Richard Velotta Promoted To Director Of Sales
Massey Knakal Realty Services is pleased to announce that Richard Velotta has been promoted to Director of Sales exclusively covering Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, and Ocean Parkway.
“During his time as an Associate, Richard has developed a thorough understanding of the Brooklyn marketplace. We are thrilled to have Richard advance to the next step in his career at Massey Knakal,” said Massey Knakal COO Neil Heilberg.
Richard joined Massey Knakal in 2012 and most recently worked as a Senior Associate covering the Bensonhurst, Boro Park, Dyker Heights, and Gravesend neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Since joining the firm, Richard has been involved in the sale of properties with an aggregate value exceeding $190,000,000.
Prior to Massey Knakal, Richard was Assistant Vice President at HK Group, a commercial real estate firm focused on office and retail leasing, investment sales and healthcare transactions. Richard was responsible for creating relationships with new clients, preparing marketing materials and negotiating listing agreements. Earlier, as an intern with Commonfund, Richard was a member of the New Market Alternative Sales Team. He focused on building relationships with government pensions and sovereign wealth funds, as well as assessing their asset allocations to private equity, fixed income, and hedge fund strategies.
Richard graduated from Bates College with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Philosophy. At Bates, Richard was a four-year starter on the Varsity baseball team, tutored students in Economics courses, led YMCA baseball clinics for elementary school children, and participated in the Investment Club.
Richard can be reached in the Brooklyn office.