People

Paul B. Smadbeck

Senior Managing Director


Biography

Mr. Smadbeck is a Senior Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on investment sales in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Sales at Massey Knakal Realty Services where he personally sold over 140 buildings and townhouses totaling over one billion dollars. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Massey Knakal on December 31, 2014.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Mr. Smadbeck represents the fourth generation of a well-known New York real estate family. As chairman and co-owner of the old-line commercial brokerage firm Wm. A White & Sons, Mr. Smadbeck's father, the late Louis Smadbeck, was one of the city's premiere building sales brokers. The Real Estate Board of New York annually bestows an award in his name, for professional integrity and career accomplishment.

Paul began his real estate career in 1984 at Wm. A. White & Sons specializing in office leasing. In 1994, Paul left the brokerage field to become the head of real estate acquisitions and asset management for a privately held New York based real estate investment company, overseeing the company’s existing portfolio and making major acquisitions throughout the 1990’s which generated substantial returns.

A published composer, Mr. Smadbeck received both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Music from Ithaca College.

Awards:

-Massey Knakal Award representing overall values Company-Wide: 2013

-Massey Knakal 3rd place Company-Wide Salesperson of the Year: 2012

-Massey Knakal Charitable Foundation Award: 2008

-Massey Knakal Company-Wide Salesperson of the Year: 2004, 2007


Affiliations

  • Friends of Karen (Family Services), Board Member and Former President
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member of the National Association of Realtors
  • Heckscher Foundation for Children, Board Member
  • Young Mens/Womens Real Estate Association of New York

Paul B. Smadbeck
Senior Managing Director
paul.smadbeck@cushwake.com
(212) 660 7760
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Teddy Galligan
Associate Director
teddy.galligan@cushwake.com
(212) 589 5137
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Bryan Smadbeck
Senior Associate
bryan.smadbeck@cushwake.com
(212) 589 5169
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Conrad Martin
Associate Director
conrad.martin@cushwake.com
(212) 307 8175
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Notable Recent Transactions

The East Side/Village Portfolio/$73,000,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Apartment Buildings, Greenwich Village, Upper East Side, Midtown East, East Village, Lower East Side, New York

 

118-122 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011/$45,000,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Mixed-Use User Buildings, Development/Conversion Sites, Apartment Buildings, Chelsea, New York

 

78 Grand Street, New York, NY/$16,000,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Mixed-Use User Buildings, Development/Conversion Sites, Apartment Buildings, SoHo, New York

 

859-861 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10019/$15,500,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Apartment Buildings, Midtown West, New York