Tony Park, Co-Founder of PD Properties, introduces a new global dimension to the brokerage with his unique experience. Tony was born and raised in Sicily, Italy and of Korean descent. From a young age, he was always entrepreneurial-minded and constantly sought the next opportunity.
After moving to the United States, Tony established a new business within the payment industry, which deployed ATM machines and processed credit card payments for thousands of business owners across the United States.
His company was ranked Inc. 500, and a finalist, two years in a row for the Ernst and Young Top Businesses, as well as, the Top 50 Asian American Businessmen of New Jersey. He mentored other entrepreneurs and offered them the type of advice that he was seeking when he first began his journey. These individuals experienced the same hardships and desired to succeed in foreign country. This led Tony onto his new career path; Real Estate.
Tony started off specializing in leasing local delis, restaurants, and supermarkets but quickly expanded his network. Soon after, he began representing corporate brands in Korea looking to expand into the U.S. market.
Clients of Tony include: WeWork, Paris Baguette, Nature Republic, Lotte Hotel, KTB Asset Management, Hyundai Securities, Lotte Life, NH Investments.
At PD, Tony is responsible for strategic partnerships. In this capacity, he was instrumental in bringing over $1 billion dollars of investment through Korean institutional funds. Tony is currently focusing on opportunities in New York City for high net worth clients and institutional investment partners.