- Senior Director, Real Estate
Mr. Beck is the Senior Director of Real Estate for CHI. A native of Texas and a former Naval Special Warfare officer, Mr. Beck received his MBA from the University of Texas and was a key figure in land investment and development in Austin, TX prior to his current work in investment real estate in the New York area. His well-respected reputation in the real estate community has afforded him opportunities across the United States.
Formerly with Starrett Corp. and Jakobson Properties, he has over 15 years of New York experience with market/affordable housing operations and development. Under his supervision as a director at Starrett Corp., the renowned developer saw profit and occupancy increases annually, built new multifamily housing in the Bronx, and redeveloped several properties in the portfolio.
Prior to Starrett, Beck was responsible for the development of Gann Ranch and Onion Creek subdivisions in Austin Texas, Brookside at the Notch in Little Falls, NJ, and Beck’s Baronny Vineyards in Texas.
Mr. Beck is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in New York, and is the Managing Broker of CHI Realty.
Mr. Beck’s track record is attributable to his intimate knowledge of real estate markets, operations, and superb professional skills. His knowledge combined with his marketing expertise and extensive client base affords him success in all facets of the industry, including property development, asset management, and construction.
Beck is a board member of Lutheran Social Services of New York, and member of the Life Management Committee at The Life Lutheran Church in Old Westbury, NY, where he lives in a century-old home he renovated himself. His unique mission focus was honed as an officer in US Navy Special Warfare. As a Naval Commander, he has commanded special warfare craft, and is the recipient of the Joint Services Achievement Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, and the Presidential Unit Citation.
Mr. Beck is a natural horsemanship rider and trainer, a master’s ski racer, and is a ranked competitor in skeet and sporting clays competitions.