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David Tobon



To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. ~ Thomas Watson, Sr.

About David

With past accomplishments that include over 350 sales deals, 500 rental deals and over $500 million sold in real estate, there is no denying the impact that David has had on the New York City real estate market. Add being a founder of a top four mid-sized firm in New York City and over 12 years of real estate experience to these accomplishments and it is easy to see why David has been hailed as one of the movers and shakers in the New York City market. Utilizing his degree in business management and his experience as a residential broker, David Tobon is not only one of the founders of BLU Realty Group, but also one of the innovators behind the firm’s state-of-the-art BLU Cafe. This is the space that has helped set the tone for the way BLU Realty Group operates and one that has helped create its now famous client-centered business environment. David’s leadership at BLU Realty Group has not only brought the firm to the forefront of the New York City luxury real estate market, but it has earned both David and the firm recognition from some of the industry’s top publications. This includes being showcased in The Real Deal publication where the innovation behind BLU Realty Group was highlighted and David along with his four co-founders were praised for their unconventional commission-split model, the company’s cultivated professional image and their rapid climb to the top of the luxury real estate market. Not only has David been hailed as being one of the top five real estate entrepreneurs under 40, but he has also seen a great deal of praise from his clients who have benefited from David’s innate pragmatism and business savvy and who have made outstanding real estate purchases under his guidance and advice. Known for establishing long-lasting relationships with his clients and connections built on trust and professionalism, David has mastered the art of understanding the needs of his clientele and exceeding their expectations with every transaction they make. His elite clientele consists of business leaders, public figures and many legendary celebrities, including rockstar Steven Tyler and actor and comedian Robin Williams. With vast experience in the business and a progressive real estate career that includes a title as the top broker on Riverside Blvd and a position owning one of the fastest growing real estate companies in New York City, there is no denying that David Tobon knows the NYC market. However, his ties to NYC are rooted in more than just real estate experience. David was born and raised in New York City in Queens after his family moved to New York from Colombia. After a brief hiatus from the city where David played baseball at the University of Indiana Tech on a pitching scholarship, he returned to his home town to help others in love with all that the city has to offer, find their dream homes. David resides in New York City with his wife, Shirley, and his daughter, Grace Noelle. With a passion for the New York market and a longstanding history with the city, David has the experience, desire and passion to help all of his clients make their best real estate decisions, all within the innovative BLU Cafe setting that David pioneered. Resident Broker at 220 Riverside Blvd and specialist on all buildings in Trump Place such as The Aldyn Condominium 60 Riverside Blvd, The Rushmore Condominium - 80 Riverside Blvd, 100 Riverside Blvd, 120 Riverside Blvd, 200 Riverside Blvd and 240 Riverside Blvd.


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