Management Team

Management Team

Guido Pompilj

Vivaldi Real Estate Team - Founder & CEO

Phone: +1 917 415 0087
Forged an international career path in real estate beginning with the Corporate Real Estate Division of Citibank in New York. Subsequently, he joined CB Richard Ellis in Milan where he serviced national and international clients such as The Blackstone Group, Pam Group, Banca Intesa, Clayton Dublier & Rice and Pirelli. Collaborating with Gabetti, Guido was the first broker to advertise a Manhattan real estate development in Italy. Subsequently, he guided the acquisition of entire portfolios of bankrupt New York City condominiums thus bringing Italian real estate investors to the attention of the Wall Street Journal for the first time. More recently, he served as the buyer’s broker for Bizzi and Partners’ purchase of the Setai Fifth Avenue building lot. This 60-story skyscraper is two blocks from the Empire State Building. Guido earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Rome and moved to New York in 1981 to pursue a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia University.

Luca Burato

Vivaldi Property Management Team

Phone: +1 917 655-0402
Luca's strong work ethic and dedication to his job are the building principles on which he built his real estate career.
Originally from Vicenza, Italy, Luca started his New York City career as a property manager for several landlords, managing properties in three of the five boroughs. Through his management experience, Luca developed great customer care skills, as well as real estate and building knowledge. Many of his clients consult with him on a daily basis on different matters such as renovations, construction, tenant screening, rentals, and sales.
Formerly a music producer, Luca owned a record company and co-founded one of the most successful Italian music magazines, Salad Days. As a result, Luca understands the importance of strong communication, marketing, and exposure in developing investments. Consistently interested and motivated to acquire more knowledge, Luca is always ready to answer and assist his clients' needs: "thanks to my background, I have the privilege to look at real estate from all prospectives," Luca says, "I understand landlords' needs, tenants' requests, and investors' dilemmas, and am able to establish an equilibrium that benefits all parties and projects".

Luis Ardon

Vivaldi Property Management Team

Phone: +1 718 536 9489
Luis' background in investment and economics set the stage for his successful career in real estate. No matter who he is advising, he always treats people as if they were his only client, with the utmost respect, paying attention to their needs, and the setting goals to exceed their expectations.
Luis was born in El Salvador and after graduating from the School of Economics and Commerce, ESEN he moved to Italy to obtain his masters in Economics and Political Science at the School of Political Science at the University of Milan. Luis specialized in fundamental analysis of public policies and their effects on individual and aggregate economic variables to predict market behavior and economic cycles. During his time as a student, Luis was an active member of AIESEC and "Gente Nueva:" organizations that helped train young leaders in Latin America.
A Brooklyn Heights resident, Luis appreciates the unique NYC lifestyle and understands the different neighborhoods in and around Manhattan. Fluent in Spanish, Italian, and English, Luis also has a basic understanding of French, making it easy for him to serve as an honest advisor to international clients. In his free time, Luis enjoys playing guitar, visiting the theater, watching operas and ballets, cooking, and playing sports.

Eve Gittelson

Vivaldi Real Estate Team

Phone: +1 917 689 7111

Eve is a native New Yorker. Upon graduating from Barnard College at Columbia University, she began her real estate career working for Prudential Douglas Elliman. This is where she acquired her extensive sales experience selling high end condominiums and cooperatives. (Please note—Eve is meticulous in preparing coop board packages and has never had a coop board turn down a purchaser). Thanks to her great knowledge of who’s who in New York society, Eve serves as Vivaldi’s investment research manager. Eve, is also politically active. During the recent debate on health care reform, she was invited to Washington DC to testify before a Congressional committee on the subject. Eve loves Citibike and you can find her pedaling all over the city.