Steinmetz and Velotta of Meridian Investment Sales broker $29.8 million

October 17, 2017 - New York City
1555 Grand Concourse - Bronx, NY

Bronx, NY Meridian Investment Sales, the commercial property sales division of Meridian Capital Group, exclusively represented the seller, Eric Silverstein, son of the late landlord Harry Silverstein, and procured the buyer, Pistilli Realty Group, in the sale of a multifamily building. Meridian’s Mark Steinmetz and Richard Velotta negotiated both sides of the transaction.

Located at 1555 Grand Concourse in the Mount Eden neighborhood, the six-story 139,000 s/f building is comprised of 149 units. Built in 1927, the multifamily property was recently upgraded with renovated elevators, a new intercom system, and a gas conversion is underway. Three-blocks east of the property, the green oasis of Claremont Park features meadows and rolling hills, a pool, tennis courts, and two playgrounds. Shops, restaurants, and a supermarket are within walking distance of the property. 

Mark Steinmetz, Meridian

“As one of the largest properties in the Silverstein family’s multifamily portfolio, 1555 Grand Concourse is a great addition to Pistilli Realty Group’s holdings in the Bronx,” said Velotta. “As significant property owners in the Bronx, Pistilli Realty Group is well-positioned to manage this property by leveraging its existing talent and platform to maximize value and make 1555 Grand Concourse accretive to their portfolio from day one.”

Founded in 1991, Meridian Capital Group is America’s most active deal maker and one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate finance and investment sales firms. In 2016, Meridian closed $35 billion in loan volume and sold over $2 billion in commercial properties. Since inception, the company has closed more than $270 billion in financing with the full complement of capital providers, encompassing local, regional and national banks, CMBS lenders, agency lenders, mortgage REITs, life insurance companies, credit unions and private equity funds. Meridian represents many of the world’s leading real estate investors and developers and the company’s expansive platform has specialized practices for a broad array of property types including office, retail, multifamily, hotel, mixed-use, industrial, healthcare, student housing and self-storage properties. Meridian is headquartered in New York City with offices in New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Ohio, Florida and California.


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