Ralph Benzakein, SIOR, LEED® AP

Senior Vice President,
Cresa Long Island

Contact Details

Cresa Long Island
999 Walt Whitman Rd., Ste. 210
Melville, NY
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Phone: (631) 424.4888 x302

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Areas Of Practice

  • Brokerage Management
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Investments
  • Landlord
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Tenant Representation


Since 2004, Ralph has been a partner of Cresa Long Island. His clients appreciate his in-depth knowledge of theLong Island market, as well as his honesty and perseverance in insuring their satisfaction. Ralph is the only real estate advisor on Long Island to have achieved the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional designation. The LEED® AP designation demonstrates a thorough knowledge and understanding of green building practices and principles, which he uses to assist tenants in creating sustainable workspaces.

Ralph also holds the SIOR Office Specialist designation from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.

Ralph began his commercial real estate career as an Associate at Newmark Knight Frank, where, he received the Rising Star Award from CIBS of Long Island.

Ralph has been involved in transactions with firms such as Bertelsmann, Weight Watchers, Ameriprise, Bankers Conseco Life, Bostwick Laboratories, Bioreclamation, American Tire Distributors, Amerisource Bergen, Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk and numerous other organizations.


  • Member and Former Board Member - USGBC-Long Island, Member and Associate Board Member CIBS (Commercial Industrial Broker Society), LEED AP (USGBC), GREEN Designation (National Association of Realtors), Past President, SIOR NY Downstate Chapter


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