About Our Firm

Paragon Group is a Tenant Representation Firm that provides a pure loyalty to our clients by solely representing the interests of corporations with their facility needs. We take a hands-on approach to each project, acting as the tenant's advocate while providing a highly comprehensive and personalized level of service.

As a privately owned real estate advisory and brokerage firm, Paragon Group is passionate in pursuing, leveraging, and maximizing every possible benefit in the Tenant's favor.

  • Seasoned real estate advisors, each with over two decades of experience
  • All services are personally provided by the dedicated real estate advisory team
  • One of the principals is a licensed architect
  • National reach through ATR - Alliance of Tenant Representatives

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4 Benefits of Engaging a Tenant Representative

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No Direct Cost to You

Consistent with market practice, compensation is paid by the Landlord, thus providing representation to our clients with no out-of-pocket costs.

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A Simplified Process

In addition to typical real estate brokerage services, we provide a complete service package supporting every aspect of a tenant's real estate and facility needs. This service package is designed to orchestrate and simplify the process, permitting our clients to focus on their business.

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No Conflicts of Interest

Selecting a tenant representation firm provides a true loyalty and avoids any potential bias or conflicts of interest, which is prevalent with a firm that represents both landlords and tenants.

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Added Value

An experienced tenant representative will apply their knowledge and expertise to guide the tenant through a due diligence process. This leadership will ensure an effective and smooth transaction that will maximize every possible benefit.

Service Package

We partner with our client corporations in an advisory capacity to provide all the services of a corporate real estate department fused with the market knowledge and expertise of a real estate representative. Our services are designed to pursue, leverage, and maximize every possible benefit in the tenant's favor. This includes:


Due Diligence

We fully explore, qualify, and present all real estate options to thoroughly educate our clients on the market.

Space Design

All layout/floor plan designs and space needs programming is developed in house by one of our firm's principals, who is a licensed architect. We will also provide hands-on oversight and monitoring of the tenant installation and all relocation vendors.

Market Knowledge

Our extensive market knowledge and recent transaction information are utilized to leverage the negotiation process for lease renewals, expansions and/or relocations.

Financial Analysis

Our service package includes extensive analytical spreadsheets comparing alternatives and quantifying negotiation progress.

Our Team of Brokers

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Jeffrey E. Nemshin

Co-Founder and Partner

Jeff has been specializing in tenant representation for corporate office space since 1988. He has represented many large corporations, law and accounting firms, and not-for-profit entities in a wide array of real estate transactions. He has extensive knowledge of the financial and non-financial aspects of those processes.
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Jerry A. Guerra

Co-Founder, Partner & Licensed Architect

Since he began his career in 1985, Jerry has specialized in corporate tenant representation as well as floor plan and construction specification development for clients' real estate and space needs. He has guided many corporations through some of the largest real estate transactions in the region.
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Gerald D. Widen

Senior Director

Gerald became a licensed commercial real estate broker in 1998, and has been solely representing New York tenants and corporations in office leasing (both renewals and relocations), sales, and expansions ever since. He takes pride in having represented companies on multiple transactions.
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Jeanine E. Lanza

Senior Director

Jeanine has been a licensed real estate broker in New York since 1997. She specializes in tenant representation and has a proven track record for successfully representing companies with office leasing, renewals and relocations, expansions and sales. Prior to joining Paragon Group she represented one of Long Island's largest landlord representation projects, a 1.1 million SF building in Lake Success.
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A Long History of Success

Paragon's success has been driven through our hands-on, personal commitment to providing pure loyalty to our clients' best interests.

