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Meet The Team

When we decided to form a business partnership back in 2006, we knew it would be something special. Not many brokers of our experience or influence form partnerships. Most go it alone, with junior agents that work to support them.

But our team is different – which means that as the team has grown, we have continued to break the mold.

Our team stands for honesty, integrity, and unwavering morals. That may sound like ‘just talk’, but it’s true, and our clients will speak to it (see what they have to say on Google here, or on our Testimonials page here). We will work endlessly to get you what you need and make the experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

We believe in being grateful for what we have, consistently showing up, and that New York is the best place to live in the world.

The Gasdaska Conlon Team specializes in residential Manhattan real estate, including luxury apartment rentals. Our team works with about 50% sellers and 50% buyers, so no matter your real estate needs, we can help.

Why We’re the Right Team For You

If you are looking to sell or rent a property you own, we’re the team for you. We will guide you every step of the way. We’ll tour your apartment, work with you to find a realistic and competitive price, and then market it until we’ve found the right buyer for you.

Are you looking to purchase a property in Manhattan? Let us help, and make the process fun again. We know how stressful finding properties that fit your individual needs can be. We’d love to take that load off your shoulders. We’ll work with you to quickly find exactly what you are looking for, help you put together an attractive offer, and guide you through the purchasing process all the way through closing.

Above all else, we are grateful for the careers we have been able to build, and those we share it with. Every member of our team is incredible at what they do, and we love working with each other. If you would like to get to know us more as individuals, see below.

If you are ready to get started, feel free to reach out. We’d love to speak with you, even if you are just dreaming.


John Gasdaska

John Gasdaska embraces each day at a time, with his first thought always of how he can be of service to others. This philosophy has never failed him, and helped him catapult his real estate business. Licensed since 1999 when he made the transition from the luxury hotel service industry, John specializes in selling residential real estate throughout Manhattan. He is a longtime annual member of Corcoran’s prestigious Multi-Million-Dollar Club, and consistently ranks in the Top 1% of 64,000 NRT Agents nationwide.In his tenure, John also served as Director of North America for Corcoran’s International Division, working directly with founder Barbara Corcoran and a team of top agents. In 2006, he formed a significant partnership with seasoned Corcoran broker, Jonathan Conlon. Their mission is to deliver the most superior, comprehensive, 24/7 expert service to their diverse, discerning clientele that includes high-profile New Yorkers in all fields of endeavor.

John’s personalized service, market knowledge, savvy negotiating skills, and thorough guidance streamline the purchase or sale process and truly set him apart. Yet his true key to success is the relationships with his clients. “Once a client, always a client,” he believes. These lasting bonds far outweigh simply making a sale, and the praise John receives is a testament to that:

John Gasdaska’s Testimonials

“John Gasdaska is exceptional. You can’t fake passion, and John’s true love for his clients makes for tremendous success. If you want honesty, great salesmanship, and extraordinary results, John’s the man. You can’t find a more dedicated professional than him.”
– Barbara Corcoran, Founder, The Corcoran Group

“John went out of his way to work with me and my schedule. He handled a difficult opposing broker with ease and grace and always communicated when things changed unexpectedly with clarity and concern. My experience in dealing with him was truly exceptional.”
– Erika Klauer, Analyst, Jennison & Associates

See more testimonials about John and the rest of the Gasdaska Conlon Team here.

More About John Gasdaska, Co-Founder of the Gasdsaska Conlon Team

A Pennsylvania native, John holds a Finance degree from Villanova University. Before real estate, he was Chief Concierge and Front Office Manager at Ian Schrager’s Royalton Hotel. Living in Manhattan for 30 years, with homes in the city and Hudson Valley, John is married and has a poodle named Bear. He is a very active volunteer at his Catholic Church, and in his community. He enjoys gardening, golf, theater, opera, and travel and currently sits on the Board of the off-Broadway Abingdon Theatre Company.

Learn more about John Gasdaska on his Corcoran profile.


Jonathan Conlon

Jonathan Conlon is exceptional in his client focus, knowledgeable of the New York market, and savvy at the art of real estate. Clients who work with him insist that they could not have been successful in their transaction without him, and appreciate the qualities we all seek in a real estate professional but rarely find: that is, honesty, compassion, focus on execution, and understanding the whole buying and selling experience.

