From the beginning of recorded time, real estate or land and property ownership has been responsible for the creation of many fortunes. Here are some Black real estate business owners and professionals who are at the top of their game.
Black Real Estate Business Owners & Professionals
Roy Donahue “Don” Peebles (Washington D.C.) is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Peebles Corporation, the largest African American-owned real estate development and ownership company in the US.
Cedric Matheny (Atlanta, GA) is Principal and Vice at President T.Dallas Smith & Company. He specializes in Tenant and Buyer representation services for corporate users of office, industrial, retail, and land. He also advises clients on site selection, real estate investment, and real estate development.
Eze Okwodu (DMV area) With over fifteen years of experience as a real estate investor, Eze is committed to helping his clients find their dream properties that not only meet their needs but are sound financial investments.
G. Lamont Blackstone (Mount Vernon, NY) is the principal of G. L. Blackstone & Associates LLC, a commercial real estate consulting firm specializing in urban markets.
Lisa Phillips (Arlington, VA) is the founder of Affordable Real Estate Investments. She is also a real estate investor who is passionate about teaching others how to “cash in on working class neighborhoods for higher profits.”
Scottie Smith (Houston, TX) is the Managing Broker at Scottie Smith II & Associates. Mr. Smith specializes in sales, investments, property analysis, and valuation of multifamily and single-family properties in Texas.
Harrison Beacher (Washington, D.C) has dealt with and successfully helped close every kind of deal from multi-million dollar sales, to foreclosures, short sales, co-ops ,estate sales, first time buyers, Down payment assistance program deals, investors, rentals, and everything in between.
Adenah Bayoh ( Irvington, NJ) is the founder and CEO of Adenah Bayoh and Companies, which is the parent corporation that owns IHOP franchises in Newark, Paterson, and Irvington, New Jersey and a real estate development portfolio with over $250 million dollars in urban redevelopment projects.
Quintin E. Primo III (Chicago, IL) is the co-founder and CEO of Capri Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm specializing in mezzanine investments in real estate private and publicly held companies. Mr. Primo has more than 30 years of real estate investment experience.
Daniel D. Thomas (Bridgeport, CT) Since starting his career at the age of 19. By the age of 23, he became one of the youngest Real-Estate Brokers in the country to open his own firm Daniel D. Thomas Real-Estate .
Kenneth H. Fearn (Los Angeles, CA) is Founder and Managing Partner of Integrated Capital LLC, a leading hotel-focused, private real estate advisory and investment firm.
mTkalla (pronounced T’kalla) Keaton (New York, NY) has over twenty-five years of experience managing properties in Brownstone Brooklyn.
Egypt Sherrod (Atlanta, GA) is an award winning Realtor ® and CEO of The Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group. Egypt’s daily business activities include counseling modest first-time home buyers to quarterbacking the listing/marketing of homes owned by corporate leaders, celebrities, physicians and investors throughout Atlanta.
Brendan Wright (Atlanta,GA) is a realtor with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty and a Certified Negotiation Expert. In 2013, Brendan was recognized as Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty’s youngest Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club member.
Christian Ross (Atlanta, GA) has been in real estate for over 10 years, she has been featured on HGTV, honored as a “Bold Woman of Buckhead” in Simply Buckhead magazine and a leader in the industry as a past President of the Women’s Council of Realtors’ Atlanta Chapter: the youngest in the organization’s 56 year history.
Michael Russell (Atlanta, GA) is the CEO of H.J. Russell & Company, a vertically integrated service provider specializing in real estate development, construction, program management, and property management. Michael founded the company in 1952 and led it for 50 years.
Broker Associate, Kofi Nartey, (Beverly Hills, CA) is a Certified Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist. Kofi has been a correspondent on celebrity and luxury real estate for over 100 national television and print media outlets.
Victor MacFarlane (San Francisco, CA) is chairman and chief executive officer of MacFarlane Partners, which he founded in 1987 to provide real estate investment management services to institutional investors.
Kenneth Bacon (Bethesda, MD) is Co-founder and Managing Partner of RailField Partners. Prior to forming RailField, Ken spent 19 years at Fannie Mae, most recently as the Executive Vice President and Head of the Multifamily Business.
Sundra Ryce (Buffalo, NY) is the President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. SLRoffers commercial general construction, construction management, and design-build services for new construction and renovation projects, schools, nuclear facilities, and government projects.