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METROVEST EQUITIES


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METROVEST EQUITIES


THE COMPANY

Metrovest Equities Inc. is a real estate investment and development firm owned by George Filopoulos. Founded in 1996, Metrovest has completed over $1 billion of acquisition, recapitalization, development, repositioning, asset management and disposition in suburban & urban residential, office, retail, and hospitality assets.  We’ve built a solid reputation as “hands-on” entrepreneurs who understand value enhancement through the repositioning and development of real estate assets. 

We focus on executing on opportunistic investment opportunities that result in the achievement of incredible risk adjusted returns for our investors.  Our strategy consists of leveraging our extensive market relationships, valuation and reposition planning expertise, and asset specific business plan execution experience.  Due to our diversified commercial real estate background and experience, we are able to collaborate, quickly analyze and exploit market inefficacies in a timely fashion as they arise. Institutionally minded in investment structuring, asset management and asset specific business plan execution; we bring an entrepreneurial driven approach to our investments and are nimble and able to quickly adapt to changing market dynamics to ensure the best possible outcome in our investments. 

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ABOUT


ABOUT


INSTITUTIONAL

Metrovest has successfully acquired and redeveloped obsolete institutionally
-owned properties.

HOSPITALITY

Our hospitality division oversees every aspect
of hotel ownership
including acquisition, rebranding, marketing
and management.

VALUE POTENTIAL

Metrovest restructures, rehabilitates, and re-energizes challenging
and underperforming properties.

IMPACT DRIVEN

Metrovest envisions
highly praised plans
for urban renewal.

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TEAM


TEAM


GEORGE FILOPOULOS, PRESIDENT

Owner and president of Metrovest Equities, Mr. Filopoulos specializes in complex real estate restructurings, investments and development. Since 1996, Mr. Filopoulos has been involved in projects and transactions with an aggregate cost in excess of one billion dollars including “The Beacon”, the redevelopment of the former Jersey City Medical Center. This two million square foot Art-Deco complex was the largest residential historic project in the United States and the largest in the history of the State of New Jersey. In 2013, Mr. Filopoulos led a partnership that purchased the controlling interest in Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. Having led Gurney’s through 3 phases of renovations and rebranding, he has subsequently acquired the neighboring resort and has embarked on the redevelopment and sale of “The Residences at Gurney’s”.


BRANDON TARPEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Tarpey started his career in commercial real estate as a vice president for Massey Knakal, which has since been acquired by Cushman Wakefield. In 2012, he started Embrace Hospitality, a real estate investment and advisory firm, where the firm completed and advised on over $150 million in transactions and still maintains holdings in New York, Boston, Miami and Palm Springs. In 2014, he joined Metrovest where he oversees day-to-day operations. Prior to working in real estate, he started his career at Goldman Sachs in asset management.


STEVEN IOZZIA, DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Mr. Iozzia began his career in commercial real estate as an investment sales / leasing broker for Sabre Real Estate Group out of Jersey City, NJ. Steve graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. In college he interned with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Coremark Group Development, and McNerney and Associates, all with a focus in commercial real estate or finance. 


Katie O’Neil, Marketing Manager

Katie began her career at LDV Hospitality, handling digital content & marketing for over 27 venues. Since 2014, she has taken on roles managing the marketing & events for brands including American Cut, Scarpetta, Dolce Italian & No. 8 Nightclub. After taking on the role of Programming & Brand Manager for Gurney’s Montauk, she joined Metrovest in 2017 to oversee the marketing & programming for Gurney’s Resorts as the brand continues to expand.

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SELECT CURRENT & PAST PROJECTS


SELECT CURRENT & PAST PROJECTS


Gurney's Montauk

Montauk, New York

Gurney's Newport

Newport, Rhode Island

Metropolis Towers

Jersey City, New Jersey

905 White Plains Road

Bronx, New York

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The Avenue at Orange

Orange, New Jersey

Gurney's Residences

Montauk, New York

The Beacon

Jersey City, New Jersey

1428 5th Avenue

New York, New York

Grand Plaza

Jersey City, New Jersey

Ridgefield Plaza

Ridgefield, New Jersey

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307-309 Avenue Of The Americas

New York, New York

 
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CONTACT


CONTACT


office

11 E 44th Street, Suite 1001
New York, NY 10017

phone  

(212) 922-9212

email

info@metrovest.com