Leslie Wohlman Himmel

Himmel + Meringoff Properties  | Co-Managing Partner

Leslie Wohlman Himmel is the Co-Managing Partner of Himmel + Meringoff Properties. Formed with Stephen Meringoff in 1985, the firm has become one of New York City’s most successful owner/operators specializing in creating value in commercial property and has developed a privately owned portfolio consisting of over two million square feet. In 2017 and 2019, she was named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by Crain’s. She was honored as Harvard Business School Club of New York’s ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for 2016 and, in 2011, received REBNY’s Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award for exceptional accomplishment and dedication to leadership in New York real estate. In 2021, she was honored with the Champions for Youth Award by SparkYouth NYC, a charitable organization which supports community-based programs for the young people of New York City. She received her MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School.

She is a board member of the M&T Bank Directors Advisory Council and M&T New York City Mortgage Committee, as well as Lionheart Strategic Management, LLC, a mezzanine debt fund. She is on the board of the Harvard Business School Club of New York. In 1992, she founded and continues to co-chair REBNY’s Economic Development Committee which works with New York City officials to support economic development initiatives in the city. A member of REBNY’s Board of Governors since 2001, she also serves as treasurer of the Executive Committee.