Our Mission

Wave is a forward-thinking real estate company committed to delivering top-notch customer service. Our principals have extensive experience in investment, management, sales and leasing of residential and commercial properties. We are here to help clients with emphasis on efficiency, transparency and delivery.

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Meet Our Team

Rehan Kapadia
Principal, Licensed Real Estate Broker
212-457-4083
Rehan founded Wave because he saw an opportunity to change how people see real estate. Prior to founding Wave, he was the director of market strategy and served on the advisory board of Turtle Bay Capital. There he specialized in acquisitions of Manhattan office buildings valued over $500MM. Before that, as an agent for various other real estate brokerages, he has generated over eight figures in gross rental income. Rehan has lived all over the continent, from Chicago and Florida to Toronto, Canada, and finally, NYC. Because he understands how difficult it can be to move and find the ideal home, he guides the team toward success. He earned a B.A. from New York University for Public Policy and Government, with a dual minor in Social Work and South Asian Studies. He graduated from Marmion Military Academy, and continues to stay true to his community as an active member of multiple not-for-profit charities and boards. He also speaks three languages: French, Urdu, and Tagalog.
Chicago, Toronto, Florida, New York City
New York University
PRO BONO CONSULTING, PUBLIC SERVICE
French, Urdu, Tagalog
Marc Lewis
President of Brokerage Services Associate Licensed Real Estate Broker and Licensed Real Estate Broker Ivel Associates Realty Corp.
212-457-4082
An industry Veteran of over four decades Marc has done and seen it all in the Real Estate industry- from Agent to Owner to Manager to Landlord and Investment Sales specialist. Some of the notable building sales and development sites Marc has sold are a Doorman building at 225 East 70th. Street, The Crescent Club development site in LIC, the Legacy Condominium site at 157 East 84th. Street and many others. Additionally, he has personally owned the following properties in Manhattan: 414 East 88th. Street, 308 East 83rd. Street, 153-55-57 East 85th street, 312 & 316 East 93rd. street, 315 & 319 East 95th street, 1491 Lexington Avenue to name a few. As a Former Owner of Gardner Realty and Apartment World Inc., Marc Lewis Realty, Century 21 NY Metro and others he is now leading Wave as the President of Brokerage Services where he oversees all Sales and Rental Brokerage using the many tools and relationships he has developed over a forty-five-year career in Manhattan. The business may have changed from when Marc first started as a young rental agent at Gardner Realty, but the relationships and standards that have been maintained all of these years have remained very strong. "As one of the original founding members of the Real Estate Industry I have always taken note of others who possess a forward-thinking, sky's the limit approach" says Marc as to why he has chosen to join Wave Real Estate a very dynamic company and with my "old school" approach and the "new school" attitude of Rey and the Company I feel we can build a very strong company here".
New York City
City University of New York
Martin DuPain
CTO, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
(929) 376-8218
At Wave, Martin excellently manages outside communications and securing clients. As an agent, he is committed to being flexible and available to his clients, making sure they are always happy and informed. Before joining Wave, he was a UX/UI designer for start-ups, translating complex systems into user-friendly interfaces. Martin also ran a private consulting firm, Interdas, to help develop business ideas and conceptualizations across China, Nigeria, Poland, and Australia. There he had the opportunity to address business management issues across the globe, and he takes those skills with him as a C-level member of the Wave team. He holds a degree in Studio and Fine Arts from Portland State University and plans his travels around a lifetime of learning. He’ll also go out of his way to pet a bull terrier, and speaks Polish.
NYC Portland Miami Poland China
Portland State University
Reading Art Coding Travel Hiking Music Technology
English, Polish
Soren Murray
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
718-801-4355
Soren Murray is originally from Los Angeles, but he’s lived in New York City for 35 years. He moved from one huge city to another to attend Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. For him, the best part of the city is meeting all the different people from all over the world that are drawn to New York, the nightlife, the opportunities, and the amazing cultures and food. His genuine interest in customer satisfaction fuels his drive to seek out the best offers, and guide clients through the paperwork process which can be a daunting task. Before getting started in real estate, Soren supervised for a moving company, bartended, and did water quality research of Jamaica Bay for Brookhaven National Laboratory under the Bloomberg administration. He is persistent and dedicated, and has successfully helped clients who needed to find a home and sign a lease by end of day. When he’s not showing properties to clients, his interests include basketball, snowboarding, running, and biking.
NYC LA
Medgar Evers College
Basketball Snowboarding Running Biking
English
Nick Luciano
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
347-873-0240
Prior to Wave, Nicholas worked as head stylist at one of Club Monaco's Manhattan branches. He came to Wave with a broad and diverse experience in providing unparalleled customer service, and a great sense of style. Having worked at the country's top retailers, such as Zara and Abercrombie & Fitch, Nicholas is known to listen attentively and understand exactly what his clients are looking for, then go above and beyond to find it. Nicholas possesses the perfect combination of smarts and style, but it's his impeccable taste and exceptional business acumen that gets him noticed.
