Rolfe Haas

Managing Director

Property Management

Rolfe Haas joined Besen Partners in 2012, having industry experience in business development, strategic consulting, investment banking, and industrial real estate. He is a recipient of “Besen’s Deal of The Year” award for the $111 million multi-parcel assemblage of Maplewood Senior Living’s Inspir Carnegie Hill luxury 22-story highrise on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Skilled in global capital markets, industry research, market transactions, financial research and editing, Rolfe honed his sales, equity research, corporate finance, and trading abilities on Wall Street. He also has international experience as a consulting and supervisory financial editor for several international investment banks, including Investment Capital Ukraine (ICU) and several large Ukrainian agricultural conglomerates.

Rolfe sells multifamily, mixed use, office buildings, retail properties, development sites, and assemblages for development. His capabilities and service areas include the following:

  • Distressed Assets Advisory Group (DAAG) – sourcing non-performing commercial real estate loans for both existing properties and development and construction loans. Primary focus on the New York, NJ and Philadelphia metro markets; also sources nationally on the Eastern Seaboard, Texas, Chicagoland, Southern California, and the top 20 metropolitan markets.
  • Private Client Investment Sales – focus on discrete, off-market purchases of specific asset types as well as targeted sales of unique and specialized properties. From cinemas and luxury assisted living facilities to large, multi-use, diversified assemblages for large scale redevelopment projects that incorporate multiple asset developers (industrial/logistics-entertainment-casino resorts-diversified experiential retail-institutional-business incubators-diversified and inclusive residential).
  • Development – specialize in New Urbanism, Experiential Lifestyle and Transit Oriented Developments. Range from Urban Core Value-Add to suburban community enhancement.
  • Retail Acquisitions – actively seeking taxpayers (small- to medium-sized retail stores and strip centers in town and village centers) within a 150-mile radius of New York City.

As a Princeton University graduate, Rolfe is involved in entrepreneurship with Princeton Alumni Angels of Greater New York (PAAGNY), is a mentor for Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC) and has been an alumni interviewer for the Princeton Alumni Schools Committee (ASC) for nearly 20 years.



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