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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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April 8, 2024

Sell Now or Wait? Things To Consider Before Deciding

People decide to sell real estate to solve a problem, capitalize on an opportunity, or realize a profit.  Management fatigue is also motivating people to transact. Our team receives countless requests for opinions of value and often the client says, “I can’t sell at that price.” What I’ve noticed is that the people who are contemplating selling are looking for a mathematical reason why it makes sense. The math doesn’t look great, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t sell. We continue to sell rent stabilized buildings at negative leverage on…
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February 8, 2024

Step By Step Process: How I Executed My 1031 Exchange

Listen to an audio narration of this article I’ve been helping clients sell apartment buildings and buy triple net leases for almost 15 years. In almost every scenario the client is initially hesitant to get into something new. After all, the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t. With the challenges facing property owners in New York, this sentiment has started to shift. Private clients are starting to look for the exit ramp but don’t know exactly where to go or how to get there.  I wrote…
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January 10, 2024

How To Prioritize Expiring Debt

Multifamily operators today are finding themselves playing defense more than offense. They wake up each morning thinking about which fire to put out first rather than how to grow their business. A rising market allowed mistakes to go unnoticed or erased with a refinance or a sale. As Warren Buffett said: it’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked. This article offers a roadmap of how to prioritize the important items related to expiring debt today. Until the laws change to allow rent…

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