400 E 57th St New York, NY 10022(212) 838-3463dskriss57@gmail.com


For 30 years, David S. Kriss Realty has assisted our clients in reaching their successful real estate goals through patience, perseverance, and experience in handling commercial real estate transactions.

Upon assignment of a property, David S. Kriss Realty establishes a Project Team led by a member of senior management who will be responsible for directing the project and providing complete client accountability. As seasoned professionals with a broad range of industry expertise in all the facets of leasing and management, we will use our years of experience to identify market conditions and create strategies to meet them. We earn the trust and respect of our prestigious clients by adhering to the highest standards of excellence in every phase of our business. This dedication to client satisfaction differentiates David S. Kriss Realty from competitors in our marketplace.Integrating our sphere of responsibility and ensuring on a weekly basis that all in-house disciplines are working as one cohesive unit is the hallmark of our success. From commercial brokerage, investment sales, building management, consulting, and construction management, our actions collectively add up to single-point accountability. Through lease-up and beyond, our team’s day-to-day responsibility for all phases of the project ensures total satisfaction.


David-Kriss-About-UsMr. David S. Kriss oversees the company’s activities in Sales of Commercial and Residential Properties, Store Leasing, Office Leasing, Property Management, Construction, Development, and Investments.

Mr. Kriss has negotiated more than $100,000,000 in store leases, office leases and sales of properties.  Under his oversight, David S. Kriss Realty has managed 2,500 apartments and 100 retail locations.  He is the exclusive leasing agent for more than 25 office properties in the midtown New York City area.  Mr. Kriss is responsible for rent collection, heating plant maintenance, renovation and alteration of facilities, lease negotiations, lease renewals and dispossess proceedings in Civil Court.  In addition, Mr. Kriss organized a market plan for major acquisitions of commercial and residential properties as a principal for foreign and domestic investors.

Mr. Kriss is also the President-Owner of DSK Construction, Inc, a New York City Licensed General Contractor.  In this role, Mr. Kriss has renovated and built offices, schools, upscale salons, health spas, gyms, showrooms, medical offices, recording studios, retail stores and hi rise-single family residential buildings.  Mr. Kriss is responsible for managing design, demolition, framing, sheet rocking, flooring, marble-tile installation, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and detail finishing.  He manages and employs 15-20 trades at one time and is responsible for financial disbursement of all funds.

Prior to founding David S. Kriss Realty, Mr. Kriss was Managing Director at the Reynolds Organization, Inc., Managing Director at Garrick-Aug Store Leasing, Inc., Executive Vice President-Owner at Davedon Development Company, Inc., Executive Vice President-Owner at Choice Realty Company, Inc., and Executive Assistant to the First Deputy Administrator of the Economic Development Administration of the City of New York.  Mr. Kriss has taught at New York University, Long Island University, and Baruch College at the City University of New York.  Mr. Kriss currently teaches at the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), where he is the Instructor of Real Estate Salespersons and Brokers in New York.  Mr. Kriss lectures on the State Qualification License Requirement, Property Management, Real Estate Development & Construction, REITS, Condos & Coops, Finance, and Affordable & Non-Profit Housing. He has also been the radio host of the David S. Kriss Realty Show on Business America Radio, where he spoke to industry leaders on the various topics and issues of the commercial real estate business.