Our Story

Over its 60 year history, Rechler Equity Partners has provided the highest quality product and service available in Long Island’s ever-expanding real estate market.

Experience

Drawing on three generations of core values, knowledge of the sector, vision and resources, Rechler Equity Partners has always found the innovative means to create unique work environments and business solutions for many of Long Island’s largest and most successful industrial and commercial tenants.

Our History

Process

These are our tenants

Consumer Products

Food Production

Electronic Components

Technology

Defense Electronics

Surgical Medical Equipment

Pharmaceuticals

Financial Services

Manufacturing

Our principles are what drive us

01. Integrity

Our deeply held values and half-century reputation for uncompromising integrity have enabled us to build and maintain an environment of mutual trust and respect with tenants, lenders, vendors, civic groups and municipalities.

02. Community

A beneficial presence throughout the Long Island community, Rechler Equity Partners serve on the Boards of various local charitable and cultural organizations. We contribute business expertise, energy and resources to an array of important issues and programs affecting Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The Rechlers are closely involved with: Schneider Children’s Hospital, Nassau County Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Friends of the Arts, RPA Regional Planning Association, and the Mount Sinai Children's Center Foundation.

03. Creativity

Development begins with a creative vision. We transform sites that have been overlooked for lack of imagination or undervalued because of a combination of ownership problems, zoning limitations, or technical obstacles. Working through these often extremely complex and highly sensitive issues to a successful outcome challenges us to think creatively at every step of the process.

04. Integrated Services

We offer a wide range of services and capabilities, including: leasing, property management, site development and planning, architecture, construction, environmental and Green technology, IT services, asset management and finance.

05. Adaptability

Our 60-year commitment to innovation of large and successful development properties demonstrates our ability to adapt quickly to expanding needs, changing market conditions and accelerating technologies. The Long Island commercial marketplace looks to Rechler Equity Partners for advanced real estate solutions and next-step environmental technologies.

06. Experience

The unparalleled breadth and depth of our experience and proven success as developers and dealmakers for over a half century in the Long Island marketplace, positions us as longstanding industry leaders. We are also most likely to be awarded the largest and most important new development opportunities.

We develop
Places to Work,
Places to Live,
Places to Create.

Our Team

Partners

Mitchell Rechler

Biography

Mitchell Rechler

Managing Partner

In a career spanning more than 30 years, Mitchell D. Rechler, co-managing partner of Rechler Equity Partners, has directed the management, acquisition, development and disposition of more than 25 million square feet of commercial space throughout the New York Tri-State region. With his cousin, Gregg Rechler, Mitchell manages the day-to-day operations for Rechler Equity Partners and is responsible for financing, marketing, and leasing strategies, as well as managing tenant relations for the company throughout its six million square foot portfolio. Since 2001, Mitchell, with Gregg, has used his expertise in planning, capital markets and development to expand outside of Rechler Equity Partners to invest in retail; storage; commercial loft; hotel; industrial; and residential properties, including their new concept Greybarn Multifamily residential. Mitchell is a past President of the Association for a Better Long Island, a lobby representing 25 of Long Island's largest real estate developers who collectively have invested more than $15 billion in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Beyond his professional commitments, Mitchell is deeply involved in many philanthropic activities. He is a board member of the Children's Medical Fund of New York, which supports Cohen Children's Hospital of Northwell Health; a board member of the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America; a board member of the Head Injury Association; and a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Brookville, Mitchell graduated from Emory University and resides in New York City with his wife, Debbie.

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Gregg Rechler

Biography

Gregg Rechler

Managing Partner

Widely recognized as one of the industry’s leading executives, Gregg Rechler brings a multi-disciplined approach to the real estate business. Mr. Rechler is the Managing Partner of Rechler Equity Partners, the largest owner of commercial properties on Long Island celebrating its 57th Anniversary in 2015. He is also the Managing Partner of R Squared LLC, Rechler Equity Partners’ sister company, an investment and development company he founded with his cousin Mitchell Rechler. Prior to forming Rechler Equity Partners in 2003, Mr. Rechler served as Co-President, COO and a Director of Reckson Associates Realty Corp. Mr. Rechler manages the day-to-day operations and is responsible for the creation of new business and management strategies necessary for the success of both company’s 7-million-square-foot portfolio as well as overseeing the planning of future development projects. Mr. Rechler is currently overseeing the company’s $1.5 billion development pipeline, which includes, the Hampton Business District, a 440,000 business park in Westhampton LI, Greybarn-Amityville, a 500-unit mix-use residential project, and the Boat House on the Shinnecock in Hampton Bays a mixed-use residential and hospitality project. Over the past three decades, Mr. Rechler has stamped his mark on the commercial real estate arena. His depth of experience and his leadership have served as a strong foundation for the operational facets of R Squared LLC. Along with his partner Mitchell Rechler, he has directed the management, acquisition, development and disposition of over 30 million square feet of commercial space throughout the New York Tri-State region. Beyond his professional affiliations, Mr. Rechler is a major supporter of various community organizations. He has served on numerous civic committees and advocates for local causes. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of The Mount Sinai Children’s Center Foundation, Temple Emanu-el of New York City and the Regional Plan Association. Mr. Rechler resides in Manhattan and Water Mill, NY with his wife and daughter.

