Adam Charness

APPA Development

Assistant Vice President of Acquisitions

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Capital Markets


Adam is an Assistant Vice President of Acquisitions and Development at APPA Real Estate, focused on managing all facets of the real estate development process, from acquisition through sale.

Prior to joining APPA in 2019, Adam was a development associate at Extell Development in New York, overseeing a $1.5 billion, 1 million square foot mixed-use development project in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, directly responsible for overseeing legal, finance, marketing, design, sales and construction departments. Prior to Extell, Adam was an Associate Director at Winick Realty Group, completing in excess of $70 million worth of commercial lease transactions, and held various development internships at L+M Development Partners and the New York City Economic Development Corporation during his masters coursework at New York University.

Adam graduated with a B.A. in Economics from University of Miami, and an M.S. in Real Estate Development from New York University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type