New York City
Music, Basketball and Fashion
English, Spanish
Anya Labonville
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
212.457.4080
Your home makes a statement about you, and Anya Labonville enjoys playing a part in helping you make that statement by choosing the right home. Specializing in Soho, Noho, Nolita, Tribeca and the West Village, particularly lofty-type apartments in boutique buildings, Anya can find the space that suits your personality, taste and lifestyle. She knows the inventory well and is happy to work with any customer, no matter what neighborhood or property type they seek. Clients often comment that Anya is very different from other brokers because she has a special way of making them feel well listened to and cared for throughout the entire process. Because each client's best interests are truly her top priority, it makes sense that her genuine dedication shines through in all her dealings. "Full-service relationships don't end after the transaction," Anya believes. "While working together, I provide my clients with a thorough education and up-to-date analysis of properties so they can understand their options clearly. After the deal is done, I keep in close communication so that when their needs change, or if they have any questions, they know I am always here to help." Half Russian and French, Anya has lived in New Hampshire, Napa Valley in California, Moscow, Belgium, New Jersey and Manhattan at Columbus Circle and in Hell's Kitchen. She attended the Kent School in Connecticut for high school, then graduated from Fordham University at Lincoln Center with a degree in International Studies. Prior to pursuing her longtime interest in real estate, Anya worked in sales plus did some fashion modelling. Even when she's not out with clients or previewing properties, Anya stays constantly abreast of the real estate market by reading and attending broker seminars. "You should never stop learning!", she says. Anya also cultivates the strong relationships she has with various management companies, leasing agents and landlords to benefit her customers, affording her access to exclusive inventory and the opportunity to negotiate the best terms. Personally, Anya loves going out to trendy spots and great restaurants in the city. She also enjoys the arts, museums, galleries, ballet (which she danced for 10 years), tennis, skiing, reading and travelling.
NYC, Maimi, EU
Fordham, NYU
Traveling
English, Russian, French, Flemish
Tripp Wachtell
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Finding a home in New York City can be a daunting task for many. It is often difficult to find comfort when stifling mortgages, down payments, and interest rates are looming over the heads of a home buyer. However, with his expertise in finance, as well as city biking, Tripp has the unique ability to make this process simple and enjoyable. A graduate of Georgetown University with a major in linguistics and a minor in music, Tripp has skills necessary to turn any home search headache into a symphony. When working with Tripp, clients are ensured to receive the best knowledge on affordable options in highly desired locations. His ability to articulate and deliver on a clients wants is unmatched. Licensed as Theodore Wachtell
NYC, Washington DC
Georgetown
Music, Linguistics, Biking, Finance
Alec Herskowitz
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
2124574080
In his two years living in New York City, Austin native Alec Herskowitz has not only embraced the magic of his new home, he has made a reputation for himself that reflects his relentless effort to provide the highest quality of service. Holding a Masters in architecture from Tulane University, Alec possesses the knowledge necessary to provide living conditions that satisfy clients both practically and aesthetically. Alec’s work philosophy is embodied by a quote from his favorite architect Zaha Hadid, “there are 360 degrees, so why stick to one?” This illustrates the level of creativity and commitment that he is willing to offer each client to satisfy their unique wants and needs. While working at an architecture firm in New York City, Alec was at the forefront of expanding airports such as JFK, EWR, and DFW. When working with Alec, one can count on his attention to detail, responsiveness, dependability, willingness to collaborate, and strong work ethic.
NYC, Austin, New Orleans
Tulane
Architecture
English
Gabriel Lopez
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
6467615215
Gabriel Lopez strives to exemplify honesty, hard work, and responsibility through his commitment to helping others. He possess a strong passion for providing the highest level of creative service to any client. Gabriel studied Marketing and Business at Stony Brook University, and has worked as a marketing consultant for several companies. In addition, he has years of experience working in New York City’s customer service sector. On his free time, Gabriel works closely with non-profit organizations to help at-risk youth who reside in the Bronx, where he was born and raised. Gabriel is extremely effective in using his experience and foresight to proactively address details that may be of importance to clients.
NYC
Stony Brook
Philanthropy, Marketing, Business
Takee Brockman
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
6468419138
Takee Brockman is originally from Co-op City in the Bronx. In his early career, he managed two rental properties, which introduced him to the world of property maintenance. He worked for ten years as a captain in the hospitality industry, before co-founding a juice bar chain. A few years ago, Takee started a digital marketing agency, where he specializes in digital marketing and digital design. As a real estate agent, he is committed to communicating Wave’s mission of getting our clients home in every way. He believes in going above and beyond to exceed the expectations of whoever he is serving. He is known for getting competitive results from negotiations and cares most of all about putting the client’s needs first with every decision.
