GENARO E. OTERO
Genaro E. Otero, Managing Director, Retail Development for MHP Real Estate Services.
Prior to Joining MHP, Genaro worked as Senior Vice President for Issey Miyake USA, and as Director of Stores for Etro USA Inc. Both are internationally renowned Fashion Companies with significant retail presence in the United States, including Manhattan, Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and Los Angeles.
He was responsible, in both companies, for the development and growth of their retail divisions, including identifying new locations that would meet their brand image, criteria, and marketing exposure.
His transition to Real Estate has developed organically, considering that both industries are fundamentally based on providing comprehensive customer service; in the case of real estate, marrying Genaro’s expertise in luxury retail to his client’s needs and objectives pertaining to their brick and mortar decisions.
Genaro was born and raised in Colombia and is a graduate, with a B.A., in Marketing and Business Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He is fluent in Spanish and English and speaks working Italian. He has lived and has been part of the fabric of Manhattan Real Estate as a residential tenant and property owner, landlord, and commercial real estate tenant since 1984.
Genaro is licensed in New York State as a real estate salesperson and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.