Mr. Freeman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University. He furthered his education at Emory University, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree.
Mr. Freeman joined Massey Knakal's Brooklyn office when it opened in 2003. He has closed over 70 transactions totaling over 650,000 square feet of existing buildings and 250,000 square feet of buildable space to be developed in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Cobble Hill, Red Hook and the Columbia Street Waterfront - a total aggregate sales value of $230,000,000.
Mr. Freeman was born and raised in New York City. Prior to joining Massey Knakal, he practiced commercial real estate law, primarily representing developers as an Associate at Pryor, Cashman, Sherman & Flynn. He also worked as Associate General Counsel at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and as General Counsel at Davis & Partners.
Mr. Freeman has quickly ingrained himself as the expert for commercial and investment properties in Brooklyn's Community District 6. He has demonstrated the expertise to handle the largest transactions in the neighborhood, such as the sale of 505 Court Street/204 Huntington to condominium converters for $50,500,000. Additionally, he sold the Pavilion Movie Theater for $16,000,000. However, Mr. Freeman is well-known for his hands-on approach representing individual building owners in the sale of their multi-family, mixed-use, commercial or development properties.
In each of 2004-2008, Mr. Freeman was the recipient of Massey Knakal's Stephen B. Seigel Award as Salesman of the Year in Brooklyn. In 2003, he was also the recipient of Massey Knakal's Michael Fuchs and Aby Rosen Award for Outstanding Business Development and Goodwill Promotion in Brooklyn. In 2009, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Freeman has dedicated himself to community activism, serving in the past as President of the Park Slope Civic Council and as a public member of the Community Board 6 Landmarks/Land Use Committee.
Mr. Freeman lives in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn with his wife, Colleen, sons Griffin and Abraham and his daughter, Alice. He can be reached in the Brooklyn office at 718.307.6530.