Each member of our executive team comes from a unique background and brings years of experience and expertise from their respective fields. By combining our individual talents, we work collaboratively to bring visionary and timeless concepts to life.
Mr. Chaluts has vast experience in ground-up construction, gut renovation and new development of rental and condominium housing. A true visionary, he recognized the growth potential of investments in New York’s Lower East Side and Murray Hill neighborhoods in the early 1990s and helped reshape and reimagine these ever-evolving, sought after neighborhoods. Mr. Chaluts excels at recognizing and improving underperforming properties in emerging and established neighborhoods, transforming them into properties of maximum value. His role in the company is to expertly identify, acquire and finance new projects. Mr. Chaluts is unparalleled in his ability to structure deal terms and consummate innovative transactions. He currently leads the firm’s newest condominium and retail developments in Manhattan, as well as international developments including the expansive Toronto waterfront mixed-use development.
Ms. Gol has extensive experience in real estate investment and development across a variety of asset types including residential, commercial and retail. She is instrumental in negotiating and strategically structuring each acquisition, and oversees all new developments. She plays an integral role in the company’s investment decisions and development processes. During the course of each project, Ms. Gol’s expertise enables her to engage and lead a team of professional partners to deliver an outstanding product. With her strong knowledge of the New York real estate market and sharp eye for detail, she also governs design and marketing for CV’s new projects. Her passion for strategic real estate development and growth in New York City is ever present. Ms. Gol is proud to have served as a Commissioner on the New York City Planning Commission under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. She is also a former member of the IDBNY Bank Board of Directors and a proud member of WX, an invitation-only, executive women in real estate group. Ms. Gol is a graduate of Cornell University.
EVP & General Counsel
Ms. Rubenstein has extensive experience in the Real Estate and Construction industries, where she has achieved a broad range of legal and business knowledge regarding all facets of real estate finance, development, sales and acquisitions, and operations. In her role as General Counsel and Sr. VP at Continental Ventures, Ms. Rubenstein leads operations and advises the company and its affiliates in complex real estate and financing transactions and strategic business decisions. Ms. Rubenstein earned her BBA with Honors from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. She was recently honored by ENR New York Magazine as one of the “Top 20 Under 40,” by Crain’s New York as one of the “Leading Women Lawyers” and by Sokol Media, Inc. as a “Top 14 Women to Watch” in Real Estate. Additionally, she was recognized as one of Women Builders Council’s “Outstanding Women in Real Estate,” selected by Real Estate Forum as a “Woman of Influence in Real Estate,” and was honored with the St. Francis Food Pantries Woman of Valor Humanitarian Award.
Ms. Isakov is the Chief Financial Officer of Continental Ventures and is responsible for directing the company’s financial policies and commanding all financial functions. Ms. Isakov brings more than fifteen years of accounting experience focused on real estate development, construction, and property management. Moving from the banking industry to real estate, Ms. Isakov joined a real estate management firm and subsequently a development firm where she acquired her skills and experience in construction and residential accounting. Ms. Isakov received a BA degree in Accounting and Information Systems with a minor in Economics from Queens College.
SVP of Asset Management
Mr. Gordon has worked with Continental Ventures for over fifteen years. He is instrumental in the evaluation of each potential property presented to the company and provides careful research to identify those that will lead to asset growth. His ability to model and analyze new opportunities allows CV to quickly and efficiently select and negotiate new development properties. He plays an active role in the coordination of design, construction and delivery to ensure timely completion and maximum benefit to the company’s portfolio. Mr. Gordon also oversees the leasing and maintaining of the company’s retail portfolio and its expanding multifamily portfolio. Mr. Gordon is a graduate of Brandies University.
Director of Operations
Ms. Greenfield has been Director of Operations at Continental Ventures for over fifteen years. In her role, Ms. Greenfield provides high-level administrative support to senior leadership and is responsible for office operations. She also oversees a portfolio of residential units and spearheads tenant relations and staff management. Ms. Greenfield graduated from Fairleigh Dickenson University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and brings over 15 years of real estate experience to her position. Prior to joining Continental Ventures, Ms. Greenfield worked in multiple fields, including brokerage and public relations.
Vice President of Development
Ms. Gol is responsible for managing a project’s development life cycle, from conducting initial zoning and feasibility analyses, to acquisition and coordinating the design, construction and delivery of units. She works closely with project architects, consultants and marketing teams to ensure that project goals and quality standards are achieved. She is also responsible for evaluating new opportunities and conducting due diligence. Previously Ms. Gol worked at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she oversaw the organization’s network of fifteen incubators and co-working spaces and managed several initiatives aimed at strengthening NYC’s startup and entrepreneurial communities. Prior to joining NYCEDC, Ms. Gol was an Urban Fellow in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development. Ms. Gol received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.