[Wall street bonuses are expected to rise 20% to 25% over last year [WSJ]](http://online.wsj.com/article_print/SB113141870174290857.html) which was already a good year. [Investment bankers are expected to reap the largest gains [NYT].](http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/08/business/08place.html?pagewanted=print)

Historically, bonus money flows through the real estate economy in New York at the beginning of the year. Wall Street provides in the vicinity of 20% of personal income and only 6% of the jobs. Its important to the real estate economy.

Other Bonus Stories
[Manhattan After The Hoopla Over A 12.7% Drop: What Really Happened In 3Q 05? [Matrix]](http://matrix.millersamuel.com/?p=160)
[Brokers Anticipate Sales Boost As Wall Street Awaits Bonuses [NY Sun]](http://www.nysun.com/pf.php?id=22113)


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