Manhattan, NY According Ripco Real Estate Corp., Evan Schuckman, has joined the firm. Schuckman will focus on growing Ripco’s tenant representation platform and assisting on landlord representation and investment sales.
Schuckman is an experienced real estate professional, having completed over 200 retail transactions in the past nine years while representing major local, regional and national retail tenants. Most recently, he has led the local real estate strategy on behalf of top tier retailers T-Mobile, Foot Locker, Starbucks, Orangetheory Fitness, PLS Financial Services, Sherwin Williams and Seasons Supermarket throughout multiple markets in the New York Metro region.
Schuckman also brings with him a robust roster of prominent retail landlords that he has successfully represented on both lease and sale transactions.
“I’m excited about joining the Ripco organization’s Manhattan office,” said Schuckman. “I’ll be building a team using their internal resources, their brand presence and the industry leading knowledge shared among their highly-regarded brokers.”
Schuckman’s reputation has been built on his vast knowledge of the varying retail submarkets in the New York Metro region, his ability to develop deep relationships with both sides of every deal and his track record of executing transactions. Ripco’s leadership anticipates success as he expands his brand with the Ripco platform.
“Our entire organization benefits from bringing in a professional like Evan,” said Ripco co-founder Todd Cooper. “We’re putting every possible resource behind him and very much look forward to growing his business together.”
The addition of Schuckman will help Ripco strengthen its deal making efforts while providing its signature tenant and landlord representation businesses.
“We are excited to have Evan join the company. Given his successful track record, we are fortunate to have him as a new team member,” said Andrew Mandell, Ripco managing partner and co-head of its Manhattan office.
“Evan is a true deal-maker,” said Ripco COO and principal Mark Kaplan. “He’s a stand-up guy, but also a consummate professional who’s displayed an innate ability to develop and nurture relationships while getting deals done.”
A select list of recent notable transactions Schuckman has completed:
T-Mobile: Meatpacking District (Manhattan), Upper West Side (Manhattan), Williamsburg (Brooklyn), Downtown Brooklyn; Foot Locker / House of Hoops: Jamaica Avenue (Queens), The Hub (Bronx); Starbucks: Downtown Flushing (Queens), Rego Park (1st drive-thru location in Queens); Orangetheory Fitness: East Village (Manhattan), Midtown (Manhattan); PLS Financial Services: Fordham Road (Bronx), Downtown Brooklyn