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110 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 201
Huntington Station, NY 11746

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About Select Real Equity Advisors

John Thomas and Mark Walsh are pleased to announce the formation of Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC, a commercial real estate investment advisory firm based in Huntington, New York.

Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC will capitalize on their many years of success providing critical investment analysis and advisory services to the investment real estate community. Joined by longtime senior associates, Jeff Dahlman and Peter Wolf, and newcomers Matt Eberhardt, Rebecca Plotz and Lyle Alper, Select Real Equity will continue to build on the solid credentials of the team members and deliver high quality client service and investment analysis in the investment real estate field. In addition, the team has brought in Barbara Feltkamp, as Executive Assistant, oversees administrative operations along with Cathy McCarron.

Our team is recognized throughout the industry for delivering exemplary client service and enhancing our client’s profitability either through new investment strategies, or selective dispositions based on portfolio analysis. The team will continue to bring to the marketplace innovative strategies and a greater depth of service to allow investors to make informed decisions in today’s fast changing commercial real estate marketplace. Select Real Equity Advisors will continue to create new ideas and investment strategies which will be creatively implemented by our clients to maximize investment profitability.

While we have a new office, our client driven mindset and commitment to the highest ethical business standards has not changed. We have made a major capital commitment to utilize the most advanced technology and analytical tools to further our ability to deliver the best practical analysis and advisory services to our clients.

 

Managing Directors

John Thomas

John Thomas

Co-Founder, Partner and Managing Director of Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC

Mr. Thomas has experienced broad based success throughout his career by professionally marketing multifamily properties, retail shopping centers as well as net leased assets, office buildings and land for development.

In 2010, Mr. Thomas facilitated the largest commercial real estate transaction in Long Island history with the $230,000,000 Fairhaven 1666 unit, multifamily portfolio sale. Mr. Thomas is a multi year winner of the CoStar Power Broker award as well as a 2011 recipient of Long Island Business News Real Estate and Development award. In addition Mr. Thomas was the recipient of an 2010 Area Leader award from the Real Estate Forum.

From 1986 through 1995, Mr. Thomas led a Long Island based, boutique investment real estate brokerage firm in annual transaction volume.

From 1995 through 2012, Mr. Thomas was a Co-Founder, Partner and Managing Director of Select Investment Realty Advisors, LLC. Under Mr. Thomas’ and Mr. Walsh’s guidance, along with their team, the company became the dominant investment brokerage firm in the region.

In late 2012, along with co-founding partner, Mark Walsh and several other team members, Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC was formed with the intent to proactively foster client relationships through delivering exemplary service with cutting edge, innovative technologies coupled with sound and tested business practices. This further commitment to client satisfaction is delivered with his unwavering commitment to high ethical standards. Mr. Thomas’ extensive lists of satisfied clients range from institutional to private companies, family trusts and individuals and further evidence his relationship driven commitment.

Mr. Thomas is a licensed real estate broker and an active member in the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Living on Long Island with his family, Mr. Thomas is an active participant in his community. For several years he has been a mentor for high school students through the Earn and Learn program (created and run by client and friend Jefry Rosmarin). He has also been involved in coaching youth sports and supporting numerous charities. Those organizations include Save the Children, Trickle Up, Housing Help, and Family Service League. In addition, he has a strong interest with issues of affordable housing and homelessness. Mr. Thomas has personally been involved in directing the sponsorship of three homes for Habitat for Humanity, as well as the organization and construction of several other Habitat homes.

Managing Director

Phone:
631.360.4303

Email:
jt@selectrealequity.com

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Mark Walsh

Mark Walsh

Co-Founder, Partner and Managing Director of Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC

Mark Walsh has been a leading real estate professional focused on commercial real estate investment sales across all asset classes including shopping centers, multifamily properties, single tenant net leases, office buildings and residential development projects.

With over 25 years of experience in investment sales, Mark has been involved with several significant transactions in the New York metro area and on a national platform.  Mark has been a top producer since starting with a boutique investment firm on Long Island and continued that success as a partner at Select Investment Realty Advisors.  In 2012, Mark Walsh and John Thomas formed Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC in Huntington, New York with new energy and clear vision to continue to provide the highest level of service to their clients.  Mark has received a CoStar Power Broker Award, and helped guide the firm to multiple CoStar Power Broker Awards for leading the Long Island market in commercial real estate sales transactions.

Mark has established many strong client relationships across a broad spectrum of investors including private family partnerships, public REITs and real estate companies and private equity funds.  Mark’s advice has been relied upon by clients whether they are looking to invest funds in new acquisitions or strategically divest assets from their portfolio.  Mark’s experience across diversified asset classes has resulted in transactions totaling over $250,000,000 with a New York based multifamily REIT, over $150,000,000 with a New York based shopping center REIT, over $170,000,000 with a national retail net lease investor, as well as over $250,000,000 in retail asset sales for a private equity fund. The ability to work across a broad spectrum of asset classes has provided Mark the opportunity to close deals in 20 different states and still be a major force in the Long Island market place.

