Landlord FAQ’s

Many landlords in Manhattan, large and small, have found renting through METROPOLIS to be an absolute pleasure. Our high level of integrity and attention to detail ensure a smooth qualification process of prospective tenants. Our reputation among the landlord community of Manhattan is solid and we are happy to provide many references to any landlord considering METROPOLIS REAL ESTATE OF MANHATTAN.


Headed by Tom Ripellino, our Closing Department is second to none in New York. Tom has a real talent for bringing parties together and getting the deal done. He insists on full disclosure from all parties and keeps our agents to a strict standard of integrity and honesty. A stickler for detail, Tom insists that once the paperwork procedure has been established with a landlord, it is followed to the letter on every deal.


Our close contacts with Human Resource Departments in many Fortune 500 companies as well as our comprehensive internet marketing strategy ensures us a steady stream of top notch rental candidates throughout the year. Many of our tenant prospects are over qualified for the apartments that they rent.

Through our proprietary website, we have successfully targeted the corporate relocation market of apartment seekers. Our clients come from the right demographic: they shop on the internet, they are in the middle to high income bracket and they have excellent credit ratings. Just the sort of person a landlord is looking for.


We offer wide exposure for landlords with rental vacancies through a multi-pronged marketing approach taking advantage of synergies created by combining traditional advertising with cutting edge web techniques. METROPOLIS advertises extensively in various print media as well as through websites such as NYTIMES.COM. We also advertise through four of our own proprietary websites and through the New York sections of various national real estate websites. The result is that the phones never stop ringing, METROPOLIS agents are never idle.


At METROPOLIS we are tirelessly dedicated to the recruitment and training of our agents and brokers. At a staff of over 50 agents and growing, our team operates like an efficient machine of call handlers and apartment locators. Our agents show a preference to our listing landlords and maintain high standards of integrity and efficiency at all times. Put our team to work on your vacancies. We will get them filled quickly and with great tenants before the end of the month.