Thomas A. Donovan

Partner, Vice Chairman

Professional Experience

Thomas Donovan is a Partner and Vice Chairman at B6 Real Estate Advisors, specializing in Investment Sales in the Queens market. His responsibilities include territory management, business development, real estate advisory services and sales. Previously, he was a Vice Chairman in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, and Partner at Massey Knakal Realty Services. During his career, he has been personally responsible for nearly $2.5 billion of real estate and over 620 properties sold.

In 1998, Mr. Donovan joined Massey Knakal to head up the firm’s first full-service outer borough office. The Queens office has gone from a two-person start-up to a flourishing establishment more than 10 times its original size. He has built a strong presence in the Queens marketplace.

Mr. Donovan graduated from St. Francis Preparatory High School before attending St. John’s University, where he studied business management. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. As a member of the 8th Marine Regiment, Mr. Donovan was an influencing force in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. The tenacity, courage and determination he displayed while in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait awarded him a Combat Action Ribbon.

Mr. Donovan’s dedication to serve and protect continued with almost a decade of service as a New York City police officer. In 1997, he turned to real estate and gained valuable experience as a title closer. From there he built relationships and implemented his capabilities into the sale of investment properties.

Capabilities Brochure
  • REBNY – Commercial Board of Directors
  • Columbus Citizens Foundation
  • VFW, Catholic War Veterans
  • The Brain Tumor Foundation
  • Varardi Ovarian Initiative for Cancer Education (VOICE)
Awards & Recognitions
  • B6 Top Producer
  • Finalist – REBNY’s Most Ingenious Deal of the Year (2019)
  • Top Influencer in Multifamily
  • Star Network’s Kings of Queens
  • Real Estate Forum’s Top Broker
  • Top Sales Broker by CoStar Group
  • Crain’s New York Business’ 40 Under 40 list
Case Studies

Team Members

Tommy Lin
Eugene Kim

Current Listings

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In The News

College Point office and industrial building on sale for $22.8 million

March 25, 2022

A multimillion-dollar, four-story office building just hit the market in College Point. New York-based real estate company B6 Real Estate Advisors announced that 129-09 26th Ave. is currently on sale for $22.8 million. The 63,260 square foot building includes 44,095 square feet of office space and 19,165 square feet of industrial space according to the […]

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Mixed-Use Building in Queens, N.Y., for Sale; $22.8Mln Asking Price

Commercial Real Estate Direct
March 25, 2022

Prestige Property New York is offering for sale the 63,260-square-foot office/industrial building at 129-09 26th Ave. in the College Point section of Queens, N.Y. The company has hired B6 Real Estate Advisors of New York to market the property for sale. It’s asking $22.8 million.

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Deals of the Day: March 23 – 129-09 26th Ave., Queens

Crain's New York Business
March 23, 2022

College Point office building asks $23 million. Thomas Donovan, Andy Chen, Robert Rappa, and Tommy Lin of B6 Real Estate are representing the seller.

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B6 Markets Community Facility in Woodside Condo Property

Connect CRE
December 3, 2021

B6 Real Estate Advisors has been retained to sell a community facility with 11 parking spaces at 63-14 Queens Blvd., a recently built, eight-story mixed-use residential condominium building in Queens’ Woodside neighborhood. The property, which spans the entire second floor of the building, is listed for $7 million.  

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Multifamily, industrial sales highlight strong week for mid-market deals

The Real Deal
August 4, 2021

Mid-market investment sales total $158M in the last week of July, up from $113M the week prior.

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Delta Is Pushing Back Office Returns, Not Stalling Real Estate Deals

August 3, 2021

As of last week, the delta variant accounted for a total of 83% of New York City’s Covid-19 cases, driving a rise in the spread of the coronavirus after widespread vaccinations seemed to have brought the pandemic close to an end earlier this summer. 

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B6 Real Estate Advisors Brokers $3.1M Sale of Queens Multifamily, Retail Building

RE Business Online
August 3, 2021

B6 Real Estate Advisors has brokered the $3.1 million sale of a 10,550-square-foot building located in the Corona neighborhood of Queens.

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Wholesaler MySales Picks Up Queens Industrial Site for $25M

Commercial Observer
July 30, 2021

Wholesaler MySales just snatched up an industrial site at 75 Onderdonk Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens, for $25 million to be used as its new distribution center.

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B6 Arranges Multi-Tenant Retail Sale in Corona

Connect Media
July 22, 2021

B6 Real Estate Advisors handled the sale of 106-20 Corona Ave. in Corona, Queens for $3.16 million. The property is located across the street from the renowned Park Side Restaurant.

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Three-story building in Corona sells for $3.16 million

July 14, 2021

B6 Real Estate announced 106-20 Corona Ave. sold for $3.6 million.

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Queens multifamily portfolio hits market for $99M

The Real Deal
February 8, 2021

The 382,000-square-foot, 383-unit complex also includes 116 parking spaces, along with 28,000 square feet of additional development rights.

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With no more units allowed in New Rochelle’s downtown plan, this site is going for millions

February 4, 2021

B6 Real Estate Advisors, an investment sales and capital advisory brokerage, is handling the sale of the 525 Main St. site.

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