Ben Tapper is a Senior Managing Director in the New York office of Lee & Associates. He specializes in investment sales and capital markets.
Ben Tapper joined Lee & Associates in 2018. Prior to working at Lee, he was a Principal, Senior Director at Eastern Consolidated. Mr. Tapper has 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Throughout his career he has negotiated over $1 billion in real estate transactions in every asset class from multifamily and mixed-use buildings, to development sites, and single-tenant net leased retail and medical office.
Mr. Tapper is a widely known and respected broker in the New York City marketplace, with sales of over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of property. His most notable transactions include the $90 million sale of 37 Flatbush Avenue, a 230,000 SF property in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, and the 18-building portfolio of mixed-use buildings that Mr. Tapper exclusively represented on behalf of Lee Estate, achieving benchmark pricing of $107 million.
Mr. Tapper works with the complete range of investors; from the institutional and nonprofit, to publicly traded and private family investors. He was selected to exclusively represent the Ackerman Institute for the Family, and led his team to achieve record pricing on this development site. His team also identified and negotiated the acquisition of Ackerman’s new location with more space in Madison Square Park, all while helping them significantly increase their endowment in the arbitrage.
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