Ari Firoozabadi

President & CEO

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202.280.2724

af@greysteel.com

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About

Ari Firoozabadi has a simple philosophy: clients are best served by a tightly integrated, collaborative, and conflict-free platform. This philosophy defines Greysteel and ensures that all interests are aligned so the full resources and relationships of the firm and its professionals are leveraged on each engagement.

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Ari is responsible for defining and implementing Greysteel’s strategic vision as well as overseeing the company’s service lines, practice groups, and operations.

Experience & Recognition

  • Recognized as an authority on middle market and institutionally owned real estate and finance
  • Recent acknowledgements: Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40, Washington Business Journal 40 under 40, ALM’s Best Bosses, NAIOP’s Developing Leaders Award,
  • SmartCEO’s Future 50 Award, GMU’s Prominent Patriot in Business, and CPE’s Honorable Mention Peer to Peer Award

Education, Affiliations, and Licenses

  • George Mason University: B.S. in Finance and Marketing
  • Finance Committee Member at the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) member
  • Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) member
  • Greysteel’s principal broker in Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin
  • CO ER.100083596, D.C. BR98371298, D.C. 600218000003, FL BK3471015, GA 394333, IN RB19001354, MD 636050, MI 6502429802, NV B.1002399.LLC, NM 20426, NY 10491209479, NC 313826, OK 180391, PA AB068009, SC 115651, VA 0225 081719, WI 58718 – 90

Acheivements

  • Washington Business Journal “40 under 40”
  • Real Estate Forum “50 Under 40”
  • Real Estate Forum’ “Multifamily Influencers”
  • George Mason University “Prominent Patriot in Business”
  • Finance Committee Member at the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) member
  • Serves on Greysteel’s Operations Committee
  • Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) member
  • George Mason University: B.S. in Finance and Marketing

Interests

  • Ari is actively philanthropic, supporting numerous charities across the United States and driving the firm and its professionals to do the same in the communities the company serves

