Mr. Kahane formed DAK Commercial Realty, LLC in April 2007. As a former Leasing Director with Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., Helmsley-Spear, Inc. and Winoker Realty, Inc., he has been locating, negotiating and securing commercial space for 30+ years representing tenants and owners in their search to lease office, retail and showroom space. Mr. Kahane’s experience includes; brokerage, agency work, and institutional sales. With vast experience as a representative for both Tenants and Landlords, he demonstrates a unique and creative ability for deal structuring, with an emphasis on negotiating lease and sales transactions.
Mr. Kahane is extremely familiar with the Times Square South / Grand Central and United Nations communities. In addition to finalizing many leasing and sales transactions with law firms, not for profit organizations, travel & trade bureaus, and conducting extensive RFPs (requests for proposal). A sample of his successfully concluded transactions are: International Women’s Health Coalition, Child Care Inc. (lease), Governments Fiji (lease) the Republic of Korea, (building acquisition), The Princeton Review, Entrepreneur Media Inc. (lease), University Sports Publications Inc. (lease), Australian United States Services in Education, Inc. (lease), Day Care Council of New York (lease) and United States Tour Operators Association (lease), 153 Chambers Street (property disposition).
As an Asset Manager, Mr. Kahane has developed and coordinated communication procedures for tenant/owner management, sales and leasing relationships.
Mr. Kahane is a graduate of Boston University. He has been a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York State and New Jersey since 1985 and is currently a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.
Marsa Truscott joined DAK COMMERCIAL REALTY, LLC Brokerage Team in June 2019. A respected career professional, Truscott will actively serve clients as well as assist in growing the firm’s expanding representation of office tenants and landlords.
Truscott has had a wide array of career experiences. Among her career highlights, Truscott has traveled the worlds of politics, image consulting, music and retail product manufacturing. One would not expect someone in the real estate field to have worked for a senator, a governor, a President and toured with a major music act. Marsa has high-level experience working with CEO’s, CFO’s and corporate decision makers. She brings varied career experiences and rock-solid business acumen to DAK COMMERICAL REALTY, LLC.
“Marsa Truscott is the type of best-in-class real estate professional who has the ability to expand our real estate platform, and signal to the marketplace just how serious we are about taking our operations to the next level,” said David Kahane, Principal & Founder at DAK COMMERCIAL REALTY, LLC. “For over 30 years, we have stood out as a trustworthy and reliable real estate brokerage that delivers high quality service and will continue to elevate our services by adding Truscott to the team.”
“DAK COMMERCIAL REALTY, LLC is a highly professional, commercial real estate organization that is not only a hands-on provider of full-service real estate services for tenant representation, but also is an owner with landlord representation experience,” Truscott said. “As such we have invaluable insight into all layers of transacting and managing leases, assets and portfolios. These skill sets enable us to serve our clients at the highest levels of professional excellence.”
Marsa Truscott is a graduate of Michigan State University. As a lifelong, active person in the world of philanthropy, Marsa has been a board member of several community-based organizations, both domestically and internationally, and served as a key player in day-to-day business as well as fundraising operations. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and What Women Want NY. Marsa resides on the UES of Manhattan.