As the market soared in the past decade, so did the status of once-humble real estate brokers, some of whom became quasi celebrities akin to their clients, boldface names who appeared in gossip columns and, yes, became regulars at the Four Seasons, dining alongside the city’s most high-profile movers and shakers.
Oh, how I miss those days! It’s lunch at Chicken Joe’s now, usually with low-lifes like Frank Farricker – the Donald won’t return my calls anymore (or his cellphone service was cut off by the bankruptcy Trustee). But we’re all coming back! You wait and see.