Gerard Longo is the Principal of Mettle Property Group.
Mr. Longo is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily operations of Mettle, its acquisitions, new developments and equity positions. Through Mr. Longo’s business acumen and strong work ethic he has expanded development to include residential, commercial and hospitality assets throughout New York City and South Florida.
Under Mr. Longo’s direction, the team at Mettle has been involved with over 60 mid-rise residential developments as well as overseeing the renovation and rehabilitation of approximately 500 1-4 family dwellings. As a well recognized leader in the real estate industry, Mr. Longo has been quoted and interviewed in many of the leading news media organizations such as MSNBC, Squawk Box, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News and The Real Deal.
Concurrently with Mettle Property Group, Mr. Longo remains a Principal of Madison Estates which continues to be one of the leading boutique brokerage firms with multiple offices serving the Brooklyn, NY area. Mr. Longo confers with the Madison Estates marketing and sales executives on a daily basis which adds to his unique perspective and understanding of the real estate industry.
Being raised by a real estate family in Brooklyn, NY and surrounded by New York City’s most iconic architecture, inspired Mr. Longo’s interest in real estate. Mr. Longo began his real estate career at 18 years of age while attending college. Since then, Mr. Longo has served on numerous boards of real estate related organizations and continues to do so.
Mr. Longo graduated from Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, New York, and continued his education at Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York.