Since 2001, Scott has built his career and reputation in the real estate industry as a property owner, developer and investor at The Engel Burman Group, where he leverages his extensive professional experience overseeing various aspects of business management, development and operations.
Scott presides as President of Engel Burman Construction, managing a team of over 70 employees – over multiple construction projects – and a robust construction pipeline with a total aggregate project cost in excess of five hundred million dollars in construction trades. During his tenure at this post, he designed and implemented a corporate restructuring to allow for and expedite the company’s growth into a variety of business sectors, including the rapid expansion of The Bristal Assisted Living chain; a surge in The Seasons active senior lifestyle communities; the company’s entrance into the drug rehabilitation and research sector; and other residential and mixed-use projects on Engel Burman’s horizon.
Throughout his career, Scott has extensively negotiated the purchase, sale and leasing of commercial properties. He has also structured complicated real estate development deals for assisted living and multifamily residential projects across New York and New Jersey. Scott has a keen understanding of property finance, closing a wide array of real estate funding transactions for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Scott has a unique eye for project concepts and planning, and an innate sense of the real estate development process and its many intricacies. He has worked with municipalities and government agencies throughout the region, and established a successful track record for obtaining difficult land use approvals and property entitlements, yielding real tangible results in the form of brick and mortar buildings.
Scott was a founding Partner of Paramount Realty USA, a real estate auction company headquartered in Manhattan, which represents real estate owners and developers in the accelerated marketing and sale of all types of real estate via auction.
In 2018, Scott was appointed to the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG Long Island’s Community Advisory Board. Scott was also appointed in 2017 to the Board of Trustees for the Long Island Children’s Museum. Scott and his wife Bianca were honorees at the museum’s 2016 Annual Cocktails and Cupcakes Gala.
Scott is a past President of the Long Island Real Estate Group and remains an active member of LIREG executive board. He sits on The Association for a Better Long Island’s associate board. He is the recipient of the Long Island Business News’ 2010 Award for “Rising Star in Commercial Development,” and was a member of their “40 under 40” class of 2011.
Scott received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Marketing from the New York University Stern School of Business. He resides in The Village of Lloyd Harbor, NY with his wife, Bianca, and their three children: Isla, Brent and Page as well as their five dogs. He has a passion for fitness, competes in national and international endurance racing events and is a top local triathlon finisher.