Ken Rapp is a Vice Chairman in CBRE’s Midtown Manhattan
office, and has acted as a real estate consultant and tenant representative for
the firm since 1988. Ken specializes
primarily in representing corporations with operations in Manhattan's Midtown and Downtown Districts,
as well as select Global accounts.
Ken’s thorough and extensive
knowledge of the New York City
real estate market has enabled him to complete over 500 lease transactions
totaling more than 15 million sq. ft. with aggregate rent commitments in excess
of $15 billion.
Major projects have included
lease acquisitions and dispositions for law firms, financial firms, media and
Fortune 500 Companies, multi-market relocations, lease auditing and strategic
development, implementation of occupancy cost reduction strategies and advanced
lease renewals. Throughout his career,
Ken has cultivated exclusive and long-term relationships with local owners,
developers and corporate clients.
During his tenure at CBRE, Ken
has been named a "Top 10" Producer in the New York City Office more
than 17 times and has been in the top 100 of CBRE nationally more than 12
times. He has won many management
awards, including the Managing Officers Award, Outstanding Achievement Award,
Technology Award and International Award.
Ken has been awarded the CBRE Colbert Coldwell Circle designation 12
times, representing the top 3% of producers at CBRE worldwide.
represents a confidential, Multi-national Internet-related Tech Company as
leasing agent of 111 Eighth Avenue, a 3 million-square-foot asset located in
Chelsea. Ken also represents Brookfield
as leasing agent of One New York Plaza a 2.7 million-square-foot asset located
in Lower Manhattan.
Ken was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, and spent the subsequent 12 years
in Bern, Switzerland. He currently resides in New York City with his wife Shelley and
daughters Dillon and Tyler.