The Nonbroker Broker

Prime Manhattan Residential’s Robert Dankner may be under the radar, but he’s closing big deals

Robert Danker. (Lea Rubin Photography)

Robert Dankner. (Lea Rubin Photography)

Robert Dankner’s PR person calls him the “nonbroker broker.”

That moniker seems fitting for the 53-year-old co-founder and president of Prime Manhattan Residential, who looks more like an artist than a broker and whose real estate business really is a commercial-residential hybrid. 

Mr. Dankner has a unique style. For an interview with Commercial Observer last week, he wore an off-white linen button-down shirt, black skinny jeans, eye-catching Prada red wingtips, a Graham Watches Chronofighter Pearl Harbor Limited Edition, four chunky bracelets including one made of hair from the tail of his girlfriend’s horse, a Bulgari Save the Children pinky ring, a 20-carat gold seahorses necklace with ruby cabochon and, of course, his ubiquitous hat. Read more on the Commercial Observer.