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David Behin Licensed Associate Broker
David Behin is a Partner of MNS and the President of the Investment Sales and Advisory Division. He has been involved in over $4B of real estate transactions within the tri-state area.
In 2002, David co-founded The Developers Group, which planned and brought to market thousands of condo and rental apartments in NYC.
The Developer's Group later became MNS, one of NYC's top-10 full service brokerages according to The Real Deal. In 2011, he launched the Investment Sales and Advisory Division of MNS and has since been involved in over $500MM of real estate including the sale of development sites, multifamily buildings, note sales and equity and debt placements. David has brokered several high-profile new development sites, including the St. Vincent de Paul church in North Williamsburg, a 75,000 SF conversion site, and the note for 53 Broadway, an 80,000 SF piece of vacant land in South Williamsburg, and 247 North 7th Street, a 140,000 SF development site in prime North Williamsburg, amongst several others.
Prior to starting MNS, David was a co-founder of a technology and telecommunications company that created software merging the utility of the cellular phone and ubiquity of the internet. Among his notable achievements, he helped raise $30MM of capital for the company in one year while building it up from 2 employees to over 100.
A NYC native, he received his JD from Fordham University School of Law, and his Bachelor's degree from Adelphi University. He is a frequent speaker on Brooklyn related panels and a guest lecturer at New York University's Graduate Real Estate Program as well as Baruch College. He is also frequently quoted in major publications including The New York Times, Crain's and The Wall Street Journal.
David currently resides in Williamsburg with his wife Ayanna and two children Marley and Asher.