Licensed associate for 37 years. With 30 years’ experience in the commercial and investment sales in various markets. Have listed and sold over $750 Million value of real estate throughout my career. I also managed/developed both residential and commercial real estate companies in Michigan and New York City.
My career began in Metro Detroit, licensed in 1979 and hired by a major firm, Real Estate One Inc., where I proofed my sales capability within the first year. In 1982 I formed my own real estate company under the name of GNB Realty Inc.
Moved to NYC, in 1996.I was hired to create and managed a commercial division for a large residential real estate office, known as Century 21 Best Inc., located in Elmhurst Queens. Later in 1998, I moved to Remax Universal, also in Elmhurst Queens and became the partner and managing director of the operation, conducting both residential and commercial sales.
In 2000, the CEO of Century 21 Laffey on long Island, having 17 residential offices and a force of 1,500 agents, recruited me to head up a newly formed commercial division there. In 2004 I joined Remax Continental heading a team of 3 agents where I enabled my team to net $500,000 in commission annually for 4 consecutive years.
In 2009 I started an investment company specializing in REO properties in Metro Detroit area, after 1 year, it became under the management of my son one the most aggressive and successful companies acquiring around 1000 distressed properties in its second year, the company now, is extremely successful and have bought and sold over 2000 properties in that areas.
In February 2013, I was recruited to head up and form a commercial division for a small office in the flat Iron district in Manhattan.
In June 2014, I was accepted as an agent/associate broker with Marcus & Millichap, nationally recognized as leading company in investment retail sales and other commercial and investment properties.
Specialty: Mixed use buildings/Retail strip centers.”