About Us

Founded in 1977, Citicore is a full-service investment property sales firm, specializing in the New York metro area. The team at Citicore owns a wealth of experience in all facets of the real estate industry, including development, brokerage, and property management.

Over the past 30 years, the firm's founding members have developed solid client relationships throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, and Dutchess County. The combination of a deeply rooted core network of clients, extensive knowledge of opportunities within the region, and experience working in a wide-range of neighborhoods allows Citicore to provide clients with superior service and a distinct advantage in the marketplace.

Citicore handles transactions of various sizes from beginning to end and provides hands-on management of any issues that may arise in between. With a specialization in emerging neighborhoods and value-added deals, Citicore offers investment opportunities across a broad range of properties.

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Timour A. Shafran
Managing Partner



Gem C. Algan
Managing Partner




Benjamin Shafran RA
Senior Broker


Sean Blake
Sales Associate


Phil Fierro
Senior Broker


Jesus Ramos
Sales Associate




Sammy Ersiz
Property Manager