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A & P Casualty Insurance Company • Access It • AIM Education • Amerisc Corporation • Arbitration Forums, Inc. • APS Pension Services • Astoria Federal Savings & Loan • Barnosky & Armetano, P.C. • Bartlett, McDonough, Bastone & Monaghan, LLP • Bee, Ready, Fishbein, Hatter & Donovan, P.C. • Berman Blake Associates • Brand, Glick & Brand, P.C. • British Telecom/Yellow Book USA • Carco Group, Inc. • Cardworks, Inc. • Catholic Health Services • Charles Wang/Northern Bay Management • CJM Fiscal Management • Coldata, Inc. • Cook Hall & Hyde Insurance • CorrectNet, Inc. • Comforce/Uniforce • Computer Associates • Community Home Mortgage • Comverse Technologies, Inc. • CQ Communications • Debt Recovery, LLC • Diebold • Duke Engineering • Dvirka & Bartilucci Consulting Engineers • ERM Consulting Engineers • Esselte Corporation • Executrain of Long Island, Inc. • Fidelity National Financial • Financial Medical Systems • First American Title Insurance • Foodhandler, Inc. • Framatome & D E & S • Fumuso, Kelly, Deverna, Snyder, Swart & Farrell, LLP • Gannett Fleming, Inc. • Garfunkel Wild, P.C. • Genser, Dubow, Genser & Cona, LLP • Globecom Systems, INC. • Globeground N.A./Hudson General • Gores Technology Group • H2M Group • Henley & Company • Hoffman & Bentovim, LLP • Hospice Care Network • Humanic Solutions, Inc. • Huntington Hospital • ICD Publications, Inc. • Ingentra HR Services, Inc. • Interboro Insurance Company • Interstate National Dealer Service • IVF America, Inc. • John Hancock Financial • Kaplan, Inc. • Kelly, Rode, Kelly • Kemper Insurance Group • Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC • Lowes Home Improvement • Mass Mutual Financial Group • McCabe, Collins, McGeough & Fowler, LLP • Medfone • Meenan Oil Company • Merchants Insurance Group • Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. • Micro Vision Software, Inc. • Mid-Island Equities Corp. • Miltex Instrument Company • Moore Business Forms • Morstan General Agency, Inc. • NES Northeast Inc. • North Atlantic Life Insurance Co. • Northern Transdata Networks, Inc. • North Shore-LIJ Health System • Northwest Mutual Life • Nursing Sisters Home Care • 1-800 Flowers • Packaging Trends • PALL Corporation • Pension Design Services • Pitney Bowes, Inc. • Players Computer Inc. • PriMedia Inc. • Proginet Corporation • Prudential Financial of America • Queens Long Island Medical Group • Reebok International Ltd. • Roy F. Weston, Inc. • ROLM • Shaw, Licitra, Gollata, Esernio & Schwartz • Spring America/G3 Worldwide • Stantec, Inc. • State Farm Insurance Companies • St. Francis Hospital • Suffolk County • Sumisho Corporation • Teletime Media, Inc. • The Fuoco Group • TNT USA, Inc. • Transervice Lease Corp • Tri-State Consumer Insurance Co. • United Parcel Service • Unisys Corporation • USI Insurance Services, LLC • Weight Watchers International, Inc. • WeiserMazars, LLP • Yellow Book USA • Utica National Insurance Group • Miller & Milone, P.C.

Member of the Alliance of Tenant Representatives

Paragon Group is a member of ATR- Alliance of Tenant Representatives, which is a national alliance of Tenant Representatives across North America. ATR is comprised of the best and most respected advisors of corporate tenants, together in a strategic alliance that provides the best cumulative knowledge, experience, and creativity for a corporation's real estate projects.

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Atlanta • Austin • Boston • Charlotte • Chicago • Cincinnati • Dallas • Denver • Houston • Long Island • Los Altos • Los Angeles • Miami • New York City • Philadelphia • Plano • Phoenix • Raleigh • San Antonio • San Francisco • Seattle • Tampa • Washington DC

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How To Reach Us

6900 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 100E, Syosset, NY 11791
Phone: 516. 336. 5440 • Fax: 516.336.5445
info@paragongroupllc.com

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