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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

  • AFRMC (American Friends of Rabin Medical Center)
  • BMNAR (Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors)
  • REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York)
  • Israel Bonds
  • CHIP (Community Housing Improvement Program)
  • EANYC (Executives Association of New York City)
  • JNF (the Jewish National Fund)
  • Cookies For Kids Cancer
  • YJP (Young Jewish Professionals)
  • New Destiny Housing Corporation
  • Settlement Housing Fund, Inc.
  • Chabad of Harlem
  • Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation Corp.
  • Israel Cancer Research Fund, Inc.
  • The Catalog for Giving New York
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Met Council
  • AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) - Real Estate Executive Council
  • AFOUI (American Friends of the Open University of Israel) - Board Member
  • FIDF (Friends of the Israel Defense Forces) - Real Estate Division Committee (Past Chairman)
  • Belev Echad - Board Member
  • Legal Outreach - Advisory Board Member
  • The NYU Furman Center for Real Estate
  • UJA-Federation of New York - Board Member, Real Estate Council Member

Media Mentions

Forbes / November 9, 2022

New York City Multifamily Sales Totaled $3.57 Billion in 3rd Quarter

Ariel Property Advisors / November 9, 2022

New York City Multifamily Sales Totaled $3.57 Billion in 3rd Quarter

New York Real Estate Journal / November 8, 2022

APA arranges $12.15M sale of 725-737 Fox. St. MF property in the Longwood, BX

Connect Group Media, Inc. / November 4, 2022

Ariel Closes Sale of Rent-Stabilized South Bronx Multifamily

REBusinessOnline / November 2, 2022

APA Negotiates $12.1M Sale of Bronx Multifamily Property

The Real Deal / October 31, 2022

NYC investment sales plummeted in Q3

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