Shaun Osher

Founder and CEO




Shaun Osher is the founder and CEO of CORE, a New York City–based real estate firm offering a comprehensive array of brokerage and marketing services for both residential and commercial properties. Under his leadership, CORE has become a powerful boutique brokerage representing some of the finest new developments and highest-valued resale properties in the city.

Together with his partner, Jack Cayre, Shaun founded CORE in 2005 to realize his vision of a highly nimble and creative firm committed to service and integrity. One of New York's most successful and respected agents, Shaun is widely known in the real estate community as a broker's broker, with a keen understanding of the market and exceptional acumen for sales and negotiation. He also has the unique ability to work well with all parties involved—buyer, seller, landlord, developer or broker—and to identify with their needs. At CORE, he has brought together a closely integrated team of knowledgeable, experienced and reputable agents who share his vision and dedication.

A talented musician and native of Johannesburg, South Africa, Shaun traveled to the United States at the age of 21. He graduated from The New School and began his real estate career in 1994. Soon he became recognized as the top downtown agent—a distinction he maintained for the next 15 years. His expert opinion is frequently sought by top consumer and trade media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Crain's. Shaun has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University and New York University and has participated in numerous industry panels.