Robert Rappa

Associate Director


Robert Rappa is an Associate Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he works alongside Thomas A. Donovan, Vice Chairman, focusing on investment sales in the Queens market. To date, Robert has been involved in the sale of over 63 properties in the New York metropolitan area with an aggregate consideration exceeding $580,000,000. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at Massey Knakal Realty Services, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield on December 31, 2014.

Most recently, Robert was a summer analyst for The LeFrak Organization where he prepared market analysis presentations, analyzed occupancy, rent growth and turnover data, and supported the re-design of new websites for each of the firm’s major brands.

Robert attended Boston University where he majored in Business Management and Administration with a concentration in Law. At Boston University, Robert was a member of the Rugby team, Snowboarding team, and became a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi where he served as a Vice President and Exchequer.

Notable Transactions:

-90-02 Queens Boulevard: former St. John’s Hospital, a 250,000 SF conversion property in Elmhurst, $47,000,000

-28-56/60 Steinway Street: fully leased retail property in Astoria, $32,000,000

-42-72 80th Street: 103-unit elevator apartment building in Elmhurst, $21,000,000


  • Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Young Real Estate Professionals of New York
  • Israel Bonds New Leadership Cabinet
  • Jewish National Fund

Robert Rappa
Associate Director
(718) 512 2601
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