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BASE Realty Group, founded by industry veterans Jonathan Brody and Michael Schattner, is a New York-based brokerage that values a hands-on approach and deep understanding of clients' objectives.

From the outset, we take the time to meticulously evaluate our clients' unique vision, enabling us to provide informed valuations and pricing recommendations. By gaining a comprehensive understanding of our clients' goals, we are able to develop a customized strategy tailored to their specific needs and objectives.

Meet the Team

Jonathan Brody

Founder & CEO

Jonathan Brody

Founder & CEO

O (212) 376-4261
C (516) 507-0193

Jonathan Brody is an accomplished real estate professional recognized for his exceptional dealcraft, having personally closed over $2 billion in multifamily transactions. His expertise makes him a sought-after advisor and trusted partner for strategic real estate investments. Recently, Mr. Brody was awarded Globe Street CRE Top 50 under 40.

Highlights from his recent transactions include the sales of:

  • The Lifestyle Communities Portfolio ($230,000,000)
  • The Kairoi Portfolio ($109,000,000)
  • The Gallery at New Hampshire ($117,000,000)
  • The Whitney & Harrison Portfolio ($133,000,000)
  • The Avalon Norwalk ($103,000,000)
  • The Creekside & Cottonwood Portfolio ($78,000,000).

    Mr. Brody and his wife along with their two children reside in Queens, New York. Mr. Brody is a member of the Hatzolah Queens Division, a volunteer EMS organization that responds to all types of emergency situations. During the recent Covid-19 crisis, Mr. Brody was on the front lines helping transport ill patients to nearby hospitals. Mr. Brody is a graduate of Queens College, Graduating Cum Laude with a BA in Economics.

  • Michael Schattner

    Founder & President

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    C (917) 805-8730

    With a proven track record of closing over $815MM in transaction volume over his career, most recently $215MM at Rosewood’s National Division, Michael brings unparalleled business development expertise to his role as Founder & President of BASE Realty Group. He combines old-school research methods with pure hustle to access the most lucrative deals for his clients.

    Highlights from his recent transactions include the sales of:

  • The Lakes at Collier Commons ($71,000,000)
  • Hidden Creek Apartments ($55,000,000)
  • GPH Development Site ($33,000,000).

    Mr. Schattner and his wife along with their four children reside in Lawrence, New York. Mr. Schattner volunteers for Chai Lifeline where he mentors teenagers who experienced various physical and/or mental traumas. Mr. Schattner graduated with a Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is a licensed attorney in the State of New York.

  • Senior Leadership

    Shlomo Mansbach

    Senior Director

    O (212) 376-4263
    C (516) 640-9522

    Chaim Ciment

    Senior Director

    O (212) 376-4265
    C (646) 599-4361

    Shmuel Fine

    Senior Analyst

    O (212) 376-4266
    C (616) 744-6010

    Yosef Tratner

    Transaction Manager

    O (212) 376-4264
    C (917) 502-6719