Michael Korff, President
Michael Korff has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has overseen the management and development of more than a million square feet including, tenant leasing, ground up construction, renovations, tenant t out, risk management, nancing and tax certiorari. Michael received his BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University, his Masters in Real Estate from NYU and is a member of the ICSC.
Kali Valenzuela, Vice President of Business Development and Client Services
Kali Valenzuela has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry in the New York metropolitan area. He has held various roles in acquisitions, asset management and business development while working for several prominent real estate development and investment firms. Prior to joining Ripco Management, Kali led the strategic investment initiatives of more than 1 million SF in commercial property including retail, mixed-use, multifamily and development projects. Kali received his BA in History from Bowdoin College, his Masters in Real Estate from NYU.
Jeffrey Riccio, VP Property Management
With over 25 years in the shopping center industry, Jeffrey has overseen property management of more than 4 million SF of retail space. Jeffrey previously served as the Director of Operations at General Growth Properties' Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, NY. Property Manager for Levin Management, and Regional Property Manager for Forest City Ratner Companies, where he oversaw the Queens and and Bronx properties. Jeffrey has been recognized by numerous organizations including the American Red Cross, Town of Babylon and the County of Suffolk for dedication and community service.
Mark Kaplan, Principal
Mark serves as the COO for Ripco, overseeing all day-to-day activities and is responsible for growth of the brokerage business, implementing new initiatives and establishing additional service lines. Prior to joining Ripco, Mark was a Principal of Kabro Associates, a privately-held real estate development and management company. Before joining Kabro, Mark was a large-loan CMBS originator at Credit Suisse. Mark is a co-founder of the Long Island Real Estate Group’s (LIREG) Next Generation Division and is an Executive Board Member. Mark earned his JD with honors from Columbia University where he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and graduated with honors from Tulane University with a BSM in Finance. Mark is a licensed real estate broker and member of the New York State Bar Association.
Jay Feingold, Chief Financial Officer
Jay Feingold has more than fteen years experience in public accounting and private sector nance and has served as the company’s Chief Financial Of cer since 2006. Before joining MetroCapital Realty, Mr. Feingold held the position of Senior Audit Manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in New York. He is a graduate of the Florida State University and holds an active CPA license in the states of Florida and New York.