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About us

01

Our Awesome Story

In June of 2016, Roxana Q. Girand opened the doors to Sebastian Capital Inc, an innovate boutique real estate firm that specializes in Latin American families with real estate assets in the US market. Sebastian Capital offers a custom, diverse platform of services merging traditional commercial real estate in sectors such as acquisitions, leasing, management and sales with access to growth capital. This hybrid model of commercial brokerage with mortgage capabilities makes the firm much nimbler in its approach to commercial real estate in New York City and across the country.

Today, Sebastian Capital has under management over 3.5M square feet of commercial and residential real estate in New York City, New Jersey and Westchester.

Through Sebastian Capital, Ms. Girand’s vision is to revitalize the industry with a more personalized and hands on business approach. She specializes in working with a variety of investors and Latin American Families that would not necessarily want to have a presence in the US. This, together with fresh marketing strategies, technological advances, and a big utilization of social media, is enabling change in the way Real Estate is done.

Some of Roxana Q. Girand’s blue-chip clients list includes: Banco Inbursa, El Universal of Venezuela family office, Lloyd Goldman’s BLDG management, Flexis Capital, The Lightstone Group, Corigin Real Estate among many others.

02

Our PORTFOLIO

Currently, our company leases and manages more than 3.5 million square feet of commercial and residential space in the tri-state area.

New York

Westchester

New Jersey

03

Our Team

  • ROXANA Q. GIRAND

    President/CEO

  • CESARE CORTE

    Director of Operations, Westchester

  • JAMES COLLETTI

    Director of Operations, NYC / NJ

  • KATHERINE SANTANA

    Executive Assistant, NYC

  • AMY BARTLETT

    Marketing Specialist

  • CHRIS MENA

    Marketing Specialist

  • JOY DOKO

    Commercial Sales Specialist

  • AIMAL PAHRAND

    Commercial Sales Specialist

  • RASHAD ISAACS

    Commercial Sales Specialist

  • MICHELLE MELENDEZ

    Executive Assistant, Westchester

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MORE ABOUT OUR CEO

Roxana Q. Girand has been a New York City Real Estate professional for more than 17 years.

Ms. Girand has been chosen as a leader in the industry by the New York Real Estate Journal since 2012, as they honored “Women in Real Estate.” She was also named one of the “Top Women in Real Estate” by Sokol Media in 2014.

Born in New York and raised in Colombia and Spain, Roxana is fluent in Spanish and English, and conversant in Italian and Portuguese. With a JD in International Law from Bogotá, Colombia, Ms. Girand has specialized in assisting clients from Latin America and Europe in their expansion and investment strategy for her entire career. She has also been involved with the international and local private equity markets, hedge funds, and the institutional investment advisory industry, working closely with New York based, Bermudian and Cayman Fund Managers. She has been a key liaison in the raise up of over $500M of an Opportunity Real Estate Fund.

Her perseverance, resourcefulness, extreme attention to detail, and creativity are her hallmark, and they have proven to be the basis of her successful career. Her ultimate dedication and personalized service to her customers is what ultimately differentiates her from her colleagues.

Roxana Q. Girand is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and the Young Men’s | Women’s Real Estate Association of New York (YMWREA.) and also a variety of charitable organizations, such as Pies Descalzos, which ensures education to less fortunate children in Colombia.

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Our Timeline

2015

Sebastian Capital Inc., is officially born.

One Pepsi Way is acquired.

2016

The IBM Somers Campus is acquired.

2017

PEPSI CO. LEAVES ONE PEPSI WAY IN 2016, AND IN JANUARY OF 2017 SEBASTIAN CAPITAL INC. REOPENS THE BUILDING TO NEW TENANTS UNDER A NEW NAME: THE WESTCHESTER URBAN CAMPUS.

SEBASTIAN CAPITAL INC. CREATES THE SUITE PROJECT, A FLEXIBLE OFFICE SPACE FOR TEAMS OF ALL SIZES IN MIDTOWN MANHATTAN AND WESTCHESTER.

2018

AS PART OF OUR INNOVATIVE RETAIL SOLUTIONS, WE OPEN THE ELIZABETH COLLECTIVE: A CREATIVE HUB FOR HIGHEND E-COMMERCE ARTISANS AND DESIGN-FOCUSED ORGANIZATIONS.

2019

THE BLUE STONE PEAK ACADEMY, AT OUR IBM SOMERS CAMPUS, IS NOW UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW PROCESSES WITH A TARGET OPENING FOR EARLY 2021.