Owner Justin Losh is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana and has lived in East Williamsburg for 11 years. He has a Bachelors in Anthropology and Masters in International Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. After many years of university, traveling and restaurant life, he had the opportunity to work at the UN Development Programme and live in Brooklyn. Channeling his love for food and communities' economic opportunities into a new path of broker and consultant for food and beverage entrepreneurs. After leasing over 100 spaces and seeing some of these businesses struggle, he founded Counter to help foster entrepreneurs' success.
Joshua Levy is originally from South Florida. After graduating with a bachelors’s in political science from the University of Colorado he attended New York Law School. Deciding to stay in the best city on Earth he began practicing real estate law in New York City. This experience gives him a foundation that helps our clients negotiate risk and build a business that creates value while protecting their interests. Most recently Josh was working as a commercial leasing agent and has helped many clients understand the market in North Brooklyn and find the right location for their business. With his love of the New York food and live music scenes he typically knows our clients before they know us!
Luis Palma is was born in Mexico, raised in Texas, but always wanted to taste life in NYC. Luis was originally a barber by trade. He was always attracted to business and the excitement of deal making, and he decided to get into real estate part time in 2014. Immediately, he knew it was his real calling. Luis has helped over 50 local businesses find not only the right location, but an environment to help them thrive. He's truly excited by what he does.
Kristen Wentrcek is originally from El Paso, Texas, but has lived in New York for 20 years. After several years in real estate development, Kristen founded her own design and fabrication business, partnering with American manufacturers to produce small runs of furniture and home goods. Since then, she has been developing an artistic practice, working with several small NYC galleries. This unique combination of experience gives her a keen eye to discover promising yet practical spaces for budding entrepreneurs, emerging galleries, and working artists.