Peter Ripka co-founded RIPCO Real Estate LLC in 1991 with his close friend and current partner, Todd Cooper. Since that time, RIPCO has grown to have eight offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut and there now are over 100 associates.
Peter has been instrumental in leasing over 3 million SF of retail space throughout New York City for a number of developers including Forest City Ratner, Related Cos., Vornado, and Equity One. He has also leased retail properties throughout metro NY including Westchester, the Hamptons, and New Jersey. He completed deals in these buildings and projects with such diverse retailers as: Apple, Barneys, Sephora, H&M, Williams Sonoma, and Legoland Discovery Center.
RIPCO has an active NYC and metro NY tenant representation business that assists in the real estate site selection process for a number of retailers including Target, Best Buy, and TD Bank.
Peter has been a multiple winner of the Retail Deal of the Year award from the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and J.D. from Hofstra Law School.
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