SOURCE: RKF

March 09, 2012 10:47 ET

RKF Promotes Gelber, Petersen, Segall, and Covey

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 9, 2012) - RKF, the leading independent real estate firm in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, has announced four promotions for brokers in its New York office.

  • Richard Gelber has been promoted from senior director to managing director. In his 10 years with RKF, Gelber has made contributions to the firm and many retailers and owners. He has worked with tenants including Citibank N.A., Jenny Craig International, McDonald's, Cohen's Fashion Optical, and Regis Corporation. His landlord clients have included Extell Development Company, The Witkoff Group, The Hakimian Organization and Manocherian Brothers.

  • Caleb Petersen has been promoted from director to senior director. He specializes in advising and representing fashion and lifestyle retailers, including Rag & Bone, The Frye Boot Company, and Jeremy Argyle, among others. On the ownership side, he has worked on behalf of Jamestown Properties, Pam Am Equities, LCOR, RFR Realty, and Hines Interests.

  • Brian Segall has been promoted from director to senior director. He specializes in investment sales and retail leasing in Manhattan and select surrounding markets. Segall's investment sales experience includes the $11.05 million sale of the retail condominium leased to Capital One at 123 Third Avenue and the $17.5 million sale of the retail condominium leased to Banco Popular at 11 West 51st Street, both in Manhattan. He also represents notable landlords in the leasing of their retail space. These include Muss Development, Premier Equities, World-Wide Group, and United American Land.

  • Greg Covey has been promoted from director to senior director. Covey represents owners and tenants in their retail space needs, including such firms and brands as CIM Group, The World-Wide Group, Credit Suisse, 7-Eleven, Zadig et Voltaire, GNC, among many others. He has secured more than a dozen locations in Manhattan for 7-Eleven and is currently working on its plans for 100 more stores.

About RKF
The country's leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, RKF serves a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, consulting and disposition. With more than $20 billion in aggregate real estate transactions to its credit, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities throughout the United States for leading American and international chains, retailers, developers and institutional clients. RKF is headquartered in New York with offices in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey and San Francisco. www.rkf.com

RKF is located at 521 Fifth Avenue, Floor 7, New York, New York 10175, T: 212.599.3700. www.rkf.com.

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