Stephen R. Preuss joined the Queens office as a Director of Sales. In his first year, he was named recipient of Massey Knakal's 2007 Richard Marcinko Award for Tenacity, Loyalty and Single-Mindedness of Purpose in the Pursuit of Excellence in Queens. In 2008, he won the same award, this time recognizing his efforts company wide. In 2009, he won the Queens Nicholas T. Donovan PIER Award Representing Overall Values. In 2011, Stephen was presented with the Queens Annual Nicholas T. Donovan PIER Award Representing Overall Values.
A graduate of Florida Atlantic University, Mr. Preuss obtained his business degree in Finance. He began his career as an Apprentice to Fred Johnson and went on to become the Vice President of Johnson Financial Corp., where he was responsible for new client acquisition and conducting portfolio analysis for high net-worth individuals. Mr. Preuss also has vast experience in the franchising industry with past area franchisee rights with Quiznos Restaurants along with previously holding the New York franchise rights for QD International, the first and largest eBay & Shipping drop-off store franchise. Mr. Preuss owned and operated 15 retail stores in NY along with overseeing 100+ stores nationwide while acting as the Executive Vice President of QD International.
Throughout his career, Mr. Preuss went on to gain his Series 7 and Series 63 licenses from the National Association of Securities Dealers. He has also been featured on regional and national television and in print including FOX, CBS, Newsday, The New Yorker, the New York Post, The New York Times and Real Estate Weekly. He lives in Nassau County on The North Shore of Long Island with his wife, Stephanie. He can be reached in the Queens office at 718.275.3400 x2118.