Rich Realty Rochester NY

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Rich Realty, one of Rochester, NY's leading full-service real estate companies, is proud to announce the addition of two new realtors marking an exciting period of growth for the company.

A real estate advisory firm and brokerage, Rich Realty, offers a range of services in commercial, and now residential real estate. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, Rich Realty's team combines real estate expertise, knowledge of the Rochester market, creativity, and individualized strategy.

"We're very excited to now offer residential real estate services to our growing client base, continuing the legacy that founders Bob and Sharon Rich began 40 years prior," adds Managing Broker, Mark Palazzo.

Rich Realty has added agents Alex Palkowski and Courtney Willison to their growing team, leading the growth of the brokerage's residential division. Both Alex and Courtney bring unique expertise to the team. Learn more about Alex and Courtney here.

The group is excited for the company's expansion.

Rich Realty's Managing Broker, Mark Palazzo recently released his new book titled, "Look Mom, No Roof," available for purchase on

"My business partner in the early nineties often said to me, "We should write a book." Interesting stories seemed to occur often in our normal course of business, and we thought that collectively, it could have been a good book. Then the idea gained steam over the last several years with more stories..."
Mark Palazzo

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2018 Special Announcement: CoStar Power Broker Award Winners Named in Rochester Annual Industry Awards Recognize Top CRE Dealmakers in 2017

Read the full announcement at the CoStar web site

2017 Press Release


Commercial Real Estate's Leading Independent Information Provider Recognizes Market's Sales Brokers

Mark Palazzo, Managing Broker Rich Realty, has been named a 2016 CoStar Power Broker TM by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. This annual industry award recognizes distinguished professionals in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the achievements of the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2016 within their respective markets.

With the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online, CoStar can easily identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. and Canada. All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar's commercial real estate database.

Palazzo qualified as one of the top commercial brokers in Rochester NY based on the total sale transactions he closed during the year. In order to be selected for this honor, Palazzo's overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokers active in the region, and subsequently ranked among the top brokers in the market.

"I am very pleased to receive such a prestigious designation" Said Palazzo. "Rochester has many excellent commercial brokers so to be recognized is a huge honor."

"With such an active year in commercial real estate, CoStar is proud to honor the firms and brokers who perform at the industry's highest level," said CoStar Group founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance. "These industry leaders deserve to be recognized for their hard work, expertise and superior deal-making abilities. We extend our congratulations to this year's winners on their hard earned achievement."