Tracy L. Metzger has been active in commercial real estate in the Capital Region for more than 30 years. Tracy opened her own brokerage and consulting business in 2000 and has consistently been ranked as one of the top commercial brokerage firms in the region. As Principle Broker, Tracy has successfully negotiated hundreds of commercial transactions on behalf of her clients.
In 2015, Tracy opened the region’s first coworking space, the Beahive, in downtown Albany and assisted others with opening in Troy and Saratoga.
Tracy received her paralegal degree from Mount Ida College and a Bachelor of Arts degree at the State University at Albany. She is a licensed real estate broker and has received the designation of Real Property Administrator (RPA) from the BOMA Institute. Tracy has received a number of awards including 40 Under 40 (2000) and Women Who Mean Business (2014) from the Albany Business Review; Women of Excellence (2003) and Small Business of the Year (2008) from the Capital Region Chamber; and the James M. Dinapoli Spirit Award (2013) from the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District.
Tracy is very active in the community, serving as Chair of the Board for the City of Albany IDA and City of Albany Capital Resource Commission, and as a board member for the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District. In addition to her board service, Tracy is a member of the Capital Region Chamber, the Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Board, GCAR, and the NYS Association of Realtors.
Richard P. Sleasman began his career with CBRE-Albany in 1984 as an industrial broker. During his career in transactional brokerage, Richard completed deals totaling in excess of 9 million SF. He was appointed a Vice President/Principal of the firm in 1999 and Executive Vice President in 2007. In 2011, the firm conducted a management restructure and Richard was named to his current position. He expanded the firm’s line of services in property management as well in 2011.
Richard has a long history of leadership within the industry, having served on the board and as president of the Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers, Inc. (CIREB). He has served as Upstate NY chapter president as well as chairing several national committees and councils for the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) including serving two terms on its board of directors.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/Management from Siena College. In addition to his involvement with CIREB and SIOR, his professional affiliations/accreditations include the Greater Capital Association of Realtors (GCAR), NYS Commercial Association of Realtors (NYSCAR), NYS Association of Realtors (NYSAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). He is also licensed in Vermont.
Richard is active in local leadership roles in the Capital Region, serving as Chair of the Capital Region Chamber Board of Directors (2019) and on the board of the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). He is a longtime Red Cross supporter and board member, who served from 2012-2015 as Board Chair for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. He is active in the community and has also served as board chair for several other regional non-profits including Colonie Youth Center, Senior Services of Albany and the Salvation Army.