Metropolitan Real Estate Services, LLC is a Connecticut based real estate brokerage company specializing in both Commercial and Residential Sales and Leasing. It was founded by three real estate professionals; Robert Kligerman, Bard Kligerman and Mala Vaish, with combined experience of over 45 years real estate brokerage.
Robert Kligerman - has been actively engaged in the real estate business for over 35 years.
Conducting noteworthy and bell weather transactions, he represented numerous Fortune 500 companies and prominent New York Landlords as both leasing and sales agent. Included are: Nynex, Equitable, Met Life, Allstate, Sakura Bank, General Electric Credit Corp, and many others. In 1984, he won The Creative Deal of the Year Award (known as the Robert T. Lawrence Award) from The Real Estate Board of New York for brokering the sale of the first large commercial condominium in New York City sold to The College Entrance Examination Board. Over the course of his brokerage career he has held executive-level positions at Cross & Brown Company, The Galbreath Company and Cushman & Wakefield.
At present, he owns and asset manages approximately 20 real estate assets totaling about $100,000,000. His core holdings have always been and are, presently, New York City multi-family assets in Northern Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, however, he has also diversified into retail assets in Westchester County, New York and Fairfield County, CT and has acquired a Pharmaceutical warehouse campus close to JFK Airport on Long Island, New York.
Mala Vaish - has been active in real estate brokerage for many years now. She holds a certification as a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), and SRES, senior real estate expert. She has sold/leased nearly $3M dollars in the last 3 years consisting of single and multi-family housing in lower Fairfield county CT. Before creating Metropolitan Real Estate Services, LLC (MRES), she was a Realtor with Century 21 where she specialized in single-family home sales and property management.
Mala was chosen as a Five Star Real Estate Agent by Connecticut magazine for year 2011.
Bard Kligerman-specializes in investment properties, Bard has run the day to day operation and management of CRT, LLC and MRES LLC from its inception in 2008 to today. He is instrumental in sourcing new properties and opportunities and negotiating with broker’s and the banks on the terms of the contracts for his investors.