Mr. Emmetsberger specializes in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. He is active in generating exclusive listings, marketing properties to prospective investors, and working closely with owners and brokers to successfully close deals. Since 2006, he has been involved in more than $500,000,000 property transactions in New York City.
Born in Manhattan and raised in Stamford, Connecticut, Mr. Emmetsberger graduated from Miami University's Richard T. Farmer School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, majoring in Finance. During college, he was an active member of the student government as well as his fraternity, the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Chi. He completed a study abroad business program in Europe that focused on international accounting principles and business law and also spent a semester at the Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg.
Mr. Emmetsberger's sales career began in advertising at About.com. His entry into the real estate industry was as a Leasing Agent with Ardor Realty. He later joined Massey Knakal in 2003, initially as an Information, Technology and Office Administrator, and was later promoted to an Associate to Managing Partner James Nelson before being named Sales Director of Chelsea.
Sales highlights of Mr. Emmetsberger’s career include: The Milan at 118-22 West 23rd Street for $39,250,000; the Manhattan Mini-Storage building at 524-34 West 23rd Street for $30,500,000; a Union Square loft building for $19,000,000; a two-building, 83-unit package in Brooklyn for $10,000,000; and 239 West 20th Street for $6,050,000 - the highest price per square foot ever achieved for a rent-regulated walkup building with over 20 units in Chelsea. In 2009, he was a part of 4 out of 9 transactions that had taken place in the Chelsea submarket which consisted of 9 of the 14 buildings that traded in the neighborhood. He is currently exclusively marketing over $100,000,000 worth of property in the New York City metropolitan area.
In 2008 he was named an All Star by Real Estate Weekly, and received Massey Knakal’s Annual Louis S. Brause Award for outstanding business development and goodwill promotion in 2008 and 2010. Since the beginning of 2012, Mr. Emmetsberger has been the President of the Massey Knakal Charitable Foundation. The MKCF was established in 2005 with the mission of supporting small- to mid-size charitable organizations, where grants of $500 - $5,000 can be meaningful in helping them reach their annual goals. The MKCF strives to help eradicate illiteracy, poverty, hunger and homelessness in the greater New York City area, and attempts to provide long-term opportunities to those individuals who are less fortunate. Mr. Emmetsberger currently resides in Chelsea with his wife and can be reached in the Manhattan office at 212.696.2500, x7776.