Lee & Associates NYC is honored to announce today that the firm’s very own Conor Krup, Managing Director, has been selected by the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) as 2021’s Most Promising Commercial Salesperson of the Year. Krup, who was selected by REBNY’s Commercial Brokerage Board of Directors, received the award at the Lee & Associates NYC office, presented by his parents and sister on Tuesday, March 29th. As this year’s winner, Krup will be given the distinguished privilege of sitting on REBNY’s Board of Governors and Commercial Board of Directors for one year.
“It was a special moment to not only receive the prestigious Commercial Salesperson of the Year award from REBNY, but to be presented the award from my family,” said Krup. “It means a great deal to be honored with this award, and I’m thrilled to join a long list of accomplished brokerage professionals before me that have received this honor. I would also like to thank my colleagues at Lee & Associates for creating a nurturing yet entrepreneurial atmosphere that has given me the room to learn and grow, as well as the confidence and trust from my clients.”
“It has been both an honor and a privilege to work alongside Conor and witness firsthand his continued growth and success,” said James Wacht, President at Lee & Associates NYC. “Conor has been an instrumental member of our team who has made a tremendous impact on the firm and our clients.”
“Conor is always willing to go above and beyond and is always ideating creative and out of the box ways to bring on new clients and expand the business,” said Peter Braus, Managing Principal and Cofounder of Lee & Associates NYC. “We’re extremely proud of his accomplishments and are grateful for his dedication, drive, and willingness to learn.”
The Most Promising Commercial Salesperson of the Year award was created in 1996 to honor the real estate industry’s most promising newcomers. The award recognizes current and potential professional achievement as well as high character and ethical professional behavior.
Since joining the firm in 2017, Krup has sourced and closed 43 transactions totaling more than 250,000 square feet. In 2019, he was recognized by the New York Real Estate Journal as “2019 Ones to Watch” and named to Commercial Observer’s “30 Under 30: Top Leasing & Sales Professionals 2019.” Krup is an active member on the REBNY Midtown South Committee, as well as the REBNY Access Board. Additionally, he works actively to raise awareness and funds for the IronMatt organization, whose mission is to overcome pediatric brain tumors and help the children and families affected by them.