Recognized for his consistent years of deal making and skill set for advising property owners as to the right retail tenant mix, and merchants for their new business development; Joseph Aquino has more than 30 years of NEW YORK CITY REAL ESTATE EXPERIENCE. No one knows the City better than Joseph and to know which national and / or international tenant/s belong here.  He has assisted top property owners & retailers through his long well known illustrious career. His specialty includes the full spectrum of retail, whether includes luxury, fast fashion or food & beverage.  He also has experience & capability for the site selection of showroom & office, movie theatres, parking garage, and industrial. 

Under the leadership of Joseph Aquino, President, JAACRES has expanded their company of real estate professionals to be a leader in the commercial real estate industry.

+1 (917) 597-9880

+1 (516) 672-6843

DAVID ZAKEN, Head of New Business Development  

David Zaken has owned 12 David Z shoe and sneaker stores in New York City and Las Vegas. David has a terrific network of contacts in the shoe and apparel business. David has also owned three commercial buildings: on Fifth Avenue; on Broadway in Union Square; and in Soho. David knows all the ropes when it comes to operating a commercial property, including filing for permits, working with contractors, and adding value to a building.

+1 (917) 406-1805

Barry Cregan,
Senior Advisor

Barry Cregan heads their hospitality division. He has spent 35 years in the hospitality industry, including a stint as president of The Plaza Hotel. He also operated four casinos in Atlantic City, Puerto Rico and Connecticut and presided over hotels in Chicago, and the South Beach area of Miami.

+1 (917) 561-4693

Olivia Aquino Balsamo, Associate Broker

Olivia Aquino Balsamo has 15 years of brokerage experience in Queens, N.Y. She specializes in the industrial and retail sectors, and recently leased Newel Props and Rentals 50,000 sq. ft. at the Swingline Building in Long Island City.

+1 (347) 891-3974

Owen O’Hara Crowley, New Business Development 

Owen Crowley O’Hara is a young professional full of many talents. He loves real estate and has adapted quickly to canvassing new tenants for our clients’ industrial and retail properties, as well as hotel opportunities.

+1 (323) 910-9047

VICKY JEUDY, Associate Broker

Vicky Jeudy is an actress who appeared in 59 episodes of Orange is The New Black. Her second love is real estate, and when she’s not filming, she is assisting JAACRES on retail and office properties in Northern Manhattan. Her wonderful attitude and work ethic give JAACRES star quality.


All our team members are available for video conferences, phone calls, or a personal meeting to discuss your assets and requirements. You can count on JAACRES!