Jonathan began his accomplished real estate career in 2002, working with a top agent at another prominent brokerage firm as a transaction manager. After honing his skills and a strong command of the process, he joined Corcoran in 2006 and formed a partnership with John Gasdaska. They have continued to align themselves with different seasoned brokers and garner coveted awards, among them consistent membership in the Multi-Million-Dollar Club and Corcoran Sales Councils, and ranking in the Top 1% of all NRT agents nationwide. Their goal is to deliver the most superior, comprehensive, 24/7 expert service to their diverse clientele that includes high-profile New Yorkers in all fields of endeavor.

Specializing in residential sales throughout Manhattan, as well as prime neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens, Jonathan advises his clients as though he were advising a member of his own family; and not just to get a deal done. He gives utmost attention to every client’s needs, keeping them calm and informed at every step while making a big decision and complex transaction simpler and more manageable.

Jonathan Conlon’s Testimonials

“Jonathan’s extensive hours of hand-holding as we navigated the at-times unorthodox requirements of our coop board proved invaluable.”
– Sarah Richardson & Alexander Kopelman

“Jonathan is exceptional in his client focus. We would not have been successful in our purchase without him. He represents the qualities we all seek in a real estate professional but rarely find: honesty, compassion, focus on execution, and understanding the whole home buying experience.”
– Kamal Bhatia

See more testimonials about Jonathan and the rest of the Gasdaska Conlon Team here.

More About Jonathan Conlon, Co-Founder of the Gasdsaska Conlon Team

A native of Dubuque, Iowa, Jonathan earned a Business degree from Iowa State University and previously worked in business/account management. He was raised to always be honest and forthright, and it has served him well. His keen attention to detail and aptitude for problem solving enable him to skillfully navigate and negotiate real estate deals. He is also generous with his time and insights, and mentors many young agents in the business. Residing in Forest Hills, Queens, with his wife and daughter, Jonathan also lived in the East Village for many years. He thoroughly enjoys being part of each client’s unique real estate journey, no matter where it leads.

Learn more about Jonathan Conlon on his Corcoran Profile.


Michael Turtora

Born and raised in New Jersey, Michael fell in love with New York City as a frequent visitor and has since turned his passion for real estate into a successful career as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson.

Michael started out as a rental agent with a boutique real estate firm before joining The Corcoran Group in 2011. He gained extensive condo and coop sales experience while working for four years under the wing of one of Corcoran’s top sales agents and has since become a very knowledgeable, honest, and savvy professional. Michael has developed a strong reputation among his colleagues and clients alike for his hard-working nature, honesty, and dependability.

Michael works together with John Gasdaska, Jonathan Conlon, and the rest of the Gasdaska Conlon Team, and is excited by the opportunity to work with all types of customers and clients. Buyers, Sellers, Investors, Landlords and Tenants all enjoy calling Michael their real estate expert.

Michael is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he graduated with a degree in Finance and began his professional career working in the commercial mortgage industry. His finance background and attention to detail have helped him succeed in the real estate sales world.

Michael Turtora’s Testimonials

“Mike was my agent for both the sale of my prior apartment, and the purchase of my new apartment. He helped guide me through both transactions and was thoroughly knowledgeable about every step in the process. I was totally impressed by his dedication and professionalism and would highly recommend him to anyone in the New York City area.”
– Amanda B.

“Moving to New York can be intimidating to say the least. Mike made me feel comfortable, prepared and informed throughout the process. He worked alongside me until we found a great place that fit my needs. The search before the search is finding an agent, which will shape your whole experience. You will be glad you called Mike!”
– Jennifer P.

See more testimonials about Michael and the rest of the Gasdaska Conlon Team here.

More About Michael Turtora, Member of the Gasdaska Conlon Team

Michael calls Astoria, Queens his home and loves to show apartments in the boroughs as well as Manhattan.

Learn more about Michael Turtora on his Corcoran profile.


TJ Verdiglione

Real estate is about people and relationships, not just properties and commission. T.J. serves his real estate clients with the highest degree of ethics and believes that as a sales professional, he must always put the needs of his buyers and sellers first.

‘I thoroughly enjoy helping someone find a home, as well as an investment they can feel good about. As a member of the GC Team at Corcoran’s Eastside office, we specialize in all sales and rental types in the residential market, including full building sales throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.’

From a family of real estate owners/investors, T.J. has a passion for the industry that extended to his career. While at a major residential and commercial construction & development firm specialized in luxury properties, he provided effective sales, operational and administrative support to the owner, as well as for prominent Kushner Company projects like 38 Monroe Place, 27 Monroe and 100 Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights. T.J. acquired insider knowledge of many facets of the business from property types, land acquisition, building materials, renovations, and property conversions to client relations.

