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Having completed 19 leases with an aggregate rental value of over $40 million in 2013 alone, David Chkheidze has been named Massey Knakal’s Leasing Agent of the Year.

“David’s exceptional creativity, determination, and ability to negotiate the most favorable terms for his clients enable him to consistently surpass expectations,” said Todd Korren, Executive Managing Director.

Over the last two years at the firm, David Chkheidze as achieved impressive results, for both clients and the firm. David has secured 38 retail lease listings and 29 retail lease closings. These impressive achievements have not gone unnoticed. In 2011, David received Massey Knakal’s First Annual Rookie of the Year award.

David also takes time to give back to his community. He is actively involved with the Upper West Side Business Improvement District and the Massey Knakal Charitable Foundation. Notably, he founded an English language school in Georgia (Former Soviet Republic) for underprivileged children. Because of these endeavors, David received Massey Knakal’s Annual Charitable Foundation Award for Making a Difference in 2012.

David has over ten years of real estate experience. Prior to Massey Knakal, David was at Manhattan Spaces where he was a commercial leasing agent focusing on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Upper East Side and East Village. Earlier, he was a rental broker at Citi-Habitats and In Town Realty LLC.

Before joining Citi-Habitats, David moved back to Georgia, his home country, where he managed a 10-story, 24-unit construction project from the ground up. Additionally, David has represented landlords, owners and tenants, handled investment sales, and worked with dozens of commercial banks.

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