Catherine Smith was born and raised on the Upper East Side where she attended The Spence School and Riverdale Country School. Catherine currently resides there with her family. Prior to embarking on a career in real estate at Warburg Realty, Catherine worked at Ralph Lauren for five years in various capacities including technology, finance and merchandise planning. Catherine possesses a strong financial background having worked as an investment banking analyst at Bear Stearns after graduating from Yale University as well as taking time off from her career in retail to pursue an MBA at The Wharton School. Catherine is also active in many local charitable organizations including Mt Sinai, Achilles and Harlem Village Academies. Both personally and professionally, Catherine is regarded as loyal, resourceful, candid and a pleasure to work with.