Haz Aliessa

Homegrown in Manhattan’s East Village, with experience dating all the way back to his childhood working in family restaurants, promoting for nightclubs, opening a restaurant of his own, and eventually brokering agreements to bring countless hospitality endeavors to fruition, Haz is a true expert in the NYC hospitality industry. His steadfast commitment to get the best deal terms for his clients has earned him loyalty across a vast network of international entrepreneurs, bringing relationships to and from the world’s most competitive business environments such as Dubai and Tokyo, but always calling NYC home.

Haz holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Touro College. His bold yet professional style of negotiating has been showcased on national TV as the emerging star of Bravo’s “The Risky Listing”. Haz has a reputation among restaurateurs and landlords alike in NYC as somebody who is driven to generate results, and his success towards that end keeps his clients always coming back to continue helping them grow their business.

Paul McQuade

Paul began his career in the food & beverage industry as a business planning and operations analyst for Heineken. Over his 14 years with Heineken, Paul gained valuable exposure to many different areas of the business and went on to hold various sales managerial positions in both California and New York. With his extensive sales experience, his familiarity with clients in the hospitality industry, and his unique aptitude to process real data for operations to make informed decisions around brand integration, Paul provides tremendous value and insight to both his clients and his teammates alike.

Paul holds a B.S. in Marketing and Management from Siena College where he was a member of their Division I lacrosse program. He grew up in the suburbs of NYC, and is well at home in the fast-paced environment that makes NYC the top-tier business center that it is. When not traversing the streets, Paul spends his free time as head coach of a youth team in Westchester, NY; sharing his passions for teamwork, competition, and his favorite sport with the next generation.