Stephen R. Preuss Sr.

Stephen R. Preuss Sr.

Vice Chairman, Investment Sales

Stephen R. Preuss Sr. is a Vice Chairman in the Investment Sales group at RIPCO Real Estate, where he focuses on investment sales in the capital markets for the New York Metropolitan Area. Stephen joined RIPCO Real Estate in 2021 as the highest producing investment sales broker in Queens and one of the highest capital market producers in NYC. Stephen’s team consists of highly experienced members including several partners, senior brokers, and a full support staff with expertise in the NYC and outer boroughs markets, as well as marketing and analytical professionals.

Over his nearly 20-year career Stephen has produced an ambitious track record with over $7.5 billion of investment and commercial real estate transactions while consistently performing over 500 property valuations per year. Throughout his tenure Stephen has sold in excess of 800 properties and exclusively handles over 100 listings annually. Stephen is widely recognized as the #1 top performer in Queens and Brooklyn and a leading broker in the NYC capital markets. He is a major contributor to multiple major publications including Commercial Observer and The Real Deal, among several other regional and national publications. In addition, he is a regular speaker/panelist on several prestigious panels including Commercial Observer Brooklyn Queens Forum and BISNOW. Stephen is an executive board member of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, and a major contributor to the Queens Community House and several other not-for- profit organizations including the Long Island City Partnership, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Business Association, and the Chinese American Planning Council.

• Commercial Observer, Power 100, 2024
• Top Sales Broker CoStar Group,2013, 2014, 2016-2024 Top Firm 2022,2023,2024 – Ripco
• Crexi Platinum Broker – 2022,2023,2024
• C&W Top Performer Middle Markets Tri-State, 2019, 2020
• C&W Top Performer Queens & Brooklyn, 2016-2020
• C&W Top 100 Overall, 2016-2020
• C&W Top Producer By Title Class, 2018, 2019
• Queens Chamber Golf Outing Honoree, 2019
• Top Businessmen in Real Estate & Development Queens Star Network, 2016
• Chinese Business Association Appreciation Award, 2018
• Massey Knakal Award Representing Overall Values in Queens, 2009, 2011, 2013
• Massey Knakal

• Queen Chamber of Commerce, Executive Board Member
• Long Island City Partnership
• Commercial Queens Committee
• Real Estate Board Political Action Committee
• REBNY, Commercial Queens Committee
• The Queens Community House
• Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce
• Chinese Planning Council
• Chinese Business Association
• International Council of Shopping Centers
• The North Shore Lions Club
• Brookville Country Club
• LIBN Member


Email Blast Signup Form

Please fill out all of the fields below.