Investment Sales

Development Assemblages

Capital Advisory

Debt & Equity Financing

Joint Ventures

1031 Exchanges

Company Overview

Highcap Group, a premier full service Manhattan based commercial real estate sales firm offers property acquisition, disposition, value-added brokerage and finance services throughout the metropolitan area, as well as on a national basis. The Managing Principals have over fifty years of combined experience and through its relationships, networks and track record of billions of dollars in sales have created an efficient platform of success to help navigate building owners and investors through the challenging commercial real estate market. Highcap's stellar reputation stems from its dedication to clients, and its ability to adapt and react to every situation, offering a much higher level of personalized services.

Our seasoned professional team is fluent in many languages, and with its diverse professional backgrounds can quickly identify solutions for the most difficult negotiations. We have combined our knowledge, sharpened skills, resources and understanding of the ever changing market to help secure the best possible deals for all property buyers and sellers, Highcap prides itself on its hands-on team oriented approach to help create a plan designed to the seller's specification based on an off-market or mass market scenario. In today's fast paced investment sales market it is our goal to use an intelligent and entrepreneurial approach to procure a sale in the tightest of circumstances.

Investment Sales

Sales Brokerage Services

Acquisition and Disposition of the following:

  • Multifamily Residential and Mixed-Use properties
  • Retail Condominiums and Shopping/Strip Centers
  • Office and Loft Buildings
  • Hospitality related, including hotels, assisted and senior living
  • Industrial, warehouses, storage and parking garages
  • Development Site Assemblages, Conversions and Air Rights Transfer
  • Triple Net leased (NNN) Properties
  • Estate Sales
  • Bulk Sales of Unsold Condo/Coop Packages
  • 1031 Exchange Properties
  • Joint Venture and Partnership Buyouts
  • Nonperforming and Performing Bank Mortgage Sales
  • Bank Owned (REOs)

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Debt and Equity Placement

  • Acquisition Financing
  • Mezzanine and Bridge Loans
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Hard Money Loans

Ancillary Services

Provided through our affiliated partners:

  • Property Auction Services
  • Retail and Office Leasing
  • Residential Sales and Rentals
  • Asset Management
  • Appraisals
  • Legal Counsel


Highcap Financing Group is led by Michael Volpe, who has an extensive background and track record in commercial real estate financing. Volpe graduated with a BA from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and with an MS in Real Estate Finance from New York University. He has over 16 years of experience in the industry and has originated commercial loans on all CRE asset classes: Multi-Family, Office, Industrial, Hospitality, Owner-Occupied and Land.

Our financing team understands the dynamic nature of the capital markets and prides themselves on linking the needs of the borrower and lender alike.

We are confident that they will provide you with incredible service and creative financing options at competitive rates which will enable you to achieve & exceed your investment objectives; both locally and nationally.


  • Acquisition & Refinance Loans
  • Ground-up Development & Renovation Loans
  • Equity/JV Participation and Placement
  • Bridge and Mezzanine Loans

Recent News

Go-getter Portelli sees change on every corner

November 2013

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Portelli and Weiss of Highcap Group sell Upper East Side building for $3.9 million

November 2013

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64 East 1st Street sells for $5.4 million

November 2013

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Contact Information

Highcap Group

57 West 38th Street
Suite 605
New York, NY 10018

Tel / Fax: 212-575-0022



Contact the team

For direct phone numbers and/or email addresses please see:
Managing Principals and
Team Members

Buying / Selling Inquiry

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