Avi Ben-Ishay started his commercial real estate career in 2007 and has been involved in transactions ranging from 2,000 to 30,000 square feet in Manhattan and Long Island City. In 2011, Avi was given Norman Bobrow & Co., Inc.’s prestigious Broker of the Year award for his superlative commercial leasing and sales production. Also in 2011, as well as, 2015 and 2016, Avi was awarded The Most Transactions Completed award.
He has planned and advised a whole scope of different companies, ranging from Media, Law Firms, Consulting Agencies, Manufactures and Diamond Dealers. His strategic approach to all the components of a real estate transaction has served to minimize the occupancy costs and maximize the effectiveness of real estate for his clients. Avi and his partners represented Bel-Oro International, a subsidiary Berkshire Hathaway, a lead tenant to Long Island City for 30,000 square feet. Furthermore, he represented New Amsterdam Coffee Bean & Tea, Ciemme USA, Charles Krypell, Sunrise Capital Partners, Neiger LLP, Lucent Jewelers, Inc.
Avi received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Touro College at Brooklyn, New York. He is involved in several community activities. He acts as a treasurer for the Chazaq Organization, an outreach program for Jewish inspiration which hosts close to 800 people per lecture. He is also involved in fundraising for private educational programs.