Bronx NYC
Entrepreneurship Design
English
Jonathan Petit
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
2124574080
Jonathan Petit was born in Brooklyn however he lived in Paris, France, for the first five years of life. He recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Communications and Marketing. In his free time, he enjoys listening to old school music, playing Basketball, and Football. He has been in Customer Service for the majority of his professional career. He has the ability to combine his resources to make sure our clients' expectations are exceeded through the process. Jonathan believes the best way to serve his clients is to get to know them first. Much like his career in retail banking, he is as accommodating as possible with our clients to make sure they find apartments that match their immediate and long-term needs. Jonathan knows New York City and with him, you will discover a beautiful place for your future home.
NYC
Brooklyn College
Sports, Traveling, Music
French, English
Kenneth Hu
Director of Information Technology
2124574080
As Director of Information Technology for Wave Real Estate, Kenneth Hu is responsible for the vital role of keeping the firm’s technology ever up to date and cutting edge in order to streamline operations, and best serve the company’s agents and clients. Always looking out for new advances as well as cost effective solutions, he also is in charge of implementing and overseeing both in-house and outsourced technology solutions, with an eye for streamlining efficiency without losing functionality. Kenneth first entered the information technology field working in the garment industry. He became IT Manager for his first Manhattan real estate brokerage in 1997, growing its IT department from a six computer office in to more than 100 stations company-wide. Prior to joining Wave Real Estate, he also handled the entire technology setup at his prior firm’s Harlem office when it was first launched, as well as AC Lawrence Coldwell Banker.
Fiona Liang
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
917-214-5699
Fiona received her B.A. with a dual degree in Biological Sciences and Fine Arts from Barnard College, where began developing a career in psychology and public health. A real estate salesperson by day and a medical assistant at Mount Sinai and NYU Langone by night, Fiona enjoys the interpersonal and resourceful aspects required in both of her jobs. Outside of work, she is an active member of the USO of Metropolitan NY.
New York, Guangzhou, China
Barnard College, New York University
Painting, Hiking, Poodles
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Alba Valencia
Licensed Real Estate Broker
6467156178
For over 18 years, my speciality has been assisting clients from all backgrounds to secure temporary furnished housing in New York City as well as locating rental properties or selling properties for clients who wish to live in Manhattan or invest in New York City Real Estate. I offer extensive insider knowledge from Manhattan's finest to affordable inventory. I was born in Costa Rica and went attended Universidad de Costa Rica Facultad de Administracion de Empresas I came to live in New York in 1983 and started in the Real Estate business in 1998. Having always been fascinated by people and their culture, real estate was a natural fit for me by providing the perfect opportunity to meet those who are coming to New York from around the world. Finding my clients a place to call home lets me get to know them along the way; I've found that everyone has a story to tell, especially about where they came from and where they want to go. This is the exciting part for me - that I can be a part of their journey and provide them with friendly and professional service. Every day, I know that I can help others get one step closer to their goal, and I invite you to call me so that I can help you as well.
Aneri Doshi
Director of Business Development, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
212-457-4080
New York City
New York University
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish, Italian
Red Capper
The Future of Renting Apartments
2124574080
The new way to rent apartments. Save time using our virtual viewings and find the right apartment without numerous in-person visits. Move through and interact with our apartments. Discover everything from the manufacturer of the refrigerator to the shower pressure.
NYC
New York University
Kevin Ford
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson / Operations & Client Acquisition at RedCapper
2124574080
NYC, Costa Rica
New York University
English
Johana Sandoval
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
917-861-2201
Johana Sandoval is incredibly driven and dedicated real estate agent at Wave Real Estate where she specializes in tenant placement, marketing, and lease negotiations. Johana previously worked in property management where she assisted in the maintenance of a large residential East Village rental portfolio. Johana is known to be articulate, lively, down-to-earth and community driven. Johana holds a degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders while currently pursuing her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology at Yeshiva University. Ms. Sandoval frequently can be found volunteering at nursing homes and various other venues where her community needs her. Johana serves her clients with great attention to detail that guarantees efficiency and transparency.
Queens College & Yeshiva University
Volunteer work, Running, Medical Research, Speech Pathology
English, Spanish
John Gabriel
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Licensed as Juan Rosado
9174469216
Native New Yorker Juan Rosado possesses a fiery passion for bringing joy to people's lives, especially as a real estate salesperson. Prior to transitioning into his current profession, Juan worked as a salesperson person for multiple investment banks. Juan’s ability to be successful in sales stems from his genuine care for his clients, and his ability to provide clients with the highest valued inventory that corresponds to their wants and needs. Juan works relentlessly to improve the quality of life for anyone who requests his help. As an individual very knowledgeable in New York City real estate inventory and a wholesome salesperson, Juan can be counted on to find your dream home.
English, Spanish