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Shaun Riney



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

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Shaun's Q&A

What is Your Favorite Movie?

Good Will Hunting


What is You Favorite Book?

The Road Less Stupid – Keith Cunningham


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

I love living life without an income ceiling and enjoy the novelty of learning something new every day with clients and colleagues. NYC real estate is a sport; it’s a game and I love to play it.


Professional History

Shaun Riney leads a highly qualified team with a primary focus on large multi-family, mixed-use and development site assignments in Brooklyn and Queens. He has been the top producing broker in Marcus & Millichap’s Brooklyn office since 2011, and in 2016, was honored as one of the Top 40 brokers in the Nationwide Firm.

Some of his professional achievements include:

  • #1 Ranking Broker Brooklyn Office (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • #36 Ranking Broker – Marcus & Millichap Firm (2015)
  • #51 Ranking Broker – Marcus & Millichap Firm (2014)#5 Ranking Broker in New York City by Total Commercial Transactions Sold (2014)
  • Chairman’s Club Award – 2015
  • National Achievement Award – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Rookie of the Year Award – 2010
  • 7 Figure Club Recipient by Age 27 – Marcus & Millichap
  • Named Top 20 to Watch in NYC Commercial Real Estate (2012)
  • Power Broker: The Multifamily Guy (2011)
  • Brooklyn is Fertile Ground for Rainmaker Riney (2016)

Riney is an active member of the Greenpeace, UNESCO, the American Heart Association and the Polaris Project. His passions outside of real estate include politics, investment into alternative energies, and exploring the natural world with family and friends. He is a dedicated mountain hiker and has spent considerable time climbing the Pyrenées Mountain Range of Southwest Europe, the Tramuntana Mountains of Mallorca, the Na Pali Coast of Hawaii and the Presidential Mountains of the Northeast United States. He is a sports enthusiast, an avid soccer player and Captain of the Brooklyn Football Club (BKFC).

Riney is a graduate of Boston University and currently resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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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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