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Benny Katz

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

(212) 430-6152

260 Madison Avenue 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Benny's Q&A

What is Your Favorite Movie?

Step Brothers


What is You Favorite Book?

Think & Grow Rich By Napoleon Hill


What are the top things you enjoy most about working in this business and on the NYM team?

Pushing past limits you did not know you were able to push through. The perseverance, grit, and grind while staying focused and collaborating with your partners. Once you get to that goal, the feeling in euphoric which makes you want to do it all over again no matter how easy or difficult it was to begin with. Working side by side with the best in the industry also helps quite a bit 🙂


Professional History

Benny is an investment sales specialist part of the New York Multifamily team focusing on  multifamily,  mixed-use properties and land in The Bronx and upper Manhattan sections of New York City.

Benny began his Career in Real Estate career back in 2014 as a leasing agent at Lang Realty in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. In 2016, he joined Bruma Realty and quickly became a senior agent assisting in expanding the office growth and clientele securing exclusive listings and relationships with some of New York’s largest landlords. Over the course of 6 years as a leasing agent, Benny’s ability to maintain and build strong relationships with property owners and a passion for the real estate industry allowed him to achieve leasing 700+ apartments equating to over $1MM+ in gross commissions.

With a strong and in-depth knowledge of the market and the ability to building long lasting & trusting relationships, Benny continues to showcase his abilities in a strong advisory role for clients.

Born and bred in Brooklyn New York, Benny went to Yeshiva throughout his elementary schooling and thereafter off to Rabbinical schooling in New Jersey, Pennsylvania & South Africa.

In his spare time, Benny enjoys travelling, skiing, exploring new restaurants, playing poker and chess, watching sports (die hard Yankee fan), and spending quality time with his friends and family.

He currently resides in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn with his wife and two kids and is an active member of his community supporting various charities and institutions namely Friendship Circle, Chabad emissaries and outreach, and MATCH.

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September 11, 2023

3 Events That Will Change the Multifamily Market

We are entering the fourth quarter of 2023 with investment sales velocity down 50% over the same period last year. Valuations are down and owners have been slow to divest their assets. Rates have soared in the past 18 months to unsustainable levels so much so that Signature Bank, one of the premier lenders, went belly-up. Low sales velocity is not sustainable and it’s reaching its tipping point. There are three events that are converging on the multifamily market, seemingly all at once, which will shape the market for years…
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August 14, 2023

10 Ways To Be A Successful Multifamily Seller

In today’s market we have two types of sellers: proactive and reactive. Or as the results would indicate: successful and unsuccessful. Market dynamics change and as a result what is required of you as a seller will also change. Here are 10 pieces of advice for sellers to set yourself up for a successful transaction. 1. Know your numbers and set goals You would be shocked how many owners don’t know how much income they earn from their property. Whenever I meet with a client about selling, I ask them:…
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July 13, 2023

Extend and Pretend: A Glimmer of Hope

In real estate, there exists a strategy known as extend and pretend. It refers to a practice where loans are extended and losses are deferred, all to maintain the façade of stability and prosperity. However, this once popular and seemingly effective approach is now standing on the precipice of collapse. The cracks in its foundation are becoming increasingly apparent, and the consequences of it loom ominously overhead. Nowhere is this truer than in the New York City multifamily marketplace. Four years ago, the business included 3 caps, cheap debt, generous…

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