Scott Minerd
Guggenheim Partners
Monica Monajem
Amitis Partners

Joseph Moinian

New York, US

Founder & CEO

The Moinian Group

Joseph Moinian


Joseph Moinian is Chief Executive Officer of Moinian Group, the company he founded in 1982 which boasts a portfolio of more than 20 million square feet of property – and is among one of the only national real estate entities to develop, own and operate properties across every asset category, including office, hotel, retail, condos and rental apartments.

Mr. Moinian is well known for his superb investment, development and management strategies, forging new neighborhoods and spearheading the transformation and enhancement of property values and environments. The New York City-based developer, investor and long-term owner of prime real estate nationwide is recognized for pioneering the development of emerging neighborhoods in major metropolitan cities across the United States.

A member of the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York and on the boards of the Skyline Museum; Mr. Moinian is also a noted philanthropist who supports the arts, civic organizations and healthcare issues.

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The Moinian Group

Known for his superb investment, development and management strategies, Joseph Moinian recognized long ago that the largest and greatest potential for prosperity lied in the transformation and invigoration of the underserved neighborhoods of New York City. Today, The Moinian Group boasts one of the largest private portfolios of property.

View from YU: September 27, 2019 – Yeshiva University News

Joseph Moinian of The Moinian Group talks about New York real estate for the YU Professional Networking Group. 

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Joseph Moinian’s Background

Founder & CEO
Jan 1982 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Founded by Joseph Moinian, The Moinian Group is among the few national real estate entities to develop, own and operate properties across every asset category, including office, hotel, retail, condos and rental apartments. Since its founding in 1982, The Moinian Group has thrived with a portfolio in excess of 20 million square feet across major cities including New York, Dallas and Los Angeles.

Other Business Interests

2018 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Joseph Moinian described 2017 as “a banner year” for his eponymous family-led development firm, and it’s hard to disagree. Last fall, the company announced that it's massive 71-story, 1,175-unit Sky luxury rental tower at 605 West 42nd Street, at the corner of 11th Avenue, was 100 percent leased only 18 months after leasing launched.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Board of Governors
New York, NY, USA
The Real Estate Board of New York represents influential real estate professionals as it works to protect, improve & advance the business of real estate in New York City.
Board Member
New York, NY, USA
Located in New York City, the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, The Skyscraper Museum celebrates the City's rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Within it, The Skyline Museum houses two galleries, one dedicated to the Manhattan skyline & a special exhibitions hall.


Board Director
New York, NY, USA
Through commemoration, exhibitions & educational programs, The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a non-profit in New York City, remembers & honors the 2,983 people killed in the horrific attacks of September 11 2001 & February 26 1993, as well as those who risked their lives to save others & all who demonstrated extraordinary compassion in the aftermath of the attacks.
Lakewood Township, NJ, USA
The Special Children's Center, a non-profit, is located in Lakewood, New Jersey & Brooklyn, New York. The Center is focused on a multi-faceted service program for children & adults with complex developmental disabilities. Begun in 1996 by two compassionate teens volunteering their time to provide respite care for families with children with developmental disabilities.
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Click on the logo to view: Joseph Moinian of The Moinian Group sits down with Commercial Observer’s Max Gross to discuss what drew him to 11th Avenue, how sports-oriented retail is changing 5th Avenue & how the stock market may be an indication of the state of the commercial real estate industry.

Joseph Moinian’s Education

Business Administration