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Elie Hirschfeld Purchases Trump Drawing at auction.

920x920President Donald Trump has bought a sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by Trump for $16,000 at an auction.

Elie Hirschfeld, president of Hirschfeld Properties, purchased the 12-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper at an auction in California and online last week. It was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida during the time he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as a private club in 1995.

Julien’s Auctions says the piece signed by Trump went for less than $100 the first time it was sold.

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Elie Hirschfeld Curates The Energy and Beauty of Manhattan in his Art Collection

Some may know Elie Hirschfeld primarily as a renowned New York real estate developer and philanthropist – but Hirschfeld also has a passion for the arts – which he has enjoyed cultivating through collecting and loaning works of art that are often focused on the beauty of his home city of New York.

“I am always pleased to share my work with other museums and galleries and although each exhibition addresses its own theme, collectively the works that feature New York City as a theme speak to the greater story of the culture, vibrancy and expression alive in of New York. This theme is a dynamic one – changing and consistently relevant in new ways,” said Elie Hirschfeld. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld Competes in 33rd Consecutive Mighty Hamptons Triathlon

Elie Hirschfeld, New York real estate developer and premier senior athlete, concluded the summer of 2017 by competing in his 33rd consecutive Mighty Hamptons Triathlon. Notably – this is the second most consecutive years of participation any competitor has maintained in the history of the event.

“It’s with great pride that I have been able to compete against the best of the best in this sport and become part of the fabric of such an esteemed event,” Hirschfeld said. Elie Hirschfeld is passionate about consistent, life-long self-improvement through his professional pursuits as well as in the arenas of fitness and athletic arenas. Continue reading

Hirschfeld Shares Insight with Leaders During Visit to Israel

Elie Hirschfeld and Robert Sugarman, former Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Elie Hirschfeld and Robert Sugarman, former Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Elie Hirschfeld is a life-long New York resident, real estate developer and business leader.  His support for Israel has been significant and a key focus throughout his life. He recently traveled to the historic Jewish homeland to conduct high-level meetings with top government officials to discuss important matters of state and international business development.

The iconic philanthropist was born in Israel and has a long history of activism in support of the Jewish state’s well-being and vitality in all arenas – from economic to health and education. Elie Hirschfeld was recently named to a critical position on the National Campaign Advisory Board of Israel Bonds Corporation. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld Believes in a Lifelong Work-Ethic

2017eh-haring-art-4-1Elie Hirschfeld is a renowned real-estate developer, patron of the arts and art collector, civic benefactor and triathlete in constant pursuit of life’s next challenge. Mr. Hirschfeld is always in pursuit of self-improvement and ways to improve the world around him.  In that process, he often looks often to those who are at the pinnacle of their profession for traits to keep in mind, as he pursues his own goals and ambitions.

One professional that Elie Hirschfeld has long admired is Attorney, Herbert Rubin. Earlier this year Elie made a generous contribution to the New York University Law School Herbert Rubin Symposium. Mr. Rubin is a professor of law and continues to practice law in both State Supreme Court and Federal Court cases on his docket. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld Conquers Central Park Triathlon 2017

New York developer secures the win for his age division

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New York real estate developer, athlete, art collector and philanthropist, Elie Hirschfeld has seized yet another opportunity to compete and win, in the recent Central Park Triathlon. A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. The nature of the sport focuses on persistent training in each of the three disciplines, as well as combination workouts and general strength conditioning. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld lends four paintings to “New York, New York” exhibition at Nassau County Museum of Art

elie-hirschfeld-artworkNew York real estate developer and art collector, Elie Hirschfeld has lent four of his prized paintings to the exhibition, “New York, New York”, to will run from July 22 through November 5 at the The Nassau County Museum of Art.

His participation in the exhibition demonstrates his devotion both to the arts and to the city he has helped shape for nearly 50 years. “This exhibition resonates with me because of my love for New York, and my deep personal and professional connection with the city. Each of the four pieces from my collection are symbols of my many ties with the greatest city on earth,” Elie Hirschfeld said. Continue reading

ELIE HIRSCHFELD APPOINTED TO SERVE ON ISRAEL BONDS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN ADVISORY COUNCIL

eh-buffett-6-15-17-bJune 13, 2017 – New York, NY – Today, Elie Hirschfeld announced his appointment to the Israel Bonds National Campaign Advisory Council. He is humbled by the appointment to the Council (www.israelbonds.com).

The organization typically sells over $USD One Billion in bonds annually in the United States to develop every aspect of Israel’s economy. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld Celebrates New York Academy of Sciences 200 Year Anniversary

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Earlier this month, Elie Hirschfeld and his wife Sarah attended the Gala 200 Year Anniversary celebration in honor of the New York Academy Of Sciences (www.nyas.org). Mr. Hirschfeld is noted as a distinguished guest by the Academy, and is committed to helping advance the mission of this important institution. Some 15 Nobel Prize winners were in attendance, including several of Sarah’s colleagues from The Rockefeller University. Continue reading

Residential Real Estate Continues to Drive Growth and New Opportunity in New York City

elie-hirschfeld-drives-growth-1Elie Hirschfeld has been a leader and visionary driver within the highly competitive New York City Real Estate market for decades. This market is one of the most dynamic and profitable in the world, and few know it better than Mr. Hirschfeld.

Elie Hirschfeld was recently invited to participate as an expert presenter at the Titans of Business event produced by Haute Living, on April 28, 2017. The event featured the leaders dominating the residential real estate market in New York City, including Don Peebles, Billy Macklowe, Mitchell Moinian, Bruce Eichner and Michael Stern in addition to Mr. Hirschfeld. Continue reading