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John A. La Ruffa
SIOR

Executive Director

Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island

175 Broadhollow Rd Ste 150, Melville, NY 11747-4909

Market
Melville
Specialty
Office Specialist
Member Since
2007
Chapter
SIOR New York City and Downstate Chapter
Areas of Practice
Accreditations
Background & Experience

John has been a commercial real estate broker for over 25 years and has established strong relationships within the industry, which has lead to his representation of over 1.2 million SF of some of the most established businesses and commercial real estate landlords. John contributes his success as a broker in positioning buildings and tenants to his architectural and construction background. In 2004, John was inducted into NAI Global’s Gold Club for completing over $2 million in transactions world wide. In 2007, John was awarded Broker of the Year by RexCorp and holds the designation of SIOR, a certification of the highest level of comprehension, production, and principles in the real estate industry. Additionally, NAI Global named John to the NAI Global Elite, a group comprised of the organization’s top performers and top producers. John qualified as a Top Performer at the Elite level based on production in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,& 2015

Education

Bachelor of Science | Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

Professional Affiliations & Designations

• Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)

• Commercial Industrial Brokers Society (CIBS)

• Board of Directors for the March of Dimes

• American Cancer Society

• Huntington Arts Council

• Ronald McDonald House of Long Island

• Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE)

Significant Transactions

• 538 Broad Hollow Road, Melville, NY - 183,000 SF redeveloped, sold, &

current exclusive leasing agent.

• 901 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY - 60,000 SF single user sale;

redeveloped and re-sold into an 18 office condominiums

• 865 Merrick Avenue, Westbury, NY - 115,000 SF sold, redeveloped & leased
Richard Medinis, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
John La Ruffa, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island
Melville, NY
Office Lease
$3,186,331
15,004 Sq. Ft.
August 18, 2020 Jericho, NY

Richard represented KWE, USA, Inc.

John represented KWE, USA, Inc.

Mark Miller, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
Richard Medinis, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
John La Ruffa, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island
Melville, NY
Industrial Lease
$451,345
4,751 Sq. Ft.
June 14, 2017 East Rutherford, NJ

Richard Medinis, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
Mark Miller, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
John La Ruffa, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island
Melville, NY
Industrial Lease
$8,466,529
40,441 Sq. Ft.
June 15, 2015 New York, NY

Richard represented Kintetsu World Express (USA), Inc.

Mark represented Kintetsu World Express (USA), Inc.

John represented Kintetsu World Express (USA), Inc.

Mark Miller, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
John La Ruffa, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island
Melville, NY
Industrial Lease
40,441 Sq. Ft.
June 9, 2015 Springfield Gardens, NY

Mark represented Kintetsu

John represented Kintetsu

Mark Miller, SIOR
NAI Robert Lynn
Dallas, TX
John La Ruffa, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island
Melville, NY
Industrial Lease
$5,000,676
January 6, 2011 Jamaica, NY

Mark represented Kinetetsu

John represented Kinetetsu

Chapter Leadership Council
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2019
  • End Date : 9/30/2021
Chapter Leadership Council
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2017
  • End Date : 9/30/2019
Group Tax Exemption
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  • Begin Date : 10/1/2017
  • End Date : 9/30/2019
Group Tax Exemption
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2015
  • End Date : 9/30/2017
Chapter Leadership Council
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2015
  • End Date : 9/30/2017
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