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John Reinertsen

Senior Vice President

John Reinertsen Senior Vice President
Long Island City 47-09 Center Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11109

Professional Experience

John Reinertsen joined CBRE in 1997 and has 38 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Currently located in CBRE' NYC Outer Boroughs office, Mr. Reinertsen has been recognized as a top producer in the outer boroughs. He has completed numerous transactions in this market, providing him with formidable expertise in the region. Experienced in large-scale transactions, Mr. Reinertsen has recently focused on the repositioning of older, industrial properties for new and innovative uses.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


  • Long Island City Partnership, Board Member
  • New York State LIcensed Real Estate Broker




  • CBRE 2011 “Top 25 Industrial Performers”
  • CBRE 2008, 2007, 2003 and 2001 “Platinum Award”
  • CBRE 2006 Long Island “Top Broker of the Year” Award
  • CBRE 2006 and 2004 “Million Dollar Club”
  • CBRE 2005 “Gold Award“




  • Baruch College, Bachelor of Science in Marketing


Significant Assignments


  • Citibank and Silvercup Movie Studios – Represented both Citibank and Silvercup Studios in Citibank’s sale of a 3-acre site on the Queens waterfront to Silvercup Studios for an 800,000 SF commercial and residential mixed use development
  • Electric Realty – Represented Electric Realty in sale of assemblage site for a 260,000 SF office building
  • Kerr-McGee Corporation – Represented Kerr-McGee Oil Company in the disposition of their 3.5-acre site at the Queensboro Bridge in Queens to the New York Power Authority
  • United Nation’s Federal Credit Union – Represented the owner of 50,000 SF factory in a sale to the UNFCU for land to build 250,000 SF Class A office building
  • Rolex – Represented Rolex in their purchase of 86,000 SF building for demolition and construction of a new 140,000 SF Building
  • Weston Foods (Taystee Breads) – Represented Weston Foods in the sale of 400,000 SF building in Queens to Home Depot
  • School Construction Authority – Represented the owner of 120,000 SF loft building for the SCA’s adaptive reuse as the New York City School of Technology
  • The Center Building – Represented 33-00 Partners in the lease to the MTA of 109,000 SF of office space
  • School Construction Authority – Represented the School Construction Authority and the Feil Organization in the tenant’s 110,000 SF lease for the Frank Sinatra School for the Performing Arts
  • Fresh Direct, LLC – Represented Fresh Direct in their search and subsequent purchase of a 200,000 SF building in Queens for their flagship food warehouse and distribution facility
  • Farberware – Represented Farberware and Modell’s in the sale of Farberware 380,000 SF building in The Bronx to Modell’s Sporting Goods
  • Confort & Company Inc. and Time Equities – Represented both parties and structured a sale/leaseback of the 120,000 SF Confort printing building to Time Equities
  • ABC Carpet and Prologis - Represented both ABC Carpet and Prologis in the sale of the 205,000 SF ABC Carpet building in The Bronx to Prologis
  • Prologis - Represented Prologis in the lease of their 205,000 SF building in The Bronx to
  • NBC Universal - Represented NBC Universal in Leasing 90,000 SF building in LIC from Fresh Direct
  • Capital Distributors and Snapple Doctor Pepper - Represented both Capital Distributors (Landlord) and Snapple Doctor Pepper (Tenant) in leasing 105,000 SF of Capital Distributors building in Maspeth Queens
  • Broadway Stages and Dead River Properties - Represented both Buyer (Broadway Stages) and Seller (Dead River Properties) in the sale of 160,000 SF building in Brooklyn
  • Broadway Stages - Represented Broadway Stages in leasing their 160,000 SF Building in Brooklyn to Fed-Ex



  • AEW
  • Archdiocese of Brooklyn
  • Archdiocese of New York
  • Board of Education
  • Broadway Stages
  • Cardinal Health
  • Charter Communications
  • Christies Fine Art
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • Confort & Company
  • Farberware
  • Fresh Direct, LLC
  • Innovo
  • Kerr-McGee Corporation
  • Keyspan Energy
  • Modell’s Sporting Goods
  • NBC Universal
  • NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)
  • Prologis
  • Seagis
  • Silvercup Movie Studios
  • Sitex
  • Skanska
  • Snapple Doctor Pepper
  • Thor Equities
  • Weston Foods
John Reinertsen Senior Vice President
Long Island City 47-09 Center Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11109

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