Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm founded in 1866, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rene Hamilton as an Assistant Vice President focusing on commercial real estate leasing in the New York Metropolitan region market place. The announcement was made by Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear.
“We are very pleased that Rene has joined our Helmsley Spear team and we know he will be a valuable addition to our growing company, as we continue to make a greater impact in the New York commercial real estate market,” stated Kent M. Swig.
“It is a pleasure to add Rene to our growing professional team. His vast experience in commercial leasing and his many relationships in the corporate and non-profit sectors will be of great value to our firm’s expanding business. I look forward to working with him in the coming years,” stated Andrew G. Simon, Executive Vice President , Helmsley Spear.
Mr. Hamilton was previously a commercial tenant agent with Vicus Partners, a boutique tenant representation brokerage firm. His clients ranged from international financial firms, to light manufacturing and prominent law firms.
Mr. Hamilton began his professional career in the non-profit and education sectors. He brings this experience to the firm while continuing to work with and advise two New York non-profits: Directions for Our Youth (DFOY) and Council of Urban Real Estate (CURE). Mr. Hamilton participates in community development activities through broad personal involvement contributing his professional expertise on many levels.
“I am thrilled with the confidence shown in me by Kent Swig and Andy Simon, and the entire Helmsley Spear team, and look forward to contributing to the success and growth of the firm in the years to come, ” stated Rene Hamilton.
Mr. Hamilton is an alumni of Williams College, located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he received his BA degree.
About Helmsley Spear
Since 1866, Helmsley Spear has been a leader in commercial real estate creating legendary deals that are the cornerstones of the real estate industry, and is the oldest, continually operating real estate firm in America. Evolving from a real estate appraisal company to a full-service firm providing highly-skilled, professional performance and bottom-line profitability for its clients, Helmsley Spear provides property owners and users of real estate with a full array of services including: office and retail leasing; property and asset management; capital advisory services; investment sales and financing; project development and construction management; preventative maintenance and engineering; insurance services and appraisal. Helmsley Spear is independently owned and operated with offices in New York and San Francisco.