Deirdre Costa Major

As President of Castagna Realty Retail Group and SVP of Castagna Realty Company, Deirdre Major is a team member managing and developing company-owned Americana Manhasset and Wheatley Plaza shopping centers. Major started with Castagna Realty in 1985 when the reinvention of Americana Manhasset into a premier luxury-shopping destination began with a vision crafted by owner Frank Castagna and architect Peter Marino to create a unique setting for luxury and contemporary retail brands including Hermes, Dior, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Van Cleef & Arpel in London Jewelers, Chanel in Hirshleifers, Prada, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, Intermix, Tory Burch and more. Major’s MBA in marketing was during her years as an art director in publishing. The day-to-day experience involved in Castagna’s retail leasing led to a Real Estate Broker’s License in New York State.