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Brie Train

Brie Train

Hoboken, NJ, US

 

About 

Background: 

architecture. urban design. construction. graphics. 

Foreground: 

real estate. construction. development. market analysis. branding. sales. 

 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

MNS, New York, NY, US, Development Coordinator

In 2011, MNS was formed out of the successful joint venture between The Developers Group and The Real Estate Group New York after both firms skyrocketed to the top of the New York City real estate market. Successfully managing the marketing and sales of more than $4 billion worth of luxury condominium and rental projects in New York City, our projects sell faster and for a higher average price per square foot than any of the competition.

MNS is a full-service real estate brokerage and consulting firm that specializes in:
Pre-Development Planning
New Development Sales
In-House Marketing by Profile

Our services reflect our unique position as Trendsetters, Innovators, and Shapers of the market. With detailed consideration going into every square foot of every project, we anticipate the needs of developers and the desires of the buyers.

Jul 2008 - current
 

Toll Brothers Inc. - Toll Architecture, New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

 Lead sale negotiations and assisted in structuring sales contracts in order to meet developer profitability.
 Analyzed detailed traffic summaries and developed sales presentation through product and market research.
 Managed several ad campaigns to ensure company marketing goals were met.
 Supervised creative and copy production of marketing collateral.
 Evaluated construction documents and field conditions for coordination among subs contractors.
 Assisted in procurement of trades with preparation of bid packages, contracts, and award letters.
 Updated cost reports and forecasting of project sales, settlements and P&L.
 Prepared weekly purchase orders, monthly bank requisition, and lien wavers to guarantee timely subcontractor and vendor payments.

Jan 2007 - May 2008
 

Cooper, Robertson & Partners, New York, NY, US, Junior Associate

 Acted as project team manager for architectural services, master plans and feasibility studies.
 Acted as design assistant for local and national residential, commercial, hotel, and institutional architecture and urban planning.
 Acted as consultant coordinator for submissions and design charets.
 Coordinated client contact regarding project predevelopment, development and construction.
 Prepared and performed analyses including draw requests, actual to budget analyses and cost reporting.
 Performed fee negotiations with third party contractors for contracts valued up to $5M.
 Coordinated and prepared presentation boards, animated PowerPoint slides, brochures, reports and logos.
 Attended city planning and zoning board meetings to keep abreast of development proposals.

Jul 2002 - Dec 2007
 

Education 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Masters, Real Estate Institute

Real Estate Development, Economics, Marketing and Feasibility, Negotiations, Capital Markets, Finance, Construction Management, LEED.

Aug 2006 - Dec 2007
 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture, Urban Design, Master Planning, Computer Graphics, Landscape, Art History, Structures and Systems.

Aug 1997 - Aug 2002
 

Awards 

Presidents Award, 1st Place

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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