Preview! The Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate: No. 15

15. Craig Newmark (6 last year)
Founder of Craigslist
As the old residential real estate order withers away (Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy just last month went the way of Alice Mason’s brokerage), the word “Craigslist” may one day be a lot more important than the word “Corcoran”—as long as lurid national scandals don’t drag down the classified site’s reputation.