Mark is a licensed New York State Real Estate Broker and active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and served as a panelist discussing the Long Island real estate market.  He is a graduate of the University at Albany and resides on Long Island’s north shore with his wife and four children.

Managing Director

Phone:
631.360.4302

Email:
mark@selectrealequity.com

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Associate Brokers

Jeff Dahlman

Jeff Dahlman

Mr. Jeff Dahlman is a Senior Vice President at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC. Jeff’s approach to brokerage is simple — to provide detailed, accurate information with a comprehensive analysis that includes both upside and downside considerations. The development of lasting relationships is Mr. Dahlman’s ultimate goal.

In the industry since the late 1980’s, Jeff specializes in development and re-development opportunities for both commercial and residential properties. His in-depth knowledge of zoning, Board of Health requirements, master plans and all other aspects affecting yield and density are a valuable asset to clients. Jeff is capable of providing realistic expectations to both sellers and developers alike.

Associate Broker

Phone:
631.360.4304

Email:
jeff@selectrealequity.com

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Peter Wolf

Peter Wolf

Mr. Peter Wolf is an Account Executive at Select Realty Equity Advisors, LLC.  Mr. Wolf has been in the real estate industry and at Select for 12 years.

Prior to entering the real estate industry, Peter was the Chief Financial Officer for a prominent advertising and printing corporation with annual revenues in excess of $250 million and 300 employees.  Mr. Wolf has also owned and operated real estate for twenty years.

Mr. Wolf resides in Nassau County with his wife and two grown children.

Associate Broker

Phone:
631.360.4306

Email:
peter@selectrealequity.com

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Associates

Matt Eberhardt

Matt Eberhardt

Matt Eberhardt is an Associate at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC.

Matt Eberhardt grew up in Huntington Bay, Long Island and is a graduate of New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Matt has combined his knowledge of the Long Island market and his strong interpersonal skills to launch his career in Commercial Investment Real Estate. Utilizing his experience as the Regional Sales Manager for Laser Edge Metal Art, he has leased and operated several mall and kiosk shops on Long Island and has become involved in the local business community. Matt has done business with and built strong business relationships with a number of Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association teams, as well as national retailer, Bed Bath & Beyond.

From the inception of a deal through to its completion, Matt uses his market knowledge and communication skills to manage the process through to closing. Matt possesses strong core values, integrity, along with outstanding service to the client and a sense of community and passion to bring success to the team at Select Real Equity Advisors.

Rebecca Plotz

Rebecca Plotz

Rebecca Plotz is an Associate at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC.

After establishing a strong career as an educator, Rebecca was determined to explore her entrepreneurial spirit and began a new direction in commercial investment real estate transactions. Her keen understanding of the importance of nurturing strong interpersonal relationships, coupled with her persistent and determined will, enable her to successfully serve her client’s best interest. Furthermore, Rebecca works very hard to establish a well deserved, strong foundation of trust and professionalism with her existing and prospective clients. She is recognized as working tirelessly when addressing her client’s acquisition and disposition needs.

Rebecca resides in Nassau County with her family.

 

Lyle Alper

Lyle Alper

Lyle Alper is an Associate at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC.

Lyle Alper was raised on Long Island, New York in the Five Towns community of Woodmere.  He recently graduated from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.  Through his diligent hard work at Hofstra, Lyle realized his passion for commercial investment real estate. His strong interest continued to expand as Lyle accepted a 2016 summer intern position at a Long Island based boutique commercial real estate firm. Lyle carefully studied the Long Island Marketplace, researching the firms that are very active in transactional business and with excellent reputations. Through thoughtful analysis, Lyle determined that the best opportunity for him to develop a strong real estate career and foster quality client relationships would be by joining the team at Select Real Equity Advisors.

Executive Assistants

Barbara Feltkamp

Barbara Feltkamp

Mrs. Barbara Feltkamp, Executive Assistant at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC, brings 20 years of administrative experience to the team.  With a diverse background in market research, statistics, computer graphics and applications, education, and non-profit, Mrs. Feltkamp brings a unique skill set to her position.

Barbara lives on Long Island with her husband, Don and has four children and three grandchildren. She is a life-long musician and is a cellist with the Island Chamber Symphony and Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle’s orchestra and worship band. Barbara loves to travel and is an active member of her community, church and various charities.

Executive Assistant

Phone:
631.271.4300

Email:
barbara@selectrealequity.com

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Cathy McCarron

Cathy McCarron

Mrs. Cathy McCarron is the Administrative Assistant at Select Real Equity Advisors, LLC. Cathy has worked for Were Associates, Canon and DHE Homes where she was Executive Assistant to the President. She brings her extensive experience in administration and commercial real estate to the team.

Cathy lives on Long Island with her three teenage children.  Cathy is an active participant in her community.  For several years she has taught religious education to elementary school children at Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in West Babylon.  She also is a member of NSASA (Nassau/Suffolk Autism Association of America) and Autism Speaks for over 15 years, her only son is autistic.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Administrative Assistant

Phone:
631.923.3239

Email:
cathy@selectrealequity.com

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