Our people are our greatest resource.

Our team is diverse, capable, experienced, and dedicated. Our people make the difference: in the depth and quality of services we deliver, and in ensuring our owner-clients achieve their immediate and long-term objectives. Sierra Real Estate has been in business since 1953. Each of our senior professionals has more than 20 years of experience in all facets of the ownership and operation of real estate. And we manage multifamily (regulated and fair market), office, retail, and industrial properties throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Senior Executive Team

James Wacht, President Sierra Real Estate, President Lee & Associates NYC, attorney, property owner and manager; active in real estate since 1981. James’ Bio »

Peter Braus, Executive Vice President Sierra Real Estate and Managing Principal Lee & Associates NY, licensed real estate broker, property owner and manager; active in real estate since 1994. Peter’s Bio »

Eric Sarner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Sierra Real Estate; oversees the day-to-day operations of Sierra Real Estate; active in real estate since 1996. Eric’s Bio »

Leslie Thompson, Vice President— Director of Property Management for Sierra Real Estate; oversees the entire property management portfolio; active in real estate for over 30 years. Leslie's Bio »

Darren Schumer, Senior Vice President, Sierra Development Associates LLC, oversees all project and construction management services; active in real estate since 1992.
Darren's Bio »

Jeneice Abraham, Vice President of Accounting, oversees all accounting and reporting services. Jeneice's Bio »