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Shimon Shkury

President and Founder

212.544.9500 ext. 11

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Our company is unique to the real estate brokerage industry because it is organized like an investment bank, with separate sales and research divisions. By enabling our sales teams to deploy more resources to every transaction, this structure produces outstanding results for our clients.

Shimon Shkury


Shimon Shkury is the President and Founder of Ariel Property Advisors. As President he oversees all investment sales, capital services and research initiatives that the company undertakes.

Since 2002, Mr. Shkury has advised private clients, institutions, operators, equity providers and lenders on pricing, positioning and selling assets throughout New York City. This experience has enabled Mr. Shkury to emerge as an expert within the various asset classes, city, state and federal regulatory agreements and market indicators.

Mr. Shkury is routinely sought out as a resource for the industry, being featured in the Commercial Observer, The Wall Street Journal, NY Observer, New York Post and many other industry publications. In 2009, he was recognized by Real Estate New York as one of the “40 under 40” in the industry.

Originally from Israel, he came to the United States in 1999 to earn an MBA in finance at the Wharton School of Business and a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute. He previously served as a lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces. Prior to starting Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Shkury was a Partner with Massey Knakal Realty Services, now Cushman & Wakefield.

Mr. Shkury lives in Manhattan with his wife, son and daughter. He can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 11 or via email at

Community & Local Leadership

  • UJA-Federation of New York - Board Member, Real Estate Council Member
  • Legal Outreach - Advisory Board Member
  • AFOUI (American Friends of the Open University of Israel) - Board Member
  • AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) - Real Estate Executive Council
  • Belev Echad
  • REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York)
  • Israel Bonds Real Estate & Allied Industries Division
  • CHIP (Community Housing Improvement Program)
  • JNF (the Jewish National Fund)
  • Cookies For Kids Cancer
  • New Destiny Housing Corporation
  • Settlement Housing Fund, Inc.
  • Chabad of Harlem
  • FIDF (Friends of the Israel Defense Forces) - Real Estate Division Committee (Past Chairman)
  • The NYU Furman Center for Real Estate

Media Mentions

Forbes / March 15, 2023

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Citybizlist / February 28, 2023

APA: Recognition Awards And Promotions For Company Leading Professionals

Ariel Property Advisors / February 23, 2023

The New Safe Haven: Brooklyn As A Magnet For Big Money

Forbes / February 23, 2023

The New Safe Haven: Brooklyn As A Magnet For Big Money

QNS / February 21, 2023

Queens Real Estate Market Sees $4.4B in 2022 Transactions: Report

France Media Inc / February 17, 2023

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