Will Suarez Transitions To Director Of Sales
Massey Knakal Realty Services is pleased to announce that Guillermo “Will” Suarez has transitioned to Director of Sales, focusing on the Financial District and Tribeca.
“Will is the consummate real estate professional who consistently earns praise from his clients for his mature, strategic approach. We expect that Will shall continue to earn similar praise in his new role within Massey Knakal,” said Todd Korren, Executive Managing Director.
Will joined the firm in 2012 as a Director of Retail Leasing covering the Financial District and Tribeca. He received the 2013 Rookie of the Year Award, given to the top-performing associate or agent in his first year at Massey Knakal. Will has worked on significant leasing assignments exceeding 100,000 square feet in aggregate. He has represented both institutional quality and private property owners whose retail spaces had been vacant for many years prior to his taking on the assignments and has often achieved record rents.
Prior to joining Massey Knakal Will had over 25 years of experience in the advertising and digital marketing industries.
He was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Manhattan in New Rochelle, NY where he attended Iona Preparatory School. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 with a Bachelor of the Arts in Industrial Design.
After graduation Mr. Suarez began his career on the ‘buy side’ in the New York City advertising industry working at some of the largest and most prestigious agencies in the world including J. Walter Thompson, Saatchi & Saatchi, DDB Worldwide and Lowe & Partners.
In 1997 Will began his career on ‘sell side’ in the emerging Internet industry, successfully selling virtually every form of interactive media including display, mobile, video, and pay-for-performance ad placements. He has sold hundreds of ad campaigns with an aggregate value of $40 million where the average deal size is below $50 thousand. Will earned a spot in the Sybase President’s Club and consistently ranked among the top sales performers year after year.
Mr. Suarez resides in East Norwalk, CT with his wife Susan, sons Michael, Nicolas, Mark, and Daniel, and daughters Jacqueline and Christina.
Will can be reached in the Manhattan office at 212.660.7753.