Gary Barnett is Chairman and Founder of Extell Development Company. Mr. Barnett founded the company in 1989, when he recognized the potential of the real estate market in the United States. He began acquiring real estate assets throughout the country, with a focus on New York City, and formed Extell Development Company. Today, Mr. Barnett and his team power one of the most recognizable full-service development companies in the country. From the outset, Mr. Barnett has been committed to delivering quality, value, and beauty. This passion originated with his international work in the diamond industry.
A born-and-bred New Yorker, Gary received his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Queens College and a Master’s degree in Economics from Hunter College.