greenfield Partners. He has extensive expertise in consulting with architects, designers and development teams; providing direction on layouts and unit mix, back of house functionality, amenity design and programming, and exterior and interior finishes; and establishing market position, projected rent rolls and marketing budgets for development and financial considerations.

Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Scaglion was a Senior Managing Director for Rose Associates where he was responsible for developing the largest third party leasing and marketing service for private owners, institutional investors and REITS in New York City. As head of new business development there, he created residential and development opportunities for sales, leasing and property management, and was also part of the team responsible for the planning and income projections for new developments.

Previously as Director of Business Development for Citi Habitats, Scaglion was responsible for the creation of the company’s on-site leasing and marketing department for which he secured dozens of exclusive leasing arrangements with New York City’s top developers. During his tenure, he established Citi Habitats as the largest provider of on-site leasing services in New York City.