Craig Kaplan

NYS Licensed Associate Broker

Career Highlights

2016 - Present

Keller Williams Realty

Has attained both a Certified Residential Specialist (“CRS”) and Graduate Realtor Institute (“GRI”) designation. CRS and GRI members must meet professional and educational requirements to be able eligible to apply for these designations.  Of the more than one million licensed real estate professionals, less than 3% are Certified Residential Specialists and/or Graduate Realtor Institute members.

Metropolitan Realty Advisors, Inc., Broker of Record:

Range of clients included residential developers, asset managers and residential sellers and buyers throughout the New York Metropolitan area.

Aspen Knolls, COO

Mr. Kaplan was the primary contributor to the formation and growth of Aspen Knolls Corp. (“AKC”), a privately-held single family real estate development firms.  Together with the CEO, AKC developed a number of complex and diverse projects.  In particular, AKC developed a 1,000 unit townhome community, Aspen Knolls Estates, under a 20 year build-to-lease contract on Staten Island, New York in support of Naval Station New York

Sales and Marketing

Following termination of the 20 year build-to-lease contract with U.S. Navy, managed AKC’s finances, corporate tax strategy, accounting and sales operations of Aspen Knolls Estates, a 948 townhouse development, Staten Island, New York valued in excess of $150 million.

Project Development and Construction

Directed financial, accounting and administrative operations of AKC.  Together with institutional lenders and supporting legal team, organized and participated in the writing of lease settlement proposals with the U.S. Navy resulting in a contract settlement of $126 million.

Government Contractor & Procurement

Served as principal writer of the proposal leading to the award of a 20-year $310 million build-to-lease contract with the U.S. Navy to develop, construct and manage 1,000 townhomes on Staten Island, New York; helped structure $130 million “AA” rated hybrid finance strategy.

Education

2016

Obtained GRI designation

2015

Obtained CRS Designation

1995

Obtained NYS Real Estate Associate Brokers License

1985

Obtained NYS Real Estate Salesperson License

1982

BA Political Science, University of Wisconsin

Learning Based Education

BOLD
MAPS Group Coaching
Ignite

About Me

Contact

Susan Mekenny

703-283-6881
susan@movetovirginia.comRe/Max Virginia

Charlee Gowin

757-434-5859
Town Realty
Bershire Hathaway Home Services

Close Menu