Sean R. Kelly, Esq. is a Senior Director in the Investment Sales Division of Ariel Property Advisors. In addition to originating and executing exclusive listing sales, he is responsible for leading business development and networking initiatives in Brooklyn, with a particular focus on Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Williamsburg.
Prior to joining Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Kelly served as a Managing Director at CPEX Real Estate, where he led a team of dedicated sales professionals in selling and ground leasing development and conversion sites. In this role, Mr. Kelly managed all projects within his business line by maintaining client relationships, developing custom marketing campaigns, and leading the negotiation process.
Since entering the New York City market, Mr. Kelly has successfully brokered more than 100 transactions, consisting of more than 4.5 million square feet, with an aggregate value of over $600 million. His accomplishments earned him recognition as a CoStar “Power Broker,” and the Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator both named him a “Rising Star.”
Mr. Kelly is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. His professional affiliations and licenses include the following:
New York Real Estate Associate Broker License, St. John’s University School of Law Alumni Association, St. John’s University Loughlin Society, University of South Carolina Alumni Association – President’s Club, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Kelly is also involved in various charities and organizations, both in conjunction with the company and in his personal life. Among those he is involved with are the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), The Brooklyn Historical Society, Young Leaders Member of the Urban Land Institute, and the Building Industry Association of New York City, Inc.
In addition to being a board member at The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation, Mr. Kelly is a member of the Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Staten Island, as well as the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.
He received his Juris Doctorate from Saint John’s University School of Law, and his Bachelors of Science in Finance and Small Business Entrepreneurship from the University of South Carolina. He also worked as a journey-man Ironworker on 4 Times Square, 383 Madison Avenue, and several of the New York City bridges.
Mr. Kelly currently resides in Staten Island, NY, with his wife and two daughters and can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 59 or via email at email@example.com.