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Donald Rechler

Biography

Donald Rechler

Partner

Donald Rechler is currently a partner at Rechler Equity, LLC, the largest full-service real estate company on Long Island with over 6 million square feet in over 100 properties. Mr. Rechler was formerly the Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Reckson Associates Realty Corp., one of the leading real estate investment Trusts (“REIT”) with over 22 million square feet of Class A office and industrial properties throughout the New York tri-state area. For three generations, the Rechler family has been in the real estate development business, having pioneered industrial park development. During the 1960’s, Donald and his brother, Roger, created Reckson Associates and established its operating multi-disciplinary approach – encompassing planning and development, architectural design, leasing and financing – all under one roof. Reckson Associates created the first hi-tech park in New York State. In the late 1970’s, office development was added to the Reckson Associates industrial portfolio. Under his guidance and leadership, the Company has developed some of Long Island’s most prominent and innovative office buildings, industrial parks and high-tech facilities including the first fully “amenitized” office buildings in the country. The Rechler family took Reckson Associates public in June of 1995 with a $275 million total market capitalization that had grown to a total market capitalization of over $3 billion dollars until his departure in 2003. Mr. Rechler is active in many charities. He is founder and former President and Chairman of the Association For A Better Long Island, a founder of the Long Island Commercial & Industrial Development Association, a member of the board of Directors of the Development Division of North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset), a member of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Philharmonic, a founder of the Schneider Children’s Hospital of the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center (New Hyde Park), a member of the Board of Directors of The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, a member of the Council of Overseers of Long Island University, C.W. Post College and a Director of the Nassau County Museum. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, B.B.A.

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Community

Giving Back

In 2008, to commemorate our 50th Anniversary, Rechler Equity Partners created a Science and Technology Award where scholarship money is given to Long Island High School Students excelling in the sciences. All three of the partners in Rechler Equity are deeply involved in organizations and issues that affect our area.

Donald, Mitchell and Gregg Rechler serve on the Boards of various local charitable organizations, lending their business expertise and energies to serve the community.

  • Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • RPA Regional Planning Association
  • Feinstein Institute
  • Mt. Sinai Children’s Center Foundation
  • Association for a Better Long Island
  • Head Injury Association

Portfolio

Address

5 Orville Drive Suite 400, Bohemia, NY, NY 19 Nicholas Drive Suite 100, Yaphank, NY, NY 25 Orville Drive Suite 101, Bohemia, NY, NY 65 Engineers Road Freestanding , Hauppauge, NY, NY 80 Orville Drive Suite 112, Bohemia, NY, NY 110 Bi-County Boulevard Suite 101, Farmingdale, NY, NY 110 Bi-County Boulevard Suite 126, Melville, NY, NY 120 Wilbur Place Suite 120C, Bohemia, NY, NY 125 Wilbur Place Suite 161, Bohemia, NY, NY 135 Fell Court Freestanding, Hauppauge, NY, NY 160 Wilbur Place Suite 600 , Bohemia, NY, NY 160 Wilbur Place Suite 600 & 700, Bohemia, NY, NY 160 Wilbur Place Suite 700, Bohemia, NY, NY 200 Roger's Way Suite: F, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 200 Roger's Way Suite J, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: C, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: D, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: E, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: F, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: H, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: O, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: P, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: Q, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: R, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 215 Roger's Way Suite: S, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 220 Roger's Way Suite: H, Westhampton Beach, NY, NY 265 Spagnoli Road Suite 100, Melville, NY, NY 360 Motor Parkway Suite 1000, Hauppauge, NY, 400 Oser Avenue Suite 1600 - R&D, Hauppauge, NY 400 Oser Avenue Suite 1600 - Industrial, Hauppauge, NY 400 Oser Avenue Suites 1600 & 1650 - R&D, Hauppauge, NY 400 Oser Avenue Suites 1600 & 1650 - Industrial, Hauppauge, NY 400 Oser Avenue Suite 1900, Hauppauge, NY 651/661 Old Willets Path Suite 659, Hauppauge, NY, NY 740 Old Willets Path Suite 200 - R&D, Hauppauge, NY, NY 740 Old Willets Path Suite 200 - Industrial, Hauppauge, NY, NY 805 Broadway - Greybarn - Retail Space, Amityville, NY, NY