Gere G. Ricker

Gere G. Ricker

EVP & Managing Director - New York Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory

  • BIOGRAPHY

    Gere has been with MB Real Estate since 1998 and has more than 20 years of multidisciplinary real estate experience providing corporate tenants and commercial property owners with brokerage, management, and advisory services in order to maximize returns on investment and mitigate cost impacts.  He is a client advocate with a track record for creativity in closing complicated transactions on behalf of multi-national corporations, financial services, law firms, and non-profits.

    Gere directs corporate services for MB Real Estate’s New York office, focusing on the coordination of tenant advisory efforts within the tri-state area.  He provides strategic advisory and brokerage services to corporate clients, including Emigrant Bank and affiliates for their entire portfolio of owned and leased properties across the country.  Gere has oversight of sourcing and financial analy­sis of anticipated real estate transactions, including leases and acquisitions and dispositions of office and retail property.

    Gere also provides consulting services on development projects to MB Real Estate’s institutional and private investor clients. Services include market analysis and feasibility, as well as assistance in formulation of design criteria and marketing strategy. Notable projects that he has been involved in include the $400 million Trump Park Avenue condominium tower, developed in partnership with GE Asset Management and Donald Trump, and the $200 million Barbizon/63 luxury condominium redevelopment in New York.

    Prior to joining MB Real Estate, Gere was responsible for leasing and property management for several New York City properties, including the Safra National Bank Headquarters Building at 546 Fifth Avenue.

  • EDUCATION

    • Bachelors Degree, Kenyon College
    • Master’s Degree - Real Estate Investment & Development, New York University – Schack Real Estate Institute
  • ACHIEVEMENTS

    • Licensed real estate broker in the state of New York
    • Captain’s License issued by the United States Coast Guard
  • ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT

    • Real Estate Board of New York since 1994
  • CLIENT SAMPLING

    • Baker & McKenzie
    • BPG Properties
    • Constantine Cannon
    • Cornell University
    • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
    • Dewey & LaBoeuf
    • Emigrant Bank
    • General Electric Asset Management
    • Mass Mutual Life Insurance
    • National Futures Association
    • New York Legal Assistance Group
    • Openlink Financial
    • Regent Atlantic Capital
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