More About TJ Verdiglione, Member of The Gasdaska Conlon Team

Prior to real estate, he demonstrated his sales savvy and client service skills as a sales consultant, sales manager, and personal trainer in the fitness world, where he consistently surpassed all sales objectives. T.J. is extremely in-tuned to people’s needs, astute to issues, and able to solve them quickly while providing exemplary results. Diligence, organization, communication, and accessibility are key reasons clients place their trust in him.

‘Every day, I wake up with the motivation to make the world a better place and enhance people’s lives, even if it’s one apartment at a time.’

A native of Freehold, NJ, T.J. holds a New York State Real Estate Salesperson License and is a proud member of REBNY, and is thrilled to be working with John Gasdaska, Jonathan Conlon, and the rest of the Gasdaska Conlon Team. His hobbies include fitness and sports of all kinds, especially basketball.

Learn more about TJ on his Corcoran profile.


Patrick Hogan

Inspired by his passion for real estate, Patrick took a leap of faith and became a residential sales agent in New York City. From being a public servant to serving his clients, he gives 110 percent of his heart, time and effort in every situation.

Patrick joined The Gasdaska Conlon Team with John Gasdaska and Jonathan Conlon at Corcoran after working for another top brokerage team, bringing along the best training to tackle NYC’s bustling real estate market. His goal is to unite clients with a home in their dream location, educate them every step of the way, and help them fully experience the lifestyle this great city has to offer. Known for his keen communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills, Patrick is both easy to work with and dedicated to getting results. His focus is on getting clients optimal value, working relentlessly to meet their needs and form lasting relationships built on trust and transparency.

More About Patrick Hogan, Member of the Gasdaska Conlon Team

Originally from Cranford, NJ, Patrick earned a B.A. in Biblical and Religious Studies from Messiah College. He went on to receive an M.A. in Education with a Teaching concentration and M.S. in Education with an Educational Leadership concentration from Saint Peter’s and Fordham Universities respectively. In addition to his impressive educational background, Patrick was a nationally-ranked state wrestling champion in high school who went on to compete in college. He adeptly taps into his fighting mentality when it comes to protecting his clientele’s interests.

Patrick began his professional life as a high school teacher’s aide for behavioral disability students and grew to become a middle school educator of special education and history in New Jersey and New York. He later needed a change of pace and spent two years in law enforcement in Augusta, GA.

Outside of work, Patrick loves spending time at home with his wife and former high school sweetheart, Amanda, their Bulldog Carl and Miniature Dachshund Penny. Staying close to his wrestling roots, he’s a huge supporter of Rutgers Wrestling, and, like a true-spirited New Yorker, an avid Yankees fan as well.

Learn more about Patrick Hogan on his Corcoran profile.


Daniel Champoli

Daniel and the seasoned real estate team he works with at The Corcoran Group will help you navigate one of the most important decisions and investments of your life: your home. Serving as Office Manager for the CGC Team at the flagship Eastside office, he feels fortunate to learn the ropes of the industry from such an amazing group of realtors, and is committed to supporting his colleagues and clients with utmost focus and attention to detail.

Armed with extensive experience in customer service/client relations, Daniel is reputed to be a great listener, clear communicator, excellent collaborator, and confident guide when helping others achieve their goals. He is kind, compassionate, and insightful about New York City where he grew up and has lived for many years.

More About Daniel Champoli, Member of the Gasdaska Conlon Team

A native New Yorker from Queens, Daniel honed his skills from his background in the nonprofit and academic worlds. After spending seven years in Rome, Italy, where he studied philosophy and theology, he returned to NYC as a member of the Catholic Clergy. Daniel served in various parishes in Brooklyn and Queens doing pastoral work and teaching undergraduate philosophy. In 2015, after transitioning out of Ministry, he became business manager of a large parish in Manhattan. There, facility management became one of his main tasks, which sparked an interest in real estate, which prompted him to join John Gasdaska and Jonathan Conlon on The Gasdaska Conlon Team.

Also musically inclined, Daniel graced churches all over the city, and in Rome, with his talents as a pipe organist. He particularly loves the works of J.S. Bach. Daniel speaks Italian, and likes such outdoor activities as hiking and biking in his free time. He resides in Queens with his husband Jeremy, a designer from Melbourne, and their Maltese-Terrier Daisy.

Learn more about Daniel Champoli on his Corcoran profile.