Over the last 30 years, real estate journalist Lois Weiss has become the “Voice of Real Estate.”
Lois joined the New York Post as a freelancer in 2000, and her trademarked, Between the Bricks, real estate gossip and news column is a Wednesday must-read.
Lois also writes ongoing Commercial Real Estate Special Sections for the Post and occasional columns for other industry publications including the Real Deal, the Commercial Observer and Bisnow.
Before joining the Post, Lois spent a decade as the contributing editor to Real Estate Weekly and concurrently wrote a weekly news blast for Cityfeet as well as articles for Crain’s Small Business, Habitat and the Real Deal.
When not covering them, Lois often speaks or moderates panels for various real estate industry groups.
She is also a photojournalist whose pictures often appear with her articles as well as in publications ranging from the Post and the New York Times to Relix and Road King.
A past President of the National Association of Real Estate Editors she also chaired its conference in New York City and has collected several of its writing awards.
A Bronx and Manhattan native, she is a graduate of Hunter College High School and the University of New Hampshire.
While commuting to Syracuse University, she worked at the legendary Fillmore East as a member of the Joshua Light Show. She later handled security and public relations for major rock concerts and lectures at UNH and after graduating was an assistant to the New York Post’s rock columnist. She also wrote a monthly music gossip column for a number of regional publications and worked on several multi-day Phish concert camp outs that attracted over 130,000 people.
Equally fascinated by politics, she conducted news and election polling for NBC News Elections and has covered the presidential primary season in New Hampshire, several Democratic National Conventions, as well as the D.C. inaugurations of Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump for various publications.
She and her husband Eric, a retired New York City tax certiorari attorney, now split their time between New York’s Westchester County and Lake Norman in North Carolina and have three grown children.
Lois was also a founder and past president of the Friends of the Weinberg Nature Center in Scarsdale, New York.
On weekends she can be found shooting firearms and photographs or kayaking and sailing.