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OUR JOURNEY

Our growth as a company started 36 years ago and continues to evolve within real estate, mortgage and title industries.

WHERE WE'VE COME FROM

THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE
IS TO CREATE IT

1989

First acquisition Benjamin Realty Corp., a real estate brokerage firm

1994

Established First Empire Funding Corp., a mortgage broker division

1998

Transformed First Empire Funding Corp. from mortgage brokerage to mortgage banker

2005

Established Benjamin Fine Homes and Estates, real estate brokerage servicing high net worth, upscale and discreet clientele

2009

Exited brokerage business by selling to public traded company Realogy

1985

Obtained real estate broker license

1993

Started purchasing real estate properties for rent and hold and turn over profits. From 1993 to 2012, purchased and sold over 160 properties in the Greater New York area

1995

Scaled growth of real estate brokerage business through mergers and acquisitions. Merged and acquired over 12 competitors into existing 8 locations

2003

Established Landmark Abstract LLC., a title insurance company to provide closing for our family of companies

2007

Company reached a milestone of 450 licensed salespeople, 70 personnel management support staff and $650 million in annual volume

2012

Established Tower Fund Capital, a direct private lender money fund providing liquidity to real estate asset debt market