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Scott Berfas

Managing Director

Scott Berfas serves as a corporate real estate specialist with focus on aligning clients' core business goals with real estate and workplace strategy. Mr. Berfas has also been retained by major corporations to secure significant economic incentive packages new projects involving job retention and/or creation. In addition to providing corporate real estate advisory services, a key focus of his practice is enhancing value for commercial real estate assets; offering strategic investment advisory services such as leasing, investment sales, repositioning and/or lease-up campaigns of distressed property, feasibility studies, cash flow and comparative real estate financial & market analysis.

TENANT/OCCUPIER REPRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System: 252,000 SF lease acquisition
  • Contract Pharmacal Corp.: 250,000 SF retention project and economic incentives
  • Citibank N.A.: 210,000 SF lease acquisition
  • Universal Photonics, Inc. & Rhodes New York: 200,000 SF corporate headquarters acquisition
  • Danaher Corporation: 180,000 SF disposition and advisory services
  • FESTO Corporation: 150,000 SF disposition and advisory services
  • Merrill Lynch: 100,000 SF multiple lease acquisitions and advisory services
  • Medical Society of the State of New York: 100,000 SF headquarters sale and lease acquisition
  • The Hain Celestial Group, Inc: 90,000 SF corporate headquarters lease acquisition
  • Kimco Realty Corporation: 72,000 SF Corporate headquarters lease restructure and extension
  • Binder & Binder, P.C.: 56,000 SF corporate headquarters acquisition
  • North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System: 55,000 SF lease acquisition
  • Hub International Insurance: 54,000 SF lease restructure/extension and expansion
  • Gemini Fund Services: 35,000 SF lease acquisition
  • Undisclosed Financial Institution: 35,000 SF call center lease acquisition
  • BIMBO Bakeries USA: 27,000 SF regional corporate headquarters lease acquisition

LANDLORD REPRESENTATION INVESTMENT SALE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • LESSO Home: 750,000 SF leasing agency
  • Shalam Management: 400,000 SF portfolio sale
  • CW Capital & Steel Equities: 372,000 SF office and industrial disposition and sale
  • Colin Development: 276,000 SF leasing agency
  • Carlton Group: 252,000 SF office sale
  • Hudson Americas/Lonestar Funds: 250,000 SF leasing agency
  • Davis Companies & Onyx Equities: 240,000 SF leasing agency
  • Carco Builders: 235,000 SF leasing agency
  • Hudson Americas/Lonestar Funds: 70,000 SF investment sale
  • CW Capital: 50,000 SF agency
  • Kimco Realty Corporation: 43,000 SF investment sale - retail and office
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A.: 35,000 SF office sale
  • Citibank, N.A.: 47 bank branch portfolio sale

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Honoree, 40 Under 40, Long Island Business News, 2018
  • Most Ingenious Deal of the Year, ABLI/CIBS, 2012 and 2014
  • Top Office Sale/Leaseback, Long Island Business News, 2014
  • Top Office Lease, Long Island Business News, 2013
  • Broker of the Year, Rechler Equity Partners, 2012

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Manufacturing Consortium of Long Island
  • Fusion Council
  • CoreNet Global
  • Long Island Real Estate Group
  • Commercial Industrial Brokers Society

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Honoree, Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) Gala, 2017

PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Board of directors, Middle Market Alliance of Long Island
  • Board of directors, Harbor Child Care
  • Board of directors, Charity Group, Long Island Elite

Mr. Berfas earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Delaware. He resides on Long Island, New York, with his wife and two children.

Scott Berfas
Scott Berfas
Managing Director
290 Broadhollow Road
Suite 103E
Melville, NY 11747
United States
T  631.673.0808


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Areas of Specialization
  • Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Corporate Advisory Services
  • Global Portfolio Optimization
  • Strategic Advisory Services
  • Landlord Representation
  • Investment Sales