Ariel Property Advisors welcomes Kelly as a senior director in the Investment Sales Division

July 04, 2017 - Front Section

Brooklyn, NY Sean Kelly, Esq. has joined Ariel Property Advisors as a senior director in the Investment Sales Division. In addition to originating and executing exclusive sales listings, he is responsible for leading business development and networking initiatives with a focus on Downtown, Brooklyn Heights, and Williamsburg.  

Kelly comes to Ariel Property Advisors from CPEX Real Estate where he was a managing director in the Investment Sales Division, leading a team in selling and marketing development and conversion sites. In this role, Kelly cultivated and maintained client relationships, developed custom marketing campaigns, and led the negotiation process for all transactions on his team.  

“Sean has an exceptional reputation in the industry and brings a vast amount of knowledge about real estate in Brooklyn,” said Shimon Shkury, president and founder of Ariel Property Advisors. “We are excited about Sean leveraging Ariel Property Advisors’ platform, and further enhancing our presence in the Brooklyn investment sales market.”

Since entering the New York City market, Kelly has brokered over 100 transactions, consisting of more than 4.5 million s/f, with an aggregate value of over $600 million. His accomplishments earned him recognition as a CoStar “Power Broker,” and both the Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spector named him a “Rising Star.”

Kelly is also involved in various charities and organizations, both in conjunction with the company and in his personal life. Among those he is involved with are the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), The Brooklyn Historical Society, Young Leaders Member of the Urban Land Institute, the Building Industry Association of New York City, Inc., the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.  

In addition to being a board member at The Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation, Kelly is a member of the Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Staten Island.

Kelly is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He received his Juris Doctorate from Saint John’s University School of Law, and his Bachelors of Science in Finance and Small Business Entrepreneurship from the University of South Carolina. He also worked as a journeyman Ironworker on 4 Times Sq., 383 Madison Ave., and several of the New York City bridges.

Ariel Property Advisors is a commercial real estate services and advisory company located in New York City. The company covers all major commercial asset types throughout the NY metropolitan area, while maintaining a very sharp focus on multifamily, mixed-use and development properties. Ariel’s Research Division produces a variety of market reports that are referenced throughout the industry.


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