Kal Bassily Joins Massey Knakal Capital Services
Massey Knakal Realty Services is pleased to announce that Kal Bassily has joined the Capital Services Division as a Director. Kal will utilize Massey Knakal’s deep relationships with the lending community to procure the most effective financing in the commercial real estate debt markets for assets located throughout the Manhattan market. His focus will be on Manhattan’s Midtown West and Clinton neighborhoods.
“We are delighted that Kal has joined our team as we continue to expand our mortgage brokerage platform,” said Garrett Thelander, Executive Managing Director of Massey Knakal’s Capital Services division.
Prior to Massey Knakal, Kal was the Global Head of Transition Management, for the Convergex Group in New York, NY, where he provided strategic leadership to a global team of 30 throughout New York, London, Dubai, Johannesburg, Hong Kong and Sydney. He created a disciplined business culture that delivered exceptional customer service, consultative sales and marketing, and innovative products/solutions, exceeding revenue and profit targets across all categories. Earlier, Kal was Director - Portfolio Transition Management for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in New York, NY. He also spent time in Global Portfolio Sales for Lehman Brothers International in London, UK, and in Equity Derivatives – Convertible Bonds Trading for Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong.
Kal earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Columbia Business School and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from American University in Cairo. He holds a Real Estate Finance & Investment Certificate from New York University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
He can be reached in the Manhattan office.