05/03/2011 11:55 am ET Updated Jul 03, 2011

The 100 Most Powerful Names In Real Estate: NYO

100. Steve Cuozzo, Real estate columnist and an editor for the New York Post

Last November, Mr. Cuozzo bellowed from the tab’s pages that “the culture of self-congratulation in the retail-leasing industry is so entrenched, it’s almost impossible to get an acknowledgement of how dysfunctional our retail climate can seem to even casual observers.” It was trademark Steve—equal parts Andy Rooney and Howard Beal—making him not only a scoop machine, but the seminal bullshit detector in the industry.

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