Jeffrey Tabak is the principal of Tabak Is Tribeca, LLC. The company was started in 1984.
Jeff graduated from George Washington University in Washington D.C. as a Political Science major, and went on to graduate from Brooklyn Law School. He started the company in his Brooklyn apartment, and has been running the company from a Tribeca storefront since the Mid 1980’s.
In June of 1998, Tabak Real Estate moved to a storefront office on Reade Street, and has continued to be a presence in the Tribeca residential real estate market.
Besides being involved with the Downtown Brokers Association for many years, Jeff has also been quoted in The New York Times, and New York Magazine on many occasions, and more recently in The Washington Post, Bloomberg Financial News and The New York Daily News. In December 2013, The New York Times again featured Jeffrey Tabak and Tabak is Tribeca LLC in an article entitled “Undaunted by Giants”.
He was listed as one of Tribeca’s most recognized brokers in New York Magazine’s April 12, 1999 issue.
Jeffrey Tabak has been directly involved with over 450 Sales of coops and Condos in the Tribeca Area.
In 2006, Tabak Real Estate Launched its Commercial Division, which has been a huge success.
As of Jan 2015, The company has sold buildings and commercial units totaling over $30,000,000 in sales, and has rented over 30 Stores and Offices.
Andrew Melnick is an Associate Broker Selling and Renting Property for over 25 years.
His extensive knowledge of Tribeca properties and his ability to listen has made him a
Top Real Estate Broker
Andrew has successfully found homes for over 500 families in Tribeca in the past 25
Whether it’s renting your home or selling your coop, condo or building, Andrew has done them all.
His first hand experience as a broker and the ownership of his management company, “Melnick Management, LLC” has given Andrew an insight into all facets of the deal.
This makes Andrew Melnick the natural choice for all your real estate needs.
Andrew is married, and the father of two sons, Adam 24 and Jason 29. He has been
involved in Tribeca for over 14 years as a soccer coach, little league coach, and has
served on the Board of The Downtown Soccer League for over 11 years.
James Attard is an Associate Broker working for Tabak Real Estate since early 2005. A current resident of Tribeca, James was born and raised in the Meatpacking District and also lived in the East Village. James has been featured in The Real Deal, HGTV as well as The New York Times “On the Market”, the New York Daily News “The Closer” and also quoted in the New York Post “Price Points”.
A Pace University Graduate, where he majored in Business Economics, James has used his knowledge of the market and attention to detail to assist those who are looking for primary residences to the investors.
James has been involved in building management for the last thirteen years.
After dealing with the complex issues of managing property, he felt he had a unique and great insight into the needs of the first time buyer or renter.
James brings his hard work ethic, professionalism and willingness to make an extra effort to the table.
Another Passion is Hockey. He has been playing both Roller and Ice hockey since early childhood at Chelsea Piers and Edison, NJ. In college at Pace University, James founded the school’s first Hockey Club and served as the Captain and Manager of the team.
Heidi A. Schaffer
Heidi Schaffer is an Associate Broker Selling and Renting Property since the mid 1990’s.
Heidi has returned to “Tabak is Tribeca” after a stint at her original profession of practicing Law.
Heidi has over 15 years of litigation experience in private practice.
Her experience as a litigator enables her to be an effective negotiator, listener and advocate when representing either a buyer or seller. Having conducted hundreds of closings, she can assist in how to navigate the process of buying or selling your home from the beginning stages through the closing.
Heidi was a top broker at Tabak every year with total sales over $50,000,000.
She has found homes for 100’s of families in Tribeca and surrounding neighborhoods.
Her passion for her work has earned Heidi an outstanding reputation among her colleagues and loyal clientele. Her greatest pleasure is finding someone the perfect space.
Heidi possesses extensive experience, professionalism and a strong attention to detail earning the trust of buyers, sellers and renters. She takes extreme care in listening to all of her clients needs assuring unmatched superior service every time.
Heidi also has experience dealing with complex transactions including short sales and commercial real estate making her the true consummate real estate professional.
Heidi graduated from Brooklyn Law School and American University. She is an active member and volunteer at The Nassau County Bar Association and a Member of The New York Bar Association.