Co-Founder, Principal. Real Estate Broker
Robert Rahmanian is the Principal and Co-Founder of REAL New York, a company that provides authenticity, transparency and a client-centered approach to business. He offers a fresh perspective into the strategies that help landlords optimize on their real estate, and provides the tools his agents need in finding their clients the perfect space.
Possessing an extensive background in real estate, Robert built REAL New York with a hands-on approach to leadership. His family’s investments in New York properties during the 1980s and 1990s influenced his understanding of how to optimize profit and tenant-utility of a property. Through honing and expanding his knowledge of real estate, Robert has been able to serve property owners, developers and tenants in all boroughs of New York City.
As a broker and a landlord, Robert uniquely recognizes needs on all sides of the table and uses this to best serve clients. Robert possesses a broad range of building principles, from architecture to renovation oversights, which allow him to reposition and value-add to a growing portfolio of personal and client investments. A New York native, Robert has an intricate understanding of how neighborhoods change and grow. Adaptability and a keen sense of the industry have allowed him to service the needs of agents and clients alike at REAL New York.
Robert graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate Investment and Business Law from CUNY’s Baruch College, and his ambitions were fostered by living, working and studying in New York City. After establishing REAL New York in 2013, Robert and co-founder Louis Adler devised an authentic, customer-centric strategy that allowed them to focus on residential consulting and leasing in the Lower East Side. With extensive industry knowledge surrounding development and investments, Robert excels at identifying market conditions, assessing property values and negotiating the best deals on behalf of landlords and clients. His influence now positions him as an unparalleled leader in ensuring economic viability, securing rent rolls and limiting vacancies. Robert’s expertise has attributed to the expansion of REAL New York throughout neighborhoods in Manhattan and the outer boroughs.
Among his accomplishments, Robert takes pride in his industry expertise, understanding of numbers, and strong relationships. By fostering the same real estate principles he learned in his youth, Rob is able to provide REAL New York’s employees and agents with the mentorship to optimize fast-paced growth and reach.
In his spare time, Robert Rahmanian enjoys spending time with his family, growing community bonds and supporting Jewish charities. Among his philanthropic pursuits, he is involved in the Maccabee Foundation and Iranian American Jewish Federation (IAJF).