Meet Our Team
Since 1979 the Landes family has owned and managed commercial properties in New York and New Jersey. In 1993 David established Royal Properties, Inc. and diversified the company from an owner/property management firm into a full-service brokerage company. Over the course of David’s career he has developed extensive relationships with both national and regional retailers expanding into the northeast. David has over 30 years of experience completing retail and office transactions in the tristate marketplace for both tenants and property owners. In addition to tenant representation, David has served as leasing agent for numerous prominent owners of retail and office properties.
David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Boston University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Westchester County Board of Realtors. David is also a licensed real estate broker in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He resides in Scarsdale, NY with his wife and three children.
Jeff has an extensive background in all aspects of real estate marketing, leasing and contract negotiation. He has worked closely with many national and regional retailers and landlords including Walmart, ShopRite, Macy’s, The UPS Store, Tengda Asian Bistro, Just-A-Buck, Choice Pet Supply, Kimco, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Grade A Markets of CT and Murray & Gaunt. Jeff has brokered over 600 transactions throughout the tristate area and has consulted on 125 “store within a store” leases throughout the country. From 1994-1997 Jeff held the position of Director of Leasing for Macy’s where he was responsible for leasing nearly 800,000 SF throughout the east coast.
Jeff has received an MBA degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University and an undergraduate degree from Boston University. He is a licensed real estate broker in New York and Connecticut and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center. Jeff resides in Bedford, NY with his wife and 2 children.
Since joining Royal Properties in 2003, Scott has been actively involved in our continued growth. He has secured multiple landlord exclusives with firms such as Philips International, Heidenberg Properties Group, Simone Development, and Benderson Development. Scott has also brokered leases with various local, regional, and national retailers including Tractor Supply, Dunkin’ Donuts, Papa John’s, Snip-its, Hardee’s, Scrubs & Beyond, and Stop & Shop. Scott has played a key role in our ongoing expansion by leveraging his expertise in the leasing and sales of commercial real estate into hundreds of completed transactions for our clients throughout the New York tristate markets.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University and is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York and Connecticut. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Scott was born and raised in Westchester County, NY where he continues to reside with his wife and two children.
During Jeanine’s real estate career, she has worked extensively throughout NY. She has brokered deals with many national and local retailers including Big Lots, Party City, Eblens, Miracle Ear, Liberty Mutual, Weight Watchers, Subway, Verizon Wireless, Sherwin Williams Company, CKO Kickboxing, Batteries Plus and many more. Jeanine’s responsibilities include retail representation, landlord representation and investment property sales. Jeanine hails from the public relations/communications field with over 15 years’ experience in the public and private sectors. She has appeared on numerous national and international newscasts and has experience in the promotion of high level political and issue campaigns. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and is a licensed salesperson in New York. Jeanine lives in Long Island with her husband and two sons.
Karnit is a commercial real estate broker specializing in representing clients with respect to leasing and sales of retail storefronts, commercial buildings and the development of land in Manhattan, Bronx and Westchester County. Karnit has closed multi-million dollar sale transactions as well as numerous retail leasing transactions. Karnit began her real estate career as an attorney and practiced for over 14 years. As an attorney she represented private individuals, REIT’s, owners of shopping centers, and pension funds in complex commercial real estate transactions. In addition, she has vast experience in the sale of bank owned properties as well as foreclosed properties representing various lenders. With her unique training and background, she is able to offer her clients relevant and valuable insight with respect to assessing, pricing, and negotiating favorable terms for any commercial transaction. Karnit holds a JD from Brooklyn Law School and a BA in Economics from Queens College, CUNY. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and New York State Bar Association. Karnit lives in Rivertowns with her husband and two children.
John began his retail career as an assistant buyer in Chicago for Sears Roebuck & Co. After various marketing and merchandising positions John decided to utilize his background to strategically place retail tenants in most desirable locations in malls, strip centers and store fronts. His knowledge of demographic modeling and consumer behavior have been key to his clients’ success.
Since 1991, John has focused his efforts on developing relationships in the southern New York marketplace. John has completed transactions with a wide array of retailers including Walgreens, CVS, PC Richards, Ford Motor Company, Family Dollar, KFC/Pizza Hut, Aaron Rents and STS Tire & Auto Centers.
John has a BS in Business Administration from Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY and is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York. He lives in Pelham Manor with his wife and two daughters.
Craig has over 20 years’ experience in all facets of real estate with a particular expertise in retail leasing. Over the course of Craig’s career, he has developed extensive relationships with owners, developers and numerous national and regional retail chains. Craig’s focus has expanded from Manhattan and the boroughs to Westchester, the Lower Hudson Valley of NY and Connecticut. Retail clients have included, ShopRite/Wakefern, JP Morgan Chase Bank, McDonald’s, Crate & Barrel, Levi Strauss, and Fed Ex Office. He has exclusively represented over 1 million square feet of retail space for some of the top landlords in the region including Millennium Partners, Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Solow Management Corp., Related Properties, Koll, Bren, Schreiber Realty Advisors, Rabina Realty Inc., Eastgate Realty, Intertech Development Corporation and Guardian Life Insurance Company.
Craig holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University. He has been a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York since 1986 and is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Craig resides in Westchester County with his wife and two children.
Farron began her retail career as a site selection analyst. After various research positions she moved to retail real estate and continued her work in strategic analysis, concentrating on new and expanding retail businesses. After determining where and how many stores should enter a market, Farron found sites and negotiated the business terms for numerous retailers including Hallmark Cards, CVS, Sleepys, SuperCuts, GameStop, Starbucks and Clarks Shoes. Since joining Royal Properties, Farron has worked with Verizon, Choice Pet Supply and Lemon Pop to expand their distribution.
Farron has a BA in Geography from CUNY and a MA in Geography from Clark University. She is a licensed real estate broker in New York and Connecticut and holds a sales person license in New Jersey. She is also a longstanding member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Farron is an “empty nester” and lives in Tuckahoe NY with her husband.
Rick has been a licensed real estate commercial broker in New York since 1992. He has worked with national tenants such as Raymour and Flanigan, Rainbow Apparel, Storage Deluxe and Popeyes – Louisiana Kitchen. He also has completed multiple transactions with strong regional companies such as VIM, S@A stores and Praxis Housing Initiatives. In addition to working with these companies, Rick has exclusively represented many landlords. While Rick conducts most of his business in Westchester and the Bronx, he has also completed both sales and leases in Queens, Brooklyn and New Jersey.
Rick is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, has an MBA from Fordham University and an undergraduate degree from Lafayette College. He was born and raised in Westchester County and currently lives in one of the Rivertowns with his wife and two daughters.