Lauren Elkies Schram Joins Marino Real Estate Team as Senior Director
Veteran reporter and former Deputy Editor at Commercial Observer, bolsters firm’s robust real estate expertise
NEW YORK– May 29, 2019 – Marino – a New York City-based strategic communications firm – today announced that veteran journalist Lauren Elkies Schram has joined the Marino real estate team as Senior Director.
Schram brings more than two decades of reporting and 13 years of real estate expertise to Marino. Most recently, she served as Deputy Editor at Commercial Observer, writing commercial real estate stories for print and web, assigning and editing stories, and providing daily oversight of the website. Schram’s previous roles include covering real estate, crime, politics and general news as a reporter and editor at outlets such as The Real Deal, Crain’s New York Business and the New York Sun.
“Real estate is a cornerstone of our agency and we’re excited to bring this level of talent and industry expertise to our already robust team,” said John F. Marino, President of Marino. “Lauren will be a tremendous asset to our firm and will enable us to bring her wealth of industry experience and insights to benefit our clients agency wide.”
Schram earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Florida Atlantic University. She was born and raised in Manhattan, where she resides with her husband.
Founded in 1993, Marino has successfully represented a wide array of clients such as McDonald’s, Walmart, The Home Depot, Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation, Crain’s New York Business and the iconic One World Trade Center, as well as a host of some of New York City’s most widely respected real estate companies, trade associations and not-for-profits.
In 2018, the agency was named one of the nation’s Most Powerful Real Estate PR Firms by The Observer.
Marino is a full-service strategic communications firm that serves a broad client roster and is home to a talented, committed and diverse team of communications professionals and digital strategists in New York, Los Angeles, and Boston. The company has represented various clients spanning a full spectrum of market sectors. Marino delivers data-driven, fully integrated strategies focused on amplifying impressions, changing perceptions and fostering high-level relationships to build brands.