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About Us

Offering a personalized, hands-on approach to real estate management in Midtown Manhattan. 

Who is Circle Realty Group?

Established in 2002, Circle Realty Group is a boutique real estate company located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Our mission is simple: to provide tenants and landlords with the best commercial leasing experience possible. Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, you can count on us to provide you with first-class representation. We manage some of the best properties in New York City, in locations such as East Midtown and Penn Plaza. If you’re looking for the best leasing and rental experience, we are the perfect choice.

History 

Circle Realty Group LLC, began operations in 2002 as an owner, manager and broker for the New York real estate properties owned by The Esther Mertz Trust.  In 2011, the properties became assets of two trusts: one which provides for a charitable foundation, and a second, perpetual trust for her descendants.  Michael J. Close and his wife Nancy L. Close managed the company until his untimely death in February 2013.  Nancy currently leads the team as CEO and Manager.

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Meet the team

We’re a team of talented professionals working together with a common aim: to build long-lasting tenant relationships, create welcoming office and retail spaces, and ensure that our landlords have a trouble-free leasing experience. 

Jay Futersak

JAY FUTERSAK

President

Peter Hempel

PETER HEMPEL

Director of Operations & Construction

Nicole Serras

NICOLE SERRAS

Leasing Associate

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NANCY WILSON

Reception, Notary Public

Peter Loi

PETER LOI

Vice President

Roderick Brown

RODERICK BROWN

Landlord Representative