Kaan Sanalan

Kaan Sanalan

New York, NY, US

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Moving from Istanbul, Kaan attended Syracuse University where his passion for development and evolution of design & engineering led him to major in Architecture and minor in Real Estate.
After working in architecture during & post college, Kaan wanted to experience development from the end-user perspective; he began working as a real estate agent in NYC. 
In order to create a cohesive process that would meet his clients’ needs. In 2018, Kaan began a venture called “Brokers & Architects” which combines brokerage, marketing, and design, as well as project management services.
After 4 years of a successful and an educational career in real estate, Kaan is looking for further opportunities to be a part of and expand within the development industry.



R New York, New York, NY, US, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Apr 2019 - current

Brokers & Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager as Owner's Rep.

Completed Projects:
82 Horatio, 4A: Co-op Studio Renovation
The Lausanne: Condo One-Bedroom Renovation

Feb 2018 - current

Citi Habitats, New York, NY, US, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Rookie of the year 2016, West Village Office
Silver Award of the year 2017, Company-wide

Apr 2016 - Apr 2019

Tether Club Syracuse, Syracuse, NY, US, Founder

Tether Club was an online marketplace for student housing; pro-actively marketed available housing options to 20,000 students and faculty.

May 2014 - Oct 2016

OMNI Architects, P.C., New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Worked on Schematic Design, Construction Drawings,
and Submission Packages to municipality.
Maintaining Sample Library & Documentation of project progress

Oct 2015 - Jan 2016

Global Architectural Development, Istanbul, TR, Summer Associate

-Served as coordinator for summer associates.

-Worked as design assistant in collaboration with senior management on a design
project for a hotel in Bodrum, Turkey.

-Produced schematic designs for luxury hotel rooms and 3D models for the

-Conducted marketing research, positioning, and pricing included in the business
plan proposed for the subsidary furniture company.

-Designed catalogues and booklets for events, and project introductions.

-Coordinated the model making among a group of interns on Ottoman

May 2014 - Aug 2014

BUDOVA Architects, Istanbul, TR, Summer Associate

-Worked as design assistant to architect Tugba Rizeli.

-Conducted site visits with the architect in order to research for ongoing projects.

-Created 3D models out of construction drawings provided by the senior sta

-Attended project development and subcontractor meetings.

May 2010 - Aug 2010


NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate -SCPS, New York, NY, US, Land Use & Development Certificate

GPA 4.00

Mar 2019 - current

NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate -SCPS, New York, NY, US, Real Estate Investment Certificate

GPA 4.00

Mar 2019 - current

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, School of Architecture, 5-year

Real Estate Minor
International Three Cities Program - Florence-Paris- Amsterdam
Thesis Project: Civic Composition
Dean's List

Aug 2010 - May 2015


Silver Award of the year 2017, Company Wide, Award


Rookie of the year 2016, West Village Office, Award


Chancellor's Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization