Alongside her was Ross, looking dapper in a tuxedo.
All that glitters: Tiffany also posed solo inside at the Winter Wonderland Ball in New York's Botanical Garden posting this photo to Instagram with the caption 'It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas' Living large: Like Tiffany, Mechanic's social media accounts portray an elite world filled with white-table cloth brunches, glitzy nights out on the New York club scene, attending the U. Open and pool parties Left leaning: The 21-year-old tech student is a registered Democrat with a liking for Hillary Clinton, who could likely be Donald Trump's opponent in the 2016 Presidential election if both are their parties nominees But a Daily Mail Online investigation can reveal that the young couple are connected by their roles as heirs to ultra-wealthy, New York real estate dynasties and that their powerful fathers have known each other in the business world for at least a decade.
For the boyfriend of Tiffany Trump, meeting his girlfriend's father for the first time might be an occasion more awkward than most such encounters.
Ross Mechanic, a 21-year-old software engineering student, was pictured on Friday night up close and personal with Trump's daughter Tiffany, 22, at the glitzy Winter Wonderland Ball in New York's Botanical Garden.
In a photo posted to her Instagram account, Tiffany was seen in a sparkly, gold strapless gown with a thigh-high split, paired with half-sister Ivanka's drop earrings, diamond bracelet, and cocktail ring.
High profile: Jonathan Mechanic, 63, is a partner and chairman of the real estate department at international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, he has been involved in some of the city's preeminent property transactions including the World Trade Center, Hudson Yards on the West Side, Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards and the new downtown Whitney Museum As partner and chairman of the real estate department at international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, he has been involved in some of the city's preeminent property transactions including the World Trade Center, Hudson Yards on the West Side, Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards and the new downtown Whitney Museum.
In a 2009 interview with the New York Times during the US recession, the senior Mechanic said that business was booming at his law firm: 'I think the mood is clearly up – we noticed it at our holiday party.
But they didn't officially meet until fall of their junior year, in 2007, waiting to board the plane for a study-abroad program in Paris.
She was reading Jack Kerouac's Matt, a business major from Ho-Ho-Kus, N. But he and Alex, a communications major from Robbinsville, Mercer County, got to know each better when subgroups of the 30-student program explored the city and beyond together. "He was so gentlemanly, always opening doors for everyone and carrying stuff for them - traits you don't normally find in 19-year-old men," she said.
In 2014, he had a four-month summer internship with the AIM Hospitality Group, supervising a promotions team for events in New York City and the Hamptons.
AIM is behind glitzy events at some of Manhattan's most exclusive clubs including Up & Down, the High Line Ballroom, Lavo and the Dream Hotel.
Plus, "I thought he was very handsome." Matt found her looks and personality attractive, too. We both love food, we both love to read, and we are both Democrats - all important things to me." They kept their mutual attraction to themselves as long as they could.
Then on a side trip to Munich, they confessed, Matt said. Their first date was just lunch, but a fancier one soon followed at a Parisian restaurant known for its oysters.
A lot of women in New York start to compromise what they really want in a man just to have a dating life.