Joseph A. Farkasceo/founder

Joseph A. Farkas is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Metropolitan Realty Associates LLC (MRA). With over 32 years of experience as a leader in the real estate industry, Mr. Farkas has a wide range of banking, financial, legal, political, brokerage, and management contacts to effectively acquire, develop, reconstruct, lease, and manage commercial and industrial properties in the New York Metropolitan area.

Mr. Farkas has been broadly recognized as a leader in the adaptive redevelopment of significant projects throughout the New York area, receiving engineering acknowledgement and government awards for development and job creation. As an industry leader, he is a frequent speaker on industry panels and television broadcasts and is often quoted in major newspapers and trade magazines. Through this real estate knowledge base, Mr. Farkas has created high level equity and debt relationships that are the investors in his projects.

Since founding MRA, Mr. Farkas has purchased commercial real estate valued at over $1 billion.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Mr. Farkas resides in Garden City, NY, with his wife and two daughters. He is also an active blood donor to the NY Blood Center.