Management Corporation was founded in 1945 and has been in
continuous operation ever since. Our Founder, Alvin Gilman
(1915 - 2006) remained active in its operation until 1993
when he retired. Currently the Company is run by the third
generation of the Gilman Family, Mr. Robert Raphael. The
Company has stayed true to its founder’s twin objectives of
strategic acquisitions and hands on management.
In 1996, Gilman Management Corporation recruited Mr. Lee
Deane as an additional principal in their real estate
acquisition and management group. Mr. Deane, a veteran of
Manhattan’s top real estate companies, has been an important
part of Gilman Management’s continued expansion. Likewise,
Gilman Management has been active in recruiting young talent
to whose enthusiasm complements the principals’ decades of
Though initially focusing on residential multi-family assets
in New York City, the successive generations have expanded
the reach of Gilman Management to Long Island, Pennsylvania
and New England. To be sure, it has not abandoned its focus
on residential properties, and in the 1990's embarked on a
strategy in locating up and coming areas in New York City.
That strategy proved successful, with the Gilman Company
group acquiring properties in the East Village and
Williamsburg sections of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Currently,
the Gilman Management affiliates are owners and operators of
properties whose net worth exceeds four hundred million
($400,000,000.00) dollars and includes 3500 residential
units in one hundred properties through the New York
tri-state area, as well as shopping centers and office
buildings (attached is a partial list of the Gilman
For all its growth and expertise, Gilman Management stays
true to its tried and tested format of strategic strategies.
This patience has rewarded the company with an uninterrupted
history of stability and growth, despite the many turbulent
periods the real estate market has experienced in Gilman
Management’s eight decades of existence.
Gilman Management enjoys an excellent relationship with a
broad array of financial institutions both in a depository
and credit capacity. References are available upon request.
55 Watermill Lane
Great Neck, NY
Phone: (516) 764-0226
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