Leslie LeCount has over a decade of experience in real estate-specific public relations, specializing in corporate positioning, brand strategy, and high impact campaigns for prominent residential developments, many with strong architecture and design components. She is responsible for successfully publicizing signature Manhattan buildings such as 53W53 and The Woolworth Tower Residences. Optimist Consulting is also the PR firm of record for all residential development at Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States. Prior to co-founding Optimist, she served as a Senior Vice President at Rubenstein Associates. Leslie started her public relations career in hospitality, representing global luxury hotel brand Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. She is also an accomplished television producer, having produced content for CBS News and Fox News Channel.