Featured Closings View All

07/2013

Starbucks

Richmond, Virginia

Retail

08/2013

7611 & 7701 Georgia Avenue NW

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

09/2013

Miramar Plaza

Baltimore, Maryland

Retail

09/2013

1101 Rhode Island Avenue NW

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

10/2013

Spring Valley Flats

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

10/2013

Joppa-Pering

Joppa, Maryland

Net Lease

11/2013

Concord

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

01/2014

Arundel Village Plaza

Brooklyn Park

Retail

02/2014

Courtyard Park

Hyattsville, Maryland

Multifamily

04/2014

Alameda Marketplace

Baltimore, Maryland

Retail

05/2014

Townsend Square

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Multifamily

10/2014

Belair Edison Crossing

Baltimore, Maryland

Retail

10/2014

Spring Road Flats

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

12/2014

Newport Crossing

Newport News, Virginia

Retail

02/2015

LA Fitness

Silver Spring, Maryland

Retail

04/2015

Lexington Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

04/2015

Capitol East Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

04/2015

River Crossing

Riverdale, Maryland

Multifamily

04/2015

The Arbors

Richmond, Virginia

Multifamily

05/2015

South End Shopping Center

Hagerstown, Maryland

Retail

05/2015

New Town Village

Owings Mills, Maryland

Retail

05/2015

Little Brook Apartments

Frederick, Maryland

Multifamily

05/2015

Aquia Town Center

Stafford, Virginia

Retail

06/2015

Jefferson House Apartments

Falls Church, Virginia

Multifamily

08/2015

Timothy House & Gardens

Annapolis, Maryland

Multifamily

08/2015

Belmont Crossing

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

09/2015

Durham Plaza

Durham, North Carolina

Retail

10/2015

Greenway Gardens

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

01/2016

The Gallatin

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

03/2016

River Ridge Mall

Lynchburg, Virginia

Retail

05/2016

Horizon Square Apartments

Laurel, Maryland

Multifamily

05/2016

Fort Stevens Place

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

06/2016

Waverly Towers

Baltimore, Maryland

Retail

07/2016

Rollingcrest Commons

Hyattsville, Maryland

Multifamily

08/2016

Catonsville Plaza

Baltimore, Maryland

Retail

08/2016

Sterling Plaza II

Sterling, Virginia

Senior Housing

09/2016

Landon Court Apartments

Hyattsville, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2016

Webster Brookland Flats

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

11/2016

Marina Point

Chesapeake, Virginia

Multifamily

12/2016

Chartley Landmark

Resisterstown, Maryland

Portfolio

01/2017

Madison Park

Hyattsville, Maryland

Multifamily

01/2017

Whispering Oaks

Arlington, Virginia

Multifamily

01/2017

Parc Square

Alexandria, Virginia

Multifamily

03/2017

Takoma Place

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

04/2017

Mass Place

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

06/2017

City Line Apartments

Newport News, Virginia

Multifamily

07/2017

The Gates of West Bay

Norfolk, Virginia

Multifamily

09/2017

Cascade Park Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

10/2017

Portside Apartments

Dundalk, Maryland

Multifamily

10/2017

St. Croix Apartments

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Multifamily

11/2017

Fenner Garden

Norfolk, Virginia

Multifamily

11/2017

East Beach OV Portfolio

Norfolk, Virginia

Portfolio

11/2017

St. Charles Townhomes

St. Charles, Maryland

Multifamily

01/2018

Largo Center

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Multifamily

01/2018

Vistas at Lake Largo

Largo, Maryland

Multifamily

03/2018

831-839 W. Ocean View Avenue

Norfolk, Virginia

Multifamily

03/2018

Queen Anne Park

Lexington Park, Maryland

Multifamily

04/2018

Merrimac Gardens

Portsmouth, Virginia

Multifamily

05/2018

Fairgreen Senior Apartments

Perryville, Maryland

Multifamily

05/2018

Homes of Towne Plaza

Joppa, Maryland

Multifamily

09/2018

37 L Street SE

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

09/2018

Lakewood Apartments

Baltimore, Maryland

Multifamily

10/2018

Printers’ Square

Baltimore City, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2018

Willow Manor at Clopper’s Mill

Germantown, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2018

Willow Manor at Colesville

Silver Spring, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2018

Willow Manor at Fair Hill Farm

Olney, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2018

Rochelle Hall Apartments

District Heights, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2018

Glen Burnie Town Apartments

Glen Burnie, Maryland

Multifamily

01/2019

Ironwood Crossing

Fort Worth, Texas

Multifamily

01/2019

Rush Creek

Arlington, Texas

Multifamily

01/2019

Highland Ridge

Capitol Heights, Maryland

Multifamily

01/2019

Sayles Place

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

02/2019

Forest Cove

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

02/2019

Victoria Park at Edgewater

Edgewater, Maryland

Multifamily

03/2019

Oak Park Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

03/2019

Elsinore Courtyard

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

03/2019

Fitch Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

06/2019

Worthington Woods

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

08/2019

Knights Bridge I Apartments

Silver Spring, Maryland

Multifamily

08/2019

4545 42nd Street NW

Washington, D.C.

Office

10/2019

Cudahy Commons

Cudahy, Wisconsin

Multifamily

10/2019

The Vinings at Christiana

Newark, Delaware

Multifamily

11/2019

Fairspring Senior Apartments

Baltimore, Maryland

Multifamily

12/2019

Crescent Square

Greenbelt, MD

Multifamily

12/2019

Victoria Park Jaycees

Waldorf, Maryland

Multifamily

12/2019

Victoria Park at Walkersville

Walkersville, Maryland

Multifamily

03/2020

Pelham Place

Norfolk, Virginia

Multifamily

05/2020

Capitol Hill Self Storage

Washington, D.C.

Self Storage

06/2020

The Regent

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

09/2020

Cascades Village Senior

Sterling, Virginia

Multifamily

09/2020

The Rittenhouse

Washington, D.C.

Multifamily

09/2020

The Bradford

Hagerstown, Maryland

Multifamily

11/2020

The Willows at Dover

Dover, Delaware

Multifamily

11/2020

Redwood Gardens

Berkeley, CA

Multifamily

01/2021

Aquia Terrace

Stafford, Virginia

Multifamily