Founded in 2013, LIVWRK is a principal based real estate company concentrated on mixed use urban development. We practice handcrafted development, meticulously planning every element of the design & engineering process from the inception of a project to its completion.

  • 3 Years in Business
  • 8 Transactions
  • 3+ million SF Under Development
  • $1+ billion Capital Committed & Invested


Asher Abehsera

CEO & Founder

As founder and CEO, Asher sources and executes new acquisitions, guides ongoing development activities and constructs the company's creative & strategic vision.

Prior to founding LIVWRK, Asher was the General Manager of Two Trees Management Company where for eight years he oversaw residential asset management, acquisitions, sales, and marketing for more than $2 billion in class-A, mixed-use real estate. Asher's tenure with Two Trees Management was marked by high-level wins including the 1.1 million square foot mixed-use project Mercedes House and the acquisition of the Domino Sugar Refinery, a historic game-changer that will emerge a 3.2 million square foot, mixed-use waterfront development.

Aaron Lemma

COO & Co-Founder

Aaron Lemma comes to LIVWRK as an industry leader in Brooklyn and Manhattan residential real estate. In the last decade, his intuitive selling instincts and impeccable industry knowledge have solidified a flawless reputation among clients, investors and developers. Aaron's career progressed quickly from sales agent handling single residential transactions to brokering commercial and development transactions, eventually handling the entire new development process including acquisition, pre-development planning, and sales & marketing.

In 2006, Aaron joined Two Trees management, ultimately becoming VP of real estate and effectuating all in-house marketing campaigns.

With the Corcoran Group, Aaron oversaw successful marketing campaigns and the sellout of over $300 million in newly developed, residential real estate, including Brooklyn's be@schermerhorn, Clermont Greene and The Isabella.

Matt Ciccotti

Vice President

Matt Ciccotti joined LIVWRK in 2014 and is primarily responsible for evaluating new development opportunities and coordinating capital markets activity. He is also engaged in the development process for all of the firm's current projects.

After studying real estate finance and urban planning at the University of Pennsylvania, Matt began his career as a commercial real estate appraiser at the NYC-based Leitner Group, Incorporated. In his time at LGI, Matt valued over $3 billion in commercial real estate, including land, residential, retail, office, and mixed-use property ranging widely in value from $1 million to $1 billion.

Before joining LIVWRK, Matt received an advanced degree in urban design, real estate finance and development from Harvard University, where he studied at the schools of business, law, design and government. Upon graduating, Matt was awarded the Ferdinand Colloredo-Mansfeld Prize for Superior Achievement in Real Estate Studies at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Matt currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee for the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board.