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About Yosef Katz Yosef Katz is currently the Managing Director of GFI Realty Services, LLC. He Read More.
About Yosef Katz Yosef Katz is currently the Managing Director of GFI Realty Services, LLC. He began his career in investment real estate when he joined the firm in 2006. He currently oversees the investment sales of over 30 sales people and supervises a team of junior brokers.
Mr. Katz is known in the industry for his intimate market knowledge and ability to close problematic deals. Over his career, he has negotiated the over $1.5B in real estate transactions including $350MM in debt sales. Since 2006, Mr. Katz has cultivated relationship with the largest property owners in NYC and has successfully advised his clients on property valuations, pricing, financing and repositioning of assets. He specializes in trading multi-family assets in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs with a particular focus on Brooklyn and Queens. Mr. Katz is also a burgeoning owner/operator in NYC with holdings located in Brooklyn submarkets of Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant. In his role as a principal, he oversaw the financing, renovation, and re-tenanting of these assets.
Mr. Katz has closed significant pieces of business throughout NYC garnering features in top industry publications including The Real Deal, The Commercial Observer, and The Wall Street Journal as well as numerous other publications. Mr. Katz has also received numerous honors including being named one of Real Estate Forum’s Top New York Investment Brokers in 2012 as well as being recognized as Top Producer by GFI Realty Services in 2016.
Katz received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Touro College with dreams of going to law school. However, once he closed his first deal at GFI, he knew that this was the industry for him. Born in Montreal, Canada, he is one of 11 children to a rabbi and a homemaker. He currently resides in Queens, New York with his wife and their four children. Close